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+ who 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.

In Lubbock, an OLLI membership is only $35 per person and good from Sept. 1, 2015 through July 31, 2016.  

The NEW Hill Country membership is $25 per person and good from Sept. 1, 2015 through July 31, 2016.

Most of our classes have an additional mininum fee per person.

A Platinum membership (Lubbock only) is $350 per person and entitles you to numerous free classes in fall AND spring semester. Hope to see you soon!

Lubbock-Summer office hours effective Monday, May 26-Aug. 21, 2015 are 8am-4pm Monday-Thursday. Friday hours are 8am-noon. 


Dr. Nellis

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

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


Upcoming 2015 Holiday Closings for Lubbock OLLI Office

Friday, July 3, 2015

Monday, Sept. 7, 2015

Nov. 25, 26 & 27, 2015

Upcoming OLLI Classes & Events (Enrollments will open in mid-July 2015)

Lubbock-Readers Circle

Thursdays, Aug. 27 & Sept. 17 & Oct. 15, 2015 | 5:15-6:15pm
1st United Methodist Church

Lubbock-�Alzucar! A Musical Journey through Cuba

Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 | 2-3:30pm
Garden & Arts

Lubbock-I'm Not a Newspaper Editor

Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
Garden & Arts

Lubbock-Stress, Dysfunction and Aging: Culprits Affecting Our Cells

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 | 2-3:30pm
Garden & Arts

Lubbock-The Nicolett Hotel and the True Story of the Founding of Lubbock

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 | 5:30-6:30pm

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Travel Opportunity for OLLIs and their Friends

Flyers are available at OLLI office. If interested in this 12 day river cruise, please call 800.597.2452 Press 2. CODE G6-26219

Budapest, Hungary, Bratislava, Slovakia, Austria Vienna, Durnstein, Melk & Prague, Czech Republic

July 18-30, 2016

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 and specify Code G6-26219 for full details.


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

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

No tests, no grades, no papers…

... just the opportunity to explore exciting topics & pursue new interests. During the fall & spring semesters, we offer non-credit & short term session classes designed for adults. 

Become a member of OLLI at TTU & enjoy various member benefits, including some discounts with local partners & the ability to enroll in any of our course offerings. Classes include cooking, world politics, religion, law, art, geography, sports, economics, films, photography, health & wellness, philosophy, music, archaeology, wine & food tasting, literature, music, Hidden Lubbock tours, artist & film series, one-on-one lunch series & readers circle.You must be a member in Lubbock to participate in our offerings by purchasing a membership.


Carillon Lifecare Community

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

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