Part-time, in class Liberal Arts Certificate for 55+ (Non-Credit)

Application requirements and fees


You must be an adult aged 55+ to enroll in the certificate program.


There is no formal application process for this certificate program. Just let us know when you register for a course that you wish to enroll in the liberal arts certificate. You do not need to provide a transcript.

You may register for courses online, by phone, fax, mail or in person. Visit our registration page for more details on how to register for a course.

Tuition and certificate fees

For certificate students, we charge $110 in tuition plus a $20 certificate fee for each fee-based course.

Non-certificate students pay $110 per course (no certificate fee).


We offer one bursary to adults 55+ who require financial assistance. Download an application form for the Annie Watson Bursary. Contact us at 778-782-5212 for details.

Learning materials

Learning materials, when applicable, are available in class. If necessary, additional or recommended reading material will be accessible online. Some instructors may assign reading that you can find in the library or purchase from the SFU Bookstore. Recommended and required readings will be listed on the course webpage.

Learn more


Phone: 778-782-8000 (or toll-free 1-844-782-8877)