OLLI@BSC is a stimulating community of inquiring adults, age 50 and above, exploring new areas of knowledge and traditional disciplines through courses, lectures, and events. There are no examinations or grades. OLLI faculty are experts in their fields and enthusiastic about teaching OLLI members, who bring a broad range of life experiences and knowledge to enrich the exchange of ideas. OLLI@BSC invites members to discover new friends, new knowledge, and new ways to bring meaning and enjoyment to life.

You can become a member today for just *$20!
(*A 50% savings, membership good through June 30, 2020).

An OLLI Membership is also the Perfect Holiday Gift!
You can purchase a $20 membership gift card for someone else!  For all the details and to receive your gift card, call BSC Continuing Education at (701) 224-5600.

OLLI Membership Includes:
(Membership ID required for all discounts.) 

  • Private events and classes not open to the public
  • Free course offerings
  • Travel opportunities 
  • Access to special Touchmark events
  • Campus and Community Discounts
    • 20% off at the BSC bookstore
    • $1.00 off specialty drinks at Mystic Java
    • $15.00 for Bismarck / Mandan Symphony (Handling fees apply when purchasing online)
    • $5.00 for BSC Theater Productions (Matinee)


  • A forward-thinking curriculum of courses, events, creative workshops, and lectures
  • An interdisciplinary forum for BSC faculty
  • An ongoing learning community of peers
  • An intellectual and cultural connection to the College and the Community
Sign up for classes now!
OLLI@BSC classes and registration



Upcoming Events: 

Scotland & Iceland Trip May 16-24, 2020
Organized by Dr. Amy L. Juhala, Dean of Humanities, Arts and Sciences.

Download the Scotland/Iceland Brochure  

    2020 Trips: Premier World Discovery    

                   BSC BookTalk 2020                   

About the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes Program

Headquartered in San Francisco, The Bernard Osher Foundation was founded in 1977 by Bernard Osher, a respected businessman and community leader. The Foundation seeks to improve quality of life through support for higher education and the arts.