Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Please note that the class, "There Be Dragons: Life in the Middle Ages and Why It Matters", taught by Heidi Chretein
which was scheduled to be held on Tuesday, January 28, has been cancelled due to instructor illness. The class will resume on February 4th. A make up date for the January 28 class will be announced soon.

We apologize for any inconvenience.


OLLI @ SSU Winter Course Preview

If you missed the Winter 2020 Course Preview, you can watch it here in its entirety.



OLLI Winter 2020 Course Catalog

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 curiosity 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