Classes & Education

For more than five years, the North Orange Continuing Education (NOCE) has provided educational services to Leisure World residents. The academic emeritus program has an accredited faculty and curriculum. Emeritus classes promote lifelong learning by helping people grow in independence, advocacy, physical and cognitive health, financial literacy, and community engagement.
Improve mental wellbeing, maintain physical wellness, or simply learn a new hobby. Emeritus classes make it achievable.
To register for Leisure World NOCE Classes, residents must obtain a student ID known as a “Banner ID.”
Click the following link for the student application, which takes 15-30 minutes to fill out: CLICK HERE
After completing the application, it will take up to three business days to receive the Banner ID via email.
Once a Banner ID has been issued, visit myGateway to set up a password by clicking on the “Forgot Password?” button on the following page: CLICK HERE
After setting a password, students are now ready to register for classes. Classes are held year-round in three distinct semesters: spring, summer, and fall.
For in-person help and more information on class registration, visit the Leisure World Library.
For help over the phone, call NOCE Star Help: 714-808-4679. Available Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Or email at any time.
For a full list of the current Leisure World NOCE classes please visit the library. Look for announcements in the LW Weekly and on LW Live for upcoming semesters.
Additionally you can visit the following website to see the latest official NOCE class catalog: CLICK HERE. Leisure World classes are included in the ‘Emeritus’ section of the NOCE class catalog.
To apply for a job with the North Orange County Community College District please click the link and follow directions. The job application process is an online system.