ILR 55+ at FCC

2019 Summer Registration

Here’s to a Great Summer!

With more than 30 new courses, from creative arts and current events to philosophy, world history, travel and technology, ILR continues to welcome you and your friends to experiences on campus and on location this summer.

To see what’s new and what’s coming soon, download our current schedule, and browse courses to register online

Let’s keep in touch too! Be sure to join our mailing list and contact us anytime to ask questions and learn more.

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Registration Office News

Here’s the Latest…

With renovations complete, our new Continuing Education & Workforce Development registration office is now open on the first floor in Jefferson Hall. Come by and see us, we look forward to meeting you!

Registration Office Hours
Monday: 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Registration Office Location
Frederick Community College
Jefferson Hall • First Floor
7932 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD 21702
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Contact Us
Questions? Give us a call at 301.624.2888 or send us an email to

Stay in the Know with FCC Alerts

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Inclement Weather Information

To keep up with all the latest College information during inclement weather, please review the below FCC Inclement Weather Policy modified for ILR participants.

When the college is closed due to inclement weather, ILR follows the FCC Inclement Weather Policy. Therefore, during these times, ILR staff will not be in the office and are unable to contact ILR students directly regarding the status of class(es). All participants are encouraged to sign up for FCC alerts to receive timely updates and information.

Sign up for FCC Alert Notifications
To receive timely updates and information regarding College delays and/or closings, sign up for FCC Alert at

College Announcements and Information
Additionally, FCC posts information on the College website, issues notices to local media, provides update on College social media pages and more. The below list features phone numbers, online sources and station information to check for announcements and information in the event of inclement weather.

Important Notes

  • Opening Late and/or Closing Early – Decisions to delay opening the College until 11:00 a.m. or to close the College early at 5:00 p.m. will be communicated as noted above before 5:30 a.m. the same day. If College classes are already in session and there is a need to close early, those decisions will be communicated in a timely a manner as conditions warrant.
  • Closing for the Day – Decisions to close the College for the entire day will also be communicated as noted above before 5:30 a.m. the same day.
  • Classes set to begin during a delayed opening are automatically canceled. These classes will be rescheduled to meet at a later date and time. For example, if FCC has an 11:00 a.m. delayed opening, all classes set to begin prior to 11:00 a.m. will be rescheduled. Those class participants will then be notified with new scheduling information as soon as it is ready. On these days, the only classes that will meet are those starting at 11:00 a.m. or later that day. Please note, College buildings are unlocked one half-hour before a delayed opening time.
  • Off campus classes are automatically canceled when the College is unexpectedly closed and/or the off-campus location itself is unexpectedly closed.
  • In the event of inclement weather, keep an eye on the College website at Be sure to always check for updates prior to coming to the main campus or heading over to the Monroe Center.
  • For information about refunds when your class is cancelled, please visit Financial Resources, Payments & Refunds on our Continuing Education and Workforce Development registration website.

ILR Classes in the Community

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ILR Classes in the Community

Join us in a variety of locations throughout Frederick County to participate in our engaging presentations about history, literature, creative arts, health, wellness classes and more. Made possible by a generous donation from the Shirley Cruickshank Wolfe Fund, these ILR classes are free of charge. Our upcoming schedule is noted below.

To Register
Please contact staff at these individual locations to register, ask questions and attend class(es). The coordinators at each location will provide details and confirm your participation.

History of NASA and the Space Program
Frederick Senior Center 
Thursdays • 8/15-8/29 • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Bob Rubock presents an engaging and informative overview of the history of NASA – from its inception under President Eisenhower, to present projects and plans for the future. Specific topics include manned spaceflights, advanced telescopes and the exploration of Mars.
Instructor: Bob Rubock
Address: 1440 Taney Avenue • Frederick, MD 21702
Phone: 301.600.3525

Check back here in early August to see where we are going this fall!

Discover Greece & and Its Islands


Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

Explore Greece with us this fall and discover a world-renowned country filled with beauty and timeless wonder. Begin in Athens, Greece, and then travel to Thermopylae, Olympia and the seaport town of Nafplio, before cruising across the brilliant Aegean Sea to the Santorini and Mykonos islands. Cost includes round trip air from Baltimore Washington International Airport as well as air taxes and fees/surcharges and hotel transfers.

Thursday, October 3, through Thursday, October 17, 2019

Your Trip Leader
Marcy Gouge has traveled the world. She documents trips on her blog and is the author of numerous online travel articles, including one about her trip to Greece in the Washington Post travel section. Marcy enjoys coordinating and leading 55+ travel groups and currently teaches travel classes at community colleges throughout the area.

Travel Brochure
View and download our travel brochure PDF for complete details about travel arrangements, accommodations, itineraries, costs, registration information and more. Also learn more our travel partner, Collette Tours, offering itineraries featuring inspiring and easy ways to experience new destinations. While an expert guide takes care of all the details, see amazing destinations, marvel at must-see sights, sample regional cuisine, stay in centrally located hotels and engage with new and captivating cultures around the world.