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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Upcoming Classes

Fall Registration Opens Monday, August 1, 2016! Get a sneak peek of the fall catalog here and start planning your schedule now.


Osher Institute Open House

F16 Osher Open House

August 11, 2016 - 9:30am-12:00pm
Rice Eccles Stadium, 451 S. 1400 E., SLC
Includes continental breakfast and beverages
Limited space. RSVP today! (801) 585-5442
Free parking in lot to the west of the stadium, enter through north tower.

A Workout for Your Brain

Want to stimulate your intellect, ignite your spirit, and meet interesting people? The Osher Institute at the U is for YOU! At Osher, you'll find courses, lectures, and special activities for people age 50 and better. When you come to Osher, you automatically have something in common with other people - the topic at hand - and a head start on meaningful conversations.Check us out at our fall open house where you can mingle with instructors and members, learn about special activities, and enjoy a sample lecture:

Maintain Your Body: Before You Slip, Trip, or Fall
Grayson Doar, PT, DPT
University of Utah Department of Physical Therapy Rehabilitation and Wellness Clinic

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Is..


The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Utah offers:

  • A rich and evolving array of courses, lectures, and special activities
  • Instructors who are distinguished emeritus faculty, scholars, and community experts
  • Members from all walks of life who bring a lifetime of experience to the classroom

Not only will you make discoveries that may change your life, but you'll meet many a life-loving friend.

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The Institute is managed by a small staff supported by numerous member volunteers. Our instructors are distinguished emeritus faculty, scholars, and experts from the community who share a passion for teaching and appreciation for all that mature students bring to the classroom. Find out more about our history and the faces behind our program.

With the generous support of The Bernard Osher Foundation – as well as individual donors, sponsors, and partners – we are able to bring together a community of adult learners who share a passion for intellectual, social, and civic engagement. Find out how you can help »

Interested in teaching for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, or showcasing your organization with an Osher special event? Find out how »

How can I register for a class? Can I bring a friend? Do you offer special events? All this and more, found here.

Prof. Petersen gave a great lecture, made you think of that time in history and how it applies today. He is very articulate. Looking forward to taking future classes with him.

Student in "Amazing Grace: The Life of William Wilberforce" –Spring 2015

Bring out the Best in You