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Three "Show Your O" events have been scheduled. The next event is a "Walking Tour of Matthaei Botanical Gardens" scheduled on Friday, September 30th.

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

Would you like to teach a class or lead an event for OLLI this winter? The deadline to apply is October 17th.

Registration for open OLLI 2016-17 events continues.

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

Print catalog corrections as of August 15:

  1. Monday Art meets from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center
  2. Gourmet Chocolate Bars begins on Wednesday, 9/28 (no class on 10/12 for Yom Kippur)
  3. Choral Music: Looking BACHwards and Forward on Tuesday 10/4 has a new location: Liberty School (7265 Ann Arbor St., Saline MI 48176)
  4. A History of Chicago has been rescheduled for Thursday, November 10 from 2-4 p.m. at the Turner Senior Resource Center.
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.