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.
Find us in several locations throughout Pinellas County
Meet the Staff
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.