SPRING REGISTRATION BEGINS MONDAY, JANUARY 26.   Dear OLLI Members, please check your e-mail for an updated ID and PASSWORD. Then log in for a SNEAK PEEK (only) of fun classes and events! Remember: Register on or after Monday!  CLICK HERE.

When you become a member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at University of Arkansas, you become part of a vibrant learning community. OLLI UA  is the region’s leading university based, non-profit program providing educational, cultural and engagement opportunities for mature adults. 

Join us and discover the benefits of membership and the joy of learning year round.  Annual memberships are tax deductible and last 365 calendar days. OLLI offers annual gift membership certificates, too. Give the gift of lifelong learning!


Announcing the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UA’s enhanced online Membership and Registration Services!

We hope you’ll enjoy and take advantage of the enhanced features like easier class searches, flexible course payment options and more. 
Current active OLLI UA members will receive a new ID and  password via e-mail this semester.
TIP: Make sure we have your current address.  E-mail us [olli@uark.edu] to verify yours is current before online registration starts!                    
-Non-members: Simply create a new account to view classes, events, memberships and register. For membership information and the course catalog: CLICK HERE.       
Need assistance?                               We’re here to help.  When you call, a friendly staff member or member volunteer will be glad to take time to thoroughly answer your questions, help facilitate registration, provide membership support, access to member benefits and more. 

Office Hours                                        Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Phone 479.575.4545
E-Mail olli@uark.edu

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UA (OLLI) Staff                                                    Director: Susan Tonymon                        Assistant Director: Sandra Sawyer              Part-time Office Assistant: Suzanne Murphy  Part-time Office Assistant: Essie Anderson      Office Volunteer: Connie Johnson


Join OLLI Instructor Hershel Hartford’s  class to explore the world of social media! 

Photo Online Instructor 2

Visit “OLLI in the Ozarks” on Youtube for OLLI Class Highlights and Instructor Videos


OLLI CLASS FEATURE:  The Artic Char- Exotic Sport Fish of the Far North will be held Monday, February 16. 10:00am – 12:00pm.  Dr. Fred Paillet leads the class exploration into the world of the colorful giant cousin of the eastern brook trout, living exclusively in the pristine whitewater streams in North America’s arctic wilderness. Join this experienced guide for a vivid photographic tour.  Learn the process to gain sport fishing access to wilderness waters. Expect intriguing and unusual details specific to the Artic Char as well as Alaska’s other species of  exotic game fish.


The Social Committee of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UA provides wonderful opportunities to meet up for fun outside the classroom. Check the Calendar of Events and member e-mails for details and new events!

Birthdays & Books Monthly Luncheons  Meets at Bordino’s Italian Restaurant (3rd Thursday of each Month)- Dickson St. Fayetteville, AR 11:30am – 1:00pm

Questions about a social event?         Contact Steve Parker, OLLI-UA Social Committee Chair at: steveparker41@msn.com


Spring 2015 Course Catalog
Spring 2015 Course Catalog is now available!

Members: Check your mailbox for your catalog and updated registration information. 

General Public/NWA Newspaper Deliveries: Sunday, January 25th and Bella Vista on Wednesday, January 28th.


OPEN HOUSES                                    All are open to the public. Save the Date!

Fayetteville  OLLI/U of A Global Campus   Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
2 E. Center St.
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Cost: FREE Members and Public

Rogers  U of A Global Campus (Pinnacle)  Date: Friday, February 20, 2015
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
3300 Market St. – 4th Floor
Rogers, AR 72758
Cost: FREE Members and Public

Springdale  Schmieding Center   Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
2422 N. Thompson St. (Auditorium)
Springdale, AR 72764
Cost: FREE Members and Public


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