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Osher Membership

Membership is open to any individual, 50 years of age and above. Members can attend classes according to their own schedule. The only requirements for participation in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute are life experience and a desire to learn. For a one-time annual registration fee, members of Osher can attend classes throughout the entire academic year according to their own schedule; you can attend them all or pick and choose those that sound most interesting to you. Osher at UC San Diego features lectures and seminars by the outstanding faculty and researchers of the entire
San Diego academic community, as well as local leaders, artists, and musicians.

Members enjoy
• Convenient daytime classes
• No prerequisites, grades, or tests
• Benefit of auditing most UC San Diego classes
• Free use of the UC San Diego libraries
• Activities, trips, and social opportunities

Membership Directory:  We print a membership directory for our members that includes name, address, email, and phone number. If you DO NOT want us to print your contact information, please contact the Osher Office at 858-534-3409 or

MembershipFeeSection ID
Osher Affiliate Membership $25.00 134470 Add to Cart
Osher Monthly Membership: July 2018 $80.00 134471 Add to Cart
Osher Summer 2018 Quarter Membership $120.00 133624 Add to Cart
Parking Options
  • Occasional Use (OU) "A" 10-day permits can be purchased in person for $58 from the Gilman Parking Office. The OU "A" 10-day permits are valid in the "A" (red), "B" (green) and "S" (yellow) daily. 
  • There are two pay stations located in the main Extension parking lot P303. Payment methods are cash (bills only), Visa, MasterCard and American Express. The rate is $2 per hour, up to a maximum of $20 per day. For more information about parking on campus, please visit the UCSD Transportation Services website.
Membership Benefits
UCSD library card
Good at all five UCSD libraries
Audit UCSD classes (with instructor approval) Free
UC San Diego Extension classes
UCSD Extension offers 10% discounts up to $50. per quarter for most courses. Visit for course listings.
Some University events will allow Osher members to attend at discount prices. Please check with the UCSD departments.


Register Today

There are several ways to register for membership in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute:

  • Enroll Online
  • Contact Extension Student Services by phone: (858) 534-3400
  • Visit the Student Services office:

UC San Diego Extension
9600 N. Torrey Pines Rd., Bldg C
La Jolla, CA 92037

Student Services Business Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Did you know...
With a UCSD Extension student affiliate ID card (available to all Osher members for a one-time $15 fee in the student services office), you are entitled to ride the UCSD shuttles that service the campus and other areas including Hillcrest, Mira Mesa, UTC and more!