Encore Learning welcomes all individuals over the age of 50 years of age, regardless of residence. Encore Learning does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
You can join online on our secure website with a credit card. Go to our Membership page and follow the instructions.
We offer courses each Fall and Spring. Please go to our Courses page for comprehensive details and to see our current online catalog.
Parking is available at a pay garage under GMU's Van Metre Hall (entrance on N. Kirkwood Drive). Metered street parking is also available in the area. Note that volunteer class aides for in-person classes receive free parking. See the Volunteer page for details.
Fall 2021 in-person classes will be held at the George Mason University Arlington campus in the Van Metre Hall building. Virtual classes are held via the Zoom platform. This Fall transportation list shows you the classroom site, parking, and transportation options.
In-person classes are being held at GMU Van Metre Hall. Which is located at 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington VA 22201. Classes are being held on the first floor.
Check out our Virtual Learning with Zoom guide to answer any questions about logging in, troubleshooting, courses, and more.
Please see the orientation video for the Classroom Hearing Assistive Technology (CHAT).
Our member management system currently relocates all class details to "Historic Enrollments" on the last day of class, regardless of the actual time the class ends. See question below for navigating to Historic Enrollments.
Enter your email and password. Click on ‘Login’
Click on My Activities on the left-side menu. Click on Historic Enrollments (the display defaults to your current schedule).
Find the course in your list of historic enrollments (you may have to scroll down).
Click on View Media to the right of the course title.
A list of all materials posted will appear on the left. On the right, you will see a preview of the first document on that list. Click on the Document name you wish to view. A preview of that document will appear.
You can then either print or download it from there.
You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader (free) or similar PDF software to be able to open the documents. If videos are provided, simply click on the video link to open a screen and play the video.
If you have further questions or need assistance please email our office at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also leave a phone message at 703-228-2144.