Frequently Asked Questions


Below, you'll find answers to common questions about the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Emory University. If you need additional information please reach out to the OLLI Office at olli@emory.edu or call us at 404-727-5489. The OLLI Office is open 9am - 4pm, Monday - Friday.

Do I have to be a member to take an OLLI class?

Yes. Starting June 2021, all OLLI students must have a current OLLI membership to register for courses.  However, on occasion OLLI may offer a presentation that is open to the public, those opportunities will be noted online, as open to anyone.   

Where are classes held?

Due to COVID-19, all courses are currently held online using Zoom. In January 2022, we will transition back to in-person courses and offer several different course options (in-person, online and Hyflex (in-person and Zoom).

In-person courses are held at Emory Continuing Education, which is located at 2635 Century Pkwy NE, Suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30345. (3rd Floor)

What are Hyflex courses? Hyflex course options are where some students attend face-to-face in the classroom and others join simultaneously via Zoom. These courses have limited seats in the classroom available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Other students sign up for the online option and join the class via Zoom.

Atlanta | 2635 Century Pkwy | Emory Continuing Education

Where can I park?

OLLI students and instructors may park in the open-air lot directly in front of the building. Deck parking is reserved for the employees of Century Center tenants.  Parking is free and abundant.

How do I register?

  1. Register online at oll.emory.edu (preferred method). Returning students can register, by logging in to your account and new students by creating an account.
    • Register online by going to emory.edu and click LOGIN in the upper right corner.
    • Select Student Login and login using the email and password associated with your account.
  2. Call the office to register by phone — 404-727-5489 (Best time to call is 2-4PM)

Please note:  If you have not reset your password since our software change in May 2021, you will need to reset your password.  Enter your email and click “forgot password.”  You will be prompted to enter a new password.  Once completed, close your web browser window, reopen your browser, and go back to olli.emory.edu.  You should then be able to login to your account using your email and password.  If you have any issues, please call OLLI at 404-727-5489.

How will I know that I have been registered?

You will receive an email from Learn at Emory Continuing Education confirming your course selections with receipt of your purchase as well as confirmation of courses enrolled. If you have registered in an online course, you will receive your Zoom link the afternoon before your course start date.

Who teaches OLLI at Emory courses?

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) courses are taught by an outstanding array of instructors who are current and retired faculty from Emory University, and surrounding colleges, as well as experts from the local community. Our instructors are teaching dozens of courses of high interest, relevant, and timely topics to our experienced and insightful OLLI members. Please visit our instructor page for more information.

What are the OLLI dates for 2021-2022?

Below are the current OLLI Sessions, our short sessions are 4-weeks in length and long sessions are usually 7-8 weeks. 

2022

Winter Long: Jan 7 - Mar 3

Spring Short: Mar 4 - Mar 31

Spring Long: Apr 4 - May 27

Summer Short: Jun 6 - Jul 1

Summer Long: Jul 11 - Aug 26

Fall Short: Sept 5 - Oct 4

Fall Long: Oct 10 - Dec 9