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Roxbury Community College strives to meet the interests of the community by providing opportunities to let you decide how you want to take charge and progress in your life. Lifelong Learning courses offer something for everyone, whether you want to develop or hone your skills for professional or personal growth, or you just enjoy learning new things and want to take a fun class. Lifelong Learning courses are non-credit and cater to learners of all ages and backgrounds. Our team of instructors is made up of passionate, knowledgeable individuals focused on sharing their skills and expertise with you in creative, student-centered ways. Whether you are 6 years old or 86, we have a unique program designed with you, our community, in mind. Explore and register for one of our Lifelong Learning courses today!
Please view our course schedule to navigate to the approrpriate course website page and then submit the corresponding registration form. We will follow-up with you within 2-3 business days with next steps to make your payment.
*Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, appointments are required to come to campus.
Students must pay any and all outstanding balances to the college before registering for a non-credit course. Once students submit a registration form, they will be registered and a bill will be generated on the student's account. Students will be held responsible for tuition owed, unless they follow the guidelines listed below (Non-Credit Refund Policy). Payments can be made with a credit/debit card over the phone, by mailing in a check or money order, or making an appointment to pay in-person.
Organizations may be billed for tuition if authorization on agency letterhead to justify billing is presented at or before time of registration. Any remaining tuition not covered by the sponsoring organization must be paid by the student at registration.
Accepted Payment Methods
We accept checks, money orders, credit cards, and debit cards.
Non-credit courses are not covered by federal or state financial aid. We do not offer scholarships.
Course Cancelations and Refunds
Our non-credit Lifelong Learning courses run based on enrollment. Upon occasion, we may have cancel a course due to low enrollment. Students may opt for a refund check mailed to them or to have their account credited to enroll in a future class.
Lifelong Learning Non-Credit Course Refund Policy
Students who wish to request a refund and/or have the billing charges removed from their account must submit a request in writing at least 1 business day before the course start date. No refunds will be given for Lifelong Learning courses after this time, and partial refunds will not be given for absences or scheduling conflicts. All billing charges will remain on student's account if a balance is owed. Please request the Drop Form by the deadline by emailing: by emailing: LHagen@rcc.mass.edu.
*For HiSET & ESOL Students ONLY: Students who wish to request a refund and/or have the billing charges removed from their account must submit a request in writing by the Drop Deadline of each semester. No refunds will be given after this time, and partial refunds will not be given for absences or scheduling conflicts. All billing charges will remain on student's account if a balance is owed. Please request the Drop Form by the deadline by emailing: LHagen@rcc.mass.edu
Lifelong Learning non-credit courses are not eligible to be audited. If you have any questions regarding auditing credit courses at the college, please contact the Admissions Office at (857) 701-1207.
Accessibility Needs & Requests for Accommodations
Roxbury Community College values diversity and is committed to providing all qualified Lifelong Learning students equal access to all programs and facilities. RCC strives to create inclusive and welcoming academic environments. Students with known or suspected physical, medical, sensory, pscyhological, and/or learning disabilities are encouraged to contact Accessibility Serivces in order to assess learning needs and take advantage of available academic accommodtions. Accessibility Services can be contacted directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org or (857) 701-1410.