Founded in 1996, the Lifelong Learning Institute at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College continues to provide educational opportunities that meet the needs of South Mississippi’s maturing population. The member led organization is for mature adults over the age of 50 who care about lifelong learning, are self-motivated and want to continue their experiences with other like-minded individuals. Membership fee is $50 annually with a July to June calendar year.

Benefits of LLI Membership:

  • Monthly luncheon lectures offered at all MGCCC locations
  • Classes determined by members
  • Opportunities for day and overnight travel
  • Student rates at MGCCC events
  • Use of the campus fitness centers
  • MGCCC Learning Resource Centers Access
  • Student parking permit
  • Plus 50’s Encore Completion Program for seniors age 65 and over
  • Membership in the MGCCC Alumni Association, which includes the following:
    • Alumni eNewsletter
    • Alumni Association membership card and window decal
    • Use of campus tennis courts and walking trails at designated times
    • Discounted rates for admission to athletic and fine arts events
    • Notification of special events
    • Gregory War Memorial chapel privileges

To join or for more information, please contact Lisa Bradley at 228.897.3960  or

Download Membership Application