Open University is the lifelong learning program of The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond. It features volunteer instructors from Richmond’s university and professional communities. Eight-week sessions are offered during the fall, winter and spring. The cost is $45 per session for members of TSCOR and $75 per session for non-members.
The winter session begins Monday, January 17, 2022. See the winter schedule here!
Online: register online here
By mail: print the schedule and complete the registration form. Make check payable to The Shepherd’s Center and mail to: The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond, 3111 Northside Ave, #400, Richmond, VA 23228.
Register early! Payment needs to be received by Wednesdays the week before classes are held. Emails are sent every Sunday evening for classes in the following week.
Open University During COVID
We follow CDC guidelines and adapt our safety protocols as needed. Beginning with the winter 2022 session, we will offer a mix of in-person and online courses. (Subject to change. Attendance for in-person courses requires COVID-19 vaccinations with a booster shot; masking and social distancing observed.)
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See us in Action! Amy Lacey visits Open University. See the Virginia Currents episode here.