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Lifelong Learner

become a lifelong learner at Rogue Community CollegeSenior 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.

How do I get started?

  • Fill out the online admission application.
  • Complete the Placement Process. All RCC students must meet the prerequisites for each course. 
  • To utilize the tuition waiver, complete the Lifelong Learner Tuition Waiver Request Form. After submission, Enrollment Services staff will contact you 5 days before the term starts to discuss course options and register you.
  • Pay 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

What classes are eligible for the Lifelong Learner Tuition Waiver?

  • Lifelong learners are eligible to take college-level general education classes that are numbered 100 or higher.
     

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 folllowing prefixes are not eligible for the Lifelong Learner Tuition Waiver:
    • AH, AM, APR, BT, CPL, DA, DS, ECE, EET, EMS, ES, EST, FRP, GD, HC, HCI, HD, HS, MEC, MET, MFG, MT, NRS, PN, PRX, SPT, SRV, ST, TD and WLD.
       

How to pay for my Lifelong Learner Fees

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

If you prefer, you may visit any campus to pay in person. A Rogue Central Specialist will apply the waiver to your tuition for eligible courses. If you have questions, e-mail rcs@roguecc.edu.

In the second week of the term, if you have not paid, you will receive a phone call from Enrollment Services. At that time, you will find out how much you owe in course fees and will have the opportunity to pay over the phone with a credit card.

Credits 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

College Services Fees:
$12 per credit up to a maximum of $180 (at 15+ credits). 

Tech Fees: $7/credit

$12 $24 $36 $48 $60 $72 $84 $96

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.

For questions about the Lifelong Learner Program and Tuition Waiver
Contact Rogue Central Services for questions about RCC's Lifelong Learner program via email or visiting in person. Rogue Central Email: RCS@roguecc.edu

Rogue Central Services are located on all of RCC’s three campuses.
Grants Pass (Josephine County) Rogue Central Services Student Services Building 3345 Redwood Highway Grants Pass, OR 97527
Medford (Jackson County) Rogue Central Services – G Bldg. 219 117 S. Central Ave. Medford, OR 97501
White City (Jackson County) Rogue Central Services – Room 187, West Entrance 7800 Pacific Avenue White City, OR 97503