Penn State's Go-60 program offers tuition-free enrollment into undergraduate credit courses for eligible students 60 years of age and older.
Guidelines for the Go-60 program include:
- Students must be at least 60 years old.
- Students must be retired or working less than half time (20 hours or less).
- Students must be Pennsylvania residents.
- Participants of Go-60 are permitted to enroll in undergraduate credit course(s) on a "space-available basis" only. Students must meet any course prerequisites and follow established rules, regulations, and procedures applicable to all students.
- These courses can be taken only as a non-degree student.
- The program does not apply to non-credit courses, certificate programs, conferences, or other activities offered through Penn State Continuing Education.
- Tuition-free enrollment in the Go-60 program applies only to the courses numbered 001 through 399. Any 400 or higher level courses may be taken at the current tuition rate.
- The Go-60 tuition-free enrollment benefit is limited to six credits per semester. Additional credits may be taken at the current tuition rate. Students must meet any course prerequisites and follow established rules, regulations, and procedures applicable to all students.
Although students who meet the above guidelines can take undergraduate courses tuition-free, students will be responsible for fees, textbooks, and other costs associated with the course.
How do I get started?
Contact the registrar's office at 570-385-6125 to register for the Go-60 program and to check course availability. Students must bring a valid state or federal photo ID when registering.
Note Regarding Academic Standing
Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher to remain in the Go-60 Program.