Senior Citizen Audit

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Wisconsin residents who are 60 or older (as of the first day of class) are eligible to audit a class free of tuition. 

General Information

Seniors that would like to audit a class pay only for textbooks and special course fees. 

For Textbooks costs, Special course fees and more information on fees, go to the Student Business Services website

To Qualify for Senior Citizen Audit
  • Must be 60 or older by the start date of class
  • Must be a Wisconsin resident
  • Must be a non degree-seeking (undergrad special) student
Please Note...
  • All credits taken must be for audit
  • International study and customized instruction are not included
  • Instructor must give approval. (Approvals will only be given if there are vacancies in the class. Degree-seeking students have priority.)
How to Apply
  • If you have questions about the application process, call Bridgette (715) 232-5513 or Breanna (715) 232-2485, email ( or stop by the Registration and Records Office (109 Bowman Hall). 
  • Complete and submit the application form online.  You can expect further enrollment information via email within 3 business days of submission.
  • Go online and complete the Student Account Contract (instructions will also be included with the email sent to you).  If you have difficulty completing the Student Account Contract online, please contact the Student Business Services office for assistance at 715-232-1656 or stop by their office on the first floor of the Administration building, room 125 on campus and they can assist you with this form.  
  • Pay any fees that may apply online or at the Student Business Services Office (125 Administration Building) within two weeks of the start of the term.