Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)


Curiosity Never Retires at OLLI!

Welcome to our unique educational program at Texas Tech University (TTU) for Lubbock, Fredericksburg, Junction & Marble Falls area. OLLI is designed for adults age 50+ that are still working, semi-retired or fully retired. We are administered & housed by the Texas Tech Alumni Association. We offer numerous courses/events taught primarily by current & retired TTU faculty & local professionals during afternoon or evening hours convenient for your schedule. You may register today securely online, call 806.742.6554, or by mail.

Our classes are held September through early June on Monday through Thursday afternoons or in the evenings on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday. No matter your schedule, we have something convenient for you. To participate in OLLI offerings in Lubbock, you are required to purchase an OLLI membership (except Readers Circle). SPECIAL OFFER! PURCHASE A MEMBERSHIP FOR ONLY $25 PER PERSON (does not apply to a Platinum membership). Many of our classes at all locations have a minumum fee. Hope to see you soon!


Dr. Nellis

Special Message from the President of Texas Tech University, M. Duane Nellis, Ph.D.

We have a vibrant and energetic population of citizens over 50 years of age in Lubbock, and community outreach programs like OLLI quench the thirst for learning and provide opportunities to meet new people and make new friends. If you still yearn for knowledge and want to expand your educational and cultural experiences, we invite you to join the OLLI family.


Upcoming 2015 Holiday Closings for Lubbock OLLI Office

March 19 & 20, 2015

May 25, 2015

July 3, 2015

Sept. 6 & 7, 2015

Upcoming OLLI Classes & Events

Lubbock: Readers Circle on March 26 *NEW DATE!*

Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 5:15-6:15PM
Lubbock-1st United Methodist

Lubbock-English Tea Party

Monday, March 30, 2015 | 2-3:30pm
Skyviews Restaurant

Lubbock-Cinema of the Soviet Era

Monday, March 30, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
Garden & Arts Center

Lubbock-Cesar Chavez Celebration (not in catalog) Lecture, meal & movie

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 | 4-8pm
Women's Club

Lubbock-*CANCELLED* Picture Taking for Dummies

Wednesdays, April 1 & 8 | 2-3:30pm
Carillon-Windsong Bldg

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Travel Opportunity for OLLIs and their Friends

Flyers are available at OLLI office. If interested in this 15 day river cruise, please call 800.597.2452 Press 2. CODE G5-26219

The Great Rivers of Europe
Amsteram, the Netherlands, Germany: Cologne, Koblenz, Bamber, Nuremberg, Passau & Vienna, Ausria

Oct. 14-Oct. 29, 2015

OLLI uses Grand Circle Travel for this new option for OLLIs.  OLLI does not handle the booking details. Please, call Grand Circle at 1-800.597.2452 for full details.


OLLI: A Unique Learning Community for Adults Age 50+
at Texas Tech University & Alumni Association

Join a vibrant and interactive learning community and discover the joy of learning in a fun, friendly, and intellectually stimulating environment.

No tests, no grades, no papers…

... just the opportunity to explore exciting topics and pursue new interests. During the fall and spring semesters, we offer non-credit classes designed for adults. OLLI classes/events are for Members Only.

Become a member of OLLI at TTU and enjoy various member benefits, including some discounts with local partners AND the ability to enroll in any of our course offerings. Classes include cooking, world politics, religion, law, art, geography, sports, economics, films, photography, health and wellness, philosophy, music, archaeology, wine and food tasting, literature, music, Hidden Lubbock tours, artist and film series, one-on-one lunch series and readers circle.You must be a member in Lubbock to participate in our offerings by purchasing a membership. SPECIAL OFFER! PURCHASE A MEMBERSHIP FOR ONLY $25 PER PERSON. Another option is to purchase a Platinum membership for $350 which entitles you to numerous classes for free (excludes classes/events with food, bus transportation, supplies or other costs). All memberships begin Sept. 1 and end July 31.


Carillon Lifecare Community

We gratefully acknowledge Carillon for their generosity and support of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)!

1717 Norfolk Ave. | Lubbock, TX 79416 | 806.281.6200 | http://carillon.cc/