Becoming a Member of the Fromm Institute

Fromm Institute students enroll as members of the Institute. You pay per class or as a Scholarship Member paying the associated relative fees.


The desire to learn and age of 50 or older are the simple requirements to enroll. The Fromm Institute is a non-profit, non-matriculating program with no tests or grades and no academic credits

The Fromm Institute Student Association (FISA)

The Fromm Institute Student Association (FISA) is an active and involved student government at the Fromm Institute. FISA develops a social program for members of the Fromm Institute organized around members’ interests.

FISA Diversity Task Force

FISA formed the Diversity Task Force with a mission of reaching out to Bay Area communities in order to increase diversity among the student body.

The University of San Francisco (USF)

As a member of Fromm Institute, our students have access to the Gleeson Library/Geschke Learning Center and enjoy the intellectual and social benefits of USF’s multi-generational college environment.

Support The Fromm Institute

Membership fees collected cover just over half of our program costs. As an independent non-profit at USF, the Fromm Institute reimburses the University of San Francisco for the use of all campus resources. We rely on the generous financial support of the community. Won’t you please help? Contributions to the Fromm Institute can be made through the Friends of the Fromm Institute.