Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Miami
OLLI @ UM is an association of community members aged 50 and older seeking intellectual enrichment.
Welcome to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Miami (OLLI @ UM).
OLLI@UM SUMMER Term 2 classes begin JULY 5th. Many of our classes will fill up quickly.
OLLI classes begin on Tuesday, July 5th.
Our office hours during OLLI Break Weeks are:
Mondays - Fridays, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
The best way to secure your seat in a class is to register yourself online. Classes for Summer sessions will fill up, so registering yourself online is the best way to secure your seat.
SUMMER 2: JULY 5 - AUGUST 1 (4 weeks)
Drop/Add Deadline for SUMMER 2 classes: July 12
Join us for our 2016 SUMMER Class Sessions!
The Best way to register? Register for your classes directly online.
Not the best way to register? Stop by our office and complete a request for registration form. Drop off your Request for Registration Form at the OLLI Office during our business hours.
Not the quickest way to register? Register by phone.For registration information, please call 305-284-6554.
Drop/Add Deadline for SUMMER 2 classes: July 12
2016 CURRENT & UPCOMING CLASS SESSION DATES:
SUMMER 2: JULY 5 - AUG 1 (4 weeks) - no class on July 4
FALL 1: SEPTEMBER 6 - OCTOBER 17 (6 weeks) - no classes on September 5
FALL 2: OCTOBER 31 - DECEMBER 16 (6 weeks) - no classes Nov 21 - 25
You may submit a web inquiry by clicking here or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
New Member? stop by the OLLI@UM office to pick up your New Member Welcome Packet, Membership Card, and Name Badge
Learning for the sake of learning enriches one's life, hones the mind and builds bonds between new and old friends that can last a lifetime. At the University of Miami, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) provides a relaxed learning environment for those over the age of 50 who share a common understanding that life should be filled with continual intellectual growth and exploration.
Founded in 1984 as the Institute for Retired Professionals, OLLI offers members an ongoing menu of programs such as languages, history, literature, the arts, current events and world affairs, to name just a few. With expert instructors, including UM faculty, courses are designed for students aged 50 and over, high-level and high-interest, without being high-stress.
At the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Miami, you'll find a world of new experiences with a changing catalog of courses that will be sure to interest you. But, beyond the program's rich offerings, you'll find a community of new friends from fascinating backgrounds, each on his or her own quest to continue to enrich understanding of the world around them.
Take the next step on your journey through lifelong learning. Join us at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Miami today.
Benefits of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Membership
- Eligible to register and enroll in courses at our Coral Gables location
- Eligible to audit University classes (must pay an additional fee - requests processed through the OLLI office)
- Access to the University Library System with check-out privileges at the Richter Library (Coral Gables campus)
- General admission to the Lowe Art Museum
- Special pricing on field trips and OLLI luncheons
- Participation in Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
- Invitations to University special events
- Option to purchase an OLLI member UM parking permit (additional fee payable at UM Parking Office)
- A lively and stimulating group of fellow "students" who share your interests
OLLI@UM is: An association of community members seeking intellectual enrichment
Course Evaluations »
Your feedback on your OLLI at UM courses is important to us. The Curriculum Committee uses information gathered in aggregate from the course evaluations submitted to us as they plan and make decisions about future class offerings. We thank you for your willingness to evaluate your OLLI at UM courses.
Teach a course
Our instructors and class facilitators are volunteers! If you are a prospective instructor interested in volunteering to teach a course, please fill out our Course Proposal Form and email it to email@example.com. We have a 'teach a class, take a class' policy. Our OLLI volunteer instructors can register for an OLLI class tuition-free in exchange for teaching. Join us and teach your passion!
OLLI@UM provides reasonable accommodations in its programs in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. To request disability accommodations, please contact the OLLI@UM office at 305-284-6554 as soon as you register and at least two weeks before classes begin. OLLI@UM has portable assistive-listening devices that enhance ability to hear the instructors using the microphone in Room 102 of Founders Hall.
GIVE to OLLI @ UM
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Miami has received a generous endowment from the Bernard Osher Foundation, but we need your help to ensure the sustainability of OLLI@UM. The investment income from the endowment, class tuition, annual membership fees, and donations from our members help sustain OLLI@UM and ensure that our classes are of the highest quality and accessible to a large population of people aged 50 and over in our community. Our goal is to enhance the learning experience for members at OLLI@UM. We need your donations in order to improve our instructional techn