FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions About OLLI at UC

Students pay a membership fee of $90 per term and then may enroll in as many classes as they like. Multiweek courses have a $5 fee. Fieldtrips may have a nonrefundable admission charge. Scholarships are available to all who need them: call 513-556-9186 or email olli@uc.edu.

Summer 2022: Wednesdays, Jul. 6-Aug. 10
Fall 2022: Sept. 19-Nov. 14
Winter 2023: Jan. 23-Mar. 17
Spring 2023: Apr. 24-June 16
Summer 2023: Wednesdays, July 12-Aug. 16

Approximately 3 to 4 weeks before the term begins. Check the website, watch for a mailer, sign up to receive the OLLI e-Newsletter, or follow OLLI at University of Cincinnati on Facebook for notification that registration is open.

  • University of Cincinnati Victory Parkway Campus, 2220 Victory Pkwy, 45206
  • Adath Israel, 3201 E. Galbraith Rd., 45236
  • Ohio Living Llanfair, 1701 Llanfair Ave., 45224
  • Online classes: Zoom
  • Other locations as indicated in the course catalog

During the first week of class, stop by the OLLI welcome table at each location to pick up classroom assignments. If you miss the first week of classes, call the office at (513) 556-9186. Classroom assignments are also posted online under Member & Student Resources about one week before classes begin.

Yes! OLLI classes are designed for anyone aged 50 and older. The only prerequisite is a love of learning.

No. OLLI classes are for your personal enrichment. For information about completing a degree, becoming a non-matriculate/non-degree seeking student, or auditing regular UC classes for free, check out the options at Senior Audit.

No. OLLI classes are for your personal enrichment. Some moderators may suggest outside readings or other assignments to enhance the course content.

No. Communiversity at University of Cincinnati offers a wide range of classes on evenings and weekends.

There is no penalty for missing classes—except that you will miss out on the information presented that day. If you register for classes that you do not attend, you may prevent another member from filling that place.

If we can move a class to a larger classroom or add another section, we will reopen the class for registration and notify people on the wait list. Check back on the website, sign up for the OLLI e-Newsletter, or follow OLLI at University of Cincinnati on Facebook to receive notification about reopened classes.

No. You must become a member and register for classes when registration opens each term.

OLLI classes are offered in accessible locations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call Accessibility Resources at (513) 556-6823 well in advance of your class to discuss your particular needs. Some fieldtrip opportunities or classes may take place outdoors or in historic venues that are not accessible to those with mobility challenges.