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OLLI at Temple University

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Temple University is a lifelong learning academy where people 50 years and older attend classes and pursue the joy of learning without the traditional academic requirements of tests and grades. All classes are held during the day in Center City Philadelphia.

OLLI is Now Open For Enrollment.

If you are interested in joining OLLI, you must first pay the membership fee of $190 for the spring and summer semesters. Enrollment Instructions 2019 Members are on this page, under Resources, in the Forms and Instructions section.

Unfortunately, our formal registration period for the spring semester has ended.You have two options for attending courses if you were unable to meet our registration deadline of December 7:

1) You can participate in our drop and add process that will begin the week before the semester begins; all classes will be posted on our website; you can check them at your convenience, and if spots open, you can sign up.

2) You can show up at your desired course a half hour or so early, sign in with the volunteer monitor, and then return 10 minutes before; if there are empty seats, you can join the class. There are often empty seats in OLLI courses.

Please contact the office if you have further questions.

Member Benefits

After paying the membership fee, for the year (partial scholarships are available upon request), OLLI members may attend as many OLLI classes as they choose and borrow books from its lending library. Members may also attend OLLI organized trips, its Holiday Party and Annual Membership Meeting & Luncheon, each at an affordable cost.


Contact Information

OLLI Staff:

Adam Brunner, Director
(215) 204-1511

Sakinah Hill, Business Manager 
(215) 204-1505

Betsy Reese, Department Coordinator 
(215) 204-1505

Email Address: olli@temple.edu
Telephone Number: (215) 204-1505
Fax Number: (215) 204-1589
Program Office Address:

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Temple University Center City
1515 Market Street, Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A Special Thanks

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Temple University's Center City Campus, is pleased to announce its recent gift of one million dollars from the Bernard Osher Foundation. This is the second such gift that OLLI at Temple has received from the Osher Foundation in four years. We are so delighted and grateful to the Osher Foundation for their ongoing support and encouragement. They have been extraordinarily generous and helpful to our program and we will be forever appreciative of Bernard and Barbro Osher and the wonderful staff of the foundation, in particular, Senior Program Officer David Blazevich and the President, Mary Bitterman.



The list of available courses is below. You can sort the list by the Course Number, Course Name, or Campus. To sort the list, simply click on the table heading (i.e. "Course Number", "Course Name", "Campus").

Course Number Course Name Campus