Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

OLLI Wilmington

Trips and Enrichment Activities

Art exhibits

Art exhibits are scheduled frequently throughout the year in Arsht Hall. Check bulletin boards and postings for information.

Extracurricular activities

Members are encouraged to participate in a wide variety of regularly scheduled extracurricular activities. These activities do not count as part of a member’s five-course limit. Sign up for extracurricular activities in the office or during in-person registration, not on the registration form.

Outreach program

Through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Delaware in Wilmington’s Outreach Program, presentations and performances are given by members and musical groups at locations throughout the community. Contact the Office at 302-573-4417 for more information.

Social events

Luncheons, social hours and other celebrations that include food and entertainment are scheduled throughout the year. Information can be found in newsletters and in notices posted in advance. Members are encouraged to attend to reconnect with current friends and to meet other members.

Summer programs

  • OLLI at the Ocean—May
    Held in Rehoboth Beach, this late May program is open to members and their spouses. Enjoy a variety of lectures in a relaxing setting with old and new friends. In addition, the lure of the beach, the quaint shops and restaurants plus outlet shopping make this summer enrichment event a wonderful experience. Pick up a flyer during registration or at the Reception counter.
  • ‘June a la Carte’ Lecture Series—June
    A special week of morning presentations in Arsht Hall. A list of presenters will be available prior to registration. Watch for information at the registration desk in the lobby beginning in April.
  • Summer Session—July
    Summer Session classes take place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., and from 10:30 a.m. to noon, with extracurricular activities meeting from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. A full schedule will be available in April.


Class trips, planned and conducted by the Travel Committee or by instructors, are open first to class members and, if space is available, to other members. All trips must be planned and coordinated with the Travel Committee and the University staff. Pay for trips by check payable to: University of Delaware. Requests for disability accommodations must be made at least 65 days in advance by calling 302-831-2742.