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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.

How do I get started?

  1. Find a class you want to take.
  2. Fill out the Lifelong Learner Registration Form.
  3. RCC will contact you after receiving your registration form and confirm we have registered you in your classes.
  4. RCC will mail you a bill for the fees. Most of the classes are 3-4 credits.
  5. Pay for supplies and books and start attending class.Pay for fees no later than the end of the second week in the term.
     

What classes are eligible for the Lifelong Learner Tuition Waiver?

RCC's most popular Lifelong Learner classes are:*

COURSE # COURSE TITLE START END DAYS CAMPUS
ART115 Basic Design (Composition) 1:00 p.m. 3:50 p.m.  M ONLINE
ART120 Introduction to Digital Art TBA TBA TBA ONLINE
ART205 History of Art II TBA TBA TBA ONLINE
ART234 Figure Drawing I 1:00 p.m. 3:50 p.m.  M W Grants Pass, Redwood Campus
ART234 Figure Drawing I 6:00 p.m. 8:50 p.m.  M W White City, Table Rock Campus
ART237 Illustration (Black and White Media) 9:00 a.m. 11:50 a.m.  M W ONLINE
ART253 Ceramics I 9:00 a.m. 11:50 a.m.   T Th Grants Pass, Redwood Campus
ART253 Ceramics I 1:00 p.m. 3:50 p.m.   T Th Grants Pass, Redwood Campus
ART257 Jewelry and Metalsmithing I 1:00 p.m. 3:50 p.m.   T Th Grants Pass, Redwood Campus
ART258 Jewelry and Metalsmithing II 1:00 p.m. 3:50 p.m.   T Th Grants Pass, Redwood Campus
ART276 Sculpture I 1:00 p.m. 3:50 p.m.  M W Grants Pass, Redwood Campus
ART281 Painting I 1:00 p.m. 3:50 p.m.   T ONLINE
ART281 Painting I 1:00 p.m. 3:50 p.m.  M W White City, Table Rock Campus
ART294 Watercolor I 1:00 p.m. 3:50 p.m.  M W ONLINE
ART294 Watercolor I 1:00 p.m. 3:50 p.m.   T Th Grants Pass, Redwood Campus
SPAN102 First Year Spanish II 10:00 a.m. 11:50 a.m.   T Th ONLINE
WR241 Imaginative Writing I 1:00 p.m. 2:50 p.m.   T Th Medford, Riverside Campus

* Click here for a complete list of course options.

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