Thursday, December 16, 2010

Maryland

 This is the policy for tuition waivers for senior citizens in the state of Maryland.
"254.0 VIII-2.30- POLICY ON WAIVER OF TUITION AND GRANTING OF OTHER PRIVILEGES

FOR SENIOR CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND

(Approved by the Board of Regents, November 30, 1989)
It is the policy of the University of Maryland System to
extend special privileges, where practicable, to senior citizens
who are residents of the State of Maryland. The term "senior
citizen" includes any individual who is sixty years of age or
older, who is retired and whose chief income is derived from
retirement benefits,and who is not employed full time.
Privileges to be extended to such individuals shall include,
subject to certain conditions, waiver of tuition for
undergraduate and graduate courses, use of the libraries, and
such other privileges as individual institutions shall determine."
To read the waiver in it's entirety read here.

A List of Colleges and Universities in Maryland:

Bowie State University - http://www.bowiestate.edu/Home/
Contact Info: 301.860.4000
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

Coppin State University - http://www.coppin.edu/
Contact Info:410.951.3000

Frostburg State University - http://www.frostburg.edu/
Contact Info: 301.687.4321
Tuition waiver information on page 4 of this document.

Morgan State University - http://www.morgan.edu/Administration.html
Contact Info: 443.885.3333
Tuition waiver information on page 1 of this document.

Salisbury University - http://www.salisbury.edu/
Contact Info: 410.543.6000
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

St. Mary's College of Maryland - http://www.smcm.edu/
Contact Info: 240.895.2000
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

Towson University - http://www.towson.edu/
Contact Info: 410.704.2000
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

University of Baltimore - http://www.ubalt.edu/index.cfm
Contact Info: 410.837.4777
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

University of Maryland, Baltimore - http://www.umaryland.edu/
Contact Info: 410.385.6300

University of Maryland, Baltimore County - http://www.umbc.edu/
Contact Info: 410.455.1000
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

University of Maryland, Biotechnological Institute - http://www.umbi.umd.edu/home.php
Contact Info: 410.385.6300

University of Maryland, College Park - http://www.umd.edu/
Contact Info:  301.405.1000

University of Maryland, Graduate School - http://www.gradschool.umd.edu/
Contact Info: 800.245.4723

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore - http://www.umes.edu/
Contact Info: 410.654.2200

University of Maryland, Environmental Science - http://www.umces.edu/
Contact Info: 410.228.9250
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

USM Hagerstown - http://www.hagerstown.usmd.edu/
Contact Info: 240.527.2060

University at Shady Grove - http://www.shadygrove.umd.edu/
Contact Info: 301.738.6000

University of Maryland University College - http://www.umuc.edu/index.shtml
Contact Info:800.888.8682

University of Health Sciences - http://www.usuhs.mil/
Contact Info: 301.295.3101

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This is a list of the Community Colleges in Maryland:

Allegany College of Maryland - http://www.allegany.edu/
Contact Info: 301.784.5410

Anne Arundel Community College - http://www.aacc.edu/
Contact Info: 410.777.2222
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

Baltimore City Community College - http://www.bccc.edu/baltimoreccc/site/default.asp
Contact Info: 410.462.8500
Tuition waiver information on page 10 of this document.

Carroll Community College - http://www.carrollcc.edu/
Contact Info: 410.386.8000

Cecil College - http://www.cecil.edu/
Contact Info: 410.287.1000

Chesapeake College - http://www.chesapeake.edu/
Contact Info: 410.822.5400
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

College of Southern Maryland - http://www.csmd.edu/
Contact Info: 301.934.2251
Tuition waiver information on page 11 of this document.

Community College of Baltimore County - http://www.ccbcmd.edu/
Contact Info: 443.840.2222
@ Cantonsville  443.840.4991
@ Dundolk       443.840.3941
@ Essex           443.840.2991
Tuition waiver information for these institutions.

Fredrick Community College - http://www.frederick.edu/
Contact Info: 301.846.2400
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

Garrett College - http://www.garrettcollege.edu/
Contact Info: 301.387.3000
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

Hagerstown Community College - http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/
Contact Info: 301.790.2800

Harford Community College - http://www.harford.edu/
Contact Info: 443.412.2000
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

Howard Community College - http://www.howardcc.edu/
Contact Info: 443.518.1000
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

Kaplan University - http://portal.kaplanuniversity.edu/Pages/MicroPortalHome.aspx
Contact Info: 800.987.7734

Montgomery College - http://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/edu/
Contact Info: 240.567.5000
@ Germantown    
@ Rockville
@ Takoma Park/ Silver Springs
@ Workfore Development & Continuing Education
Tuition waiver information at these institutions.

Prince George's Community College - http://www.pgcc.edu/
Contact Info:301.336.6000
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

Wor-Wic Community College - http://www.worwic.edu/
Contact Info: 410.334.2800
Tuition waiver information at this institution.


citation 1: State ofMaryland. 254.0 VIII-2.30- POLICY ON WAIVER OF TUITION AND GRANTING OF OTHER PRIVILEGES . Adelphi: , 1989. Web. 16 Dec 2010.
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Monday, November 29, 2010

Maine

"Senior Citizens

For the purpose of administering this waiver, “senior citizens” are defined as Maine residents who are, or will become, 65 years of age during the semester for which they are requesting the waiver.
The Board of Trustees authorizes the waiver of tuition for senior citizens who register for undergraduate courses on a credit basis at any unit of the University of Maine System.  Applicants must establish financial need."

This information is cited from this link.

Here is a list of the Public Universities in Maine.

University of Maine System

University of Maine at Augusta - http://www.uma.edu/
Contact Info: 1.877.862.1234
* Senior citizens tuition waivers are need based.  For more information click here.

University of Maine at Farmington - http://www.umf.maine.edu/
Contact Info: 207.778.7000

University of Maine at Fort Kent
Contact Info:
Here is the application for tuition waiver for senior citizens.

University of Maine at Machias - http://www.umm.maine.edu/
Contact Info: 1.888.468.6866

University of Maine at Orono - http://www.umaine.edu/
Contact Info: 207.581.1110

University of Maine at Rockland - http://learn.maine.edu/rockland/
Contact Info: 207.596.6906

University of Maine at Presque Isle - http://www.umpi.edu/
Contact Info: 207.768.9510

University of Maine School of Law - http://mainelaw.maine.edu/
Contact Info: 207.780.4355

University of Southern Maine - http://www.usm.maine.edu/
Contact Info: 207.780.4141

University of New England - http://www.une.edu/
Contact Info: 207.283.0171
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Here is the list of community colleges in Maine, however, I could not find any tuition waivers pertaining to these institutions in regards to senior citizens.  The colleges are listed for your convenience with phone numbers for inquiries


Central Maine Community College - http://www.cmcc.edu/
Contact Info: 207.755.5500

Eastern Maine Community College -http://www.emcc.edu/Pages/Welcome.aspx
Contact Info: 207.974.4630

Kennebec Valley Community College - http://www.kvcc.me.edu/
Contact Info: 207.453.5000

Northern Maine Community College - http://www.nmcc.edu/
Contact Info: 207.768.2700
Tuition waiver information at this institution on page 13 of this document.

Southern Maine Community College - http://www.smccme.edu/
Contact Info: 207.741.5500
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

Washington County Community College - http://www.wccc.me.edu/
Contact Info: 207.454.1033

York County Community College - http://www.yccc.edu/
Contact Info: 207.646.9282
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Monday, November 8, 2010

Louisiana

In searching for an exact statute concerning tuition waivers for senior citizens in the state of Louisiana, I have been unable to locate it.  However, I will continue to look and update this entry when I can locate it.  Here are a list of all colleges, universities and community colleges in the state.  Not all instituitions may have senior citizens waiver or discounts including some of the ones listed below.  Colleges that I found a direct indication that they provided discounts or free tuition has a link underneath the college.

Update:  Concerning RS 17: 1807
"§1807. Persons over fifty-five; exemption from tuition; fifty percent reduction in cost of textbooks


A. Any person age fifty-five years or over who registers for one or more courses of instruction at a public college or university in this state and who is a resident of this state shall be exempt from the payment of tuition and other registration fees and shall receive a fifty percent reduction in the cost of textbooks, reference books, manuals, and other aids to instruction which are required by any course in which such student is enrolled when purchased from a public college or university operated bookstore.

B. Any funds lost to any public college or university as a result of this Section shall be reimbursed to the college or university by the state.

C. The tuition exemption and reduction in textbook costs provided in this Section shall be provided only if and to the extent that there are sufficient funds appropriated by the legislature to reimburse the public college or university granting them.

Acts 1990, No. 824, §1, eff. July 24, 1990; Acts 1995, No. 307, §1."
This information was found at location.


Louisiana State University System - http://www.lsusystem.edu/
These are the colleges and universities listed below that are a part of the Louisiana State University system.

Louisiana State University - http://www.lsu.edu/
Contact Info: 225-578-2055
 
LSU Law Center- http://www.law.lsu.edu/
Contact Info:  225.578.8646

LSU Agricultural Center-http://lsuagcenter.com/
Contact Info: This is a list of locations in 64 parishes.

LSU Pennington Biomedical Research Center-http://pbrc.edu/
Contact Info: 225.763.2500

University of New Orleans - http://www.uno.edu/
Contact Info: 504.280.6000
Golden Agers tuition waiver information can be found here. It is listed with the deceased veterans info.

LSU Shreveport - http://www.lsus.edu/
Contact Info: 318.797.5363

LSU Alexandria -http://www.lsua.edu/
Contact Info:  888.473.6417

Contact Info: 337.457.7311

LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans - http://lsuhsc.edu/
Contact Info: 504.568.4820

LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport - http://www.lsuhscshreveport.edu/
Contact Info: 318.675.5561

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Southern University System - http://www.sus.edu/
These are a list of the universities that make up the Southern University System.

Southern University and A&M College - http://web.subr.edu/
Contact Info: 225.771.2790

Southern University at New Orleanshttp://www.suno.edu/
Contact Info: 504.286.5000
* Information can be found on page 66 of this document .

Southern University at Shreveport - http://web.susla.edu/Pages/SUSLAhome.aspx
Contact Info: 318.670.6000
*  Tuition waiver information for persons 55 and over here .

Southern University Law Center - http://www.sulc.edu/index_ie.htm
Contact Info: 225.771.2552

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University of Louisiana System - http://www.ulsystem.net/
These are the colleges that make up the University of Louisiana System.

Grambling State University - http://www.gram.edu/
Contact Info: 318.247.3811
*SENIOR CITIZEN TUITION EXEMPTION

Contact Scholarships Office at P. O. Box 629, Grambling, LA 71245

Louisiana Tech University - http://www.latech.edu/
Contact Info: 318.257.2000 or Financial Aid: 318.257.2641

 McNeese State University - http://www.mcneese.edu/
Contact Info: 337.475.5065
*Information about senior citizen tuition waivers are found on page 104.

Nicholls State University - http://www.nicholls.edu/
Contact info: 985.448.4048
*Go to the bottom of the page to view tuition waiver information .

Northwestern State University of Louisiana - http://www.nsula.edu/
Contact Info: 318.357.5961
* Senior citizen tuition information found here  .

Southeastern Louisiana University - http://www.selu.edu/
Contact Info: 985.549.2245
* Form for senior citizens tuition .  Senior citizen waiver information here on page 3.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette - http://www.louisiana.edu/
Contact Info: 337.482.1000

University of Louisiana at Monroe - http://www.ulm.edu/
Contact Info: 318.342.5320

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Louisiana Community and Technical College System



Baton Rouge Community College - http://www.mybrcc.edu/
Contact Info:  225.216.8000
* The Young at Heart/50+ Program phone number -  225.216.8450

Bossier Parish Community College Delgado Community College - http://www.bpcc.edu/
Contact Info: 318.678.6000
* Senior citizen waiver information if you do not qualify for the Pell Grant.

Delgado Community College - http://www.dcc.edu/
Contact Info: 504.671.5012

L.E. Fletcher Technical Community College - http://www.ftcc.edu/
Contact Info: 985.857.3659

Louisiana Delta Community College - http://www.ladelta.edu/
Contact Info: 318.345.9145
* For more information on the tuition waivers click here.

Louisiana Technical College - http://www.ltc.edu/home.asp
@ Capital Area Technical College - http://region2.ltc.edu/
     @ Baton Rouge Campus-225.359.9204
     @ Folkes Campus, Jackson La -225.634.2636
     @ Jumonville Campus, New Roads, La - 225.638.8613
     @ Westside Campus, Plaquemine, La - 225.342.8228
     @ South Central Louisiana Technical College - http://www.scl.edu/

Nunez Community College - http://www.nunez.edu/
Contact Info: 504.278.6200
* Tuition waiver information may be found on page 35 of this document.

River Parishes Community College - http://www.rpcc.edu/
Contact Info: 225.675.8270
South Louisiana Community College - http://www.slcc.cc.la.us/
Contact Info: 337.521.8910
     @Lafayette Campus- 337.521.8896
     @New Iberia Campus 337.373.0185
     @Franklin Site  337 413.8146
     @EMS Academy 337.521.8929
    
Sowela Technical Community College - http://www.sowela.edu/
Contact Info: 337.491.2688


















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Thursday, November 4, 2010

Kentucky

This is the statute concerning college tuition waivers in the state of Kentucky.

" 164.284 Waiver of tuition and fees for person sixty-five or older -- Conditions.



(1) When any person sixty-five (65) years of age or older, who is a resident of the Commonwealth, is admitted and enrolls as a student in any state-supported institution of higher learning in this Commonwealth, the board of trustees of the institution or other appropriate institution officials shall waive all tuition charges and fees for such student, except as provided in subsection (2) of this section.


(2) In the event that classes are full or the granting of free admission requires additional units, the institution may deny admission under this section.


History: Created 1976 Ky. Acts ch. 319, sec. 1"
 
Here is a list of the public universities in Kentucky:
 
Eastern Kentucky University - http://www.eku.edu/
Contact Info: 859.622.2106



Kentucky State University - http://www.kysu.edu/
Contact Info: 502.597.6000


Morehead State University - http://www.moreheadstate.edu/
Contact Info: 1.800.585.6781


Murray State University - http://www.murraystate.edu/
Contact Info: 270.809.3741


Northern Kentucky University - http://www.nku.edu/
Contact Info: 859.572.5100
* For more information on their tuition waiver program click here.


University of Kentucky - http://www.uky.edu/
Contact Info: 859.257.9000
* Here is additional information about the Donovan Fellowship for Academic Scholar.
* Here is additional information about the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UK. 
 
University of Louisville - http://louisville.edu/
Contact Info: 502.852.5555
* For more information about their tuition waiver click here.


Western Kentucky University - http://www.wku.edu/
Contact Info: 270.745.0111

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This is a list of the community and technical colleges in Kentucky
 
Ashland Community College - http://www.ashland.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 606.326.2000

Big Sandy Community and Technical College - http://www.bigsandy.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 606.886.3863

Bluegrass Community and Technical College - http://www.bluegrass.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 866.774.4872

Bowling Green Technical College - http://www.bowlinggreen.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 270.901.1000

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College - http://www.elizabethtown.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 270. 769.2371

Gateway Community and Technical College - http://www.gateway.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 859. 441.4500

Hazard Community and Technical College - http://www.hazard.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 606.436.5721
* To go to their webpage concerning tuition waivers click here.

Henderson Community College - http://henderson.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 270.827.1867

Hopkinsville Community College - http://www.hopkinsville.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 270.707.3700

Jefferson Community and Technical College - http://www.jefferson.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 502. 213.5333 

Madisonville Community College - http://www.madisonville.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info:  270.821.2250

Maysville Community and Technical College - http://www.maysville.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 606. 759.7141

Owensboro Community and Technical College - http://www.owensboro.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 270.686.4400

Somerset Community College - http://www.somerset.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 877.629.9722

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College - http://www.southeast.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 606. 589.2145

West Kentucky Community and Technical College - http://www.westkentucky.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info:  270.554.9200





citation 1: Tuition Waiver for Kentucky: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/krs/164-00/284.PDF

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Monday, October 25, 2010

Kansas



There are some colleges, universities, and community colleges that offer tuition waivers and discounts to senior citizens.  I have listed all colleges and universities below with links to programs for seniors that I have actually found.  The ones listed without a link to a specific program may not have any discounts.  The  contact information is listed in order for you to check with the registrar in those cases.  The Kansas Board of Regents dictates tuition waivers, however, I was unable to find a specific statue on their website.





Emporia State University- http://www.emporia.edu/
Contact Info: 620.341.1200
* Those 60 and over can audit classes free.  Find out more here.

Fort Hays State University - http://www.fhsu.edu/
Contact Info: 785.628.4000

Kansas State University- http://www.k-state.edu/
Contact Info: 785.532.6011

Pittsburg State University - http://www.pittstate.edu/
Contact Info: 620.235.4251

University of Kansas - http://www.ku.edu/
Contact Info: 785.864.2700
*Senior Citizen 60 and over tuition waiver.

University of Kansas Medical Center - http://www.kumc.edu/
Contact Info: 913.588.5241

Wichita State University - http://www.wichita.edu/thisis/
Contact Info: 316.978.3045
* Senior Citizen tuition waiver information for 60+.

Washburn University - http://www.washburn.edu/main/index.html
Contact Info: 785.670.1010
* Senior Citizen can audit classes free of charge.  For more information to to catalogue page 25.  You can also call 785. 670.1030 to request your application.

Washburn Institute of Technology - http://www.washburntech.edu/main/index.html
Contact Info: 785.273.7140

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This is a list of the community colleges.





Allen County Community College - http://www.allencc.edu/
@Iola Campus    620.365.5116 ext. 268
@Burlingame Campus  785.654.2416

Barton County Community College - http://www.bartonccc.edu/
Contact Info: 620.786.1136 Call to join the Silver Cougar Club .  *It cost $15.00 to join.  You must be 55 or over and after you are a member you can take college courses for $30.00 per credit hour fee.  Find out more here.

Brown Mackie College - http://www.brownmackie.edu/
@ Kansas City - http://www.brownmackie.edu/kansascity/
Contact Info: 913.768.1900
@ Salina - http://www.brownmackie.edu/salina/
Contact Info: 785.825.5422

Butler Community College - http://www.butlercc.edu/ @ El Dorado - http://www.butlercc.edu/eldorado_site/index.cfm
  Contact Info: 316.321.2222
@ Andover - http://www.butlercc.edu/andover_site/index.cfm
  Contact Info: 316.218.6278
@ Rose Hill - http://www.butlercc.edu/rosehill_site/index.cfm
  Contact Info: 316.776.9429
@ McConnell - http://www.butlercc.edu/mcconnell_site/index.cfm
  Contact Info: 316.681.3522
@ Marion - http://www.butlercc.edu/marion_site/index.cfm
  Contact Info: 620.382.2183
@ Council Grove - http://www.butlercc.edu/councilgrove_site/index.cfm
  Contact Info: 620.767.5158
@ Business Performance Group - http://www.bpg.butlercc.edu/
  Contact Info:316.218.6118
 
Cloud County Community College - http://www.cloud.edu/
Contact Info: 800.729.5101
* Ask about their  “Prime Time @ Cloud” non-credit courses for senior citizens when you call.

Coffeyville Community College - http://www.coffeyville.edu/
Contact Info: 620.251.7700
@ Coffeyville Technical Campus  620.252.7550
@ Columbus Technical Campus   620.429.3896

Colby Community College - http://www.colbycc.edu/
Contact Info: 785. 462.3984.

Cowley College - http://www.cowley.edu/
@ Ark City Campus - http://www.cowley.edu/campus/arkcity.html
Contact Info: 620.442.0430

Dodge City Community College - http://www.dccc.cc.ks.us/
Contact Info: 620.227.9336  Check out the Senior Citizen Grant.

Fort Scott Community College - http://www.fortscott.edu/
Contact Info: 620.223.2700

Garden City Community College - http://www.gcccks.edu/
Contact Info:  620.276.7611

Hesston College - http://www.hesston.edu/
Contact Info: 800.995.2757
* Part time rate for senior citizens

Highland Community College - http://www.highlandcc.edu/
Contact Info: 785.442.6000

Hutchinson Community College - http://www.hutchcc.edu/
Contact Info: 620.665.3500

* Check out their college @ 60 + fees.

Independence Community College - http://www.indycc.edu/
Contact Info: 620.331.4100
* Senior Citizen Scholarship ( 60+)

Johnston County Community College - http://www.jccc.edu/index.html
Contact Info:  913.469.8500

Kansas City Kansas Community College - http://www.kckcc.edu/
Contact Info: 913.334.1100

Labette Community College - http://www.labette.edu/
Contact Info: 620.421.6700
* Tuition waivers for 60 and over.

Manhattan Area Technical College- http://www.matc.net/Home.aspx
Contact Info: 785.587.2800

Neosho County Community College - http://www.neosho.edu/
Contact Info: 620.431.2820

North Central Kansas Technical College - http://www.ncktc.edu/
Contact Info: 785.738.2276

Northwest Kansas Technical College - http://www.nwktc.edu/home.php
Contact Info: 785.899.3641

Pratt Community College - http://www.prattcc.edu/
Contact Info: 800.794.3091
* Club 62+ had lots of benefits.

Salina Area Technical College - http://www.salinatech.edu/
Contact Info: 785.309.3100

Seward County Community College/Area Technical School
- http://www.sccc.edu/
Contact Info: 620.624.1951

Wichita Area Technical College - http://watc.edu/
Contact Info: 316.677.9400
























Thursday, October 14, 2010

Iowa

JoeImage by mathplourde via FlickrIf you are a senior citizen and reside in the state of Iowa there are a few colleges that offer some educational opportunities.  One will extend an audit of credit classes for 1/2 the cost of tuition.  Other provide educational opportunities through Lifelong Learning.  If I have left any out that apply, please feel free to comment and let me know.  The colleges and community colleges that have not been listed did not provide any information on educational opportunities for senior citizens that I could find.
These are the educational opportunities at the universities.

Iowa State University - http://www.iastate.edu/
Contact Info:  515. 294.4111
Osher Lifelong Learning at Iowa State provides seniors 50 and older a variety of educational opportunities.  You can read more about it here.

University of Iowa - http://www.uiowa.edu/
Contact Info: 319.384.4221
This is also through the Osher Lifelong Leaning Institute.  You can read more about their program here

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These are the educational opportunities at the community college level.

Eastern Iowa Community College District - http://www.eicc.edu/
@Clinton Community College      563.244.7040
@Muscatine Area                        563.288.6165
@Quad City Area                        563.336.3450
* These colleges offer a Senior Citizen Program that runs from May-August.  To learn more about these opportunities click here.

Iowa Western Community College - http://www.iwcc.edu/
Contact Info: 712.325.3200
* A tuition discount of 50% is available for qualifing senior citizens.  You must be 60 before the beginning of the semester.  For more information click.here.

Iowa Central Community College - www.iowacentral.com/
Contact Info: 1.800.362.2798
* For more information click here.

North Iowa Area Community College - http://www.niacc.edu/
Contact Info: 641.422.4358
 More information on their Lifelong Learning Institute

Northwest Iowa Community College - http://www.nwicc.edu/.
Contact Info: 712.324.5061
* They are in the process of building the Lifelong Learning and Recreational Facility.  You can read more about it here.
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Monday, October 4, 2010

Indiana

This is the statue concerning tuition waivers for senior citizens for the state of Indiana.  A list of contacts for all universities and community colleges will be listed also.

"Information Maintained by the Office of Code Revision Indiana Legislative Services Agency

IC 20-12-19.3

Chapter 19.3. Tuition Exemption for Senior Citizens

IC 20-12-19.3-1

Commission

Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "commission" refers to the state student assistance commission (as defined in IC 20-12-21-4).

As added by P.L.127-1990, SEC.3.

IC 20-12-19.3-2

Institution

Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "institution" means a state college or university that is supported in whole or in part by appropriations made by the general assembly, including any branch campus operated by a state college or university.

As added by P.L.127-1990, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.166-1991, SEC.1.

IC 20-12-19.3-3

Senior citizen

Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "senior citizen" means an Indiana resident who:

(1) is at least sixty (60) years of age;

(2) has graduated from high school or has received a:

(A) general equivalency degree; or

(B) state of Indiana general educational development (GED) diploma under IC 20-10.1-12.1;

(3) is retired; and

(4) is not employed on a full-time basis.

As added by P.L.127-1990, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.149-1995, SEC.12.

IC 20-12-19.3-4

Duties of institution; tuition waiver

Sec. 4. (a) Except as provided in subsection (c), an institution shall:

(1) admit a senior citizen to any scheduled course where there is space available; and

(2) grant a waiver of the tuition assessed for the course as provided in subsection (b).

(b) The amount of the tuition waived under subsection (a) shall be equal to fifty percent (50%) of the in-state tuition assessed for the course by the institution.

(c) An institution is not required to do the following:

(1) Allow a senior citizen to enroll in a degree granting program, unless the senior citizen meets the admission standards of the institution.

(2) Permit the full-time equivalent enrollment of senior citizens for whom tuition has been waived to exceed two percent (2%) of the institution's undergraduate full-time equivalent enrollment.

(3) Waive a senior citizen's tuition for more than the equivalent of nine (9) semester hours per semester.

(4) Waive fees for self-supporting programs, applications, registration, or laboratory work.

As added by P.L.127-1990, SEC.3.

IC 20-12-19.3-5

Senior citizens tuition fund

Sec. 5. (a) The senior citizens tuition fund is established to provide full or partial reimbursements to institutions for the amount of tuition waived under section 4 of this chapter.

(b) The fund shall be administered by the commission.

(c) The expenses of administering the fund shall be paid from money in the fund.

(d) The treasurer of state shall invest the money not currently needed to meet the obligations of the fund in the same manner as other public funds may be invested.

As added by P.L.127-1990, SEC.3.

IC 20-12-19.3-6

Reimbursement to institution

Sec. 6. (a) An institution may receive a reimbursement from the fund for an amount equal to:

(1) the amount of total tuition waived under section 4 of this chapter; or

(2) if the amount in the fund is insufficient to cover the tuition waivers for all of the institutions, a pro rata reduction of the amount of total tuition waivers based upon the number of senior citizens for which the institution provides tuition waivers compared to the total number of senior citizens who participate under this chapter statewide.

(b) To receive a reimbursement under subsection (a), the institution must apply to the commission, on forms provided by the commission, for the reimbursement.

As added by P.L.127-1990, SEC.3.

IC 20-12-19.3-7

Comprehensive report

Sec. 7. (a) In addition, not later than thirty (30) days after the end of each semester (or its equivalent if the institution does not conduct its academic year on a semester basis), each institution shall provide the commission and the commission for higher education with a comprehensive report detailing the extent to which the institution participated in the senior citizen tuition exemption under this chapter.

(b) The report must include the following information:

(1) The number of senior citizens who qualified for a tuition exemption.

(2) The courses in which the senior citizens enrolled.

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(3) The number of semester hours (or its equivalent) taken by senior citizens under this chapter.

(4) Any other pertinent information required by the commission.

As added by P.L.127-1990, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.166-1991, SEC.2.

IC 20-12-19.3-8

Offering other educational opportunities not prohibited

Sec. 8. This chapter does not prohibit an institution from offering other educational opportunities that are not covered by this chapter to senior citizens at no charge or at a reduced charge.

As added by P.L.127-1990, SEC.3.

IC 20-12-19.3-9

Rules adopted to implement chapter

Sec. 9. The commissioner may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to implement this chapter.

As added by P.L.127-1990, SEC.3."

Indiana Code 20-12-19.3

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This is the list of the colleges and universities in Indiana:

Indiana State University - http://www.indstate.edu/
Contact Info: 1.800.468.6478

Ball State University - http://cms.bsu.edu/
Contact Info:  765.289.1241

University of Southern Indiana - http://www.usi.edu/
Contact Info: 812.464.8600

Indiana University Bloomington - http://www.iub.edu/
Contact Info: 812.855.4848

Indiana University East - http://www.iue.edu/
Contact Info: 765.973.8208

Indiana University Kokomo- http://www.iuk.edu/
Contact Info: 765.455.9217

Indiana University Northwest - http://www.iun.edu/
Contact Info: 219.980.6501

Indiana University South Bend - http://www.iusb.edu/
Contact Info: 574.520.4872

Indiana University Southeast - http://www.ius.edu/
Contact Info: 812.941.2333

Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus - http://www.iupuc.edu/
Contact Info: 812.348.7271

Indiana University- Purdue University Fort Wayne - http://new.ipfw.edu/
Contact Info: 260.481.6100

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis - http://www.iupui.edu/
Contact Info: 317.274.5555

Purdue University - http://www.purdue.edu/
Contact Info:  765.494.4600

Purdue University Calumet - http://www.calumet.purdue.edu/
Contact Info: 219.989.2400


Purdue University North Central - http://www.pnc.edu/
Contact Info: 219.464.4134

Purdue University-College of Technology- http://www.tech.purdue.edu/
Contact Info: 765.494.4600

Vincennes University - http://www.vinu.edu/cms/opencms/
Contact Info:  800.742.9198

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Here is your list of community colleges from the Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana Systems.

Ivy Tech Community Colleges
@ Bloomington- http://www.ivytech.edu/bloomington/
Contact Info: 812.330.6350
  • Bedford
@ Indianapolis - http://www.ivytech.edu/about/campuses/central-indiana.html
Contact Info: 317.921.4800
  • Avon
  • Beech Grove
  • Ben Davis High School
  • Carmel
  • Greenwood
  • Greenfield
  • Lawrence
  • Lebanon
  • Mooresville
  • Noblesville
  • Pike
  • Shelbyville
@ Columbus - http://www.ivytech.edu/columbus/
Contact Info: 812.374.5123 or 812.372.9925
  • Franklin
  • Greensburg
  • Nashville
  • North Vernon
  • Seymour
@ East Central - http://www.ivytech.edu/eastcentral/
  • Anderson 765.643.7133 ext.7211
  • Marion     765.651.3100 ext.3301
  • Muncie     765.289.2291 ext.7111
@ Kokomo - http://www.ivytech.edu/kokomo/
Contact Info: 800.459.0561 or 765.459.0561 ext.301
  • Logansport  866.753.5102 or 574.753.5101 ext.2002
  • Peru            765.473.7281
  • Wabash       260.563.8828
@ Lafayette - http://www.ivytech.edu/lafayette/
Contact Info: 765.269.5100
  • Crawfordsville
  • Monticello
@ North Central Indiana - South Bend - http://www.ivytech.edu/southbend/
Contact Info: 574.289.7001 ext.5325
  • Elkhart    574.830.0375
  • Warsaw  574.267.5428
@ Northeast Indiana-Fort Wayne- http://www.ivytech.edu/fortwayne/
Contact Info: 260.482.9171
  • Angola
  • Ashley
  • Berne
  • Bluffton
  • Columbia City
  • Decatur
  • Huntington
  • Kendallville
  • La Grande
  • Monroe
@Northwest Indiana - Valparaiso - http://www.ivytech.edu/about/campuses/northwest.html
Contact Info: 219.464.8514
  • East Chicago      219.392.3600
  • Gary                  219.981.1111
  • Michigan City     219.879.9137
  • Portage
@ Richmond - http://www.ivytech.edu/richmond/
Contact Info: 765.966.2656 ext. 1202
  • Connersville
@ Southeast Indiana - http://www.ivytech.edu/southeast/
  • Madison              812.265.2580
  • Lawrenceburg     812.537.4010
  • Batesville
@ Southwest Indiana - Evansville - http://www.ivytech.edu/evansville/
Contact Info: 812.426.2865
  • Princeton
  • Tell City
  • Washington
@ Southern Indiana - Sellersburg - http://www.ivytech.edu/sellersburg/
Contact Info: 812.246.3301 ext. 4136
  • Corydon
  • Paoli

  • Salem
  • Scottsburg
@Wabash Valley - Terre Haute - http://www.ivytech.edu/terrehaute/
Contact Info: 1.812.299.1121 or 1.800.377.4882
  • Brazil
  • Greencastle
  • Rochville
  • Sullivan
  • Switz City
The bullets listed under each campuses are facilities that classes may also be taken.


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Sunday, September 26, 2010

Illinois

 This is Illinois state statue concerning education waivers for senior citizens according to Justia law.
"(110 ILCS 990/0.01) (from Ch. 144, par. 1800)

Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Senior Citizen Courses Act.

(Source: P.A. 86‑1324.)


(110 ILCS 990/1) (from Ch. 144, par. 1801)

Sec. 1. Definitions. For the purposes of this Act:

(a) "Public institutions of higher education" means the University of Illinois, Southern Illinois University, Chicago State University, Eastern Illinois University, Governors State University, Illinois State University, Northeastern Illinois University, Northern Illinois University, Western Illinois University, and the public community colleges subject to the "Public Community College Act".

(b) "Credit Course" means any program of study for which public institutions of higher education award credit hours.

(c) "Senior citizen" means any person 65 years or older whose annual household income is less than the threshold amount provided in Section 4 of the "Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons Property Tax Relief and Pharmaceutical Assistance Act", approved July 17, 1972, as amended.

(Source: P.A. 89‑4, eff. 1‑1‑96.)


(110 ILCS 990/2) (from Ch. 144, par. 1802)

Sec. 2. Each public institution of higher education shall permit senior citizens accepted for admission to enroll without the payment of tuition in regularly scheduled credit courses, other than credit courses designed specifically for senior citizens, provided that available classroom space exists and tuition paying students enrolled constitute the minimum number required for the course.

(Source: P.A. 84‑338.)


(110 ILCS 990/3) (from Ch. 144, par. 1803)

Sec. 3. Nothing in this Act shall preclude public institutions from requiring fees, other than tuition, subject to approval by the institution's governing board, for individuals attending credit courses pursuant to waivers granted under this Act.

(Source: P.A. 84‑338.)


Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Illinois may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources."
Chicago State University - http://www.csu.edu/
Contact Info :773.995.2304

Eastern Illinois University - http://www.eiu.edu/
Contact Info : 217.581.3713

Governors State University - http://www.govst.edu/
Contact Info : 708.534.5000

Illinois State University - http://www.ilstu.edu/
Contact Info : 309.438.2181

Northeastern Illinois University - http://www.neiu.edu/
Contact Info: 773.583.4050

Northern Illinois University - http://www.niu.edu/
Contact Info: 815. 753.1000

Southern Illinois University - http://www.siu.edu/
@ Carbondale Campus - http://www.siuc.edu/
Contact Info: 618.453.2121
@ Edwardsville Campus - http://www.siue.edu/
Contact Info: 618.650.3705

University of Illinois system - http://www.uillinois.edu/
@ Chicago Campus - http://www.uic.edu/
Contact Info: 312.996-4350
@ Springfield Campus -http://www.uis.edu/
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ma...Image via WikipediaContact Info: 217.206.6600
Contact Info: 217.333.1000

Western Illinois University - http://www.wiu.edu/
Contact Info: 309•298•1414

Here is a list of the Community Colleges in the great state of Illinois:

City of Colleges at Chicago - http://www.ccc.edu/
@Richard J. Daley College - http://www.daley.ccc.edu/
Contact Info: 773.838.7500
@Harold Washington College - http://www.hwashington.ccc.edu/
Contact Info: 312.553.5600
@Harry S. Truman College - http://www.trumancollege.edu/
Contact Info: 773.907.4000
@Kennedy-King College - http://www.kennedyking.ccc.edu/
Contact Info: 773.602.5000
@Malcolm X College - http://www.malcolmx.ccc.edu/
Contact Info: 312.850.7000
@Olive-Harvey College - http://www.oliveharvey.ccc.edu/
Contact Info: 773.265.5343
@Wilbur Wright College - http://www.wright.ccc.edu/
Contact Info: 773.777.7900

Black Hawk College - http://www.bhc.edu/
@Quad-Cities Campus 309.796.5000  @East Campus 309.854.1700

Danville Area Community College - http://www.dacc.edu/
Contact Info: 217.443.8760

College of DuPage - http://www.cod.edu/
Contact Info: 630.942.2251

East St. Louis Community College Center -http://www.eslccc.com/
Contact Info: 618.874.8700

Elgin Community College - http://www.elgin.edu/
Contact Info: 847.697.1000

Contact Info: 847.925.6700

Heartland Community College - http://www.heartland.edu/
Contact Info: 309.268.8010

Highland Community College - http://www.highlandcc.edu/
Contact Info: 785.442.6020

Illinois Central College - http://www.icc.edu/
Contact Info: 309.694.5422

Illinois Eastern Community College - http://www.iecc.edu/
@Frontier Community College - www.iecc.edu/foc
Contact Info: 618.842.3711
@Lincoln Trail College - www.iecc.edu/ltc
Contact Info: 618.544.8657
@Olney Central College - www.iecc.edu/occ
Contact Info: 618.395.7777
@Wabash Valley Community College - www.iecc.edu/wvc
Contact Info: 618.262.8641

Illinois Valley Community College - http://www.ivcc.edu/
Contact Info:  815.224.2720

Joliet Junior Community College - http://www.jjc.edu/
Contact Info:  815.729.9020

Judson University - http://www.judsonu.edu/
Contact Info: 847.628.2500

Kankakee Community College - http://www.kcc.edu/
Contact Info: 815.802.8550

Kaskaskia College - http://www.kaskaskia.edu/
Contact Info: 618.545.3080

Contact Info: 815.825.2086

College of Lake County - http://www.clcillinois.edu/
Contact Info:  847.543.2000

Lake Land College - www.lakeland.cc.il.us/
Contact Info:  217.234.5231

Lewis and Clark Community College - http://www.lc.edu/
Contact Info: 618.468.2223

Lincoln Land Community College - http://www.llcc.edu/
Contact Info: 217.786.2200

John A. Logan College - http://www.jalc.edu/
Contact Info: 618.985.3741

McHenry County College - http://www.mchenry.edu/
Contact Info: 815.455.3700

Moraine Valley Community College - http://www.morainevalley.edu/
Contact Info: 708.974.4300

Morton College - http://www.morten.edu/
Contact Info: 708.656.8000

Oakton Community College - http://www.oakton.edu/
@Des Plaines 847.635.1700      @Skokie 847.635.1400

Parkland College - http://www.parkland.edu/
Contact Info: 217.351.2200

Praire State College - http://www.prairestate.edu/
Contact Info: 708.709.3500

Rend Lake College - http://www.rlc.edu/
Contact Info: 618.437.5321

Richland Community College - http://www.richland.edu/
Contact Info: 217.875.7200

Rock Valley College - http://www.rockvalleycollege.edu/
Contact Info: 815.921.7821

Carl Sandburg College - http://www.sandburg.edu/
Contact Info: 309.344.2518

Sauk Valley Community College - http://www.svcc.edu/
Contact Info: 815.288.5511 ext.273

Shawnee Community College - http://www.shawneecc.edu/
Contact Info: 618.634.3247

South Suburban College - http://www.southsuburbancollege.edu/
Contact Info: 708.596.2000

Southeastern Illinois College - http://www.sic.edu/
Contact Info: 618.252.5400

Southwestern Illinois College - http://www.swic.edu/
Contact Info: 618.234.4410

Spoon River College - http://www.src.edu/
@Canton Campus  309.647.4645
@Macomb Campus 309.837.5727
@Havana Campus 309.543.4413
@Rushville Center 217.322.6060

Triton College - http://www.triton.edu/
Contact Info: 708.456.0300

Waubonsee Community College - http://www.waubonsee.edu/
Contact Info: 630.466.7900

John Wood Community College - http://www.jwcc.edu/
Contact Info: 217-224-6500









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Friday, August 13, 2010

Idaho

:College of Southern Idaho athletic logoImage via Wikipedia     Idaho provides discounts to senior citizens of various amounts to attend college.  Some colleges didn't offer any thing.  So I will be providing the specifics on what I have found for each.

College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls - http://www.csi.edu/
Info: 208.732.6655
*Senior citizens that are 60 and older can apply for a CSI gold card through the Office of Aging. Using that card they can apply for credit only classes tuition free.  Senior are responsible for all other fees and non-credit classes.  They are also responsible for cost of books and supplies.

College of Western Idaho, Nampa - http://www.cwidaho.cc/
Info: 208.562.3000
*Residents 60 and over can take credit courses for 50% of normal tuition. Non-residents 60 and over can take credit courses for 50% of normal non-residents tuition.  Fees for non-credit, materials, books, and fees are full price.

North Idaho College, Coeur d' Alene - http://www.nic.edu/
Info: 208.769.3320
* For seniors 60 and over that are non-degree seeking the cost is $25 per class and $5 per credit hour.  You must fill out a non-degree seeking enrollment form.  It can be mailed, fax, or brought in person.  Once enrolled in you should check the calendar for registeration dates.

Boise State University, Boise - http://www.boisestate.edu/
Info: 208.426.1156
* Idaho resident that are 60 and older may apply for courses on a space available basis.  It is $5 per credit hour and $20 registration fee per semester. To register at the discounted rate, first apply for admission, then request the form Idaho Senior Citizen‘s Fee Reduction from the Payment and Disbursement Center, Administration Building, Room 211. Fill out the form according to the instructions. When you pay your registration charges, you will need to show the cashier your driver‘s license, birth certificate, or other proof of your age.

Idaho State University, Pocatello - http://www.isu.edu/
Reduced fee found here.
Info: 208.282.0211
Idaho State University, Meridan - http://www.isu/meridan/
Info: 208.373.1700
Idaho State University, Twin Falls -http://www.isu.edu/twinfalls
Info: 208.736.2101
Idaho State University, Idaho - http://www.isu.edu/idahofalls
Info: 208.282.7880
* Registration is $20 and there is a $5 fee per credit hour on a space available basis.  Proper ID must be shown at the time of registration.  This discount does not apply to non-residents.

Lewis Clark State University, Lewiston -http://www.lcsu.edu/
Info: 208.792.5272
*Idaho residents must be 60 years old before the first day of the semester.  It is $20 registeration fee and $5 per credit h
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