Experience the joy of learning by joining the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Washington (OLLI-UW). Annual membership is just $35.

To join, use our secure, online membership form.

Registration is online only. Payments by VISA, MasterCard, or Discover credit cards are accepted (no American Express). For the security of our members, OLLI-UW is not able to process memberships or course registrations via mail or phone.

Member Benefits:
  • Connection to the OLLI-UW community for 12 months from the date you join.
  • Unlimited access to register for about 60 exciting and thought-provoking courses each year. There is a $30-45 fee per course (fees are subject to change).
  • Participation in free member programs including Lunch & Learns, study groups, and special events.
  • A lively learning environment to explore intellectual and cultural topics of interest and socialize with other adults over 50.
  • Opportunities to get involved with OLLI-UW by participating in a committee, leading a study group or acting as a course liaison.
  • Access to UW Libraries: As an OLLI-UW member, you can obtain a UW library card, check out books and use the library in person during any quarter in which you are registered for a course. Online access to digital library resources is not available to OLLI-UW members.

Need Help?
Call (206) 616-1462 or email for assistance with the online membership or course registration process. If you are not comfortable on the computer, we also encourage you to ask a friend or relative to assist you.