Frequently Asked Questions


What does an ALL membership include?
  • Free credit course audits (members age 50+ only) 
  • Discounted ALL course fees
  • Access to Acadia seminars and lecture
  • Email list of Acadia community events
  • Weekly notifications of our Lunchtime Learning Series presentations
How do I join?

Complete the membership application form

When can I become a member?

You are encouraged to join at any time. Your membership will be activated upon receipt of the application, giving you immediate access to the benefits that an ALL membership offers. Memberships are annual, valid from August 1 - July 31.

How do I receive my ALL membership card?

Current members of the Acadia Lifelong Learning Centre (ALL) should have received an ALL membership card in the mail. New members will receive their card, payment receipt(s) and a letter/email confirming the course(s) or seminar(s) for which they have registered.

What does membership cost?

Annual membership (August 1 - July 31) costs $25.00.

Where are the classes?

Acadia Lifelong Learning classes are held on the Acadia University campus unless otherwise indicated. Click here for a campus map (PDF, 1MB) if you are unfamiliar with the university.

Additional course locations may include:

  • Wolfville Public Library
    From Acadia University, head towards Wolfville on Main Street. Take the first left, Elm Avenue. The library is in the old railway station building, next to the parking lot on the right hand side of the road.
  • Port Williams Community Centre
    From Wolfville, turn North at Greenwich Irving Station travelling towards Port Williams. Head North along Main Street passing Belcher St. Community Centre is located on your left. Enter the Senior’s Room from the parking lot at the back of the building.
  • Kings Presbyterian Church
    5563 Prospect Road, New Minas. At Exit 12 of Hwy 101, just past the Irving Big Stop on the left.
When are courses offered?

Courses are generally offered twice per year:

  • Fall (September-November)
  • Winter (January-April)

Additional lectures, workshops, and field trips may be scheduled throughout the year.

The Acadia Lifelong Learning program calendar is published at the end of August each year. We encourage you to sign up for courses and seminars early, as enrolment may be limited in certain events.  

How can I inquire about teaching a course?

We are always looking for interested local experts who would be willing to share their knowledge with the rest of the community as part of a course, seminar, or Lunchtime Learning presentation. Please contact us at 902-585-1434 or email allinfo@acadiau.ca and let us know what you are interested in teaching. You are also welcome to submit a Course Proposal Form or a Lunchtime Learning Series Proposal.

 

How do I access the Vaughan Memorial Library?

To use the Library, all you'll need is an active ALL membership card. To activate your membership card at the Library, speak to a staff member at the Main Desk in the Vaughan Memorial Library. Bring your ALL membership card and photo identification (e.g. driver’s license). Your library access must be reactivated each year once you have renewed your membership.

PLEASE NOTE: ALL memberships are valid from August 1 - July 31. If your membership is not renewed each year, your library privileges will expire and you will be unable to use your card.