Fall 2019 Term General Information
REGISTRATION IS OPEN
The 8-week fall term begins the week of September 16th and ends on November 8th for most classes.
You can browse the fall curriculum by scrolling down to access the catalog or click the specific class information to the right (in the Class Offerings column). To assist in planning, there are two different course schedule charts in the right column (below the course listing). There is the Classes By Day and Category that summarizes all scheduling information for each class broken out by day and curriculum category, then there is the Week-At-A-Glance table to give you a quick overview of the schedule layed out in a calendar format.
Our courses fill quickly and some are limited in class size. There are two ways to register:
1. Online registration which allows you to pay by credit card or check. Instructional materials can be found by scrolling down to the Registration Instructions and FAQ's section.
To register online just click this button. It's really simple!
2. Mail in registration by using the registration form found below - downloading, printing and mailing the completed form with your check. Please scroll down to the Registration Form section for the form and mailing address.
Links to all other OLLI at DU registration sites
Central, East, On Campus: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AT THESE 3 CAMPUSES
Paper Registration Form
- download the registration form by clicking this link: OLLI West Registration Form Fall 2019
- print (you should see a printer icon at the top)
- complete the form making sure to include email address.
This form is also 'fillable' on your computer. To use this feature, download and save the PDF to your computer as usual, but then open it on your computer and type directly into the form. Save the form when you are done filling it out then print.
After completing and printing your form please mail it along with your check(s) for payment to:
12081 W. Alameda Pkwy., #436
Lakewood, CO 80228
Fall 2019 Catalog
You can access the catalog by either clicking on this link to view online:
OR by viewing/printing/downloading the PDF found here (in the upper right hand corner click on the >>
This will bring up choices for you to download or view in presentation mode):
OLLI Member Fee Information
The OLLI membership/tuition fee is $130 per term (Fall, Winter, Spring). You may take classes at any of the six OLLI sites for the one fee. Please check class descriptions for any Materials Fees that may apply for a certain class.
To learn about classes at OLLI Boulder, OLLI Central, OLLI South, OLLI East and OLLI-On-Campus, visit these sites:
There are no refunds later than 10 days into the term (some exceptions may be considered).
Partial or full scholarship are available at OLLI West. Please contact email@example.com for more information. All inquiries are confidential.
Registration Instructions and FAQ's
Registration Instruction Videos
For the Videos below, click on the full screen icon to watch a video:
Fall 2019 Video: West Registration (with Email Confirmation/Re-Registration):
Fall 2019 Video: Multi-site Registration - 1 course at all 6 sites:
Frequently Asked Questions and Other Helpful Information
Class Offerings, Descriptions and Syllabi
Click on the class name to see the description!
World View Courses
Fine Arts/ Literature/ Writing
T163-The Amazing Bard and His Astonishing Works; Kirsten Morgan & Linda Ropes
TH167-Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature; Susan Elliott
Current Events/ Politics
M221-The Certainty of Death and Taxes - So Let's Talk Taxes and Uncertainties; Wendy Campbell, CPA; Tom Hughes & Blu Wagner, PhD
T186-The Times They Are a Changin': Current Events; Blu Wagner, PhD & Maggie Wohlberg
W144-Off the Wall; Tom Hughes & Blu Wagner, PhD
TH272-DocumenTED; Tom Hughes
M242-American Mahjong for Beginners; Kathy Magnani
W253-Artists' Studio Tours of Evergreen; Karen Lindsay
M182-America as Seen Through the Eyes of Its Filmmakers, Part 3; Barry Bley, JD
TH188-Land Value Taxation: The Idea of Henry George; Alec Tsoucatos
TH285-Ten Years That Shook the World: The Russian Civil War; Wayne Cassell
Philosophy/ Religion/ Psychology
T289-Wake Up To the Wisdom of Your Dreams; Billie Ortiz
TH122-Better Now Than Later: Life's Difficult Conversations; Constance Holden
TH168-Understanding the Brain; Georgia Beletsos
TH269-Continuing to Awaken; Bob Mischke, MD
(STEM) Science/ Tech/ Environmental/ Engineering/ Math
T184-Technological Innovation and Societal Transformation; Colleen and Gary Jorgensen; click here for syllabus
T252-Let's Do The Math!; Jim Loats, PhD
W285-What the BLEEP Do We Know About Theoretical Physics?; Peter Gilbert
TH260-Science Tours; Jim Sieke
F020-TOUR: Geology of Trail Ridge Road; Dave Lindsey, PhD
T280-Aging Mastery; Jean Bogar
W254-Energy Medicine for You; Nancy Lloyd
W245-Hip and Lower Back Comfort with the Feldenkrais Method ®; Joan Pacos-Jordan
Friday Speaker Series
Sep 27 - Lobbying; Paul Teske, PhD
Oct 4 - Impact of Technology on Consumption Practices; Ana Babic Rosario, PhD
Oct 11 - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Political Polls; Cynthia Perry
Oct 18 - KAVOD: Ensuring Dignity for Holocaust Victims Living in Poverty; Amy and John Israel Pregulman
Oct 25 - CBD and Marijuana; Daniel Vigil, MD and Stephanie Olofson, MS D-ABT, D-ABC
Nov 1 - Outdoor Lighting in Colorado; Randy Stanley, Richard O'Brien and Ryan Parker
Nov 8 - The Science and Culture of Coffee; Sarada Krishnan, PhD
Week-At-A-Glance and Course Chart
To view/print/download the PDFs, click the >> icon in the upper right hand corner of the documents. This will bring up choices for you to download or view in presentation mode.
Course Chart by Day and Category