Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

A scheduled maintenance outage of the SEIE online registration system will occur between Monday, June 26, 2017 and Friday, June 30, 2017. The outage will begin at 12:00 a.m., PDT, Monday morning and will end at 11:59 p.m., PDT, Friday evening. SEIE highly encourages students to register for classes by this Friday, June 23, 2017, to avoid a registration delay.

We will continue to accept registrations in person, by phone or by fax during the outage; however, users will not have access to the SEIE online registration system until Saturday, July 1, 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience this scheduled outage may cause and thank you for your patience and understanding.

For more information, please call 707-664-2394 or email extendeded@sonoma.edu.

OLLI Summer 2017 Course Catalog


OLLI Summer 2017 Catalog

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Please note these revised dates for our summer session courses.

Tuesday, June 13 #1272 An Exploration of Cairo’s Islamic Monuments
Tuesday, June 20 #1273 The Woven Past: Reading Medieval Tapestries
Tuesday, June 27 #1274 Death by 1,000 Births: Economics and Population Growth
Tuesday, July 11 #1275 The Nature of How People Learn
Tuesday, July 18 #1276 Trumps's America: Immigration, Race and Citizenship
Tuesday, July 25 #1277 Matter, Energy and E=mc2
Thursday, June 22 #1339 The History of the Homer: From "Shoeless Joe" to A-Rod
Thursday, July 13 #1340 Utopia at Gunpoint: The Russian Revolution, 1917-2017

OLLI is a unique learning community for adults age 50 years old or better. OLLI offers the very best continuing education with no tests and no grades. Distinguished SSU faculty and other Bay Area educators enjoy sharing their expertise with OLLI students, whose life experience and intelligence enrich the exchange of ideas.

OLLI at SSU is one of over 100 Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes nationwide. The program is supported by student fees, donations, and the earnings on an initial endowment generously provided by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Joining OLLI at SSU means discovering new friends, new knowledge, and new ways to bring meaning and enjoyment to your life. Courses are taught in six week sessions (Fall, Winter, and Spring) at two locations. Areas of study range across many subjects:

  • Arts
  • Contemporary Issues
  • Food & Wine
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social & Political History
  • World Cultures