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Fall 2017

OLLI Fall Catalog 2017 

The Fall 2017 catalog with a complete listing of courses and lectures has been mailed to all OLLI Members!

In the meantime enjoy this preview of the OLLI Fall Catalog 2017 !

Registrations continue until course capacity has been reached!

Front Cover: The OLLI at URI had many reasons to celebrate this year, hosting volunteers, donors, and faculty at a series of breakfasts. At left, clockwise: Joanne Smardin, Barb Nicholson, Perry Howard, Ted di Stefano, Paul Stein, Steve O’Brien, Louise Paquin, Jean Miller, Susan Berman, Sally Burke, Robyn Levine, Cobi Bush, Marie Geary, and Kathy Grande

 OLLI Fall Registration Form (also available in back of catalog)

Fall 2017 Faculty

The OLLI at URI is happy to welcome sixteen new faculty to its ranks this upcoming fall semester.

Lectures & Courses by Topic

Lectures & Courses by Day of Week

Fall Registration Updates!




The following courses and/or lectures are now filled!

  • Draw & Paint with Me – Beth Casagrande
  • Tour of the Crime Lab (all dates) – Dennis Hilliard
  • Beginning Oil Painting – Vanessa Piche
  • Navajo Culture & the Navajo Code Talkers – Betsy Cook


Special note for the fall semester: 

We ask that if you are interested in a course, you try to register 2 weeks prior to the start date. We will still accept registrations up to the start date of a course. However, if we do not have enough participants enrolled in a course in advance, we will have to cancel it. Bummer!

The following courses/lectures have been cancelled!

  • Selections from 19th Century Literature – Ken Knotts (Nov.6-Dec.18)
  • Western Civilization – Giancarlo Maiorino (Oct17 – Nov.16)
  •         The Songs of Shakespeare –  Dorothy Stang (Oct 27 – Dec.8)
  •         Painting Through the Impressionists – Vanessa Piche(Nov 1 – Dec.20)
  •         The Illustrious House of Ramires – Gregory McNab (Oct.25-Nov.29)


To Register for Courses and Lectures

Membership Note: You must be a current OLLI member in order to register for a course.  To become a member you can register on-line or complete the OLLI Registration and include with your course registration.  Your renewal date can be found on the mailing label of your catalog, on your membership card, or by calling the OLLI office.

Course & Lecture Registration:

  1. Locate the course registration form in the catalog or print the Fall 2017 Registration Form
  2. Return the completed form, along with your payment by check.
  3. Make your  CHECK  payable  to  URI  (cash  and credit cards cannot be accepted). 
  4. Registrations are now being accepted for both WALK-IN and MAIL-IN REGISTRATIONS .  Feel free to call the OLLI at 401-874-4197  for availability.

Most OLLI courses are held in our classrooms located at 210 Flagg Rd. unless otherwise noted.

Advance registration and OLLI Membership is required.


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