Become a Member


SILVER Membership (No annual membership fee required)

Take a class and you’re a Silver Member. At this level, you’ll receive:

  • Access to more than 300 liberal arts, humanities, and technology courses, and lectures
  • Our course catalog delivered to your home
  • Free parking
  • Rewarding volunteer opportunities
  • Connection to the academic and cultural resources of Ringling College of Art and Design, including access to the campus library and campus galleries

GOLD Membership (Annual membership fee of $85)

As a Gold Member, you get more. For starters, you receive all of the benefits of the Silver membership, PLUS:

  • Includes all the benefits of Silver Membership, PLUS:
  • Early registration privileges
  • 10% tuition discount on courses and other educational offerings
  • 3 free lectures per academic year
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Access to Shared Interest Groups (SIGs)
  • An invitation to Gold Member-only Appreciation Celebration
  • Free docent-led tours of Ringling College galleries on campus
  • OLLI instructor-led tours of the galleries at Ringling College
  • Invitation to free campus presentations from national leaders in Art and Design
  • Invitation to AvantGarde award celebration at Ringling College

For more about membership, visit or call 941-309-5111.



Membership means something different everywhere you go. So what does it mean to be a member of OLLI? Simply put, it means you’re a part of our community of ambitious, intellectual lifelong learners. As soon as you join a class,
you’re officially a Silver Member. Those who want to take their involvement a bit deeper can choose to become
Gold Members. Either level you choose, you will become a part of a nationally recognized lifelong learning institution dedicated to enhancing your learning experience, stimulating your intellect, and connecting you with a unique community of adults. Your life will be enriched by special friendships and extraordinary learning adventures.

Simply log on to our website at
Click “Quick Links;” then click “Become a Gold Member.”
You can also call 941-309-5111 to join over the phone;
or if you prefer, indicate your desire to become a Gold Member on the Mail-In Registration Form.

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