Met Opera Live
National Theatre Live
Bolshoi Ballet

Where curiosity never retires

No tests. No grades.  Just the joy of learning and sharing.

OLLI–the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute–at Eckerd College is a non-profit education program designed for people age 50+ and open to all adult learners.  Each year OLLI provides more than 300 intellectually stimulating non-credit classes, interest groups, local and international trips and special events for its 1,500+  members at several locations in Pinellas County.

For information on how to attend a class as a guest, our reciprocity policy with USF, and our Golden Rules, please view the OLLI policies.

Please call us at 727.864.7600
OLLI at Eckerd College - Where Curiosity Never Retires
Aerial view of Vienne, France

Tour France with OLLI and Dr. John Schloder

Visit Burgundy and Provence on a cruise of the Rhone River in June of 2018. Photo by Daveblack, CC BY-SA 3.0


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Find us in several locations throughout Pinellas County

Continuing Education Center
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

Harbor Hall
1500 16th Street
Palm Harbor, FL 34683

939 Beach Drive NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Quak Center
1095 Pinellas Point Drive S
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

Meet the Staff

Louise Diesbrock

Louise Diesbrock
OLLI Registration Coordinator
West Lodge

Daun Fletcher smiling

Daun Fletcher
OLLI Registrar
West Lodge

Kay Greenman

Kay Greenman
North County Logistics Coordinator

Liz Wagner head shot

Liz Wagner
Program and Volunteer Coordinator
West Lodge


In January 1997, Senior College at Eckerd College was developed to provide affordable, engaging non-credit courses and travel programs for adults, age 50 and above, in the Tampa Bay area.

In 2005, the Bernard Osher Foundation recognized Eckerd College’s Senior program as an “exemplary lifelong learning program” and provided a generous grant for support. Renamed The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Eckerd College, OLLI at Eckerd has grown to serve over 1200 members.

The Bernard Osher Foundation currently supports 119 lifelong learning programs at colleges and universities across the U.S.