The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Colorado State University is a member-based, member-driven learning community for curious minds of all ages with special attention to those ages 50 and better. Osher offers the very best in learning with no prerequisites, no tests, no stress, and no degree requirements.
In partnership with the Bernard Osher Foundation, Osher at Colorado State University was established in 2006, as one of 119 such institutes nationwide. Designed to challenge and inform, courses are small, engaging and interactive.
Learn for the fun of it—Osher at Colorado State University is a community of active adults who are enthusiastic about the pursuit of lifelong learning. Osher provides opportunities to explore fresh insights, stay current on important topics and meet new, exciting people. Courses are offered in a wide variety of topics, including:
- Global and Cultural Awareness
- Environmental Issues
- The Great Outdoors
- Current Issues
- The Arts
- The Sciences
- Health and Wellness
- Personal Skill Development
- The Rocky Mountain Region
Why belong to Osher?
People who are active, engaged in their communities, and who continue learning throughout their lives are happier and healthier and feel more productive and purposeful. Osher provides continuous opportunities to seek knowledge and a community where members can share new insights, exchange ideas, ask questions and accomplish goals while making new friends.
Who belongs to Osher?
People like you with a desire to learn, seek intellectual stimulation, experience new and creative ways of self-expression, and explore new ideas with peers choose to belong. Osher members enjoy taking an active part in shaping the world around us and building new friendships. Join the ranks of the 550+ individuals in Larimer County who already are a part of our Osher Community.
What do Osher members share?
They share the common bond of intellectual curiosity and the experience of their generation; opportunities to meet new friends, make contacts, and develop connections through attending courses, social events, field trips, and free-of-charge monthly lectures and tours.
Become an Osher Member