Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Learning for the Joy of It! - Register Now!

OLLI is a unique learning community for adults age 50 years old or better. OLLI offers the very best continuing education with no tests and no grades. Distinguished SSU faculty and other Bay Area educators enjoy sharing their expertise with OLLI students, whose life experience and intelligence enrich the exchange of ideas.

OLLI at SSU is one of over 100 Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes nationwide. The program is supported by student fees, donations, and the earnings on an initial endowment generously provided by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Joining OLLI at SSU means discovering new friends, new knowledge, and new ways to bring meaning and enjoyment to your life. Courses are taught in six week sessions (Fall, Winter, and Spring) at all 3 locations. Areas of study range across many subjects:

  • Arts
  • Contemporary Issues
  • Food & Wine
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social & Political History
  • World Cultures

Spring 2015 Course Previews and Classes

  1. Sonoma State University:
    • Course Preview: Monday, March 2, 2015
      Evert B. Person Theatre | 9:30-11:30am
    • Spring Classes: March 23 - May 1, 2015
  2. Oakmont:
    • Course Preview: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
      Berger Center | 3:00-5:00pm
    • Spring Classes: April 8 - May 18, 2015
      Note: Monday classes begin April 13 and end May 18.
  3. Healdsburg:
    • Course Preview: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
      Villa Chanticleer | 3:00-5:00pm
    • Spring Classes: March 24 - April 30, 2015

Spring 2015 Courses

Sex and Gender: Cross-Cultural Perspectives - Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30am at SSU has been CANCELLED. Due to a family emergency, the instructor is unable to teach her class this session. We apologize for this inconvenience.