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WISE Member Benefits

Membership in WISE has no age restrictions.  "Senior” status is self-defined.

Membership

Privileges include registering for as many WISE courses per session as desired on a space-available basis; participation on committees; invitations to WISE special events and study/travel trips; use of the Worcester Consortium shuttles and libraries; WISE student ID card; and invitations to Assumption College events. Full-year members are eligible for elected office and have voting privileges.

Full-year membership (July 1 to June 30) is $265.00 and Half-year membership (July 1 to December 31 or January 1 to June 30) is $165.00.

Half-Year Membership entitles members to all privileges of membership as listed above, including voting and committee service privileges, but not including eligibility for elective office. Half-year periods are July 1 - December 31 or January 1 to June 30.

Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships for WISE membership are available. To apply for a scholarship, submit this application form.

Ready to join?

Go to our New Member Signup page and pay for your membership with a credit card or check. You'll need to provide your email address, name, and other contact and answer a few short questions.  In a couple of minutes, you'll be a member of WISE.

WISE Activities

To get an idea of the breadth of our learning experience, see our list of Past WISE Courses.

In addition to our courses, WISE has a number of activities that continue throughout the year. 

  • The WISE Movie Club is an informal group of people who gather to watch and discuss movies. See the WISE Movie Club page for news about upcoming movies. 
  • The WISE Book Club meets monthly. See the WISE Book Club page for details about current and upcoming readings.

Worcester Institute for Senior Education (WISE)
Assumption College, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester MA 01609
508-767-7513
wise@assumption.edu

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