Become a member of the LIFE Community Need Help Link

If you are already a LIFE member, do not use these instructions or create a new username. Go to the Renew Membership page. 

Membership runs from July 1 to June 30. You may join at any time during the academic year, but the fee remains the same and must be renewed each year after July 1st if you want to register for courses, clubs or events.

LIFE 2020-2021 Membership Renewal Video

Members purchasing a 2020-2021 membership will receive access to two free lectures by Thomas S. Axworthy, former Principal Secretary and Chief Speechwriter to Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. TOPICS: The U.S. Elections and Canada’s Fresh Water Threats scheduled for September and October 2020. A $40 value free. 

Our members don’t just develop lifelong learning, they develop lifelong friends. When you participate in LIFE’s programs, you broaden your horizons alongside like-minded individuals.

There is so much more to LIFE than the obvious. Spend a little time with us and you'll learn why we've earned the reputation as a friendly 50+ learning, socializing and contributing program.

And yes, membership has its benefits. Your annual LIFE membership entitles you to:

    Receive our LivingLIFE newsletter and stay current and up to date on what's happening.
    Discover new interests and meet new people at different events or activities and listen to fascinating instructors by registering for a course.

Join LIFE Clubs or LIFE Walks and explore new interests or new locales.

    Gain access to Ryerson University facilities including the Library, Sports Centre and cafeterias....and more.


We keep our membership and course fees as low as possible to make sure that they are affordable. Some financial assistance may be available - please get in touch with our Ombuddy if you have any questions.

Annual membership fees are $80.00/year and gives you access to everything LIFE offers. To become a new member click on the link below and follow the instructions.



Regrettably, registration by mail is not available this term due to circumstances surrounding the current COVID-19 situation. The LIFE office is virtual; consequently, your mailed-in form and cheque cannot be processed.

If you are a new member, you can also get your LIFE membership by mail. Just download, print and mail the Membership Form
, along with your cheque, to:

LIFE Institute

 The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education,

350 Victoria Street,

Toronto, ON M5B 2K3.

Make cheque payable to:  The LIFE InstituteWhether you become a member by registering online or by mail, you will receive an email. Look out for it! Should you experience any difficulties call the LIFE office at (416) 979-5000 ext. 556989 for assistance.

You must be a member to register for courses, events or activities.  Your annual membership runs from July 1 to June 30 and entitles you to register for courses, activities and events during that period. There is no discount in the membership fee for registration later than July 1. Click here for more information on our Membership Refund Policy.