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OLLI is a member-driven organization sponsored by Extended Studies, offering short-term educational experiences for older adults in northern Nevada. OLLI seeks to foster intellectual stimulation, new interests and personal development through academic pursuits, and to provide a community in which to gather, get acquainted and socialize. Most courses and events are held at the Warren Nelson Building, 401 W. Second St., Reno, the University’s off-campus OLLI facility. Select classes are held at the Redfield Campus off Mt. Rose Highway, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno.

OLLI at the University of Nevada, Reno is a diverse community of independent thinkers who develop curriculum, teach classes, organize events, administer programs, establish friendships, guide excursions and much more. OLLI offers a distinctive array of courses and activities for seasoned adults 50 and older interested in learning for the joy of learning.

We hope you will embrace OLLI’s commitment to lifelong learning and continue to help us grow!

Complete the Online Membership Registration Form (click on the top right green button) or download and fill out a membership application. For more information, call an OLLI volunteer at (775) 784-8053, or email olli@unr.edu.

Give the gift of learning. Giving an OLLI membership to a friend or relative provides a host of free courses and activities to any older adult interested in the joy of learning. Call an OLLI volunteer for more information.

OLLI Forms

Online Registration

Member Benefits

All new and renewing members have access to as many OLLI events, discussion groups and classes as they wish to attend throughout the year. The membership year runs from September 1-August 31, with an annual fee of $45. Some classes may require a small additional fee as noted in class schedules. Scholarships are available for qualified applicants.

Your OLLI membership offers engaging activities and classes, and an invitation to bring a friend. Guests are welcome to sample one free class before choosing to become an OLLI member.

Membership benefits include:

• Scores of high-quality classes taught by University faculty, community leaders and OLLI members

• A dynamic community in which to explore new ideas and engage in stimulating discussions

• Special events, field trips and a host of other enriching activities

• Engaging short-term courses and discussion groups with no homework or exams required