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

Winter 2015 Open Houses and Classes

  1. Sonoma State University:
    • Open House: Monday, Dec 8, 2014
      Evert B. Person Theatre | 9:30-11:30am
    • Winter Classes: Jan 12 - Feb 19, 2015
  2. Oakmont:
    • Open House: Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014
      Berger Center | 2:00-4:00pm
    • Winter Classes: Jan 12 - Feb 19, 2015
      No classes on Jan 19, rescheduled for Friday, Jan 23
  3. Healdsburg:
    • Open House: Tuesday, Dec 9
      Villa Chanticleer | 3:00-5:00pm
    • Winter Classes: Jan 13 - Feb 19, 2015
      Make up classes will extend one or more classes until Feb 26

Winter 2015 Courses