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Becoming a New Member


Join a vibrant, active community of 900+ individuals who all share a love of learning. Be part of an organization designed specifically to meet your intellectual interests.  Part of what makes OLLI special is the exchange of ideas in the classroom.

We have an exciting Fall 2020 semester planned with a wide array of thought-provoking virtual workshops, events and guest speakers. 

Enjoy opportunities for lifelong learning and friendships through OLLI at SBU’s virtual workshops from the comfort of your home…Zoom from your Room!





You are a returning member if:

1. You purchased an Annual Membership in 2020 for $325 and want to register for workshops for the Spring 2021 semester. There will be no fee to do so.


2. You purchased a Fall Term Membership in 2020 for $165 and would like to continue participating in the OLLI at SBU Program, to do this you will need to upgrade your membership for an additional $160. This will permit you access for the Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 semesters (Summer included at no additional cost).


You are a new member if:
1. You have never purchased an Annual/Term Membership in 2020  and want to register for workshops for the Spring 2021 semester. 


 2. You were given "The Gift of OLLI" and need to complete your membership registration at no cost to you.



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OLLI offers a wide range of thought- provoking workshops during three semesters per year in various topics such as:

  • Art
  • Computer Science
  • Current Events
  • Finance & Business
  • Game Theory & Sports
  • History & Politics
  • Language
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Philosophy & Psychology
  • Photography
  • Religion
  • Science
  • Writing
  • and more

Members can take advantage of registering for an unlimited number of OLLI Virtual Workshops during the Spring 2021 semester

  • Access to free Zoom training (group & individual) with a full downloadable training guide
  • Access to a variety of virtual Special Events
  • OLLI Virtual Lecture Series featuring engaging guest speakers who share their insights and experiences with the OLLI membership
  • Subscription to our weekly e-newsletter,  What’s’ Happening
  • Community engagement amongst members of diverse career, educational and experiential backgrounds
  • Access to participate in OLLI Committees and Councils & Virtual Chorus
  • Access to Stony Brook University G Suite (Gmail, Google drive, Google docs, etc.), licensed SBU Zoom account, SBU virtual events, SBU newsletter and more