Welcome To OLLI

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM is a community of adult learners who enjoy year-round courses and events that are diverse, interesting, fun, and affordable. OLLI at UVM seeks to engage the minds, stimulate the senses, and foster learning through a wide range of classes, programs, travel opportunities, and social activities. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about who we are and what we do!


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OLLI Art Exhibit and Reception

Magic Portal and the Game of Representation

with Mike Strauss
Thursday, April 18
5-6:30 pm
Office of Continuing and Distance Education
322 South Prospect Street

Free and open to the public

Mike Strauss Art

Explore the language of the painter: Ways of looking at shape, light, color and depth. The cycles of drawing and painting. Works in acrylic and ink on canvas, as well as pastel and ink on paper.


OLLI Sponsors and Partners

OLLI at UVM is grateful to our area sponsors and partners who help us through their financial contributions and programming support.

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“OLLI is ‘user-friendly’ and always a good learning experience.”


“OLLI classes are awesome! A great way to meet new people with common interests and continue
to expand your knowledge, all while having fun!”


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Osher Foundation Contributes $1 Million to OLLI Program at UVM

The Bernard Osher Foundation of San Francisco has awarded $1 million to the University of Vermont to support its Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).

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