Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

OLLI Wilmington

Fun, engaging learning for age 50+

Join us for fun and learning at OLLI — online, in-person or both!

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Delaware is an academic cooperative for adults 50 and over to enjoy classes, teach, exchange ideas and socialize together. Instructors teach subjects they love to students who are there for the love of learning!

  • Still time to join us for October-November classes! Late registration and drop/add is available Oct. 9-20 for courses with open seats in OLLI’s second five-week session taking place Oct. 17–Nov. 20.
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FALL 2023 CATALOG: complete as of 7/14/2023 print date

CATALOG ADDENDUM:  additions, schedule changes, cancellations

SCHEDULE: At-a-glance course schedule, updated 8/2/2023
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COURSE SYLLABI: Instructor-provided syllabi, course outlines

OLLI Online Online offerings will remain an important part of our statewide virtual lifelong learning program designed to bring together OLLI members from UD’s OLLI programs throughout the state. Click here to learn more about UD OLLI Online.

About the OLLI Wilmington program

Special thanks

We would like to thank the generous donors who contributed to the OLLI Wilmington program during fiscal year 2023 (July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023). Click here to view a donor recognition list acknowledging the supporters whose contributions are making a direct impact for the program.

Attending in-person classes?

Vaccines strongly recommendedThe University of Delaware and the OLLI program are committed to hosting in-person programs in a safe, healthy environment. It is strongly recommended that all OLLI in-person participants remain up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccination. Mask wearing is optional but encouraged. Guidelines are subject to change in accordance with current UD health guidelines. For details, visit UD OLLI In-person Participation Guidelines