Lifelong Learning

Keeping your brain active and engaged is an important part of healthy aging. Discover classes and events at the University of Arizona that are tailor-made for community members just like you.

Curiosity Never Retires

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Arizona (OLLI-UA) offers fun, enriching classes and events for adults 50 and older.  

Feed your mind while making new friends alongside other lifelong learners!

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Keeping active mentally and engaged socially is important as you age. OLLI-UA (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Arizona) offers hundreds of life-enriching in-person and online learning opportunities to adults 50+. Feed your curious mind and passion for knowledge in a community of lifelong learners. 

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Other Learning Opportunities

Arizona Science Lecture Series

In the 16th annual College of Science Lecture Series, our distinguished faculty led the audience on a journey through water, its history and its future. From the comfort of your home, you can watch the lectures on the cosmic origins of water, the essential role of the Colorado River in the arid Southwestern United States today and the next great challenges of water for future generations.

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Behavioral Sleep Medicine Seminar

The Behavioral Sleep Medicine Seminar is a weekly lecture series hosted by the Department of Psychiatry. Lectures take place on Thursdays at 9:00 AM and are all online. The seminar is free to attend, and each lecture is eligible for 1 CME credit. CME is provided by the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson.

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Community Classroom

The SBS Community Classroom brings renowned University of Arizona professors and community scholars together with lifelong learners and professionals in the Tucson community. Offerings range from full courses where you study along with UArizona students to shorter, cultural immersion experiences.

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Continuing and Professional Education

Ready to earn a certification, advance your career, or just pick up a new skill? Continuing and Profession Education offers professional development, certifications, corporate training and other non-credit opportunities to achieve these goals.

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Humanities Seminars Program

The Humanities Seminars Program offers the community and its senior citizens a wide range of classes from astronomy to archeology and from Shakespeare to film noir. There are no examinations, but reading assignments may be given and discussion is encouraged. 

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Living Healthy With Arthritis - Tucson Lecture Series

The Living Healthy With Arthritis community outreach and public education program focuses on healthy lifestyle education and patient empowerment while living with arthritis. The lecture series features a wide range of topics utilizing both community speakers and medical and health professionals from the University of Arizona. Monthly lectures are free and open to the public. 

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SBS Community Engagement Program

The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences' program in Community Engagement offers partnerships, events and lifelong learning for the broader Tucson community.

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