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Important Updates on OLLI Winter 2022 Courses

There's still time to enroll in exciting OLLI courses this winter. Keep reading for an important COVID update and an opportunity to activate your heroic imagination with OLLI at UC Davis!

OLLI Winter Enrollment Begins December 13!

Our OLLI Winter 2022 Course Catalog has arrived, and enrollment begins on Monday, December 13. Download the catalog now to view our engaging array of winter courses, offered both online and in-person.

OLLI Summer Enrollment Assistance and More

Learn how you can get help registering for summer courses, discover upcoming volunteer opportunities with OLLI and don't miss our exciting August concert and course with Nathan Carterette.

Summer Registration Begins June 14

Get out of the heat and into a class! Renew your membership to get free access to our stimulating array of summer Special Interest Groups and upcoming summer courses. Summer is also a great time to become a Zoom co-pilot and help your fellow OLLI members.

COVID Recedes and OLLI Blossoms for Summer 2021!

Summer quarter begins July 6, and OLLI will be offering novel Zoom learning adventures and a whole new host of Special Interest Groups to keep you entertained and informed July through September. Learn more.

Adventures in Post-COVID Travel

Join us on Monday, May 24, as we host travel professional Kevin Haas for an informative hour of enticing talk for travel enthusiasts!

Unique Learning Opportunities with OLLI

We had a successful Give Day thanks to all of you for your continued support. Also, don't forget to check out our special courses that we are offering only for limited time.

Don't Miss These March Courses

There's still time to enroll in a couple of our March courses. Don't miss out on learning about the Lockheed US Spy Plan and about COVID Long Haulers.

OLLI Spring Events

Thursdays are movie days, join us to view a variety films followed by discussion and don't miss out on the Sacramento Jewish Film Festival. Also, check out our OLLI Spring Catalog and sign up for a course today.

Exciting Upcoming OLLI Events

Join us for a few upcoming OLLI events including the Sacramento Jewish Film Festival, supporting your grandchild with autism course and reviewing the recent Mars rover mission.

Learn Something New with OLLI this Year

It's time to look forward to a brighter 2021 and an invigorating year of discovery with Osher Lifelong Learning at UC Davis! Join fellow intellectual adventurers in investigating the world around you! Winter classes begin soon. Plus, join us in celebrating three outstanding OLLI educators and don't miss a free Zoom lecture on COVID and resilience.

Fill Your Holiday Stocking with Winter Discovery

We’re all looking forward to a more hopeful New Year. Make OLLI a part of that by filling your stocking with enriching online courses that will keep you socially connected and mentally engaged from home. Check outsome of our upcoming winter courses to get your imagination working.

Be an Agent for Positive Change – For Your OLLI

Enjoy the positive, collegial experience of learning together live, via Zoom. Hear from one OLLI member on her experience volunteering with OLLI and check out our upcoming course on Mars.

Are You a City Mouse or a Country Mouse?

The differences in city living and country living were as interesting an issue 100 years ago as they are in today’s political landscape. Join Professor Claire Goldstene beginning Friday, November 13, in a live Zoom class analyzing the movement of the American public into and out of cities.

New Course! Join OLLI for a Post-Election Forum on November 4

Don't miss our newly added fall course, Post-Election Forum, on November 4 to discuss the 2020 election results. Also, check out our OLLI Membership and Volunteer Guidebook available online, to learn more about OLLI's operations, the Executive Board, volunteering and more.

Take a Trip to the Moon with OLLI – Oct. 22!

Join us for our upcoming course Making the Earth and the Moon. We're taking you all the way to the moon this week to learn about the secrets behind the origin of the moon and new celestial bodies.

Don't Miss Our Fabulous Fall Courses

Fall courses are underway and there's plenty of upcoming courses available to enjoy. Stay engaged, energized and connected with friends and fellow members on Zoom. And invite your friends and family to check out our fall courses as well.

OLLI's Fall Courses Begin Today

Make meaningful memories with OLLI this fall with our online courses. Stay connected with members and participate in stimulating discussions.

Using Zoom is a Piece of Cake with OLLI Tutors

Need help with our online courses? OLLI's Zoom Task Force is available to help. Fall course registration is now underway and there’s something for every taste among our new courses. Plus, don't forget to sign up for our Special Interest Groups this week.

Are You on Our Email List?

If you’re not on our email list, reach out and let us know! Our fall catalog of online courses will be emailed to everyone on our list on Wednesday, August 12.

Have you tried OLLI online?

OLLI’s Summer Online program is the best-bet for keeping actively engaged in life while COVID-19 keeps us all close to home. Join OLLI this summer and make positive connections with new friends across town and across the region!

New OLLI Courses Open for Registration

New summer courses available for registration. OLLI Summer Membership now open. Get your membership today to enroll in our Special Interest Groups.

Extension of Free Special Interest Groups this Week

OLLI is extending the current Zoom link for our weekday Special Interest Groups through July 10. Summer membership is now open online. Register for your membership so you can start enrolling in our new summer courses, which will be available soon.

Check Out Our New Slate of Special Interest Group Discussions

This week, we’ll be running test-sessions of more Summer Special Interest Groups. Each group focuses on a specific subject category and will be moderated by OLLI instructors with expertise in the topic. Participation is free to all – please attend and help us fine-tune these new discussion groups.

Try a Zoom Class this Week

If you haven’t tried a Zoom class yet, this week is a good time to start with new offerings now available.

New Opportunities to Connect with OLLI

As we enter week six of sheltering in place, I sincerely hope you are all safe, healthy and eager to learn more. Keeping you informed of updates on OLLI Board activities, courses and the preservation of OLLI is paramount to leadership. We're hosting a free weekly get together for OLLI members and forming a group of OLLI volunteers to assist members with Zoom.

Online Learning with OLLI

Interest in online learning is growing amongst our members as people discover that Zoom is a great way to connect with friends and family.

Message from the OLLI President

OLLI board members and staff thank you for your ongoing support during these unusual, challenging and difficult times. Our ingenuity and creativity have risen to new heights. OLLI has been diligently working behind the scenes to deliver our members OLLI courses via distance learning.

OLLI Members Embrace Remote Learning

We’re encouraged by member response to the videos on our new YouTube channel. Members are clicking-in and watching some of our most engaging courses from the past.

OLLI YouTube and Zoom Courses Available

We are excited to announce that our OLLI at UC Davis YouTube channel is now live. There are five different OLLI courses offered for our members' viewing pleasure, featuring a variety of subject areas.

OLLI Shelter-in-Place Update

Like the rest of you, since the onset of our shelter-in-place orders, we have certainly practiced a great deal of lifelong learning! We appreciate your patience in this time of sudden adjustment, as well as the messages of support, confidence and encouragement we have received. OLLI is indeed a great community of which to be a part.