Class Proposals

Share your knowledge and passion with our community of lifelong learners as an OLLI at UNLV volunteer instructor!

Submitting a proposal to teach with OLLI at UNLV is easy! Use our online class proposal form, found at olli.unlv.edu/classes when proposals are being accepted, to submit all the details of your proposed class. A class proposal includes instructor contact information, class title, a brief class description, and three different day and time preferences. For questions about teaching with OLLI at UNLV, the proposal process, and tips for being an engaging lifelong learning instructor, please email olliatunlv@unlv.edu.

There are no requirements other than a passion for sharing and constructing knowledge with your peers!

Class Proposals

Semester

Proposal Deadlines

Semester Dates

Fall

Due in May

September - November

Spring

Due in October

February - April

Summer

Due in February

May - July




 

Class Times By Location

Location

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

UNLV Paradise Campus

9:00–10:45 am

11:00am–12:45pm

1:45–3:30 pm

9:00–10:45 am

11:00am–12:45pm

1:45–3:30 pm

9:00–10:45 am

11:00am–12:45pm

1:45–3:30 pm

9:00–10:45 am

11:00am–12:45pm

1:45–3:30 pm

9:00–10:45 am

11:00am–12:45pm

1:45–3:30 pm

Virtual Learning with Zoom

9:00–10:00 am

10:30–11:30am

2:00–3:30pm

9:00–10:00 am

10:30–11:30am

2:00–3:30pm

9:00–10:00 am

10:30–11:30am

2:00–3:30pm

9:00–10:00 am

10:30–11:30am

2:00–3:30pm

9:00–10:00 am

10:30–11:30am

2:00–3:30pm

Aliante Library

11:00 am–1pm

1:00–3:00pm

2:00–4:00pm

1:00–3:00pm

Carnegie Heights at Henderson

9:00–11:00 am

9:00–11:00 am

1:00–3:00pm

9:00–11:00 am

1:00–3:00pm

9:00–11:00 am

1:00–3:00pm

Las Vegas Meadows

9:00–11:00 am

11:00am–1:00pm

1:00pm–3:00pm

11:30am–1:30pm

2:00–4:00pm

9:00–11:00 am

11:00am–1:00pm

10:00 am–noon

Noon–1:00 pm

2:00–4:00pm

2:00–4:00pm

9:00–11:00 am

11:00am–1:00pm

1:00pm–3:00pm

Las Ventanas at Summerlin

1:00–3:00pm

10:00 am–noon

Merrill Gardens at Green Valley Ranch

10:00 am–noon

10:00 am–noon

Satellite Locations

Lead a class at a community in your own neighborhood! Our satellite classroom space is provided in-kind by multiple satellite locations throughout the Las Vegas valley. Take a look at our current satellite locations

Have a question? Please DO NOT contact the satellites directly. For more information call the OLLI at UNLV Office at 702-774-6554 or email OLLIatUNLV@unlv.edu.

Instructor Log-In for Class Roster

Introduction:

In order to facilitate more efficient communications with their class participants, OLLI Instructors are granted access to electronic class rosters via ACEWeb. Instructors will be able to access the following features through ACEWeb:

  • Review Class Rosters (names and contact information for all members enrolled in a given study group)
  • Sort Rosters by name and\or email addresses
  • Download Class Rosters to Excel Files
  • Print Rosters, Sign-In Sheets, and Attendance Sheets
  • Email Members

Instructions:

  1. Access the Instructor Roster website (it is strongly recommended that Instructors bookmark this site): 

https://register.edoutreach.unlv.edu/Instructor.awp

  1. Enter your instructor ID Number – supplied by the OLLI Administrative Team. Typically the ID number is 9 digits in length. Instructors can call the OLLI at UNLV Office at (702) 774-6554 to obtain his\her ID number.
  2. Enter Password – the default password is the Instructor’s first initial capitalized, last initial capitalized, and zip code. 
    1. NOTE: It is strongly recommended that Instructors change their passwords after they log in to the web site. DEO Staff do not have access to passwords once they have been changed.
  3. Click on the appropriate options to view current rosters, past rosters, and links for workshops if applicable.
  4. Click the “Log On” button.
  5. Find the class and click List on the right hand side.
  6. Students can be emailed directly or downloaded as an Excel under the Tools (Email/Export/Reports) Tab.

Potential Instructor Resources

New Instructor Handbook

Great Courses Website

Preparing & Researching

Explore resources to prepare for your class.

Plan For Your Class

  1. Choose a subject you are passionate about! 
  2. Draft a rough outline of material the class will explore
  3. Research your subject, make notes, and decide on your presentation style
  4. Draft a syllabus for your class
  5. Decide on a term to offer your class and then submit your proposal

*Note: It can be helpful to remember what you really liked about classes you have taken in the past. What did the instructor do that kept the class engaged, that encouraged discussion and community? How did the instructor handle conflict? You may even consider talking with instructors you admire to gain their perspective on what makes their classes so enjoyable.

Where Can I Find Extra Material for my class?

The world of resources is infinite. Note that a few popular sources are suggested below, but instructors may use any resources they find helpful. Please also note to follow copyright guidelines and OLLI at UNLV standing rules, especially concerning videos.

  • UNLV Library
    • OLLI members may access the ​Lied Library with their Rebel Cards.
  • Youtube.com
    • Find video documentaries, film clips, interviews, music, tutorials and more! 
    • Curious how to share the videos you find with others and copy them to your syllabus or emails? This video tutorial will likely answer many of your questions
  • Google Arts and Culture
    • Discover supplemental material for a variety of subjects, including music, art, culture, history, geography, science, technology, and more.
  • Las Vegas Clark County Library District
    • Access public library resources for additional materials and information with a local library card.