OLLI Member Benefits
Auburn University Community ID Card
OLLI members who have paid the $50 membership dues for the current OLLI year may obtain an AU Community ID card. The cost to receive the AU Community ID card is an additional $25. The procedures outlined below should be followed to obtain this card. You must have an active AU Community ID card to audit Auburn University credit courses, obtain an AU parking permit, and use the AU libraries.
OLLI membership is for the calendar year, August 1 – July 31, with dues and academic fee paid annually. AU Community ID cards are automatically renewed when you renew your OLLI membership each year. AU Community ID cards become invalid on September 30 of the year that you do not renew your OLLI membership.
To request and AU Community ID card complete the form using this link: Request to obtain an AU Community ID card
Danell LaPread, Office Manager and Registrar, will submit your request to Auburn University Identity Management prior to your visit to The Onboarding Center located at 1530 East Glenn Avenue in Auburn. Once you receive the "Approval Granted" email from Danell, you may go to The Onboarding Center to obtain an AU Community ID card.
Auditing Auburn University Courses
OLLI members must have an AU Community ID card and an email account to audit Auburn University courses.
To audit a course, take these steps:
- Visit the Auburn University website to view courses using this link: Auburn University credit courses.
- Select the course you wish to take.
- Click the Mail icon next to the professor's name of the course you'd like to take and ask them for permission to take the course, as an OLLI member.
- Complete the form using this link: Request to audit an Auburn University credit course.
- The OLLI staff will send your information to the Biggio Center for registration. OLLI staff will notify you once enrollment has been confirmed or denied.
Contact the OLLI office at (334) 844-3146 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and/or assistance.
AU Parking Permit
Short term parking permits are available to OLLI members who have an active AU Community ID card. The request is made at the same time, using the same process, and information as was used to request the AU Community ID card. Once you have obtained an AU Community ID card, you may go to parking services to pay for a campus parking pass.
AU Library Information
OLLI members with a valid AU Community ID card may use the Auburn University libraries. The request is made at the same time, using the same process, and information as was used to request the AU Community ID card. Once you have obtained your AU Community ID card and have taken care of your parking permit, you may go the Draughon Library, second floor circulation desk and ask to activate your AU Community ID card so that you can use it as a library card.
Auburn University Bookstore
The Auburn University Bookstore provides a 10% discount for OLLI members on certain items when you show your AU Community ID card or OLLI name tag.
With your AU Community ID card or your OLLI name tag, you are eligible to ride Tiger Transit. The Tiger Transit website provides information about schedules, stops, pick-up places, and game day services. All of the routes have wheel-chair accessibility. Remember that Tiger Transit is not a city bus service; its routes are primarily limited to on-campus, except for pick up at student housing and for game day pick up at off-campus locations listed on the website.
OLLI members who have paid dues for the current OLLI year receive a 10% discount on the annual membership to Village Friends. Mention your OLLI membership and show your current year OLLI name tag during your Village Friends orientation to receive the discount.
OLLI members who have paid dues for the current OLLI year are eligible to join Max Fitness of Auburn at discounted rate of $25 per month with only a 6-month contract requirement. The OLLI package waives the $49 enrollment fee, reduces the normal 18-month commitment to 6 months and reduces the monthly fee by 17%. Show your current year OLLI name tag when signing up at Max Fitness to receive the discount.
Note: OLLI members with Silver Sneakers benefits on their insurance or Medicare plan can join Max Fitness for FREE.
Special Interest Groups and Workshops
OLLI members can join Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and participate in hands-on workshops led by OLLI instructors and community partners.
Jule Collins Smith Museum Store
OLLI members who have paid dues for the current OLLI year receive a 5% discount on all regularly priced merchandise. Sale and consignment items are not included. Mention your OLLI membership and show your current year OLLI name tag at checkout to receive the discount.
Last Updated: February 15, 2023