Tuesday, June 29, 2010


THE FIRST YEAR: MAKING THE MOST OF COLLEGE    2010 Florida State Statues :      1009.26Fee waivers.

 "A state university may waive any or all application, tuition, and related fees for persons 60 years of age or older who are residents of this state and who attend classes for credit. No academic credit shall be awarded for attendance in classes for which fees are waived under this subsection. This privilege may be granted only on a space-available basis, if such classes are not filled as of the close of registration. A university may limit or deny the privilege for courses which are in programs for which the Board of Governors has established selective admissions criteria. Persons paying full fees and state employees taking courses on a space-available basis shall have priority over those persons whose fees are waived in all cases where classroom spaces are limited."

More information about this statute can be found here in section 4.  Here are a list of colleges, universities, and community colleges for your convenience only.  These institutions May provide tuition waivers at their discretion.

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University-http://www.famu.edu/
Financial Aid: Tel: 850.599.3730

Florida Atlantic University-www.fau.edu/
Contact Info: 561.297.3040
*  They are know for providing the largest adult continuing education program in the United States which serves over 19,000 senior citizens.

Florida Gulf Coast University-http://www.fgcu.edu/
Financial Aid: 239.590.7920
* Senior citizens using waivers must register the Friday during the first week of class on a space available non-credit basis.

Admissions: 305.348.2363

Florida State University - http://www.fsu.edu/
Admissions: 850.644.6200

New College of Florida -http://www.ncf.edu/
Contact Info: 941.487.5000

University of Central Florida - www.ucf.edu/
Contact Info: 407.823.2000

University of Florida -http://www.ufl.edu/
Contact Info: 352.392.3261

University of North Florida - www.unf.edu/
Contact Info: 904.620.5555

University of South Florida-www.usf.edu/
Financial Aid: 813.974.4700

University of West Florida-www.uwf.edu/
Admissions : 850.474.2230
This is a list of Florida's 28 public colleges:

Contact Info: 828.883.8292

Broward College-http://www.broward.edu/
Contact Info: 954.201.7350

Chipola College-http://www.chipola.edu/
Contact Info: 850. 526.2761

College of Central Florida-http://www.cf.edu/
Contact Info: 352. 873. 5800

Daytona State College-http://www.daytonastate.edu/
Contact Info: 386.506.3000

Edison State College- http://www.edison.edu/
Admissions: 239.489.9121

Florida Keys Community College- http://www.fkcc.edu/
Contact Info: 305.296.9081

Florida State College at Jacksonville- www.fccj.edu/
Contact Info: 904.766.6500

Gulf Coast Community College- http://www.gulfcoast.edu/
Contact Info: 850.769.1551

Hillsborough Community College- http://www.hccfl.edu/
Contact Info:
Brandon Campus- 813.253.7835
Dale Mabry Campus-813.253.7235 
Plant City Campus-813.757.2105
Ybor City Campus-813.253.7763
SouthShore Center-813.259.6103 
District Administrative Offices-813.253.7159

Indian River State College- http://www.irsc.edu/
Contact Info: 866.792.4772

Lake City Community College- www.lakecitycc.edu/
Contact Info: 386.752.1822

Lake-Sumter Community College- http://www.lscc.edu/
Contact Info: 352.568.0001

Miami Dade College- http://www.mdc.edu/
Contact Info: 305.237.5000

North Florida Community College -http://www.nfcc.edu/
Contact Info:850. 973.1622

Northwest Florida State College- http://www.nwfsc.edu/
Contact Info: 850.678.5111

 Palm Beach State College-http://www.palmbeachstate.edu/
Contact Info: 561.868.3350

Pasco-Hernando Community College-http://www.phcc.edu/
Contact Info: 727.847.2727

Pensacola Junior College-http://www.pjc.edu/
Contact Info:
Warrington- 850.484.2200

Polk State College-http://www.polk.edu/
Contact Info: 863.297.1000

Santa Fe College-http://www.sfcollege.edu/
Contact Info: 352.395.7322

Seminole State College of Florida-http://www.seminolestate.edu/
Contact Info: 407.708.4722
South Florida Community College-http://www.southflorida.edu/
Contact Info: 863.453.6661

St. Johns River Community College-http://www.sjrcc.edu/
Contact Info: 386.312.4050

St. Petersburg College-http://www.spcollege.edu/
Contact Info: 727.341.4610

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota -http://www.scf.edu/
Contact Info:
SCF Bradenton-941.752.5000
SCF Lakewood Ranch -941.363.7000
SCF Venice-941.408.1300

Tallahassee Community College-http://www.tcc.fl.edu/
Contact Info: 850.201.8750

Valencia Community College-valenciacc.edu
Contact Info: 407.299.5000

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