How to Apply as a Senior Citizen

New York City residents 60 years of age or older may enroll as non-matriculated audit only students, on a tuition-free, space-available basis. Senior citizen students do not receive grades or academic credit. Senior Citizens who wish to enroll for credit may opt to do so on the same basis as any other degree-credit student and pay the applicable tuition and fees. For information on how to apply as a degree seeking student please visit the Office of Admission web page.

Admissions at Queensborough

Admissions Criteria
In order to be admitted as a senior student the following criteria must be met:
New York City Resident
60 years of age or older as of the first day of classes

Applicants will be required to submit:
Proof of age (Medicaid card, Driver's License, birth certificate or passport)
Proof of New York City address

How to apply
Seniors must apply for audit only non-matriculated classes using our Senior Citizen Application. Seniors may visit the Admissions Office (Room A-210) or call 718-281-5000 to obtain a copy of the Senior Citizen Application. For directions to campus and our office hours.

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$65 Senior fee per session/semester due at the time of registration
$15 consolidated fee per semester due at the time of registration

Services for Students with Disabilities
If you need accommodation(s) due to a disability, please contact QCC's office of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) located in room S-132 or call 718-631-6257.

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.