Osher Lifelong Learning InstituteOsher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), formerly the Academy for Lifelong Learning, is a gathering of people eager to enhance their education by attending classes in a pleasant atmosphere on the campus of a great university. Any adult in the Pittsburgh area is eligible to join the Osher Institute at Carnegie Mellon.
Endowed by the Bernard Osher Foundation, OLLI at CMU is a non-credit program supported by Carnegie Mellon University since its charter in 1992. Members participate in courses selected by the Curriculum Committee with suggestions from the membership. Dedicated volunteers lead courses and manage the program. Most classes are held during daylight hours.
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Courses are offered in several areas of interest: Arts & Humanities, Business & Technical, Lifestyle & Fun, Sciences, and Social Sciences.
- View the Summer 2014 catalog [pdf].
- View the Winter/Spring 2014 catalog [pdf].
- View the Open Course List (2-21-14) [pdf].
- View Winter/Spring 2014 Catalog modifications (3-3-14) [pdf]. Compare your current registration to course changes (location, date, time) on this list.
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Osher at CMU is a member organization. Members are invited to join on a first-come, first-served basis from the prospect list. The How to Join page describes teaching and a Fast Track program as alternative paths to membership.