Penobscot Valley Senior College
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  • As a 2021-22 member, you may register for the Summer Extravaganza 2021 any time between now and the last event on September 14th. The recordings are available for two weeks after each presentation to watch later if you miss one or want to review again. Check out the full list under Courses>Summer Extravaganza 2021.
    Next event is on Monday July 19th at 4:00 pm with Dr. Susie Arnold, PhD., a marine scientist from the Island Institute.

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Welcome to Penobscot Valley Senior College!

We are a non-profit organization of volunteers that offers a wide variety of educational opportunities to members ages 50 and older for their enrichment and enjoyment.  Don't let the word "college" scare you--there are no grades or credits, no homework, no tests, just a lot of knowledge and comaraderie to experience!

Through a yearly affordable membership fee that runs from July 1st through June 30th of the following year, you may attend our free "One-Day" events and/or register for reasonably priced 4 to 6 week two-hour courses. For fall 2021, we will be offering courses in person and on Zoom, depending on instructor/presenter preference and facility availability. Zoom technology has provided PVSC the opportunity to link instructors and students who may far from our geographical center in Bangor, Maine.

As part of the Maine Senior College Network (MSCN) members PVSC may also take courses at any other Maine Senior College simply by paying the course fee.  
If you have trouble registering for Courses be sure to review the How to Register for an Class page. Members of other senior colleges should call 207-659-1359 to arrange for registration, since membership in other colleges eliminates the need for a PVSC membership. 

Thank you for your support!

Penobscot Valley Senior College (PVSC) is affiliated with the University of Maine Center on Aging and the Bangor Region YMCA and is part of the Maine Senior College Network, a program of the University of Southern Maine.   
We are one of 16 active Senior Colleges in Maine stretching from Fort Kent to Kittery.