The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Explore, discover, develop, engage, and socialize with others of similar interests


Register for OLLI Learning Groups - Registration Begins February 26, 2014

Our Spring 2 session is March 31 - May 9, 2014


Download the 2014 Spring 2 Catalog

We want to hear from you! Click here to download the Spring 2 EVALUATION FORM



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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is a peer-directed organization within Yavapai College that meets members’ lifelong learning and social interaction needs.

YC-OLLI Mission - Click here

The Institute recognizes the unique life experiences of its central Yavapai County area participants by self-selecting involvement and collaborative leadership. We share our talents, experience and skills in a relaxed atmosphere filled with humor, wisdom, diversity and insight that enable us to:

  • Explore new interests
  • Discover and develop latent abilities
  • Engage in intellectual and cultural pursuits
  • Socialize with others of similar interests

Headlines

  • OLLI Headlines: Spring Picnic MOVED to Wed, May 14, Noon-4, Willow Lake Park
  • OLLI Headlines: Annual Meeting Mon June 2 - Yavapai College Community Room
  • OLLI Headlines: New Summer Hours - 9-11am, Noon-2pm, 2:30-4:30pm
OLLI Membership details - Click here

Are you new to the Prescott area or looking for new experiences?

If you are, then the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is the place for you! OLLI offers interesting and stimulating learning opportunities in a relaxed setting where members share peer-directed activities with others who are dedicated to lifelong learning.

There are no tests or grades! We offer a variety of events throughout the year providing opportunities for socializing. Learn more by visiting the OLLI National Resource Center.

OLLI is a membership organization.


$155 Deluxe Membership

  • Take up to 4 learning groups per session at no additional cost.
  • Additional learning group(s) at $25 each.
  • Click for a scholarship application
  • Split your $155 membership fee into 2 payments, over 3 months.
  • Attend all regular OLLI activities.

$65 Basic Membership

  • Pay $25 per learning group.
  • Attend all regular OLLI activities.

$10 Try Me Membership

  • 6 week membership
  • New members pay $25 per learning group.
  • Attend all regular OLLI activities.
Registration Information - Click here
  • You can register 
    • * over the phone (717-7634), 
    • * in person (1100 E. Sheldon Street, Building 31 at Yavapai College in Prescott),
    • * through the mail (1100 E. Sheldon St, PMB #6912, Prescott Arizona 86301),
    • * or Online.
  • Online Registration Link - Click Here.
  • You must have internet access and an email address.
  • If you are already enrolled with OLLI, or any other non-credit class through Yavapai College, you already have an account. Try your email address as you user name.
  • The system will then allow you to reset your password.
  • Contact the OLLI office at 717-7634 if you are having trouble with your user name or password.
  • You must sign in with your user name and password, and have a current membership, in order to add OLLI learning groups to your cart.
  • If you need to renew your membership, add a membership to your cart first, then the system will allow you add learning groups to your cart.
  • Not sure of your membership status? Sign in, and click on “My Account”. If you have a current membership, you should get a pop up with your membership type. You can also view your history.

Need more help? Click here for the phone numbers of the various Lifelong Learning Programs across Yavapai County.

Volunteer Opportunities - Click here

OLLI is in need of a Finance Chair. This person is responsible for - 1) preparing periodic reports to the Governing council, including the source of all funds as well as their application; 2) developing the annual budget for the Governing Council, and 3) presenting the annual budget at the OLLI Annual Meeting. The term of the office is July 1 – June 30.

OLLI is currently looking for members for our Membership Committee. The Membership Committee is responsible for conducting new member orientation before the start of each session, contacting members, and conducting occasional membership follow up surveys. Interested in getting involved? Contact the office at 717-7634.

OLLI is always looking for new facilitators. We offer "Thinking About Facilitating?" workshops each session - check a current schedule for the date, time and location. Contact the office for more information, 717-7634. A member of the curriculum committee would be happy to answer questions and assist in any way possible.

Governance, Committees - Click here

Prescott OLLI Governing Council 2013/2014: Barbara Mace (Chair), Ward Stanke (Vice-Chair), Joyce Bugola, Hal Freedman, Susan Gerhart, Marci Jones, Y. "Turk" Kangal, Bob Kane, Matt Lukaszewski, Chris Maxwell, Louis Schloss.

Committee Chairs: Vaughn Delp-Smith (Curriculum), Bob Walsh (Finance), Lucy Hanson (Historian), Barbara Mace (Long Range Planning), Membership (TBA), Chris Maxwell (Policies and Procedures), Lydia Garrett (SIG), Mary Scherer (Social), Matt Lukaszewski (Technology).

 

Policies and Procedures

By Laws

Governing Council Minutes October 2013

Governing Council Minutes November 2013

Governing Council Minutes January 2014

Governing Council Minutes February 2014

 

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