Tuesday, November 10, 2015


"Senior Citizens Higher Education Act

Section §23-38.56 of the Code of Virginia (also known as the Senior Citizens Higher Education Act) states that Virginians age 60 and older may take college courses without paying tuition. Older citizens may register for and enroll in courses in any state institution of higher education (subject to the admission requirements of the institution) as a full-time or part-time student for academic credit if their federal taxable income does not exceed $15,000 per year. The State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV) has details of the Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver.
Virginians age 60 and older, regardless of income, may register for and audit courses in any Virginia institution of higher education. Students may have to pay for course materials and laboratory fees. For more information, contact the admissions office of the state college or university nearest you. SCHEV offers a listing of state colleges and universities."
                                                                                -SECTION 23-38.56 of the Code of                                                                                         Virginia

Public Universities

University of Virginia's College at Wisehttp://www.uvawise.edu/
Contact Info  276-328-0100
Senior Tuition Forms 

Christopher Newport Universityhttp://cnu.edu/
Contact Info  797-594-7000
Senior Information   (page 5)

College of William & Maryhttp://www.wm.edu/
Contact Info  757-221-4000
Information for Senior Citizens

George Mason Universityhttps://www2.gmu.edu
Contact Info  703-993-1000
Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver

James Madison Universityhttp://www.jmu.edu/
Contact Info  540-568-5681
Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver

Longwood Universityhttp://www.longwood.edu/
Contact Info  434-395-2000
Senior Citizen Tuiton Waiver Info

Norfolk State Universityhttps://www.nsu.edu
Contact Info  757-823-8600
Senior Citizen Waiver Form

Old Dominion Universityhttp://www.odu.edu/
Contact Info   757-683-3000
Senior Citizen Waiver Form

University of Mary Washingtonhttp://www.umw.edu/
Contact Info   540-654-1000
Senior Citizen Tuition Information 

University of Virginiahttp://www.virginia.edu/
Contact Info  434-924-0311
Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver Form

Virginia Commonwealth Universityhttp://www.vcu.edu/
Contact Info    804-828-0100
Senior Citizen Higher Education Program

Virginia Techhttp://www.vt.edu/
Contact info  540-231-6000
Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver Forms

Virginia State Universityhttp://www.vsu.edu/
Contact Info   804-524-5000
Senior Citizen information  page (4 of 18) Actually page 39 of entire document.

Community Colleges

Blue Ridge Community College -  http://www.brcc.edu/
Contact info  540-234-9261
50+ Class info

Central Virginia Community College - http://www.cvcc.vccs.edu/ 
Contact info   434-832-7600
General knowledge classes info
Tuition Waiver and discount info for senior citizens 

Dabney S. Lancaster Community Collegehttp://www.dslcc.edu/
Contact info  541-261-1211
Senior tuition info 

Danville Community Collegehttp://www.dcc.vccs.edu/
Contact info   434-797-2222
Senior Citizen Tuition waiver forms

Eastern Shore Community Collegehttp://es.vccs.edu/
Contact info   757-789-1789
Senior Citizen Tuition waiver forms 

Germanna Community Collegehttp://www.germanna.edu/
Contact info   540-891-3000
Senior Citizen Tuition waiver forms

Reynolds Community Collegehttp://www.reynolds.edu/
Contact info   804-371-3000
Senior Citizen Tuition waiver info 

John Tyler Community Collegehttp://www.jtcc.edu/
Contact info  804-796-4000
Senior Citizen Tuition wiaver info 

Mountain Empire Community Collegehttp://www.mecc.edu/
Contact Info   276-523-2300
Senior Citizen Tuition waiver info

New River Community Collegehttp://www.nr.edu/
Contact Info   540-674-3600
Senior Citizen Tuition forms

Northern Virginia Community Collegehttp://www.nvcc.edu/
Contact Info   703-323-3000
Senior Citizen eligibility Forms

Patrick Henry Community Collegehttp://www.patrickhenry.edu/
Contact Info   276-638-8777
Senior Citizen Information 

Piedmont Virginia Community Collegehttp://www.pvcc.edu/
Contact Info  434 977 3900
Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver Info

Rappahannock Community Collegehttps://www.rappahannock.edu/
Contact Info  804 758 6700
Senior Info  (halfway down page) 

Southwest Virginia Community Collegehttp://sw.edu/
Contact Info    276 964 7238
Senior Citizen Tuition Information

Thomas Nelson Community Collegehttp://tncc.edu/
Contact Info   757 825 2700
Senior Citizens Information page

Tidewater Community Collegehttp://www.tcc.edu/
Contact Info   757-822-1122
Senior Citizens Tuition Discount 

Virginia Western Community Collegehttp://www.virginiawestern.edu/
Contact Info   540-857-8922
Senior Citizens information

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