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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Osher at William & Mary

The Osher Institute at W&M is a membership of people -- mostly age 50+ -- from a variety of backgrounds. We share a common interest in continuing learning experiences and intellectual stimulation. There are no tests or grades. Members participate purely for the joy of learning.

Have a look at our catalog to learn more about our mission and view a sampling of our class offerings.

Are you ready to join our vibrant community of lifelong learners?  Become an Osher at William & Mary member for Spring 2023. Classes begin January 30.

Open enrollment for Spring 2023 begins on Tuesday, January 3 at 8 am. During open enrollment, classes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Members who requested classes during early registration may also add classes with available seats. All members can enroll in a maximum of 8 multi-session classes, and any number of one-time lectures/one-time activities.

Check back and register starting on Tuesday, January 3. We'll hope to see you in school soon! 



A limited number of scholarships is available to individuals 50 years of age and older with an annual household adjusted gross income of less than $50,000. Apply for a scholarship

COVID-19 Mask Policy
As of March 30, 2022, masks are recommended but not required in classroom settings. See W&M's Latest Response. 
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