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OLLI at Emory

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Emory is a lifelong learning program for seasoned adults who enjoy learning for fun. At OLLI, the thirst for knowledge never ends, with classes and social programs that nourish the mind, body, and soul. Build friendships with others who live in the spirit of learning and personal growth by choosing from dozens of classes and special interest programs.                                Current COVID-19 Policies                                                                                                                               Current OLLI Catalog 

Current Session Courses

OLLI courses currently underway.

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Upcoming Courses

OLLI courses starting next session.

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One-Day Courses

These courses, often presentations or events, last only one day.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes.  Starting June 2021, all OLLI students must have a current OLLI membership to register for classes.

Due to COVID-19, all courses are currently held online using Zoom. In January 2022, we will transition back to in-person courses and offer several different course options (in-person, online and Hyflex (in-person and Zoom).

In-person courses are held at Emory Continuing Education, which is located at 2635 Century Pkwy NE, Suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30345. (3rd Floor)

What are Hyflex courses? Hyflex course options are where some students attend face-to-face in the classroom and others join simultaneously via Zoom. These courses have limited seats in the classroom available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Other students sign up for the online option and join the class via Zoom.

Get Directions

OLLI students and instructors may park in the open-air lot directly in front of the building. Deck parking is reserved for the employees of Century Center tenants.

Registration Options

  1. Register online at oll.emory.edu by logging in to your account. (preferred method)
  2. Call the office to register by phone — 404-727-5489 (Best time to call is 3-4:30PM)

Registering Online

1. Go to olli.emory.edu and click LOGIN in the upper right corner.

Login Button

2. Select Student Login

3. Under the Emory Continuing Education and OLLI Student Login header in the center of the page, enter the email address you use to register for OLLI courses, and log in using the password you previously set up. * 

Please note:  If you have not reset your password since our software change in May 2021, you will need to reset your password.  Enter your email and click “forgot password.”  You will be prompted to enter a new password.  Once completed, close your web browser window, reopen your browser and go back to olli.emory.edu.  You should then be able to login to your account using your email and password.  If you have any issues, please call OLLI at 404-727-5489.

You will receive an email from Learn at Emory Continuing Education confirming your course selections with receipt of your purchase. (All Zoom links will be emailed the day before your course start date.)

Courses typically begin on the first Monday of each month (with the exception of holidays).

TermDates
Fall (Short)Sep 7 - Oct 1
Fall (Long)Oct 4 - Nov 19
Winter (Short)Dec 1 - Dec 17
Winter (Long)Jan 10 - Feb 28
Spring (Short)Mar 1 - Mar 28
Spring (Long)Apr 4 - May 20
Summer (Short)Jun 6 - Jul 1
Summer (Long)Jul 11 - Aug 26

Our courses are taught by a wide variety of qualified personnel. We’re very proud of the instructors we attract. Please view the Instructors page to view biographies of past, present, and future instructors.

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