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Santa Clara University (SCU) invites you to become a member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute or OLLI as we like to refer to it. Here at SCU, we believe that educating the whole person for a lifetime is one of the best things you can do for yourself. We would love to be a part of your lives as you find ways to inspire and motivate learning and life enrichment through new courses, friendships and experiences.

To become a member or renew your membership:

  • Annual Membership Fee is $45.00 (fall, winter, spring & summer)
  • Specifically designed for adults 50+
  • The current OLLI membership year is from: August 1, 2015 through July 31, 2016
  • There is a 48 hr processing time for new memberships to become active.  
  • There are no refunds for canceled memberships.   
  • All enrollments are online with a credit card on our secure server.
  • The next academic term (2016-2017) will open on August 1, 2016 and run through July 31, 2017. 

Membership Includes:

  • More than 80 course offerings each year, including summer programs
  • 13 Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
  • Distinguished Speaker Series – addressing timely topics
  • Destination Learning – one-day trips to Bay Area sites of historical and cultural interest
  • Lifelong Learning Through Travel Program – domestic and international travel for OLLI community, SCU alumni, friends and family of Santa Clara University
  • Monthly newsletter – invitations to free campus programs


Note: You must be a current member of OLLI to register for classes.

We have found over the years, that our best recruiters are our members!