The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at U of A  is Arkansas’ leading university affiliated, non-profit program providing high quality, affordable educational, cultural and engagement opportunities for mature adults. 


Announcing enhanced membership and registration features including easier class searches, couples’ registration, flexible course payment options and more. 

Need Registration 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.

Need Membership Information? Join and you’ll discover valuable member benefits and learning that fits your schedule, year round.  Annual memberships are tax deductible! OLLI offers annual gift membership certificates, too. Give the gift of lifelong learning!

OLLI SIgnOFFICE HOURS                 Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Phone 479.575.4545

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

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“The History of Jerusalem”                Thursday, April 9                                   Time: 1:00 pm                                     Location: UA Global Campus – Fayetteville. If you did not previously register for this popular class, you will want register to attend now!       CLICK TO REGISTER: HISTORY OF JERUSALEM

OLLI_Logo_redMEMBER SOCIALS        The Social Committee plans opportunities to meet up for fun and fellowship outside the classroom!

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

Questions about a social event?         Contact Steve Parker, OLLI-UA Social Committee Chair at:

2015 OLLI Cookout Invite website (443x640)

Spring 2015 Course Catalog


  Arkansas Country Doctor Museum:  “Pioneer Northwest Arkansas Nurses & Physicians – Healthcare Ain’t What it Used to Be!”                                             Tuesday, April 7                                   Time: 12:30 am – 3:30 am                   Location: Travel to Arkansas Country Doctor Museum in Lincoln, AR.

OLLI UA Instructors Dr. Betty Battenfield and Dr. Mitch Singleton will each give a short presentation to provide historical context to the pioneers in Arkansas’ medicine.  Join in the guided tour of  the Arkansas Country Doctor Museum /Lincoln Clinic (1962-1972) with recently expanded displays and medical artifiacts.  CLICK ON PHOTO TO REGISTER

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