Personal Enrichment

With a commitment to lifelong learning, The Center for Continuing and Professional Education provides a variety of opportunities for individuals to enrich their lives and grow intellectually.

Retirement Planning Today

Blending financial education with life planning, this course aims to guide you on the path toward your desired retirement lifestyle. Our highly qualified instructors will help you to align your finances with your values and make informed decisions about investments and retirement plans.

Online Learning

Whether you are interested in pursuing a new hobby or looking to enhance your résumé, our instructor-led online courses offer something for everyone. With monthly start dates and 24-hour access, online courses allow you the flexibility to study whenever and wherever you desire. We currently offer close to 200 courses, covering a board spectrum of subject matter: Explore the possibilities!

Rejuvenate Your Retirement

Designed for retirees 65-75 years of age, this four-hour course addresses the financial issues facing individuals in the early stages of retirement. Our experienced and informed instructors will show you how to manage your entire nest egg and demystify the distribution-planning process.

Center for Creative Retirement

The Center for Creative Retirement (CCR) is composed of a diverse group of seniors who share an enthusiasm for education. This self-governing group holds weekly meetings throughout the academic year, and offers field trips to historical and cultural sites.

Retired Faculty and Staff Council

The Retired Faculty and Staff Council (RFSC) offers social and intellectual opportunities to retired College of Charleston faculty and staff. The council allows retirees to sustain their connection with the College, and extends support to those transitioning from full-time employment to retirement.