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Lifelong Learner

Lifelong Learner at the libraryWe’re living longer than ever before and in better health. So, what can you do when you retire and want to keep your mind sharp or want to meet other like-minded seniors?

For many, the answer is to go back to school. We invite you to take a class with us - tuition free. We'll waive the tuition - you pay the fees. That is a savings of $480 per 4-credit class!

Senior Tuition Waiver for Lifelong Learners

The lifelong learner tuition waiver is designed to promote a lifestyle of continuous learning and personal enrichment. It is available to Oregon residents, ages 65 years and older. The waiver maybe applied to up to eight credits per term for eligible classes. Students using the lifelong learner tuition waiver do not receive credit for the classes and do not pay tuition, but are responsible for course fees, books, and supplies.

Who is eligible?

Oregon residents, 65 years and older, who meet course prerequisites. Courses are only eligible if you are planning to audit a course and not pursue a degree or certificate.

What classes are eligible for the Lifelong Learner Tuition Waiver?

Winter term classes will be posted in November, 2021.

How do I get started?

  1. Fill out the Lifelong Learner Registration Form.
  2. Admissions will create your student record and send you an email with your student ID # if you do not already have one.
  3. Enrollment Services will register you and apply the tuition wavier. You will then receive your class schedule and bill for fees.
  4. Pay fees no later than the end of the second week in the term.
     

What classes are not eligible for the Lifelong Learner Tuition Waiver?

  • Lifelong Learners may not apply to limited entry programs at RCC. All courses with the following prefixes are not eligible for the Lifelong Learner Tuition Waiver:
    • AH, AM, APR, BT, CIS, CPL, DA, DDM, DS, ECE, EET, EMS, ES, FRP, HC, HS, MEC, MET, MFG, MT, NRS, PN, PRX, SRV, and WLD.
       

How to pay for my Lifelong Learner Fees

Approximate course fees are listed below. Pay your fees online at myRogue or mail to:
Attn: Lockbox Department PD-OR-C2LB
Rogue Community College Lockbox 003678
2999 NE 181st Ave
Portland, OR 97230

Credits 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

College Services Fees:
$17 per credit up to a maximum of $255 (at 15+ credits). 

Tech Fees: $7/credit

$17 $34 $51 $68 $85 $102 $119 $136

Class Fees & Supplies

Examples $3 CPR Card $11.50 Clay for ceramics $50 Art Supplies $56.75 Text Book

Some classes have additional fees. These are listed when you register.

If you have questions, you can also contact Admissions & Recruitment.

Admission & Recruitment
Phone: 541-956-7217
Email: recruitment@roguecc.edu
Schedule an Appointment