Auditing Courses

Waiver and Audit for Kansas Residents 60 years and Older

In accordance with the Kansas Board of Regents policy, Kansas residents aged 60 years and older may audit (no-credit) regular lecture or certain group activity courses without payment of tuition when there is space available and for which they meet the prerequisites. These students must, however, pay any applicable facilities-use fees, workshop fees or lab/special course fees.

Prerequisites include admission to graduate school for graduate courses, and program admission for courses in which program admission is required of all students.

To receive the tuition waiver, Kansas residents 60 years and older must:

  • Be admitted to the University before registering. Instructions on how to be admitted as an auditor (for undergraduate courses). This process only needs to be done once.
  • Register in-person at Main Campus (Jardine Hall 102), WSU West or WSU South.
    • Registration for presession courses is held on Tuesday of presession week one; for full-semester and all other length courses, it is held Thursday of the first week of the regular semester.  Fall 2022 registration for auditing presession classes is held on Tuesday, August 9, and on Thursday, August 25, for full-semester and all other length courses.
    • When enrolling, present a Medicare card or driver's license to validate age.

Individuals who wish to receive college credit must pay full fees and must register following the steps for online registration.

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Contact the Registrar's Office or OneStop at (316) 978-3090.