Brandeis Alumni, Family and Friends

Lifelong Learning

Broaden Your Horizons 

  • Light of Reason installation in the spring on the Brandeis campus
    Discover a vast array of lifelong learning opportunities, in-person or online, specially curated for Brandeis alumni and friends.
  • Brandeis Travelers group at Machu Pichu
    Brandeis Travelers Machu Picchu journey led by Professor Charles Golden. 

Join a community of Brandeisians committed to the ongoing pursuit of knowledge, discovery and adventure. Quench your intellectual curiosity with lectures and programs by Brandeis faculty and distinguished alumni on a range of historical and contemporary topics. Bolster your skills and credentials by taking a class, earning a certificate or even pursuing an advanced degree. Or, satisfy your wanderlust by traveling the world with Brandeis. 

Expand Your Mind 

Gary Samore and Carol Saivetz

Join us on campus or online for Alumni College

Greek islands

Explore the world with Brandeis Travelers. 

Learn From Faculty

Hortense Spillers (left) and Shaniqua Roach (right)

Explore our collection of on-demand events - like this one from Alumni College 2021 - "Black Women, Black Feminism and Justice" featuring Professor Hortense Spillers, PhD’74, an American literary critic, Black feminist scholar and the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor at Vanderbilt University, and Brandeis Professor Shoniqua Roach.

Grow Your Learning Community

"Honoring Our History" illustration of an open book. "Brandeis National Committee"
Members of the Brandeis National Committee (BNC) come together to support Brandeis through lifelong learning programming and study groups. They participate in exclusive events with Brandeis faculty while developing meaningful connections
Senior woman speaks with others seated around her.
Brandeis Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (BOLLI) offers year-round programming for the intellectually curious on everything from thermodynamics to Louis Armstrong. Explore courses and programs.
A group of people working at a conference table.
Brandeis Graduate Professional Studies (GPS) offers graduate-level online, interactive courses that provide you with the latest tools, techniques and trends in your field. Alumni are eligible for discounted tuition at the school of Graduate Professional Studies. Learn more.
Brandeis University Press logo with books in the background.
Brandeis University Press publishes peer-reviewed, critically acclaimed, award-winning books for scholars, students and engaged readers. Browse books by Brandeis University Press authors, or view the BUP Author series events online. And don't forget to explore more books from faculty and alumni in Brandeis Magazine's "On the Bookshelf." 

Learn on Campus 

Stay connected to the intellectual life at Brandeis today, by continuing your learning journey with Brandeis alumni and friends.  Discover intergenerational learning opportunities on-campus and across the globe. Explore the latest happenings at Brandeis using this interactive Google Earth map

"Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you'll ever have is your mind and what you put into it." 

Albert Einstein