University of Vermont

OLLI at UVM - October Classes Start Soon!

UVM Faculty and Staff are eligible for a membership discount

Registration is now open for UVM October courses and events. 

OLLI at UVM is part of a statewide network andnational network of Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes that provide adults 50 years of age and more with the opportunity to learn from seasoned experts and peers and to enjoy access to the many resources of the University, including its renowned faculty. Lifelong learning is an ever-important means of staying active and engaged with the community, allowing us to seek, learn, discover, and continue to grow.

Classes Starting in October:
  • Birds and Birding in Vermont with Maeve Kim
  • From Red State to Blue State: The Story of Vermont’s Political Change with Chris Graff
  • A Healthy Thanksgiving Feast with Patsy Jamieson
  • Painting the Landscape in Watercolor with Jean Cannon
  • Español Intermedio y Cultura with Mario Martinez
  • Beginning Yoga with Amanda McIntire
  • Reading Jane Eyre with Rebecca Starks
  • Bridging Science & Spirit: Premonitions, Telepathy & the Global Mind with Fred Fengler
  • Amazing Ancient Egypt: An Introduction with David Ian Lightbody
View the descriptions of the classes on the OLLI Website
  • In addition to classes, OLLI at UVM offers different special events throughout the year. Other offerings include:

    • Great Decisions: Facilitated by OLLI member volunteers, these are insightful, thought-provoking discussions about some of the most pressing foreign policy challenges that our country faces.
    • Sacred Harp Singing: A traditional New England style of participatory singing. Gatherings are every Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm, at Ira Allen Chapel.

    Register to become an OLLI at UVM member today! All UVM faculty, staff and alumni receive a special discounted member rate: $24 or $40 for two. OLLI at UVM members enjoy priority registration for courses and receive a 30% discount on all OLLI at UVM courses, among many other benefits. Members who register by September 7 receive an additional 10% off four-week classes costing $60 or more. Register for an OLLI at UVM Course or contact us with any questions at 802-656-2085 or