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Senior Citizen Audit Program

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey provides senior citizens with opportunities in higher education.

The Senior Citizen Audit Program was created by the Rutgers University Board of Governors to permit retired New Jersey residents, age 62 or older, to attend courses on a space-available, noncredit basis. There are no tuition costs for auditing courses.

New Jersey citizens who are younger than age 62, but at least 50 years of age, are eligible to partcipate in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rutgers University.  Go to for more information about this program.


To be accepted into the Rutgers Senior Citizen Audit Program, you will need to complete an eligibility application and provide proof of age and residency. 


Contact Kay Schechter in the Office of Community Affairs at 848-932-0599, or via emailto request an application or additional information. Please provide your name, birthdate, mailing address, phone number, and email address.