Fee Assistance

We welcome everyone with a passion for learning! If you'd like to join our community and dive into courses, events, lectures, and more, but cost is a barrier, please apply for fee assistance. The application process is simple, straightforward, and private.

With fee assistance, you'll enjoy:

  • 50% off an Annual membership (a $50 discount)
  • Up to 83% off individual course fees 
  • All the added benefits that come with being an OLLI @Berkeley member

The Scale

Fee assistance is offered on a sliding scale based on information you provide.

COURSE TYPE FEES: Category 1 Fees: Category 2 Fees: Category 3
Lecture (Price A) $25 $50 $75
Workshop (Price C) $40 $80 $120
Encore (Price D) $20 $40 $60





How to Apply

Download or print this simple application form.

Once completed, snap a photo of it with your phone and email it as a pdf (not a jpeg) to berkeley_olli@berkeley.edu or mail it to:

OLLI at UC Berkeley
1995 University Ave, Suite 365
Berkeley, CA 94704

The Details

Documentation of financial information is not initially required, but may be requested after you submit application. Applications are accepted up to seven days prior to the start of a term and can take seven business days to process. If granted, fee assistance memberships are valid for four consecutive terms (12 months). If your fee assistance membership is expired, please submit a new application for renewal.