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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas

Welcome to the Osher Institute, where adult learners come to enrich their lives, meet new friends and engage with their community. No homework. No tests. No pressure. It’s just learning for the joy of it.

Registration is NOW open!

Printable registration form (PDF)

Downloadable Osher Fall 2017 Catalog (PDF)

See available courses & events

Fall Registration Is Now Open! Here are some important updates…

New Registration System

This fall the Osher Institute, as part of KU Professional & Continuing Education, has launched a new registration system designed to streamline the process. New features include creating a personal profile that remains in our system making future registrations faster and easier. You can also register more than one person at a time.

There Are Three Easy Ways to Register…

  • By phone
    If you would like to register by phone, please contact our KU Registration Center at 785-864- 5823 or 877-404- 5823 toll-free in the U.S.
  • By Mail
    Download this registration form. Complete the form and mail with a check or money order to:
    KU Professional & Continuing Education
    1515 St. Andrews Drive
    Lawrence, KS 66047-1619
    For security reasons, KU cannot accept credit card information written on the registration form. If you wish to pay by credit card, please check that box on your registration form, and a member of our Registration Center staff will contact you.
  • Online
    To register online using our step-by- step instructions, click here.

Alumni Association Discounts

With the launch of our new registration system, we are having a problem applying our Alumni Association Discounts online. (We’re working on it!) In the meantime, you have two easy ways to register and receive your Alumni
Association Discount:

  • Download the registration form. Complete the form, including your alumni association ID number, and mail with a check or money order to:

    KU Professional & Continuing Education
    1515 St Andrews Drive
    Lawrence, KS 66047-1619
  • Call our Registration Center: 785-864- 5823 or toll free 877-404- 5823.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Discount Codes

Multi-course Discount Promo Codes
There is no discount for one or two courses. However there is a discount for three or more courses. (Special events are not included.) Here are the codes and their amounts:
Three-course discounted price is $130. Enter code: 3DISC
Four-course discounted price is $170. Enter code: 4DISC
Five-course discounted price is $210. Enter code: 5DISC
Six-course discounted price is $250. Enter code: 6DISC



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