Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ
OLLI South classes are held at Valley View Christian Church, 11004 Wildfield Lane, Littelton, Co 80129 (near South Santa Fe Drive and Titan Parkway) (map and directions)
OLLI meets for three terms during the year, each term lasts eight weeks. The fall session begins in mid-September, the winter term begins in mid-January, and the spring term at the end of March. Each class meets weekly for two hours, (either in the morning or afternoon) for up to eight weeks. Special events may take place during or between terms, or on occasion in the summer. Please see the "Home" tab for the latest catalog of classes.
Who teaches the Classes?
Most are facilitated by OLLI members who have the professional knowledge of or a scholarly interest in the subjects of the classes. Some are taught by retired faculty members, community and civic leaders and independent scholars. Others may take place at a museum, artist’s studio, or a theater where the resident professional teaches the class.
What is the cost?
You become a member simply by paying $130 per term. Your membership fee is included with your tuition. You are considered an OLLI member for any given academic year if you enroll in classes during any of the three terms . Refunds available if requested no later than 10 days into current term.
Additional costs? Some classes may have an extra charge, as do some of the workshops. Members are responsible for purchasing their own books. A materials fee may apply to some classes not requiring the purchase of a book.
Scholarships: Through generous donations by OLLI members, we have an OLLI Scholarship Fund. The fund will partially assist those who wish to participate in OLLI classes, workshops, retreats, etc. but are financially unable. If you, or someone you know, would like more information, please contact the OLLI South Manager (contact information can be found on the Admin tab). All inquiries and scholarships will remain totally confidential.
What are the additional benefits of membership?
- Entitles you to take classes at any or all of the OLLI locations
- Member priced participation in, “The Summer Seminars of OLLI,” “Hot Topic Luncheons” and the annual “International Symposium”
- Receipt of OLLI News
- Invitations to annual social events
- OLLI Membership Card that allows participation and discounts.
Snow Closure Policy:
OLLI South follows Douglas County School District closure policies. If Douglas County Public Schools are closed OLLI South is closed. If there is a delayed start, we begin classes at the regular start time of 9:30.How do I get information about all the OLLI at DU Sites?OLLI at DU continues to grow! To keep find the latest listing of the sites with their associated websites, click here.