OLLI at UCLA Membership

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Membership in OLLI at UCLA begins the quarter you join and lasts for one full year. Membership is required to take OLLI courses, with the exception of Taste of Osher. There are two tiers of membership:

Basic Membership – $50/year. Basic members enroll at regular course fees – $80 to $165 per course.

Plus Membership – $295/year. Plus members receive up to 75% off course fees – paying no more than $40 per course (some exceptions apply).  

If you are a new member, or your membership has expired, you will automatically be prompted to purchase a new membership when you pay for your courses.

The OLLI Scholarship Program provides current and prospective members who demonstrate financial need—and a commitment to lifelong learning— a free year of OLLI Plus membership. Plus members pay significantly reduced course fees of no more than $40/course (some exceptions apply).

How to apply

Scholarship applicants must be 50 years or older to qualify for the OLLI program. To be considered for a scholarship, please download the application and submit all required items to osher@uclaextension.edu. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Applications must be received by the following deadlines:

  • Fall Quarter: May 1
  • Spring Quarter: November 1
  • Winter Quarter: August 1 
  • Summer Quarter: February 1

Download Scholarship Application

How to Join and Enroll in Courses

Step 1: Find the course you wish to take. Click on the yellow "Enroll" button to add it to your shopping cart. Add more courses or proceed to checkout.

Step 2: At checkout, you will be asked to login or create a MyExtension account.

Step 3: Follow the prompts to enroll. If you are not a current member, you will be prompted to purchase/renew a membership during checkout.

For help, see our step by step directions for creating an account and enrolling online.

OLLI Plus Members: When checking out, be sure to select "Apply a Discount" and choose OLLI Plus Discount from the drop down. For help, see our step by step directions for how to apply the Plus member discount when enrolling in courses.


Contact OLLI at UCLA

Need help or have questions about a course? Call the OLLI at UCLA office at 310-206-2693 or email osher@uclaextension.edu. We are happy to help walk you through the website navigation, online enrollment, or answer any questions about the program.



UCLA Extension staff are working remotely at this time and are therefore unable to process enrollments over the phone.  Please contact the OLLI office for help with navigating online registration. You can still contact UCLA Extension Registration at (310) 825-9971, ext. 601 or email enroll@uclaextension.edu if you have questions about your membership status, transactions, or to make updates to your student profile.


Refund Requests

Refund requests will be accepted through the close of business on the final refund date, which is printed on your enrollment receipt (typically this is 2 weeks after course start date). For every refund request totaling $30 or more, a $30 administrative fee is assessed (this fee is waived for Plus members). OLLI membership dues are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

To request a refund, call (310) 825-9971, ext. 601 or email your request to refunds@uclaextension.edu. If you are requesting a refund for an exceptional reason, please contact the OLLI staff first, at 310-206-2693 or osher@uclaextension.edu.

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