" Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
About UI LEAP
The University of Iowa Lifetime Enrichment Adult Program (UI LEAP), formerly known as OLLI at Iowa, is a program of the UI Center on Aging. UI LEAP is dedicated to building and maintaining a broad community of adult learners age 50+ by providing a wide range of active, life-enhancing learning opportunities for Iowans.
UI LEAP strives to develop educational programming for members to explore contemporary issues, discover new interests, find pathways to civic engagement, and enjoy intellectual stimulation and personal growth. UI LEAP offers a variety of traditional and non-traditional formats that are responsive to members' varying interests and abilities. There are no education or experience requirements, no tests or grades. It's simply your love of learning that counts.
UI LEAP offers one to eight week courses in the winter/spring and fall/winter, as well as a summer lunch & learn series, workshops, trips and more!
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The University of Iowa Lifetime Enrichment Adult Program (UI LEAP) is dedicated to building and maintaining a broad community of adult learners age 50+ by providing a wide range of active, life-enhancing learning opportunities for Iowans.
To develop educational programming for UI LEAP members to explore contemporary issues, discover new interests, find pathways to civic engagement, and enjoy intellectual stimulation and personal growth.
To offer programs in a variety of traditional and non-traditional formats (including classes, workshops, lectures, hands-on experiences, trips) that are responsive to members’ varying interests and abilities.
To create a sustainable infrastructure that will support our mission and activities.
To engage University of Iowa expertise and resources that can enhance lifelong learning.
As a program of The University of Iowa, LEAP activities are informed by institutional values, including
Our programming is available to all adults 50 years of age and older, regardless of education, socioeconomic status, race, gender, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.
We welcome opportunities for joint efforts that extend lifelong learning.
We recognize and honor differences in members’ interests and goals, and we seek member feedback to help us diversify and improve our programs.
We maintain a collaborative work environment that values all contributions of staff and board members and utilizes their strengths and talents to enhance our program.
Director and Education Coordinator
Iowa City, IA 52242
Iowa City, IA 52242
UI LEAP Board of Advisors