Membership

Why Join OLLI?

You must be a member in Lubbock to enroll in most of our offerings. In the Fredericksburg, Junction and Marble Falls, you may enroll in a class as a non-member, but will be charged a higher fee. Get the most out of your OLLI experience by using discounts offered by local partners, enjoy some free sessions, be invited to exclusive events on TTU campus, and more! As an OLLI member, you may attend any of our classes in Lubbock, Fredericksburg, Junction or Marble Falls once class fee is paid. Must enroll even if class is free.

How much does it cost?

Lubbock (South Plains) = $35 per person (Individual must be 50 years of age or older)
Hill Country (Fredericksburg, Junction & Marble Falls) = $25 per person (Individual must be 50 years of age or older)
Annual membership – valid September 1 through July 31
Memberships are not pro-rated and not refundable.

OLLI Platinum Membership (available in Lubbock/South Plains only):

  • Only costs $350 and membership good from Sept. 1-July 31
  • Entitled to FREE classes (excluded are those that require food, supplies, transportation, or other costs)
  • First chance at limited enrollment classes (within specified deadlines)
 

Become an OLLI member today!

Member Benefits (Lubbock/South Plains)

Robert H. Ewalt Student Recreation Center

You can purchase a membership at an affordable cost and enjoy all the great benefits of the Texas Tech rec center ... an indoor walking/jogging track, 8 tennis courts, a picnic gazebo, Leisure Pool ... with proof of receipt provided by OLLI. Memberships for the general public are no longer available for fall or spring semesters. For more information, call 806.742.3351.

Presidential Lecture and Performance Series

Brilliant Minds, dazzling performers, lectures, discussions, and performances; unique events to stimulate intellectual debate, inspire creativity and expand horizons. Presented by the College of Visual and Performing Arts, OLLI Members receive individual general admission ticket with current OLLI name badge for $12 at Select-A-Seat location at Lubbock Memorial Civic Center box office. For more information, call 806.742.0700.

The School of Music at TTU

OLLI members receive the student rate on ticketed performances. Tickets are available at the Select-A-Seat in the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center or call them at 770.2000. Tickets are discounted from 30 - 50% off the general admission price. For more information, call 806.742.2270.

Texas Tech University Mainstage Maedgen Theatre

Tickets are offered to OLLI members at a discounted rate of $10 and LAB THEATRE tickets for $8. For more information, call 742.3603.

REGISTRATION

Fees

We cannot take credit card information over the phone or in the OLLI office in order to protect your privacy. Enroll online using Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or you may pay by check or money order (make checks payable to OLLI). Partial payments are not allowed and your enrollment is complete once full payment is received.

Who Can Register?

Lubbock/South Plains:  Most of our offerings are for OLLI members only or a specifically designated group in catalog. You are asked to enroll in advance. No at the door registrations and NO auditing of classes is allowed. 

Hill Country (Fredericksburg, Junction and Marble Falls):  OLLI members and non-members. OLLI members get priority enrollment for all classes. Non-members pay a higher fee and may not have a spot open for classes. Please enroll in advance. No at the door registrations and NO auditing of classes is allowed.

Please sign up at least one week before a scheduled program to ensure the class makes and to allow us have adequate seating arranged.

Learn more about joining OLLI at TTU.

Cancellation/Refunds/Transfers (applies to Lubbock/South Plains and Hill Country)

You must give us written or email notification SEVEN DAYS BEFORE FIRST CLASS DATE to be considered for a refund.  If you paid on-line using a credit card, we can issue a credit to your card within 2-3 weeks, but ask you to consider a credit towards a class in same fiscal year (Sept.-July). Payments by check can take 60-90 days for a refund, if you do not choose to take a credit towards another class. No refunds or credits allowed for any offering with bus transportation, food, supplies or other costs. If you choose not to attend a course for which you have pre-registered, you will not be eligible for a credit or refund of any kind.

Confirmation

Your check is your confirmation. If you register online, a confirmation is sent immediately to your email address. Paper confirmations are not mailed. If you have questions, please contact us at 806.742.6554.

Program Changes

OLLI at TTU reserves the right to substitute instructors, rearrange class schedules, or cancel classes due to low enrollment or if instructor must cancel. Class locations are listed in catalog or on electronic reminders. In case of class cancellation, you will be notified and will receive a credit.

In case of bad weather, contact us to know if a class has been cancelled. Lubbock OLLI follows same policy as TTU for cancelled classes/events due to bad weather.

Office Location, Class Locations, and Parking

The Lubbock OLLI office is at the TTU Alumni McKenzie-Merket Center located at 17th Street & University Avenue. Enter from University Avenue. Lubbock OLLI classes are held at numerous off-site locations, so check the catalog or this website for details.

Hill Country office is located in Fredericksburg at TTU Higher Education Site, 2818 East U.S. Hwy 290, Fredericksburg, Texas. Phone is 830.990.4948.Classes held in Fredericksburg, Junction and Marble Falls. Several are broadcast to each location (as stated in catalog or website).

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Volunteers are important to OLLI. Find out how you can get involved!

Email: olli@ttu.edu
Call: 806.742.6554