Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Satisfy your curiosity. Sharpen your mind. Share your passions. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Dominican University of California was designed for lifelong learners like you.

Welcome to OLLI

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is a close-knit community of adults, ages 50+, who believe in lifelong learning, engagement and exploration. Our not-for-credit courses and workshops include art history, film, history, politics and economics, literature and language, and science. There are no mandatory exams, assignment or grades. We invite you to continue your journey of lifelong learning through our courses, lectures, and clubs. 

OLLI Courses in Winter 2023

Take a look at the exciting range of courses for Winter 2023. We have several new faculty and we also have some of your favorite faculty coming back with new courses. History, Art, Science, Politics, Music - you name it, we have it. Classes begin January 9, 2023.

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OLLI at Dominican truly saved my sanity during the pandemic.  I took nearly every class that was offered and fell in love with new topics along with my favorites.  The instructors are excellent, and the classes brought helpful structure and JOY to my days.

– Barbara, 2021

Upcoming Events

The Possible Indictments of Donald Trump - Oak Dowling

10-11:30 a.m., Friday, December 2

Lecturer Oak Dowling will discuss the possible indictments of Donald Trump. This event is free and open to everyone. Click here to join.

The Current Situation in Iran - Farhad Mansourian

10-11:30 a.m., Wednesday, December 14

Lecturer Farhad Mansourian will discuss The Current Situation in Iran. This event is free and open to everyone. Click on the link to join.

Recent Events

Open House, November 18, 2022

Have a look at our most recent Open House with almost all of our Winter lecturers presenting their upcoming courses.

Watch the Recording Here

Contact Information

Due to health and safety guidelines, our offices will be open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Email inquiries are available every day.

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Meet the OLLI Team

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Calum MacKechnie, MEd

Interim Director, OLLI

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