Welcome to OLLI

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Cal State East Bay (CSUEB), also known as SCHOLAR-OLLI, provides a learning environment for mature learners which fosters creativity, self-discovery and peer education.

OLLI at CSUEB provides opportunities for intellectual stimulation and learning to mature students (50+) in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, with programs offered in Alameda, Concord, Danville, Oakland, Pleasanton and Walnut Creek. We feature low-cost membership (only $40.00 per person/per year), exciting and challenging lectures, courses and field trips in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities, all presented by Cal State East Bay emeritus faculty and other distinguished educators.

Online registration for Winter 2018 is now open.

Attention: Please call the OLLI office if you experience difficulty with registration. 925-602-6776

If this is your first time using our new/updated site -here are the steps to successfully LogIn

For Current Members –

  1. “Sign-In”    2. Enter your email address    3. Click – “Lost your password?”

You will receive an email with a new password – note it in your files for future use.

Use this password to redo the sign-in process. Proceed with your course or lecture registration.

For New/Potential Members –

Complete your membership First!

  1. “Join”   2. Choose – ‘individual or couples’   3. Choose – ‘length/term – one year or five year  4.  Click – “Sign-up Now”    5. Complete your membership registration
    6. Then go back in & you will be able to use you membership discount on all courses and lectures.

Examples of our programs include:

  • A Course about The Culture of Tea
  • A Lecture about the Modoc War
  • A Field Course to the SF MOMA
  • A Course about Fairy Tales: NOT Just for Children

The Metropolitan Opera Season: Part 1

January 26, 2018

Price for Members: $36 Price for Non-Members: $50 Members of the Opera Club: $36 Date/Time: Fridays, January 26; *February 9 & 23, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (*Note – Class meets every other week.) Instructor: Diane Mauch, M. Mus., U of Michigan, director of education, Florida Grand Opera Location: Rossmoor Community: Gateway Complex, Fireside Room,

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Philosophy in Literature: Dostoevsky and Camus

January 29, 2018

Price for Members: $60 Price for Non-Members: $84 Date/Time: Mondays, January 29; February 5, 12, 19 & 26, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.. Instructor: Martin Benjamin, Ph.D., professor emeritus of philosophy, Michigan State University Location: Concord Campus

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Red Heads and Dreamers

February 08, 2018

Price for Members: $60 Price for Non-Members: $84 Date/Time: Thursdays, February 8, 15 & 22; March 1 & 8, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Instructor: Jannie M. Dresser, M.F.A., English and creative writing, Mills College Location: Concord Campus

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OLLI AT CSUEB is sponsored by:

  • The Bernard Osher Foundation
  • The California State University, East Bay, Concord Campus
  • The California State University, East Bay, Extension
  • The California State University, East Bay, Educational Foundation
  • Your memberships and your donations

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