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CONTACT US


Center for Professional and Continuing Education
800.959.5376 or 209.946.2424
Office Location: 1776 W. March Lane Ste. 290, Stockton, CA 95207
Mailing Address: 3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, CA 95211
cpce@pacific.edu

Gift a Membership

OLLI@Pacific is making it easy to treat the people you love to something special!

OLLI@Pacific memberships (for people 50 or better) make meaningful gifts for any occasion, including birthdays, retirements, anniversaries, and holidays.  Your gift can jumpstart new friendships and interests.  Gifts are non-refundable and non-transferable.  To purchase a gift membership online, Click Here. 

Gift a Membership

OLLI@Pacific is making it easy to treat the people you love to something special!

OLLI@Pacific memberships (for people 50 or better) make meaningful gifts for any occasion, including birthdays, retirements, anniversaries, and holidays. Your gift can jumpstart new friendships and interests. Gifts are non-refundable and non-transferable. To purchase a gift membership online, Click Here.

A Spring Gift Membership gives your lifelong learner our 12-week lecture series.  Your gift entitles them to attend any or all of the following:

OLLI LECTURES

  • The Candidate: the How and Why of Running For Political Office with Robert Benedetti, PhD,  Adjunct Professor, Center for California Studies, CSU Sacramento and Professor Emeritus, University of the Pacific and with Austin Erdman, Registrar of Voters, SJ County
  •  Meiji Restoration in Japan with Daniel O'Neill, PhD,  Assistant Professor, Political Science
  • The Japanese Experience in WWII: The Kamikaze with George Yagi, PhD, Adjunct Professor, CPCE
  • Boy Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War with Caroline Cox, PhD,  Professor, History
  • Louis Armstrong: American Genius with Keith Hatschek, Associate Professor, Conservatory
  • Old Time Radio Programs with Paul Helman, CA State RR Museum Docent
  • The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta with Marilyn Sommerdorf, State Park Interpreter
  • Massenet's Werther with Daniel Ebbers, MM,  Associate Professor of Voice
  • The Tempest with Courtney Lehman, PhD,  Professor, English
  • Does God Play Favorites? Chosenness in the Bible with Joel S. Kaminsky, Professor, Religion and Jewish Studies at Smith College, Northampton, MA
  • Aging and Substance Abuse with Sylvia Dobrow, Health Educator
  • Feel the Earth Move Under Your Feet with Lydia Fox, PhD,  Chair, Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • Leadership and Power in the Age of Plutocracy with Gene Bigler, PhD, Retired Visiting Professor
  • The Indianization of Lewis and Clark with Bill Swagerty, PhD,  Director, John Muir Center
  • God Has Brought Me Laughter: Humor in the Bible with Joel S. Kaminsky, Professor, Religion and Jewish Studies at Smith College, Northampton, MA

AND BOOK DISCUSSIONS

with Susan Benedetti, Former Museum Curator and Volunteer Coordinator

  • The Hare with the Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance by Edmund de Waal  (View the netsuke collection at the Haggin Museum.) 
  • Stockton Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis   by Timothy Egan  (Explore Curtis' photographs from Pacific's Holt-Ahteron Special Collections.)

with Helen Gross, Former Educator

  • Winterdance, The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod by Gary Paulsen

AND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

  • The Art Show and Spring Reception
  • After Five on Wednesdays in The Lair

They can also register for our other courses which include art, singing, theatre, local tours, line dancing, technology, culinary classes, several docent-led tours and so much more.

AND COURSES

  • Writing Workshops
  • A World of Ideas: TED Talks with James Nims, Facilitator

AND OLLI@NIGHT WORKSHOPS

  • Preparing for Victory: a Roadmap to Producing a Successful Event with Josh Chipponeri, First Main & Consulting
  • The Retirement Dialogues: Informative Discussions on Enhancing Your Future with Norman Randolph and Phyllis Klein of Randolph & Klein Insurance Agency
  • The Retirement Mindset: Transitioning on Purpose
  • Financial Literacy 101
  • All About Investments: Evaluating Annuities, IRA's, 401K's, 403B's, and Life Insurance
  • Social Security Benefits, and Required Minimum Distributions: Making Them Work for You
  • Leaving a Legacy: Wills, Trusts, Planned Giving and Beneficiaries
  • Navigating the Healthcare Marketplace and Beyond

For additional fees, gift recipients can also register for our other courses which include art, philosophy, singing, local agricultural tours, bird watching, line dancing, technology (Microsoft programs, iPad, and iPhone courses), culinary classes, Tai Chi, balance classes, several docent-led tours and so much more.

Additional benefits for OLLI members!

Rediscovering the joy of learning is just the beginning for OLLI@Pacific members.  Along with all the functions, lectures, and courses offered throughout the semester, members also enjoy:

  • Eligibility to serve on the OLLI@Pacific Advisory Board or any of its committees
  • FREE on-campus parking in "B" lots valued at $100 per year
  • Early enrollment notification
  • FREE full library privileges
  • Eligibility to join the elite Baun Fitness Center for $85 each semester  (Must show current semester badge to join)
  • International travel with the Pacific Alumni Association.  For more information, contact Office of Alumni Relations at 209.946.2987
  • FREE admission for you and a friend to the following types of campus events and concerts (just present your membership badge with current semester sticker at the box office and you will receive two free passes)
  • University Symphony Orchestra
  • Pacific Jazz Ensemble
  • Symphonic Wind Ensemble
  • University Concert Band
  • Resident Artist Series
  • Student Recitals
    • $5 off regular admission to DeMarcus Brown Theatr
    • $2 off regular admission at all Pacific Athletics events
    • Reduced rates for travel with the Haggin Museum

Questions? email olli@pacific.edu