OLLI Member Benefits

Auburn University Community ID Card

OLLI members who have paid the $25 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. Please read thoroughly the steps to obtain your 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, September 1 – August 31, and dues and academic fee are 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. Please keep your card and it automatically is validated with renewal of your membership.

To request and AU Community ID card complete the form using this link: Request to obtain an AU Community ID card

The OLLI staff will submit your request to Auburn University Identity Management prior to your visit to the Identity Management Office at Auburn University (IDM). You will receive an email "Approval Granted" notice with instructions on where you will go and what you will need to take with you 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:

  1. Visit the Auburn University website to view courses using this link: Auburn University credit courses.
  2. Select the course you wish to take.
  3. Complete the form using this link: Request to audit an Auburn University credit course.
  4. 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.

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.


Tiger Transit

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. It is important to remember, however, 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.

Last Updated: December 14, 2017