About OLLI

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OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) offers hundreds of noncredit daytime courses for personal enrichment taught with adult learners in mind. There are no tests or grades—just the joy of learning new things! 

  • Classes cover traditional college subjects along with the eclectic, with a diversity of topics in between: history, literature, art, technology, current events, wellness, languages, hobbies, music, philosophy, religion, photography, science, travel, writing, and more.
  • Offerings range from one-time programs to multiweek courses.
  • Both in person and online (Zoom) classes are available.
  • Enjoy educational fieldtrips and social outings.
  • OLLI classes are taught by volunteers, including professional educators, professionals from many fields, and passionate hobbyists.
  • If you are interested in teaching a class, visit the Teach for OLLI page for information.
  • It’s a friendly, fun, and engaging community.
  • Class content is selected to be relevant, current, and stimulating for adult learners.
  • Experiencing new things is good for your brain!
  • OLLI is a great place to make new friends!
  • Membership fee is $90, payable each term. Included with your membership are dozens of one-time presentations and programs, both online and in person, at multiple locations.
  • Most multiweek courses have an additional $5 fee. Some fieldtrips have a nonrefundable admission charge.
  • Scholarships are available. Call 513-556-9186 or email olli@uc.edu for information.