ALL on the Peninsulas

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Courses designed for active adult learners and inspired by the belief that a curious mind never retires.

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Academy for Lifelong Learning on the Peninsulas

ALL on the Peninsulas offers short, university-level courses in the fine arts, humanities, current events and politics, as well as natural and social sciences. Make new friends and better your brain in an energizing environment. There are no entrance requirements, tests or grades; this is learning simply for the joy of learning.

Classes are led by engaging instructors, recruited from a diverse pool of current and retired faculty as well as professionals and scholars from the community and taught in a style that encourages interdisciplinary exploration, discussion, and exchange of ideas.

ALL courses are offered year-round and convene for three to six weeks, mainly on weekdays. Class sessions are 60-90 minutes in length. Interested adults from all facets of life, working or retired, are welcome to participate.

Learn more about the courses we offer.

Current courses are listed on the menu, on the left side of this page.

Teach a course

Interested in teaching for the Academy for Lifelong Learning? You’ll be joining the ranks of some of the most experienced and knowledgeable instructors in the West Sound region while enjoying an audience of engaged learners who are as anxious to learn as you are to teach.

To propose a course, please contact the Western on the Peninsulas office at (360) 394-2748 or by email western.peninsulas@wwu.edu.

Support Outreach and Continuing Education

Outreach and Continuing Education is a self-supporting institution. Your support helps us fulfill our mission to share the Western Experience with students of all ages.

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Have a Question?

Western on the Peninsulas would like to hear from you with any comments or questions you may have.

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Our Locations

Western on the Peninsulas is conveniently located throughout the Puget Sound and Central Salish Sea regions.

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Support SEA Discovery Center

SEA Discovery Center is dedicated to inspiring a deeper sense of understanding and stewardship of the marine environment.

Donations to SEA Discovery Center are gratefully accepted.