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Does your OLLI include a disclaimer on your registration form?

Posted on January 15th, 2010 by Anne Cardale, OLLI National Resource Center

Matt Weidman, OLLI at Widener University Asks OLLI:

Does your OLLI include a disclaimer on your registration form that states that members agree to abide by the policies and procedures of the university, and that their actions as a member of OLLI must abide by the protocol of the university (or any wording similar to this). If you do include this type of disclaimer, we are looking to share language that can be used.

3 Responses to “Does your OLLI include a disclaimer on your registration form?”

  1. Interesting question. We do not. And, now I’m thinking we might do a better job at informing (and reminding) our members about that. While our leadership (should) know that, I bet many members do not. Thanks Matt.

    The language in your question looks good to me.

  2. We’ve just been talking about including something to that effect – we have added behavior policies for both members and facilitators in the last 2 years, as the result of unfortunate experiences – nothing like hindsight!! I’d love to see some language as well – I don’t want to frighten off new people, but do need to make sure everyone is clear about expectations.

  3. Matt
    We don’t put a disclaimer on our registration materials, but in our handbook we do state “As participants in the University community, OLLI members are expected to support the University’s commitment to civility in the learning environment.”

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