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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute


Summer Semester takes place June 4-29, 2018



Online registration begins April 17—Visit our secure registration website.
[Click here to review detailed instructions.]


Monday through Thursdays
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Osher Dover Lifelong Learning Office in the College Business Park


Send the Membership Registration Form and the Course Selection Form (with payment) to the address listed on the registration form.

About the registration process

To register for classes in UD’s Osher Lifelong Learning program in Dover, members join the program for one semester or two semesters at a time, and then register for as many courses as they like. Click here to learn more about membership benefits in addition to the lifelong learning classes themselves.

Registration & priority guidelines

Registration forms

If you have Adobe Reader (free download), you can view or print the catalog and forms:

Class sizes may be limited by space and/or instructor preference. Because many classes are highly sought after, registration procedures will include the following system.

  • You may register for as many courses as you like, but please only sign up for those you intend to take—and DO NOT sign up for multiple courses in the same time slot.
  • Rank your courses in order of priority.
  • All courses have a limited number of seats, so use your priorities wisely.
  • No course assignments will be made before the priority registration deadline. After the deadline, registrations will be processed in this order:
    • First priority course selections, then second priority course selections, etc.
    • If at any point priority selections exceed available seats, assignments will be made by random draw.
      • Waiting list—Members who were not enrolled in a class during the previous semester because of over-subscription will be given preference this semester if the identical class is offered again. However, you must register for the class by the priority registration deadline and rank the class as your first priority on your registration form.
    • Registrations received after the priority deadline will be processed on a space available basis.
    • Registrations will continue to be accepted after the semester begins.

How to register online

Questions about online registration?

If you have any questions about online registration, please feel free to contact us!

See calendar for this semester’s registration opportunities and deadlines.

  1. Retrieve or create your member account
  2. How to register for a course
    • Add Dover Membership (spring or fall) to your Shopping Cart
    • Add your desired courses to the Shopping Cart
    • Pay by credit card
    • Return to “My Account” and assign Course Priorities to all the courses you’ve selected.
  3. When you’re ready, click here to visit our secure web registration site.

Fees and payment

Summer 2018: $60

Spring 2018: $175

Fall 2017, Spring 2018 (combined): $260 (Two-semester or full year membership is available to purchase in the fall only.)

Instructor discount: $20 for each semester taught

The membership fee entitles you to take as many courses as you like. The program depends almost entirely on registration fees, which are applied against operating expenses, including rent for the classroom spaces, office and classroom supplies, staff salaries and the cost of catalog printing and postage.


Financial assistance

Need-based partial scholarships are available. For scholarship information, contact the program coordinator to schedule an appointment.


Membership fees will be refunded if a request is made prior to the end of the second week of the semester. Refund requests must be submitted in writing to the Osher office. A $15 processing charge will be deducted from all refund requests received after the first day of classes.

Trip and activity refund requests will only be accepted prior to the event and must be submitted in writing to the Osher office. Acceptance of refund requests will be granted based on the required minimum number of participants needed to cover the costs of the event. Once Osher has made final payments for trips and activities there will be no refunds.

Refunds will take up to six weeks to process. Questions should be directed to the Osher office.