Course Catalog-The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute - Carnegie Mellon University

Course Catalog

View and browse the catalogs shown below. Courses are organized by category and subcategory. The course description includes date(s), time, location, material fee (if applicable), course description, and Study Leader biography.  The catalog also contains information about registration, parking, policies, cancellations, volunteering, and much more. Adobe Reader is needed to view publications. Download Adobe Reader.

Summer 2017 Catalog [pdf]

      First Session: May 8 - June 30
      Second Session: July 5 - Aug 25
Prospect registration opens April 24, fee is $85 per term
plus material fees, if applicable.
See the Open Course List [pdf] 5-18-17 for available seats.


Osher members may register for classes when registration begins. Prospects may register for open courses after receiving an email with registration information. Compare your schedule to the Schedule Changes page to find changes for location, dates, and cancelations.

If you are already registered for the term and have paid your registration fees, you can just sign up for any additional open courses by registering online, calling the Osher office 412-268-7489 or sending an email. Assignments will be made in the order requests are received. You must receive a course confirmation before attending class.

Did you want to receive your catalog at a different address?

The Augusoft online registration system is able to record an alternative address for delivery of the catalog. In order to receive your catalog at another address, send an email to the office stating the catalog name and the address where it can be delivered. The address must be valid for the entire delivery date range. The catalog is mailed in bulk and will not be forwarded by the post office. Only email requests to will be guaranteed when the request is received before the "Notice Date". Phone-in requests are not guaranteed.

Catalog Name

New Address

Notice Date


Delivery Date

Winter/Spring Nov 1 Nov 15-Dec 15
Summer March 1 March 15-Apr 15
Fall July 1 July 15-Aug 15