ILR 55+ at FCC

2019 Fall Registration

Celebrate Fall with ILR!

With more than 40 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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ILR Office News

Here’s the Latest…

The Conference Center (E Building) is next on the list as Frederick Community College renovations continue! In September, the ILR Administrative Office will temporarily relocate from the Conference Center to Linganore Hall. Please note, the ILR Registration Office remains in its permanent new location. See below for details.

ILR Administration Offices

Our program manager, Kelli Ackiewicz, and the ILR administrative team will be moving to Linganore Hall on September 12 (so we will be closed that day). Our regular office hours (see below) will resume on Friday, September 13, in our temporary location in L100 on the first floor of Linganore Hall.

Administration Office Hours
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Administration Office Location as of Sept 13
Frederick Community College
Linganore Hall • First Floor, L100
7932 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD 21702

ILR Registration Offices

The registration office remains in its newly-renovated location in Jefferson Hall on the first floor and hours remain the same as well.

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
FCC Campus Map

Give us a call at 301.624.2888 or send us an email to

2019 Fall ILR Social

Invite Your Friends…

Come one, come all and join us for a fun gathering to meet ILR instructors and fellow students this fall. We are gathering to discuss the ILR program, learn about new classes, meet new friends, ask questions and more. There’s so much to talk about! Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be open.

Please note, registration for this event is not required and there is no cost to attend. We hope to see you there!

ILR Fall Social
Oscar’s Alehouse • 906 North East Street
September 10, 2019 • 2:00-4:00 PM

Visit Oscar’s Alehouse online

Contact ILR
Questions? Give us a call at 301.624.2888 or send us an email to

AARP Maryland Offers Free Movie Screening

AARP Maryland Offers Free Screening of WHAT THEY HAD & Dementia Friendly Panel Discussion

Main Doors Open at 12:00 PM • Theater Doors Open at 12:30 PM • Film Begins at 1:00 PM

WHAT THEY HAD is a movie focusing on a family crisis. Bridget (Hilary Swank) returns home to Chicago at her brother’s (Michael Shannon) urging to deal with her ailing mother (Blythe Danner) and her father’s (Robert Forster) reluctance to let go of their life together. (Rated R)

This special event includes a panel presentation on brain health and care giving. Our panel experts include:
• Dr. Tabassum Majid, PhD, MAgS, Executive Director, Integrace Institute, speaking on “Research Highlights in Neurocognitive Disorders”
• Rita B. Choula, MA, Director, Caregiving Projects | AARP Public Policy Institute speaking on “Resources and Tools for Caregivers”
• Bill Neeley, Member of Maryland Governor’s Council on Dementia, Alzheimer’s Association Group Facilitator, Board Certified Chaplain, and Founder of Getting Along Better, speaking on “The Language of Healing.”
• Lee Comstock, Alzheimer’s Association volunteer and former caregiver, speaking on “Journey into Action.”

Thursday, September 26, 2019 • 12:00 – 4:30 p.m.
• Main Doors Open at 12:00 PM
• Theater Doors Open at 12:30 PM
• Film Begins at 1:00 PM

Special Event Information
Seating is general admission. Light refreshments and access to vendor tables will be available after the screening, prior to the expert panel discussion. Free parking is available and attendees are encouraged to use the drop-off area in front of the theater.

About Movies for Grownups
Celebrating and encouraging films with unique appeal to audiences with a grownup state of mind, AARP Movies for Grownups recognizes the inspiring artists who make them. With weekly news and reviews, nationwide screenings, and an annual awards event, AARP champions movies for grownups, by grownups. For more info, visit Movies for Grownups online.

Event Location
Frederick Community College
Jack B. Kussmaul Theater
7932 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, Maryland 21701
Driving Directions

Registration is Required
While there is no cost to attend this event, please note, registration is required. Click below to register:

Stay in the Know with FCC Alerts

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.

Choral Arts Society of Frederick

Fall Performance Calendar Coming Soon

Active ILR participants are eligible to receive two free tickets to Choral Arts Society of Frederick (CASOF) concerts. CASOF is a Frederick Community College resident choral group and invites guests to seasonal performances in the Jack B Kussmaul Theater located in the Visual & Performing Arts Center on the FCC campus. Please visit this page again in the coming weeks to learn about upcoming fall performances and ticket information.

Mark Your Calendars
Choral Arts Society of Frederick Holiday Concert
Friday • December 6, 2019
Tickets go on sale soon.

Watch this Space
Fall performance information will be posted here in the coming weeks.

About the Choral Arts Society of Frederick
Celebrating its 74th season, the Choral Arts Society of Frederick is a vibrant group featuring both community members who love to perform music and FCC students with both music and general studies majors. The ages of our members span from 18 to 70+, allowing a true partnership of experience and enthusiasm. Performing all genres of music, the group provides opera repertoire for the Maryland Concert Opera and the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, and keeps a thriving concert schedule on their home stage at Frederick Community College. In the last decade, the group has formed partnerships in performance with many local groups, both instrumental and vocal, to strengthen and support the presence of arts in the community.

Learn more at