SENIOR CITIZEN TUITION WAIVER APPLICATION 2020-2021
It is the intent of Elgin Community College to comply with 110 ILCS 990/1 et seq., Senior Citizens Courses Act. Persons
who are 65 years of age or older by the first day of the term, and whose annual household income is less than the
threshold amount provided in Section 4 of the “Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons Property Tax Relief Act”, approved
July 17, 1972, as amended, will be entitled to a full tuition waiver for all regularly scheduled credit courses, other than
courses designed specifically for senior citizens, provided that available classroom space exists and tuition paying
students enrolled constitute the minimum number required for the course. Eligible persons are expected to pay any
applicable fees, and book and classroom supplies costs.
View this act (110 ILCS 990/) in its entirety:
1. STUDENT INFORMATION (Please print clearly)
Did you or will you file Federal Income Tax for 2019?
2. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
In accordance with the provisions of Senior Citizen Courses Act (110 ILCS 990), you must meet the following
(Please see next page for definition of terms)
□ Age 65 or over at the beginning of the term of enrollment: Date of Birth:
□ Resident of Illinois (Waiver is for in district tuition only)
□ Annual 2019 household income at or below 200% of the 2019 federal poverty level which is:
24,980 for a household of one 51,500 for a household of four
33,820 for a household of two 60,340 for a household of five
42,660 for a household of three 69,180 for a household of six
□ Enrolled at ECC for the following terms:
□ Summer 2020
□ Fall 2020
□ Spring 2021
The following three documents must be submitted to:
Elgin Community College Student Accounts Office, B151, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, IL 60123-7193.
Completed 2020-2021 Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver Application
□ Proof of age and Illinois Residency (Waiver is for in district tuition only)
(Acceptable documentation: Legible copy of driver’s license/State ID Card)
□ Copy of 2019 Federal Income Tax Return
Tuition waivers will not be processed until all documentation is received by the Student Accounts Office.
I declare under penalties of law that the information supplied in this application is true, correct, and complete to the
best of my knowledge and belief. Further, I authorize any person having any records of the information reported herein
to disclose to the College, if requested, all information and substantiation for the documentation provided.
Student Accounts Staff Initials____________________________________________
SA Senior Citizen Waiver 03/20
Phone: 847-214-7380 Fax: 847-214-7445 email@example.com www.elgin.edu/tuition