Scholars Active in Learning

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Over 27 Years of Exceptional Lifelong Learning

25th Anniversary Summer classes are coming soon!

Tuesday, May 9  SAIL summer schedule comes out

Monday, May 22  SAIL summer registration begins

Monday, May 29  Memorial Day-All Collin College campuses closed

Thursday, June 1  SAIL summer classes begin

 *Registration never closes, so contact the SAIL office and we will get you registered!


    Scholars Active in Learning (SAIL) is a community of life-long learners participating in organized study, discussion, and social events through Collin College.

 SAIL Highlights:

  • SAIL provides educational opportunities for seniors (55+) in a relaxed, conversational environment.
  • We offer classes in the fall, spring, and summer terms, along with Guest Speakers and sponsor social activities throughout the year.
  • Affordably priced per term.
  • Conveniently scheduled classes with free parking.
  • SAIL Without Borders! No geographical restrictions to take SAIL classes.
  • Want to get even more involved? Teach a class or volunteer with SAIL!

 What is the mission of SAIL?

SAIL participants are here for the sheer joy of learning something new and becoming more informed. The SAIL community includes talented instructors, college professors, and business leaders with categorical expertise in a myriad of subject areas. Students learn from each other, hear and consider opposing ideas, integrate the expertise of the instructor, and ultimately synthesize new knowledge, opinions, and views.

Program Details:

  • Ages 55 and up
  • No degree required
  • Classes are non-credit—no tests, grades or papers to write
  • No residency requirements
  • Special social events and guest lectures
  • Courses available at the Courtyard Center, Frisco Campus, Collin Higher Education Center, Celina, Farmersville & Wylie Campus. Course availability varies by semester.

Program Costs:

  • $115 per semester (fall-spring) for up to eight courses and unlimited online courses.
  • $25 Summer semester for unlimited courses
  • Guest Lectures are free to attend as part of your membership

*Need that perfect gift for someone special? Contact the SAIL office at 972.985.3788 or email us at for information about purchasing a gift membership!

Choose from a variety of course topics:

  • Literature and writing
  • History
  • Art appreciation
  • Music and film
  • Social sciences 
  • Mah Jongg
  • Current events discussions and lectures