Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

OLLI Wilmington

Travel 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

UD by the Sea—May
Designed by and for members of the UD’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), UD by the Sea provides OLLI members and guests with programming, activities and social time in Rehoboth Beach. Registration for UD by the Sea includes:

  • Attendance at two days of topical programs with guest speakers
  • Banquet dinner with entertainment and cash bar
  • Reception with cash bar
  • Games and social activities
  • Fun, new memories and friends

‘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.