Where curiosity never retires

Non-credit, no tests, no grades…just the fun of sharing and learning.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Eckerd College provides personal enrichment opportunities through intellectually stimulating non-credit classes, trips, and interest groups. Through OLLI you will rediscover the joys of learning.

  • Explore topics of interest you never found time to do before
  • Take part in lively discussions
  • Find new meaning and self-discovery through a variety of learning experiences
  • Build new friendships with like-minded people

What OLLI at Eckerd Offers You

  • An affordable annual membership that provides classes and trips at reduced fees
  • A robust learning community of more than 1200 members
  • Programs year round at the beautiful Eckerd College Campus on Boca Ciega Bay and various locations throughout Pinellas County
  • Single or multi-session classes in three separate terms: Winter, Spring/Summer, Autumn
  • Monthly social events
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Class instructors with exceptional subject matter expertise
  • Member discounts at selected local cultural and entertainment venues

What You Can Do With OLLI

  • Delve deeply into intriguing academic subjects or enjoy lighter classes on scores of fun topics
  • Discover Florida’s natural beauty and wildlife on local and regional day trips
  • Explore international locations throughout Latin America and Europe with like-minded travelers
  • Partake in delicious cuisine and wine at distinctive restaurants
  • Enjoy theater, opera, dance, photography and more with special interest groups
Met Opera Live in HD

Enjoy the entire 2015-16 Metropolitan Opera season simulcast in the Dan and Mary Miller Auditorium. OLLI and ASPEC members will receive ticket discounts.


Find us in nine locations across the Tampa Bay Area

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Meet the Staff

Monica Kile

Monica Kile
West Lodge 125

Tom Santee

Tom Santee
Creative Director
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Linda Font

Linda Font
Continuing Education Logistics and Volunteer Coordinator
West Lodge

Kay Greenman
North County Logistics Coordinator