Kershner Student Service Center
25 University Ave
West Chester, PA 19383
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The Senior Citizen Policy allows retired Pennsylvania residents to attend West Chester University tuition free on a space-available basis. To qualify, the student must be retired, at least 60 years old, and have been a Pennsylvania Resident for at least a year. Students may enroll as either Degree or Non-Degree and may audit or take courses for credit. The program does not include internships, independent study, individualized instruction, student teaching, thesis, seminar, or any similar course requiring extra faculty compensation for the additional enrollment.
Senior Citizen students may not register for courses prior to the beginning of classes. They must attend the first meeting of the class(es) for which they wish to register and obtain the instructor’s signature on their enrollment form, indicating that there is space available in the class. They then return their completed enrollment form along with their signed Senior Citizen Fee Waiver to the Registrar’s Office. The Registrar’s Office then schedules the student and submits the fee waiver to the Bursar’s Office.
In order to qualify as a Non-Degree Senior Citizen and be eligible for the tuition waiver:
Along with the Non-Degree Application, the student must submit the following: