University for Seniors

University for Seniors is a lifelong learning program of the University of Minnesota Duluth. The program is designed to provide humanities-based opportunities for intellectual and cultural development and stimulation for individuals age 50 and older.

Monthly lectures are given by University of Minnesota faculty and community experts on a variety of topics as well as University for Seniors members presenting travel experiences.

Programs Include

  • Study group
  • Lectures
  • Field trips
  • Special interest groups
  • Cultural and social opportunities
  • You are welcome whether your formal education ended early in life or you have advanced degrees

Three 8-week Terms Offer More Than 40 Humanities-Centered Study Groups Including

  • Current events
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Science
  • Art
  • Poetry
  • Literature
  • Exercise

Special Events and Social Activities Feature

  • Local tours
  • Theater
  • Museum visits
  • Luncheons.

Benefits Include

  • DTA/STRIDE passes for transportation to and from University for Seniors study groups and activities
  • Discounted rates to cultural events on campus.