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Welcome Community Scholar!

Where generations meet, learn and grow together...

** Senior Scholars Application Closed for Spring, 2018
Apply here in May, 2018, for the Fall Cohort

** Adult Scholars Application for Summer Classes will Open 3/1/18

Learning, study and scholarship are important, value-oriented activities for persons of all ages. A public, land grant institution such as the University of Missouri-St. Louis is the ideal place for such education to take place. Community scholars are welcome at this hometown university!

The Community Scholars Program (CSP), based in the College of Arts & Sciences, places scholars in select undergraduate classes covering a host of exciting topics, specialized summer camps, and other academic experiences throughout the year.

Scholars can pursue personal interests for new learning and/or take part in formal continuing education (CE) workshops for their professional disciplines. They benefit from the same high level instruction as regular, degree seeking students, but at a reduced cost.

New Senior Scholars participate in a full-day orientation retreat offered at the start of each semester. They learn about UMSL systems, receive guidance for academic success, and join with others in a vibrant community of learners at this world class institution of higher learning.

Click on the link to the left that corresponds to your scholar group: Youth (8-17), Adult (18-64), or Senior (65+).

Summer enrollment will open in February, 2018. Fall enrollment will open in May, 2018.



To open doors for learning, scholarship and service to our St. Louis area neighbors. To diversify and enrich our educational community for the benefit of all.
College of Arts and Sciences