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Senior Learners - Registration Overview

Registration Overview for Fall Semester 2015

July 21, 2015 through September 1, 2015:  
Get Information, Select Courses, and Submit Your Data Form

A tentative list of available courses, pending an available seat at the time of Senior Learners registration
on September 4, is available at:

For students who did not take a course in Spring 2015: Bring your Senior Learners Data Form
(attached) to one of the information sessions below to submit your documents, learn about the program,
and ask questions. Senior Learners who are new to the program are strongly encouraged to attend one of
the information sessions. Please note that there is no benefit to attending an earlier information session,
so come at your convenience.

Information Sessions are at 12pm in Seminar Room 9 (Conference Center, Lower Level)
  •     Tuesday, July 21
  •     Thursday, July 23
  •     Tuesday, July 28
  •     Thursday, July 30
  •     Tuesday, August 4
  •     Thursday, August 6
  •     Tuesday, August 11
  •     Thursday, August 13
  •     Tuesday, August 18
  •     Thursday, August 20
  •     Tuesday, September 1  

Required Documents:  Please bring copies of the following as proof of New York State residency:
  •     One government issued photo identification is required
  •     In addition, bring any two of the following:
  •     Any document issued by this state or county, city, or the federal government
  •     New York voter precinct card
  •     Military orders/documents
  •     Utility bill or cable bill (not more than 60 days old)
  •     Housing lease or contract, mortgage statement, property or income tax statement
  •     Pre-printed financial statement, e.g., bank statement showing home address, (not more than 60 days old)
  •     New York vehicle registration card or title
  •     New York vehicle insurance policy
  •     Letter from homeless shelter or proof of unemployment
For students who did take a course in Spring 2015: You do not need to submit the Data Form. Feel
free to visit us during our open hours for Senior Learners.  Our staff will be available at these times to
assist with course selection, explain the registration process, and answer questions.

Open Hours: Wednesdays, 2-3pm on July 22 and 29, 2015, and August 5, 12, 19, 2015
                        Center for Continuing and Professional Studies
                        Conference Center, Lower Level (GHC-21)
                        212-217-3334 (Press Option 2)

Course Selection Form and Registration

On Friday, September 4, come to the John E. Reeves Great Hall (Conference Center, entrance on 28th
Street just west of Seventh Avenue) at 9am to submit your completed Course Selection Form and be
registered for one of the courses you have selected. (Please note that participants may register to audit one
credit-bearing course per semester, subject to the availability of a seat in the class.)

So that we can process registrations quickly, please visit us in advance to have your questions answered at
an information session or during Open Hours, and please have your course selections completed before
you arrive for registration.  

Registration is ONLY on Friday, September 4, 2015, from 9am to 1pm, and is on a first-come, first-serve

Additional Details

1. Dates:  Fall 2015 semester dates are Monday, August 31 through Tuesday, December 22, 2015.
Senior Learners will begin their classes the week after add/drop. The Senior Learners course start
date is Tuesday, September 8, 2015. This timing ensures that courses for matriculated students are

2. Pre- and Co-requisites: Some Liberal Arts courses, including language courses, have
prerequisites and require completion of a specific course or courses prior to enrolling. If you are
taking a course that requires a pre-requisite, you MUST have taken the pre-requisite courses
previously or have a signed waiver from the department representative allowing you into the
course. You can obtain a waiver on September 4th at the Senior Learners Registration Event. A
representative will be at the “Modern Languages” table to assist you. To request a waiver in
advance of the event, contact the Liberal Arts department directly
( If the waiver is granted, present a printed copy at the time of

3. Day vs. Evening Sections: The School of Liberal Arts offers many course selections for auditors
during the day. The Schools of Art and Design and Business and Technology offer courses for
auditors in the evening.  

4. Online Courses: Online (OL) and blended learning (BL) sections of courses are not available for
Senior Learners.

5. Cost and Payment: The cost is $35.00 for a Senior Learner to audit a course offered by the
Schools of Liberal Arts, Art and Design, or Business and Technology. The cost is $50.00 for a
computer training course for seniors (CTS 120).  Payment is by credit card, check, or money
order. We cannot accept cash. The registration fee is not refundable, and no changes may be
made after course registration.

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