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Would you like to teach a class or lead an event for OLLI this winter? The deadline is extended to Friday, October 21st.

Hats on to Downton Abbey: Downton Day in Northern Indiana, 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., November 4th. Fifteen more registrants are needed by Friday, October 21st, in order to run this OLLI Out of Town day trip!

The next Show Your O event is a showing of the film "Being Mortal" at the Michigan Theater on Wednesday, October 26th. Reception is at 5:30 p.m., Film Screening at 6:30 p.m., Panel Discussion at 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public, but online RSVP is requested:

Registration for open OLLI 2016-17 events continues.

View OLLI's Fall 2016 catalog online or as a pdf. Catalog updated August 11th.

Welcome to OLLI
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Michigan was established to encourage adults to continue their learning long after formal schooling is done. The Institute’s popular programs help mature adults to rediscover the piquancy of learning — the joy of discovery and feelings of accomplishment that are unencumbered by tests, grades, or drills.

This year’s programs feature:

six lecture series totaling 40 presentations, with average attendance over 250 people;

more than 100 study groups on a wide variety of topics;

casual, friend-producing programs on evenings and weekends — well-suited to people not yet retired;

day-long travel ventures to midwestern venues.


OLLI in Action

Watch our video to see how our programs impact our members' lives.