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SAIL is celebrating 25 years of exceptional lifelong learning!

8/9    FALL SCHEDULE AVAILABLE TO VIEW (Click on "View Current SAIL Schedule")                       

8/23   FALL REGISTRATION BEGINS (Look to the right-click Register for SAIL classes)


 Seniors 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, and sponsor social activities throughout the year. 
  • Affordably priced per term-Membership/Course Fees.
  • Conveniently scheduled classes with free parking.
  • Want to get even more involved? You could 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:


Program Costs:

  • $100 per fall/spring semester for up to seven courses
  • $20 in summer for unlimited courses
  • Guest Lectures do not count towards the seven course maximum
  • SAIL Membership Gifts 

*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 and Bridge
  • Current events discussions and lectures