The Learning in Retirement program at Carleton University continues to follow the advice of Ottawa Public Health, the Ontario Ministry of HealthPublic Health Ontario and the Public Health Agency of Canada for the latest information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and recommendations for prevention. As such, the Learning in Retirement office remains closed, but our staff are available to answer your questions.

Important: The LinR Team continues to work remotely. Please don’t hesitate to contact us via email ( or leave a voicemail at (613-520-3699) with your questions or concerns. Jessica or Kathy will promptly return your call from a Carleton University Learning in Retirement cell phone.

Learning in Retirement

Centre for Initiatives in Education | Carleton University
1516 Dunton Tower | 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B6
Phone: 613-520-3699 | Email:

For your protection, Carleton University and the Learning in Retirement program do not accept and will not process credit card information provided in a voicemail message or in an email. Please never provide your credit card information in a telephone message or in an email.

To be added to our email list and receive notification of upcoming registration periods and lecture titles, click here.

Please contact us via email, this form, or telephone if you have any questions or comments about our program. 

The Team

Jessica Sukstorf (Acting)
Learning in Retirement Assistant

Katherine (Kathy) Waitschat-Drew
Learning in Retirement Administrator/Communications Liaison
613-520-2600 ext. 2477

Daphne Uras
Life-long Learning Program Coordinator
613-520-2600 ext. 5550