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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

General Information

Auditing UD credit courses

Members paying the annual fee in the fall may audit up to two University courses per year, in the spring or fall UD semesters, taken either in the same or separate semesters. Members paying for an individual Osher fall or spring session only may audit one UD course during that semester. Does not include online/distance learning courses, Associate in Arts program, certificate programs, courses taken for credit and UD travel/study programs. All relevant fees, such as registration and student activities fees, will apply. For more information, contact the Dover lifelong Learning office.

Books and supplies

Most courses do not require purchased books or supplies. Most course descriptions list textbooks and other supplies if suggested for the course. The cost of these materials is the responsibility of the student.

Inclement weather procedure

Classes are may be delayed or canceled due to inclement weather. Please visit the Dover Lifelong Learning program home page for for weather updates or cancellations, or call the Osher office at 302-736-7450. Click here for other details about our inclement weather procedure.

Location and parking

Classes are held at the UD Lifelong Learning Center, 1201 College Park Dr., Suite 101, College Business Par, Dover. This location offers accessible, abundant, and free parking. Click here for driving directions and contact information.



Classes are conducted in the UD Lifelong Learning Center (College Business Park, Dover) on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the day for a 10-week semester. Each class meets once a week for approximately one hour and 15 minutes.

Travel opportunities

Osher Lifelong Learning sponsors trips to enhance our educational experience. Many are one-day trips associated with particular courses. Information about these trips, including sign-up dates are posted on the kitchen counter. Members have first priority, and a surcharge is required of nonmembers. Once final payments have been made there are no refunds. Members who must cancel are encouraged to use the waiting list to find substitutes.