Course Fees by Membership Type

OLLI @Berkeley offers a range of dynamic courses, from large and lively lectures to smaller, hands-on workshops. Course fees are based on membership and course types.

Learn more about membership as well as our fee assistance program.

Membership Type: Single Term
All Access
All Access
Premium Encore Only
Course Fees:        
- Lectures
(Price A)
$155 $155 $0 Unavailable
- Workshops
(Price C)
$235 $235 $80 Unavailable
- Encore
(Price D)
$120 $120 $0 $120



Fee Assistance

At OLLI @Berkeley, we welcome all learners ages 50 and above to join our community. If full fees present a barrier to your participation, please consider applying for fee assistance.

With fee assistance, you'll enjoy:

  • 50% off annual membership dues (a $50 reduction)
  • Up to 83% off individual course fees 

Learn more and apply.

Course Types

  • Lecture: A large-size class. Faculty members lecture with varying amounts of Q&A. Most of our courses are lectures.
  • Workshop: Small, hands-on courses with direct interaction with faculty. Courses are typically writing or art focused.
  • Encore: Pre-recorded videos plus one livestream conversation with the faculty. Typically two or three Encore courses are offered per term.

Online Course Terminology

Our online courses are delivered one of three ways:

  • Livestream Only: Attend class on Zoom on its scheduled day and time as you would an in-person class. It is not video recorded.
  • Livestream + Recorded: Attend class live on its scheduled day and time and/or view a recording of it later at your convenience.
  • Encore: Watch pre-recorded videos of popular courses from a previous term at your leisure, plus attend one livestream conversation with the faculty.