Karen Strong - Fall 2022

How To Register

There are 3 ways to register for ElderCollege Courses:

1. Web Registration

Online registration will be available for all VIU ElderCollege courses starting Thursday, August 18 at 8:30am for the Fall 2022 course offerings!  Web registration is the quickest and easiest method of registering and paying for VIU ElderCollege courses!

Through the web registration system you will be able to select courses, add them to your shopping cart and at check-out safely pay for your selected courses with a credit card. 

Register for ElderCollege Courses

2. Telephone Registration

Phone: 1.866.734.6252

When registering via telephone, please ensure you complete the required VIU ElderCollege Application Form prior to registration if you haven't already completed one. Once the completed Application Form has been submitted to VIU, you can call to register for your selected courses.

After registering by telephone, you will need to make payment by logging in to your VIU Online Student Record or through your financial institution online, on the phone, or in person.  For the payee use "Vancouver Island University" and for the account number use your Student Number (same as your ElderCollege Member Number).

Complete the VIU ElderCollege Application Form

3. In-Person Registration

Nanaimo Campus

Building 200
Registration Centre
900 Fifth Street
Nanaimo, BC

Hours

Monday to Friday 
8:30 am to 3:00 pm

Parksville-Qualicum Centre

Parksville Civic & Technology Centre
100 Jensen Avenue East
2nd Floor
Parksville, BC

Hours

Monday to Friday 
8:30 am to 4:00 pm

When registering in-person, please ensure you complete the VIU ElderCollege Application Form prior to registration if you haven't completed one already. 

After registering in-person, you can make payment by logging in to your VIU Online Student Record or through your financial institution online, on the phone, or in person.  For the payee use "Vancouver Island University" and for the account number use your Student Number (same as your ElderCollege Member Number).

Please Note: Cash, cheque, credit card or debit is not accepted.

Web Registration Tutorial

How to Access Your Student Record

How To Register Online

How to Pay Tuition Fees

Read instructions on How to Pay Tuition Fees.

EC Fall 2022 Course Offering Cover

Fall 2022 ElderCollege Course Offerings

Browse or download the Fall 2022 ElderCollege Course Offerings. Courses listed are offered September through December, online or in-person. You can also browse the courses and course descriptions listed below.

VIU ElderCollege Fall 2022 - Course Offerings

Refunds

VIU policy permits refunds only if the withdrawal request is received at least 7 days prior to the start date of an ElderCollege course. Extenuating circumstances may be considered if the request withdrawal is made later.

Do course fees fit your budget? If not, there's help.

If you want to attend a VIU ElderCollege course but find the fee problematic, please indicate at the time of registration that you require financial assistance. Valid for one course per Course Calendar.