Community Learning


Community Education

Community Education at Sierra College, also known as Kaleidoscope, offers a variety of exciting classes and activities designed to meet the personal enrichment and professional development interests of our diverse community. Our courses are short-term, not-for-credit, fee-based classes, workshops and training programs providing opportunities to expand your horizons, develop your talents or learn a new skill.


Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

OLLI at Sierra College is a unique learning community designed for lifelong learners, ages 50 years or better, who are eager to explore new areas of knowledge without the stress of tests or grades. Although classes are designed for adults age 50 and over, there is no age limit for enrollment. Membership in OLLI is required to participate. Membership in OLLI is required to participate.

We offer a wide variety of classes in art, film, government, health, history, literature, music, and science. All courses are designed to keep minds and bodies active. To fit your busy lifestyle, OLLI classes that meet for just one class or once a week for two-, four- or six-weeks. Every adult learner is welcome regardless of previous college experience.

Explore all that we have to offer on our OLLI website: