Join or Renew Your Membership

About Membership


We want to connect with you and connect you to others. Come join us for in-person courses, courses live on Zoom and recorded programming on demand.

If you are 50 years and older and have a curious mind, join us! Enjoy the intellectual stimulation of a learning community of adults. As an OLLI at UNL member, you gain access to over 250 noncredit courses annually. Meet others with similar interests. There are no grades and no tests. OLLI is about the love of learning.

Membership is required to take most courses, attend events and to take advantage of all of OLLI's opportunities.

Membership Benefits

As an OLLI member, you have the opportunity to:

  • Participate in an unlimited number of OLLI noncredit courses
  • Meet new friends
  • Partake in volunteer opportunities
  • Join in any of OLLI’s interest groups of members who share a common hobby or special interest
  • Get discounts from OLLI friends to local musical and theatrical performances
  • Become a part of a community of lifelong learners

Membership Fees

A $75 annual membership is valid from August 1 to July 31.

A $50 mid-year membership is valid from January 1 to July 31.

Other fees

OLLI offers multi-session courses, as well as one-time classes, symposia and lectures. A typical one-time class is $10 and a typical six-week course is $35. Fees for events and travel vary.

Sign up for an OLLI ambassador

Are you looking for advice on courses and registration? Are you unsure which courses to take? Perhaps you’d like to fine-tune your Zoom skills? Are you curious about OLLI interest groups? Ambassadors are ready to help with any questions you may have. Above all else, ambassadors are eager to help you enjoy your membership to the fullest. One of our more knowledgeable OLLI members will be assigned to you as an ambassador. There is no cost and no obligation to you. You may op-out at any time.

Sign up here.

Join Now!

There are several ways to join OLLI at UNL:

1. Online
Purchase your membership and register for classes online.

Join or renew membership online

2. By Mail

Printable Annual Membership & Registration Form (Download PDF file)

Printable Annual Membership & Registration Form (Download Word Doc)

Mail to: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Gwendolyn A. Newkirk
Human Sciences Building
Suite 105
P. O. Box 830800
Lincoln, NE 68583-0800

3. Visit the OLLI Office

Bring your completed registration form to the OLLI office on UNL’s East Campus. Staff will not register you while you wait. Your registration will be entered into our system beginning on the term's first day of registration.

Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Pay by check or credit card.