About OLLI

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of New Mexico offers academically oriented non-credit programming for adults fifty plus. There are no admissions requirements, tests or grades and classes range in length from a single session to eight weeks.

A $20 annual membership provides access to the OLLI community including tuition based classes and benefits such as materials checkout within the UNM Library system, free member lectures and discounts on and off-campus.

Membership in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNM allows adults 50 and better to choose from a diverse set of thought-provoking courses taught year round by current and emeritus University of New Mexico faculty members and renowned experts from the local community. The emphasis of the academically-based, daytime, evening and weekend courses is on building an accessible and affordable experience of the best of the University's learning environment.

About the Bernard Osher Foundation

The Bernard Osher Foundation, headquartered in San Francisco, was founded in 1977 by Bernard Osher, a respected businessman and community leader. Chaired by the Honorable Barbro Osher, Honorary Consul General of Sweden in California, the Foundation seeks to improve quality of life through support for higher education and the arts, including a national lifelong learning network for seasoned adults. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes (OLLIs), operate on the campuses of 125 institutions of higher education from Maine to Hawaii and Alaska. The University of New Mexico has hosted the only OLLI in our state since 2007.

Upcoming OLLI Courses