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26 September 2018 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Bergen Community College
400 Paramus Rd
Paramus, NJ 07652
(See BCC-ILR Website)
Institute for Learning in Retirement (IRL) at Bergen Community College

Join GSBC for an exciting and informative course at the Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) at Bergen Community College (note that ILR is for those 55 and older). Registration opens in September (see links below) and classes may fill up fast. Contact the college at 201-447-7156 or for more information.

Putting Genes in Your Genealogy (IR–724)

More people are using DNA testing as part of their genealogical research. This course focuses on the basics; why you might want to use DNA testing, which DNA test and companies to use, how to interpret your results, and what to do next.

Wednesdays: September 26; October 3, 10, 17
Time: 1:30–3:30 pm
Room: TBA
Instructor: Fred Voss; this course is sponsored by the Genealogical Society of Bergen County
Prerequisite: Students are assumed to familiar and experienced with basic genealogy resources, family research methodology and comfortable navigating websites on the Internet.
Online Catalog:
 (See page 19)
Registration Opens: Tuesday, 18 September 2018; Online registration only @

Information and registration via the ILR web site at

From the ILR Catalog (

The ILR office is located in the Technology Education Center (TEC), Room TEC115. The TEC building is next to the Pitkin Education Center (Pitkin), main building. ILR courses are held in various classrooms on all campuses. Classroom locations are posted daily in Pitkin at the Welcome Counter by the Student Center entrance and the IT Help Desk by the Public Safety area as well as outside room TEC115. There is also a recorded, room assignment message updated every Sunday afternoon, call (201) 447- 7156 then press 2 after the voice message begins.

ILR Registration
Registration will only be available online beginning Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Visit next choose the day and course that piques your interest, then click the registration button. Payment is by credit card only. The fall 2018 membership fee is $125.00. The ILR does not issue refunds.

Your membership fee entitles you to choose up to 4 courses.
** The ILR is very popular and space is limited, so please only sign up for classes you plan to attend and only attend classes for which you are registered. **