OLLI@UND in Grand Forks
Become a Member
Who Can Join OLLI?
Mature learners who know that life is best enjoyed through learning! Individuals age 50 and better are invited to become members of OLLI. Whether you are working, retired, or semi-retired, you can be a part of OLLI. You do not need a college degree or even college experience to get involved. The only requirements for membership are a passion for learning, and a commitment to actively participate.
How Does OLLI Work?
OLLI@UND depends on active participation of its members to succeed. Participants in our growing membership provide suggestions that advise the OLLI staff in determining which courses to offer. We are limited only by our imaginations and our members' desires for the types of courses and activities OLLI offers. This means that you, the members, can design your own learning activities to suit your interests.
Why Should You Join OLLI?
By becoming an OLLI member, you will:
- Become a part of an organization designed specifically to meet your lifelong educational interests and needs.
- Make connections with other OLLI members during courses and other activities.
- Discover a new passion or explore topics of long-standing interest.
- Enjoy special learning opportunities available in a university atmosphere.
- Keep active, stay mentally fit, and enrich your life!
As an OLLI member, you will receive:
- Discounted pricing
- The opportunity to earn LEARN MORE Rewards
- First access to OLLI courses, lectures and discussion groups
- Course catalogs
- E-mails announcing OLLI and local campus events
- Access to campus facilities and events
- Participation in FREE activities
OLLI@UND Membership Fees
The goal of OLLI@UND is to provide lifelong learning opportunities for mature learners while being a self-sustaining organization, advised by OLLI members, and supported through annual membership and course fees.
We have 3 fee structures:
- Annual membership — $35
- Three-year membership — $60 (popular cost saving option!)
- “Early Bird” Annual Renewal — $25*
*Applies to current members who renew their one-year membership prior to their end date. A reminder letter will be sent to members well in advance of their membership end date.
Your OLLI membership includes access to all OLLI courses, semester course catalogs, e-newsletters, trips, selected free lectures and tours, and access to campus facilities and activities. As a member, you will receive the course catalog before the general public, thereby giving you first choice of the courses offered.
You can join OLLI at any time; however, this affordable membership fee, which supports our program, is non-refundable and non-transferable.
You can become a member when you register for courses, or begin or renew your membership now on the Registration Form.
Not sure if your membership is up to date? Call 701.777.3000 or 1.800.CALL.UND (toll free) to inquire.