Image via WikipediaSome colleges throughout Hawaii offer senior citizens the opportunity to attend college free of charge on a non-credit bases through various programs. In most cases permanent records are not kept and if credit is desired then tuition must be paid depending on the university.
University of Hawaii Manoa-http://www.uhm.hawaii.edu/
Tel: 808. 956.9317
* The Senior Citizen Visitor Program administered by SEED allows seniors 60 and over to attend by permission of the instructor to fall and spring classes at Manoa. These classes are credit free and no permanent records are kept. Anyone wanting to recieve credit must pay full tuition.
University of Hawaii Kaua'I Community College -http://www.kauai.hawaii.edu/
*You can attend tuition free if you are 60 and older and meet residency requirements. You will have to fill out an application that will determine this. You also must meet course prerequistes and have no financial obligations. Classes are on a non-credit basis. Visitor passes can be obtain throught the office of Admissions and Records on August 30th-31st and on Sept 1st-3rd. Request forms for passes need to be completed every semester.
University of Hawaii Honolulu Community College-http://www2.honolulu.hawaii.edu/
*Another place to recieve educational opportunities is via the Emeritus Club.
"We are a membership organization for retirees and those near retirement. The Emeritus Club has unique benefits for it's members which includes discounts on selected Emeritus College classes and the use of the Open Computer Lab. It's easy to join the club.
Print the HCC Continuing Education and Training registration form and check the box, "I want to join the Emeritus Club". The completed registration form, along with a $25 payment to the University of Hawaii Foundation - Emeritus Program, should be mailed to the address below. Check and credit card payments are accepted.
Honolulu Community College
Non-Credit Registration Office
874 Dillingham Blvd
Honolulu, HI 96817-4598"
Citation 1- Except taken from http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/cet/seniors/faq.html website.