Registration for Senior University~Osher Lifelong Learning Institute fall session will be held Sept. 9 beginning at 9 a.m. A general membership meeting follows at 10 a.m. Registration and the meeting will be held in CSULB’s Human Services and Design building, Room 101, near the corner of Palo Verde Avenue and Anaheim Road. Free parking for this event is available in Lot 9. The fall session is Oct. 3-Dec. 4.
During the general meeting, instructor Florence Dodge will present specially selected readings from her memoir writing class. Everyone is welcome to come and listen to the memoirs of past class members.
Senior University was established a decade ago, this marking the 10th year of providing learning opportunities for older adults. During its 10 years the membership has grown from 50 to more than 700 students.
Senior University offers classes in four eight-week sessions each year for adults 50 years of age or older. The classes are taught by current and emeriti university professors, current and former industry experts, CSULB graduate students and others with skills and knowledge in various fields and disciplines.
Computer classes range from fundamentals to graphics and the use of digital cameras and are conducted in a 10-workstation lab by skilled instructors. Lecture classes are offered on a wide variety of topics including health, music, science, literature, creative writing, art, history, finance, politics, travel, Spanish, yoga, and bridge.
The annual membership fee for Senior University is $40, pro-rated to $20 for both the spring and summer sessions. Tuition is $10 per lecture class and $45 per computer class. In addition, computer classes require an annual $40 SeniorNet membership fee.