The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute - Carnegie Mellon University

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Osher 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.

* * * NEW * * * Summer 2016 Catalog  

     NOTE: Registration is now open.

Summer 2016 Catalog


Click on the image above to open the catalog [pdf]
View the Summer 2016 Open Course List [pdf] 5-6-16
Check the Schedule Changes page to confirm course location/date/time.                  

New to Osher?

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.

May Lecture

America's Diplomats: Wednesday, May 25, 5:30pm, CUC. See Events

24th Annual Report

Attention Members: Please see the 24th Annual Report [pdf] here. Pickup a hard copy in the office.

New special interest groups

Attention Patrons of the Arts: See info on Events 

Genealogy: See Events