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Overview

Senior citizens who are sixty (60) years of age or older and meet Florida residency requirements for tuition are eligible for a Tuition Fee Waiver.

  • Registration is based on a space-available basis at the University for a maximum of six (6) semester hours of tuition-free courses per semester. For policies that may affect your registration, please refer to the Academic Catalog.
  • Students using the Senior Citizen Tuition Fee Waiver are not eligible to earn a degree as the waiver courses can only be taken on an audit basis (zero credit) only.

Registration Procedures

  1. Students must submit a Non-Degree application. Current Non-Degree applications for various semesters can be found on the Undergraduate Admissions Non-Degree Application page.
    • For additional information regarding admission status contact the Admissions Office at (850) 474-2230 or admissions@uwf.edu.
  2. Students must provide documentation of vaccinations against meningococcal meningitis and hepatitis B or provide a signed waiver for each declined vaccination.
  3. Complete a Senior Citizen Tuition Fee Waiver form and include an email address as this is UWF's primary form of communication.
  4. Submit the completed form to the Office of the Registrar. Forms are accepted in person, via email at registrar@uwf.edu or by fax at (850)473-7345.
  5. Students may register online during the senior citizen registration period (typically the first week of class of the semester you wish to register for) by accessing MyUWF and using the Registration app (please pay attention to which semester you select!).
  6. Once the senior citizen registration period begins, the Office of the Registrar will review submitted forms for registration compliance and remove any late registration fees.
  7. Students may review their fee assessment online by accessing MyUWF and using the Fee Assessment app in the Financial Resources folder. Fees will be assessed with a balance due until compliance and eligibility have been approved and the fee waivers have been applied. The fee system generally updates during the week of drop/add.