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Senior Citizen AuditorSenior Citizen Auditors

New York State residents who are at least 60 years of age are welcome to enroll tuition-free as a “special auditor” each semester, including summer session, in a maximum of two credit-bearing, on-campus courses in which space is available to special auditors. Please note that course and space availability vary.

Senior citizen auditors must pay the following nonrefundable fees at the time of registration:

Parking fees are paid separately: If you will be parking on campus, you must obtain an academic-year or summer session parking decal. Please refer to Parking on Campus for costs and instructions.

Senior Citizen Auditor Registration Dates

SUMMER 2016:

Session II: Thurs., June 16
Session III: Wed., June 15
Session IV: Wed., July 13

FALL 2016: Tues., Sept. 6, 2016

To register as a senior citizen auditor:

  1. Use the online course search to find your desired course(s). Refer to the course search instructions in the myHeliotrope Student User Guide for tips on finding courses.
  2. Please have alternate courses selected in case the courses you are interested in auditing have been closed to further enrollment.
  3. In-person registration for senior citizen auditors takes place at 9 a.m. on the date above at the Office of Enrollment Services (Student Services Building, first floor).
  4. Online registration is not available.

Senior citizen auditors do not receive grades or earn college credits, but are encouraged to discuss expectations for class participation and work assignments with the faculty after senior citizen auditor registration.

PLEASE NOTE: If you want to …

… you must register and pay full tuition and fees during the regular registration period. Senior citizens may not subsequently drop credit courses and request to audit them on a tuition-free basis during senior citizen auditor registration.

Updated Mar. 30, 2016

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