Who Can Apply
New York State residents over 60 years of age can audit undergraduate courses at Hunter College tuition-free on a space-available basis.
Each semester we welcome over 500 lifelong learners to the Hunter community. As an auditor at Hunter, you'll benefit from world-class faculty and a diverse, dynamic student body, while enriching others through a multi-generational classroom experience.
You must file your application online.
The following documents must be submitted with your application electronically:
Application Priority Deadlines
Application and Registration Timeline
The Senior Citizen Auditor program is free, but there are processing fees that you will be responsible for at registration for every semester/session:
Auditors are also responsible for the costs of any course materials, such as textbooks.Learn How to Submit Your Payment
One you have been notified about your admissions and are ready to register for classes on the schedule registration date on the 2nd day of each semester, below are some tips to help you:
Confirm that your account is activated, write down your username, password, and 8-digit CUNYfirst ID number.
Class Offerings and Availability
Prepare a few courses you may be interested in before your registration date. If your first choice course is full, prepare to have some alternative choices.
You can search for available courses in CUNYfirst.Search Available Courses
"Being a senior auditor gives me an extraordinary opportunity to fulfill a long-sought dream to study mathematics. It has been a terrific experience to sit in a class of bright, motivated students and be taught by professors who consistently demonstrate their commitment."
Peter Remch, Senior Citizen Auditor