College for Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning

Our Mission

The College for Lifelong Learning is dedicated to developing a collaborative relationship with adults of the Miami Valley area to promote lifelong learning through educational, cultural, recreational and social opportunities that embrace diversity and service to the community.

Summer 2017 Registration:

D Term:
July 10 - August 6
Audit Registration July 6-7

Fall 2017 Registration:

Full Term:
August 21 - December 10
Audit Registration August 15 - 18

A Term:
August 21 - October 15
Audit Registration August 15 - 18

12-Week Term:
September 18 - December 10
Audit Registration September 14 - 15

B Term:
October 16 - December 10
Audit Registration October 12 - 13

Fall Semester Begins August 21
See Full Academic Calendar


Our Offerings

2017 SEEK Conference

Wednesday, August 2 - 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Registration: 8:00 a.m.)
RSVP by Monday, July 24 to (937) 512-2372

Sinclair Community College Dayton Campus
Sinclair Conference Center, Building 12, Smith Auditorium

Registration Fee: $5 (includes all sessions, boxed lunch and parking under Building 12). No payments at the door. A limited number of fee waivers are available upon request. Vegetarian lunch available if pre-ordered. All rooms are air conditioned; suggest clothing layers for comfort. ASL interpreters available for some sessions. Be informed, be inspired and be encouraged by this day of special topics, informative speakers and valuable information.

Opening Featured Speaker: Burnette Clingman, President & CEO of Burnette Clingman Enterprises, empowers organizations and individuals to “keep rising.” Her keynote address will focus on A Passion for Excellence.

Burnette Clingman Photo

Closing Speaker: Patricia Rau is an educator who enjoys learning in surprising ways. Today, we go on an unusual journey as she shares her thoughts on The Joys of Lifelong Learning.

Patricia Rau Photo
Breakout Sessions
  • Thrive, not just Survive!
  • The Code Breakers in Building 26
  • Are You Prepared?
  • Dayton's Engineers Club
  • Personal Safety
  • The Shakers in Dayton
  • Holistic Health
  • Friendship Force
  • Ask the Pharmacist
  • Aging in Place
  • "Patch of Nine" Creativity & Team-building Art project
  • Tai Chi
  • Plus much, much more!

Preview of New Classes • Health Screenings • Opportunities to learn and meet others!

Brought to you by Sinclair’s College for Lifelong Learning and these Gold Level Sponsors:

gold level sponsors

Non-Credit Courses

Non-credit classes are offered each term in several subject areas. If you are interested in taking an art class, brushing up on history, or engaging in your favorite physical recreation activity, the College for Lifelong Learning program’s non-credit course offerings are just for you!

Check the current schedule for the list of available classes; search for “non-credit” and you will find a variety of 6000 course options that meet your needs. Since everyone in class will be a lifelong learner, we can cover the material most relevant to YOU!

Each non-credit class carries a $20 fee and some classes may have an additional lab fee. Register in person or online during the complete registration period. Register early to ensure you get the class you want!

How to Register:

You may register to audit credit courses during the late registration period if space is available. Registration must be completed in person at any Sinclair location during the late registration period.

Workshops & Seminars

If you are looking for an opportunity to participate in a short-term learning opportunity, a Seminar or Workshop might be what you are looking for. We offer a variety of workshops and seminars in the areas of New Directions, Health and Well Being, Computers and Technology, Arts and Entertainment, History and Culture, and Community Partners.

Download the Summer Semester 2017 Course Catalog (PDF)
Download the Fall Semester 2017 Course Catalog (PDF)

How to Register:
  • By Mail - Send your completed registration form to the address on the form
  • In Person - Bring your application and payment to College for Lifelong Learning, Building 10, Room 10231 at the Dayton campus
  • By Phone - 937-512-5184 or 937-512-2372
Department Information
Building 10, Room 231

P: 512-5184

F: 512-2459

Part-time Assistant
Marian Jones
Part-time Instructor

P: 512-2372


Part-time Staff
Amanda Leonard
Administrative Assistant I

P: 512-2372


Anne Holaday

P: 512-5184