We invite you to learn more about UNF OLLI! This frequently asked questions (FAQs) page offers general information about our program. If you have a question that is not answered here, please call our friendly, helpful Customer Care Team at (904) 620-4200.
OLLI at UNF is self-organized members working together to create and deliver educational, cultural and social opportunities age 50 and better. OLLI at UNF enjoys national status as one of 121 college and university-affiliated OLLIs across the country that receives funding from The Bernard Osher Foundation. To learn more visit www.osherfoundation.org
. OLLI at UNF is supported by the National Resource Center for OLLIs at Northwestern University. To learn more visit http://nrc.northwestern.edu.
You may join online at http://www.unf.edu/ce/olli
, call our friendly Customer Care Team at (904) 620-4200 or visit our offices at UNF’s Adam W. Herbert University Center. Your membership is renewable annually from the day you join.
Courses are offered at UNF and three partner sites: Fleet Landing, Westminster St. Augustine and Westminster Woods on Julington Creek. Free parking is provided at all sites. At UNF, classes take place at University Center Building 43. Fleet Landing and Westminster St. Augustine are gated communities. Guards at the gates will direct you to the buildings where OLLI events are happening. At Westminster Woods on Juliington Creek, it is best to drive to the Administration Building to receive directions to your classroom. To obtain directions, go online to http://www.unf.edu/ce/olli
and click on the name of the course. Look for the location and then click the “Map It!” link.
Membership is required for participate in most programs.
Membership is a prerequisite for most OLLI programming. Membership provides access to OLLI programs and events.
- Throughout the year members have access to more than 300 programs and ED-ventures annually. Our Fall and Winter terms are our largest sessions more than 100 programs each. In Spring we typically offer between 90 and 100 programs. We publish catalogs for each term. All are promoted via OLLI's website and e-mail messages sent to all members. Programs can be as short as one session or may span several months. They are offered throughout the week at various times of the day. The Program Teams plan and design each term's offerings.
- OLLI ED-ventures are out-of-classroom learning opportunities.
- Explore More programs blend classroom learning with out of classroom, hands on experiences.
- We also offer members charter travel with Road Scholar.
OLLI’s Program Teams plan each term. Contact OLLI Director Jeanette Toohey at email@example.com
or (904) 620-1159 to learn how to propose a program for consideration.
Members of the Leadership Council communicate their need for volunteers to the Volunteer OLLI Coordinator (VOLLI), who, in turn, interviews prospective volunteers to learn about their interests, backgrounds and skills. The VOLLI then refers the volunteer to the appropriate team leader. OLLI at UNF is grateful to its volunteers for their investment of time and talent and remains committed to providing them with enjoyable, satisfying and rewarding volunteer experiences. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
if you're interested in learning more!
OLLI is one of 3 programs in UNF’s Division of Continuing Education, the premier provider of lifelong learning, workforce development and enrichment experiences. The OLLI Director reports to the Dean of Continuing Education.
UNF OLLI is governed by a Leadership Council comprised of volunteers with significant experience in the organization as students, instructors and volunteers. The council as a whole is responsible for ensuring OLLI at UNF’s sustainability and growth, as well as making sure that it remains responsive to wishes and needs of its members. Each member of the Leadership Council has a specific set of responsibilities. Contact OLLI Director Jeanette Toohey at email@example.com or (904) 620-1159 if you'd like to learn more.