Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Rethink Learning

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

A vibrant educational and social environment serving 900 seasoned learners on Northwestern's Evanston and Chicago campuses. A stimulating, participatory learning community with no exams and no grades, our members range in age from their 50s to 90s, and people of all backgrounds are welcome. A comprehensive curriculum of peer-led study groups spans subjects from literature and history to science, politics, current affairs, philosophy and the arts. Learning takes a lifetime — and we are having the time of our lives!

OLLI SUMMER SESSION 2015: July 6–August 5

Our Summer Session returns this year with special event days filled with insightful lectures, film showings and discussion. The Summer Film Institute will focus on the theme of 'Film: The Moving Image and How it Shapes our Lives'. In addition, a variety of study groups will meet for four sessions over a five-week period, with special events and guest speakers.

OLLI's 2015–2016 Academic Calendar

• Fall Semester: Sept. 8–Dec. 14, 2015

• Winter Session: Jan 19– Feb 15, 2016

• Spring Semester: March 7–June 10, 2016

• Summer Session: July 5–August 8, 2016

OLLI and Northwestern University will be closed on the following days:

  • Monday, September 7, 2015
  • Thursday, November 26, 2015
  • Friday, November 27, 2015
  • Thursday, December 24, 2015
  • Friday, December 25, 2015
  • Thursday, December 31, 2015
  • Friday, January 1, 2016
  • Monday, January 18, 2016
  • Monday, May 30, 2016
  • Monday, July 4, 2016

Attend a New Member Orientation & Learn about OLLI!

Chicago Campus:
Thursday, June 18th, 10:00 - 11:30am

Evanston Campus:

Wednesday, June 17th, 10:00 - 11:30am

For further information, or to RSVP for a New Member Orientation, call Paula Foster 312-503-7881 or Lisa D'Angelo 847-492-8204