• Osher Lifelong Learning Institute



    About Us

    The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at USF (OLLI-USF) is a member-based learning community of adults age 50+. We offer courses, workshops, lectures, events and social networking. We provide high-quality, low-cost learning opportunities for thousands of Tampa-area seasoned adults.

    Our mission is to provide intellectual stimulation, social interaction, service opportunities, and outreach to the university and the greater community.

    It is our vision to be a world-class learning community, accessible to and meeting the needs of a diverse and growing population of older adults.

    We value:
    • Supportive peer-group interaction
    • Life experience
    • Lifelong intellectual stimulation and growth
    • Physical activity
    • Social engagement
    • Creative expression
    • The joy of learning
    • An inclusive attitude
    There are no grades, no tests and no pressure in OLLI. We welcome every adult learner regardless of previous college experience.


    Rep/Contact Info

    George Hyde
    Board Chair
    Joseph McAuliffe
    Coordinator of Liberal Arts
    Ara Rogers Ph.D.