About Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
The mission of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), as a participatory and self-directed group, is to further the pursuit of lifelong learning by offering a diverse educational program of high quality, affordable courses and events for people age 50 and older living in Davis and nearby communities.
OLLI offers an extraordinary variety of provocative courses, informative programs and cultural events to serve active minds—learning for the joy of learning, without homework or exams.
If you are someone who likes to explore new ideas, OLLI is the place where you’ll meet like-minded individuals. Expand your horizons and rediscover passions that you may have had to put aside earlier in life.
Become a Member
Join the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and enjoy access to a wide variety of courses and special events throughout the year. OLLI membership is required to take OLLI courses. The annual OLLI membership is $60 for the academic year. You can also purchase a $25 quarterly membership for the current quarter by calling our Student Services staff at (530) 757-8777.
To complete the annual membership process, choose one of these options:
To complete your annual membership registration online, simply select the courses you want to enroll in from our Courses page and proceed with the online enrollment process. If you have already completed your annual membership registration and paid the fee, then you will be able to proceed and enroll online. If you have not already paid for your membership, then you will be prompted to complete and submit it. Once you have done this, you will be able to pay for your membership and the courses in your shopping cart when you checkout. For more information on enrolling in OLLI courses online, refer to our step-by-step tutorial. For UCDRA and UCDEA members see exclusive membership offer below.
Register by Phone
To register for membership by phone, please call our Student Services office at (530) 757-8777. If you do not know if you are a current member, please call us.
Already paid your annual membership fee?
View course offerings and enroll online from our Courses page.
Exclusive OLLI Membership Offer for Members of UC Davis Retirees’ Association (UCDRA) and UC Davis Emeriti Association (UCDEA)
Members of UCDRA and UCDEA are offered a complimentary course credit equivalent to their paid OLLI membership fee. This offer requires validation of current UCDRA/UCDEA membership, which cannot be verified through our online registration system. To receive your course credit, please register for membership and courses by phone at (530) 757-8777 Ext. 1. For questions and further details, please contact the OLLI office at (530) 752-9695.