Welcome to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Where curiosity never retires
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at San Francisco State University offers adults, age 50 and older, opportunities for continued learning, along with programs and activities for social and cultural enrichment in a congenial and supportive environment. Learn more about membership ...
Explore what we have to offer
Dig into current courses with video intros, straight from our instructors. Explore our Lifelong Learning community, groups, outings, lectures, and more.
The Beatles: The Rock Group That Changed The World
with Richie Unterberger
Thursday 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
Writers on Writing
with Diane Frank
Tuesday 12:30 pm-2:30 pm
Film: Beyond the Femme Fatale
with Mary Scott
Monday 2:30 pm-5:00 pm
More French Short Story Writers
with Caroline Smadja
Monday 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
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6th Edition of Vistas & Byways Launched!
Posted: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Spring 2019 Session One coming soon!
Posted: Friday, August 24, 2018
Brown Bag Lecture: A History of San Francisco in Ten Garments (Levi Strauss & Co.)
Posted: Friday, June 22, 2018
The Alexander String Quartet kicks of the Morrison Artist Series 9/16 3pm
Posted: Monday, June 18, 2018
Be Part of a Community
At the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, our members become part of a network that builds the kinds of relationships that define an exclusive, vibrant and engaged learning community.
Your gift to the institute is an investment that will help propel our success today — and in the future.
"I often think about how interwoven OLLI has become in my life. Many of my core friends were developed through OLLI. The structure of my retirement days light up with enjoyable and worthwhile learning opportunities, as well as mingling with other life-long learners."
We're conveniently located!
With most classes centrally located in downtown San Francisco at the Westfield Centre, as well as SF State’s main campus, OLLI is both convenient and accessible for our members.