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  • EXCITING information about our new membership year. The membership begins as always on July 1st, but continues through December 31, 2023!!!! AND, our courses will stay at $30 per person-per course.

    Because PVSC is changing its fiscal year to the calendar year, our 2022-23 membership gives you a one-time bonus of 18 months instead of 12 to enjoy all we have to offer! Thank you to all our loyal supporters!

    A 22-23 membership means you can also register for our Summer Variety Extravaganza 2022 --- one course with 13 Zoom presentations (which will be recorded) and two field trips! (You may also mail in registration--see the membership section.)

    Added bonus-with your 22-23 membership, you may register for Sol Goldman's "Supreme Court 2022 Wrap-up" One-Day Presentation (ODP) on July 28th at 10:00 on Zoom. If you took Sol's Spring course, you are automatically registered.

    Our phone number remains 207-659-1359, but our email beginning June 6th will be:
    If you forget and use the old one, emails will be forwarded from the old email to the new email through July 31st. 

  • Welcome to the PVSC website!
    When you create an account with PVSC, you are part of a "HOUSEHOLD" which consists of 1 or 2 "MEMBERS".
    If you wish to take part in any offered classes, you must first register for a "MEMBERSHIP"  which will give you access to the Courses and One-Day Presentations.

    PVSC depends on paid Membership dues to help with our yearly planning of offerings. Dues have not increased in many years: $25 for a single membership, and $40 for two people in the same household.
    We hope you will have a long-time supporting membership with PVSC!

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Welcome to Penobscot Valley Senior College! We'd love for you to join us!

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 one-time only will be 18 months instead of 12! It will from July 1, 2022 through December 31, 2023 (and after that membership will run from January 1 through December 31 each year. With membership you may attend our free "One-Day" presentations and/or register for reasonably priced weekly 4-to-6 week two-hour courses. Depending on instructor choice and facility availability, courses may be held on  Zoom, and/or in person. Zoom technology has also provided PVSC the opportunity to link instructors and students who may live 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 fees.  
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 or email pvscmaine@gmail,com
so that the membership fee can be removed before registering online or mailing in course fees.
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.