Mainstream Programs for Mature Adults

The Institute for Mature Adults
Mainstream is an innovator in exciting educational programming and career change options designed for adults 50 and older. The options below are tailored to meet the needs of mature adults. Additional information by calling the Mainstream office at 914-606-6793 or by emailing

Mainstream in the Community
Join us this spring for a series of fun and informative seminars in local communities, on a variety of creative and interesting topics.
Call Mainstream at 914-606-6528 or email us at for more information.

Senior Audit
Select college credit courses may be audited by Westchester County residents 60 years of age and older on a space-available basis. Requirements include payment of an $8 student services fee and a non-refundable $5 registration fee (each semester payable by credit card and check) and submission of proof of residence and age. You may register for a maximum of two classes each semester as a senior auditor. Senior audit registration for the Spring semester will take place in person on campus or at the Extension Centers in Mount Vernon, Yonkers-Cross County, White Plains, Ossining, and Peekskill. Registration will take place in mid-January. Call us at 914-606-6793 for more information or go to for more information and instructions on how to search for classes.


COLLEGIUM for Lifelong Learning is a membership organization created in 2004 to combine serious study and social exchange. Each COLLEGIUM semester features a different array of courses in the arts and sciences, all led by exceptional volunteers with expertise in the subjects they teach. Participants are encouraged to engage in classroom discussion, and the schedule allows for informal discussion between sessions and during breaks.

Spring Collegium begins in April
For more information about the Spring program, please call 914-606-6748 or visit COLLEGIUM is a membership organization and has a limited capacity. Current members receive priority registration; new members are welcome.


The Livable Community Connection
Interested in creating a livable community where people of all ages can have access to needed services and live happy, active lives? Contact the Northwest Coordinator for the Livable Community Connection, a partnership with Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services at 914-606-6528 or email

Operation Talent Bank: Job Search Skills & Computer Training

Designed for adults who are actively looking for work. Includes 15 hours of job search skills (resume writing, interviewing skills, self-assessment, and job search strategies) and 15 hours of computer training including MS Excel and PowerPoint. Cost: $30 (+ $13 student fees). For more information, call 914-606-6659 or email