Take classes with

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Stay young. Stay connected. Join Osher@Mizzou.

Join Osher’s lifelong learning community for adults 50 years old and up to explore new interests through a wide range of educational courses, activities and clubs.

You'll enjoy socializing with interesting people as you flex your intellectual muscles and strengthen your:

  • Physical health
  • Thoughtful interactions about topics of interest to you
  • Natural intellectual curiosity
  • Social circle

Osher@Mizzou courses are offered in multiple formats, so you may choose whether you connect with your classes online or attend in person at the Osher classrooms (1905 Hillcrest Drive in Columbia, Mo.)

Haven’t tried virtual learning yet? Osher does it right, ensuring that adults age 50-plus can interact with their instructors and classmates as they learn about a myriad of topics. Invite your friends and family to register, and you can work to keep your brains active together, no matter where you live.


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Testimonials from Osher Learners

“It keeps my mind active and in great shape — it is exercise for the mind.”

“I love the variety of new subjects that one can study and enjoy.”

“Reconnect with other retirees — excellent topics!”

“All of us need to continue to learn. It keeps us involved in our community and exercising our brains.”

“Your program is excellent — a real service to the community.”

“The classes have opened doors to information and ideas that continue to enrich my life.”

“A widening of knowledge on all of these subjects enhances the value of everyday living.”

“The classes put me in small group learning situations with experts in the field ... .”

1110 S College Ave

Columbia, MO 65201-5204


Classes are held at 1905 Hillcrest Drive in the Moss Building on the east side. Parking provided.