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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

About OLLI

OLLI is an educational program for adults age 50 and better who are eager to explore traditional and new areas of knowledge just for the joy of it. Courses are taught by distinguished experts in their fields and OLLI membership is required to participate in the full range of offerings.

OLLI at CSUMB is one of 122 Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes nationwide. Support comes from The Bernard Osher Foundation, membership fees, and donations. Cal State Monterey Bay provides in-kind support.

Visit the OLLI website to see current courses, become a member, and learn more.

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2019 Important Dates

Event Date
Spring 2019 Course Catalog is Mailed & Available Online8 January 2019
Spring 2019 Course Registration Opens16 January 2019
First Spring Class Begins24 January 2019
Spring Semester Ends24 May 2019

Membership and Registration

Registering for Classes

Once registration opens, you can register for courses in any of the following ways:

  • Online: Add classes to your shopping cart at
  • By Phone: (831) 582-5500. Give us a call Monday - Friday, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • In Person: Visit us at the OLLI Office on 8 Upper Ragsdale Drive in Monterey, CA


You must be a member of OLLI before you can register for any classes. Not a member yet? It's easy to become one. There are several levels of membership available and offers several benefits in addition to courses:

  • Free parking for courses held on campus
  • Discounts to CSUMB's World Theater and athletic events
  • Participation in member events
Become a Member Today!

More Information

Looking for more information? Visit the OLLI website and check out the Frequently Asked Questions page.

Extended Education & International Programs

(831) 582-4500
(831) 582-5376
Gavilan Hall