Dues for the 2014-2015 year will be $30. Also, there will be a charge for most classes; $3 for members and $8 for nonmembers. See the Chair's letter for details.

Grand Hotel Get Away - This three day/two night tour takes you to Mackinac Island for the closing of the Grand Hotel, a true treat. Details are in the book on page 25. The registration deadline is Monday, August 26. Contact Fred Huffman (906-226-6167/  to register.

What is the NCLL?

The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL) is an organization that plans and offers informal educational programs and activities to enrich the daily lives of its members and others through mini-courses, regular programs, outdoor activities and social events. Member directed, self-supporting and nonprofit, it is affiliated with Northern Michigan University and the Road Scholar Elderhostel Institute Network.


When and how often are the programs offered?

More than twenty new courses are offered each term - fall, winter, and spring/summer. Both daytime and evening programs are available. For more information, see the following:  Fall 2014 BookFall 2014 Calendar,and Fall 2014 Registration and Waiver.  Reminder: new waivers are needed beginning July 1, 2014. Please pay 2014-2015 dues AFTER June 1, 2014.

Please notice that some events require pre-registration and prepayment.


Who is eligible to join or attend programs?

Membership and programs are open to anyone interested in pursuing intellectual, recreational, and/or social activities. More information

What are NCLL interest groups?

Initiated and managed by NCLL members, interest groups function independently of NCLL, but we want to encourage folks to get together around particular activities they enjoy.  On-going interest groups include Astronomy, Geocaching/GPS, Bridge, Lunch Out Together, and Walking/XC-Skiing. Learn more


Fall Classes


203: NCLL Fall Kickoff & Potluck
Wednesday, September 10
5:30 - 8:30 pm
Redeemer Lutheran Church
1400 W. Fair, Marquette


204: Elderhostel (Road Scholar)
Tuesday, September 16
2 - 4 pm
Peter White Public Library, Shiras Rm


205: A Visit to Farmer Q's
Wednesday, September 17
10 - 11 am
100 East Genesee, Marquette


206: More Photography
Tuesdays, Sept.23, Oct. 21 & Dec. 2
11am - 1pm
416 Cohodas Hall, NMU


207: Hike Splendid Old Growth Hemlocks
Thursday, September 25
1 - 4pm
Saux Head Trail off CR 550


208: A Social Media/Facebook Primer
Mondays, Sept. 29 & Oct. 6
3 - 5pm
Peter White Public Library    Computer Lab