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Senior Education Program

Ages 55 and Up

The Senior Education Program is a unique program for individuals ages 55 and older. We offer a variety of course topics from current events and history to arts and crafts and recreation. The program is coordinated on each campus with Senior Advisory Councils through Community & Industry Education Services (CIES).

View the orientation information and the current selection of classes for your preferred campus. To find out what will be taught for each class, read our course description page

Important Dates

  • Spring 2018 registration opens Wednesday, December 6, 2017
  • Classes begin Monday, January 22, 2018

General Information   

  • You must be age 55 or more on the registration date to participate in the program.
  • 10-week sessions are offered each fall and spring.
  • Classes are taught by seniors with prior experience in the designated areas and volunteers. 
  • There are no limits on the number of classes for which you can register.
  • Some classes are held at off-campus locations.
  • No parking passes are needed except for on Trinity River Campus.
  • Some campuses host a celebratory event at the end of each session. View your campus page for details.
  • Students may request a certificate of participation.


  • One $20 registration fee per semester and it includes classes on all campuses
  • $10 lab fee per computer course
  • Some special event courses may have a surcharge.
  • Senior education program classes are not eligible for the Texas resident 65 and older tuition exemption.


  • Registration opens five weeks prior to the start of each program term.
  • Returning students may register online. Check your password and user ID before registration day. If you have any problems, call your local campus CIES office.
  • Register for the SEPX-1000 registration section with your courses.
  • Online registration closes the first day of class; late registration must be done in person at the campus Registrar Office.

Campus Programs

Find the campus nearest to you to learn more about class schedules and orientation sessions.

Spring 2018 Download

All documents are PDF files and will open in a new window.

Course schedules are available online

  1. Go to WebAdvisor
  2. Select Click here to see our current class offerings
  3. Select CE Qtr 2 or 3
  4. Select Senior Education under the Catalog pull-down menu
  5. Select SEPX (or CSCX for computer classes) under the Choose a Subject pull-down menu

Register for a Senior Education Program class.



Northeast Campus
Community & Industry Education Services

Northwest Campus
Community & Industry Education Services

South Campus
Community & Industry Education Services

Southeast Campus
Community & Industry Education Services

Trinity River Campus
Community & Industry Education Services

Updated December 07, 2017