For Senior Citizens

As a CCV student age 65 and older*, you may audit one course tuition-free per semester. Additional classes are available at a reduced rate. That’s a perfect reason to explore a new topic or deepen your knowledge in an area of interest; take classes in a wide variety of subjects including art, music, history, languages, writing, literature, and even forensics!

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  • Classes must first attain a sufficient enrollment level, and a senior may not take the place of a paying student in courses with enrollment limits.
  • Senior citizens must pay relevant administration and course fees.
  • Suitable evidence of eligibility may be required before a waiver can be issued.
  • Depending on your desired courses and academic background, you may be asked to complete the skills assessment.

*Students who are 65 years or older are able to audit one class per semester with no tuition charge and take additional courses at a reduced tuition rate at any Vermont State College institution. Charges for additional courses are set at the rate of 50% of the charged tuition. Participants are responsible for the administrative fee and any fees associated with the course. To be eligible for a free audited course, senior citizens must be non-matriculated (not seeking a degree). Senior citizens may also enroll in credit bearing course work applicable to degree or certificate programs at the rate of 50% of the charged tuition.


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