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 TODAY THROUGH THE ENTIRE MONTH OF JANUARY 2015, YOU CAN PURCHASE A MEMBERSHIP FOR ONLY $25 PER PERSON (does not apply to a Platinum membership). After January, an individual membership is $45 or a couple membership is $64 (do not have to be related, but must register at same time). 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 2014-15 Holiday Closings for OLLI Office

Christmas Break & New Year's Day

Dec. 18, 2014-Jan. 2, 2015

Spring Break

March 19 & 20, 2015

Upcoming OLLI Classes & Events

Lubbock-Reader's Circle: "New Life, No Instructions"

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 | 4:30-5:30pm
First United Methodist Church at 13th St. & Ave. N


Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 | 5:30-7pm
McKenzie-Merket Center

Hill Country OLLI Winter Party (LIMITED ENROLLMENT)

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 | 5-8pm
Texas Tech University Higher Education Teaching Site at Fredericksburg

Lubbock-Film Series: The General

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 | 5:30-8pm
Garden & Arts Center

Lubbock-Staying Active Across the Lifespan

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 | 5:30-7:30pm
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 TODAY THROUGH THE ENTIRE MONTH OF JANUARY 2015, YOU CAN PURCHASE A MEMBERSHIP FOR ONLY $25 PER PERSON (does not apply to a Platinum membership). After January, the price of individual membership is $45 or $64 for two individuals (do not have to be related) who sign up at same time. 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/