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Lifelong Learning & Travel

We firmly believe the old adage: “You are never too old to quit learning.”

Lifelong Learning courses typically are held in various areas of campus. However, as a result of COVID-19, the Spring 2021 classes will continue to be held virtually via Zoom.


View the Spring 2021 Classes

New to Zoom?

Zoom, a popular video chat platform, is becoming a primary method of connecting with others during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Zoom can be used in a web browser or you can download the Zoom app to your devices. Zoom works with Windows, iOS and Android operating systems. The resources below will help you get started on the Zoom platform.

If you have any questions, please contact Laura Tywater at

Zoom - Sign Up and Download Meeting Client

Credit: Zoom YouTube Channel

Zoom - Join a Meeting

Credit: Zoom YouTube Channel

Facebook for Seniors

During this time when social-distancing is important to our health and well-being, the Lifelong Learning program will be using its Facebook page to connect with its Lifelong learners! If you do not currently have a Facebook account and follow the Lifelong Learning Facebook page, please watch the YouTube video below to help you activate a Facebook account.

Once you are on Facebook, search for Lipscomb University Lifelong Learning and "like" the page. You will find the "Like" button beneath the cover photo. While you're at it, also search for Lipscomb University Alumni Association, and "like" that page, too!

If you have any questions, please contact Laura Tywater at

Facebook for Seniors - How to Set Up Your Account

Facebook for Seniors YouTube Video. (Credit: MVVP TV & Udemy)

Our Programs

Class Offerings & Faculty

The Lifelong Learning Program’s fall and spring semesters offer you the chance to explore ideas and topics you have always wondered about, taught by experts in their fields in academia and professional life.

Classes & Faculty

Special Opportunities

Take advantage of these convenient one-day opportunities to learn a little bit more about the world we live in through an exciting field trip, luncheon or special lecture.

Special Opportunities


When is a vacation more than a vacation? When it’s a Lifelong Learning travel learning program that combines experiential learning with a professor-guided tour for a “deep dive” into a specific topic or area of the globe.

Travel Learning

If you have any questions, contact Laura Tywater at 615.966.5733 or or Amy Hamar at 615.966.6216 or