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 highlighted courses with video intros, straight from our instructors.
Exploring the Universe: From Mars to the Stars (and Galaxies)
with Andrew Fraknoi
Tuesday 2:30 pm-4:30 pm
The Golden Door: Passing Through Ellis Island
with Doug Kenning
Wednesday 10:00 am-12:00 am
Wild Women in Art
with Karen McSorley
Thursday 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
The Romantic Symphony
with Alexandra Amati
Wednesday 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
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Spring Session Two registration is now open!
Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2018
View Post Election Panel Discussion
Posted: Wednesday, November 09, 2016
New York Times Article - Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes
Posted: Monday, January 04, 2016
Michael Fox is Honored by SFFS
Posted: Wednesday, December 09, 2015
SF State News article on OLLI
Posted: Thursday, February 19, 2015
Check out the J Weekly article on OLLI by member Judy Goddess
Posted: Thursday, September 11, 2014
OLLI class write up in Leah Garchik - SF Chronicle
Posted: Monday, June 23, 2014
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."
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.
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.