Join us for Bonuses, lectures, and other cultural and special events which are offered free or at minimal cost. 

Enjoy light refreshments and socializing with OLLI friends before each Weekly Bonus in the lounge, WIL 152D.

Click on the event details for more information, or call 256.824.6183.


OLLI Students: Arrive Early for Your Parking Convenience

We encourage our OLLI students to arrive early for their parking convenience, and to remember to have their OLLI parking permits displayed on their vehicles.

OLLI parking permits are a special benefit limited to OLLI members for participating in OLLI on-campus activities only.

OLLI and UAH Community events available to you include:

Event: Fall Open House

8/10/21 | Tue | 10:00 am | In Person

Come back to campus to register for our fall term! Join us to see fellow OLLI members in-person while learning more about our upcoming courses, bonuses, and events. Register for term and meet instructors and the curriculum committee.

Register at

Presented by OLLI Curriculum Committee

Open to OLLI members and the general public
Event: OLLI Day Alabama

8/20/21 | Fri | 9:00 am | In Person

Join us to celebrate the 2nd OLLI Day Alabama! Together with the OLLI programs at The University of Alabama and Auburn University, we will have a daylong celebration with many notable speakers. Start the day with breakfast at the Student Services Building with Mayor Tommy Battle and guest speaker Dr. Curt Fields for a live portrayal of Ulysses S. Grant. Throughout the day, the other OLLI programs will offer various speakers and members can connect online.

Register at

Presented by OLLI at UAH

Open to OLLI members and the general public
Bonus: Sharing Our Stories & Preserving Our Past: The U.S. Space & Rocket Center

8/27/21 | Fri | 11:00 am | In Person & Online

Join us to learn more about the shining beacon of Rocket City! Learn more about the 363 feet tall Saturn V Moon Rocket which is a testament to humankind's ability to dream big and accomplish lofty goals! Just as the Apollo 11 Moon landing was a major goal and mission led by Dr. von Braun, so was the creation of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, so come to discover its history, activities, and more!

Register online. Members who register to attend online will receive the Zoom link one day prior to the event.

Presented by Joseph Vick, Director of Museum Education and Outreach of US Space and Rocket Center

Open to OLLI members
Popcorn & A Movie: Lion

9/3/21 | Fri | 10:30 am | In Person

Witness the story of Saroo, a five year old that gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India. Discover how he learns to survive alone, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, using Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally returns to his first home.

Open to OLLI members
Event: OLLI Annual Meeting

9/8/21 | Wed | 4:00 pm | In Person

It is time to celebrate OLLI's accomplishments from the last two years! Join us for a fun afternoon with fellow members on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 4:00 pm. Get the opportunity to meet UAH President, Dr. Darren Dawson, and learn about UAH updates and upcoming projects. Also, wish Dr. Karen Clanton well in her retirement, celebrate the winners of the OLLI Photo Contest, and participate in the recognition of the Volunteer of the Year and Legacy Volunteer award recipients. 

Reserve your seat

Presented by College of Professional Studies

Open to OLLI members
Bonus: Adventures in Red Rock Country

9/17/21 | Fri | 11:00 am | In Person & Online

Join us on a back-country adventure in Capitol Reef National Park, Utah. Explore water sculpted canyons, soaring sandstone arches, and otherworldly landscapes through pictures of an award-winning photographer. Discover the beauty captured while trekking through streams, hiking up red rock formations and taking 4WE excursions into some of the most remote areas of the American West.

Register online.

Members who register to attend online will receive the Zoom link one day prior to the event.

Presented by Barbara Staggs

Open to OLLI members
Coffee Chats: Trivia

9/24/21 | Fri | 11:00 am | In Person & Online

Test your knowledge on interesting facts in many subjects while enjoying a morning with fellow OLLI members. The game will be played individually.

Register online.

Members who register to attend online will receive the Zoom link one day prior to the event.

Presented by OLLI Program Coordinator

Open to OLLI members