Santa Clara University

Osher Lifelong Learning

Cancellation Policies


You  may cancel your course registration by contacting the OLLI office in writing at no later than 10 days prior to the start of the class. For medical or emergency situations, please contact the OLLI office. Membership and catalog fees are non-refundable.


There are no refunds for canceled memberships.


Events, particularly those that involve food service (holiday dinner, theater evenings, etc.), have cancellation policies that are related to costs that may have been incurred and for which no vendor refunds are available. Contact the Osher office in advance if you cannot attend an event for which you have registered. You will be advised if any refund can be offered. Typically, if a replacement can be found, you will receive a refund of the administrative fee of $15. If no replacement can be found, your entire event fee will be forfeit.

Destination Learning

Cancellation policies for Destination Learning programs are included with the informational material for each trip.


The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at SCU believes that members who cannot afford course fees should have the opportunity to take classes and participate in the rich intellectual life of OLLI@SCU. There is a scholarship program for qualified members. All scholarship applicants must have a current memberships and complete the OLLI scholarship application 4 weeks prior to the start of classes for the quarter in which scholarship assistance is sough. The Scholarship Committee reviews all applications and notifies applicants. Applications are available at

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