Become an Osher Member
All-Inclusive and Single Term Membership Available! Learn more below!
Anyone 50 years old and better can become an Osher @ SDSU member!
Membership fees are critical to our institute’s success and sustainability. They help support our dynamic quality programming and continue to grow our engaged learning community and the connection to a national network of lifelong learners, the Bernard Osher Foundation.
You’re invited to join a community of like-minded peers who have discovered the joy and exhilaration of lifelong learning in a university-caliber environment.
Discover the Benefits of Being an Osher Member
- Receive priority registration to enroll
- Get discounts on all Osher offerings
- Free lectures
- Join Osher’s exclusive members-only events and trips
- Connect with a welcoming community
- Get as involved as you’d like with leadership and volunteer opportunities
- Access to academic and cultural resources at San Diego State University
- Discounted membership rate to Aztec Recreation Center
- Receive discounted rates at select local theaters, museums, cultural facilities, and more (with SDSUcard)
- Access to SDSU’s Love Library
- Take advantage of Amazon Prime student rates ($59 versus $119 per year)
Single-term members will receive discounts on all offerings for that term.
Cost: $50 (one person per membership)
Important Notes for Membership Purchases
- Please note that you can sign up for membership at any time, but you need to register for at least one class in order to receive our membership benefits.
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- Membership is not a tuition fee, and accordingly, cannot be prorated, refunded, transferred, credited, or adjusted.
- Course fees already paid cannot be refunded, and cannot be applied to membership fees.
Osher @ SDSU members can purchase an SDSUcard for a one-time fee of $25. With your SDSUcard, you’ll have access to several exclusive benefits, including:
- Special student pricing at area theaters, museums, cultural facilities, and public transportation (please contact participating organizations for rates and availability).
- In future terms, you can renew your SDSUcard at no additional charge by renewing your membership and registering for Osher classes.
Hear From Our Members
The Osher Institute at SDSU provides a wide variety of courses, intellectual stimulation, knowledgeable teachers who are passionate about their topics, and the opportunity to meet new people. What's not to love?