Want to get more out of your iPhone or Android phone? Get in better shape? Learn how to use Windows, Word, Excel? Maybe you want to learn how to research your family tree. Or perhaps you are thinking of starting an online business and need to know how to get started.
Dallas County Emeritus program homepage (scroll to the bottom for contacts)
These classes and more – especially made for students 55 and older – are available in the fall 2022 Dallas College schedule. As a bonus, Dallas County residents who are 65 or older may be eligible for a tuition exemption for up to six college credits per semester.
College representatives recently reached out to TIAA to share the program details. Offerings include:
- Custom courses for seniors in fitness, arts, technology, genealogy and more
- Affordable, quality learning activities and instruction
- Volunteer and mentoring programs
- Social opportunities
- Access to more than 12,000 credit and noncredit college courses
Start here for a schedule of fall classes especially for seniors:
- Go to POFI for computer and technology classes including iPhone/Android, Windows, Word, Excel, online business, genealogy ecommerce
- Go to PHED for weight training, yoga, Tai Chi and other fitness classes
Tuition waivers for qualifying seniors aged 65 or older
Dallas County residents who are 65 or older may be eligible for a tuition exemption for up to six college credits per semester. The waiver would be applied at the time of class registration. To qualify, an individual must be 65 at the time of registration (not on the first day of class), must have lived in Texas for at least 12 months and must currently live in Dallas County with proof of residency.