Apply – Senior Citizen

Free tuition for Credit Courses:

  • 60 years of age or older.
  • A  legal resident of Virginia.
  • Income not exceeding $23,850 for Virginia tax purposes for the year preceding the semester in which enrollment is sought. 
    • You must provide a copy of the previous year’s Virginia tax return if you are seeking academic credit.

Free tuition for Audit of Credit Courses:

  • 60 years of age or older 
  • A legal resident of Virginia for one year or more prior to the start of the term. Supporting documentation may be required.

1. Apply for Admission
Save your assigned Student ID number and MyLaurelRidge username

  • Past students
    • 3 years or less – Call for username password 
    • More than 3 years – Reapply 

2. Establish Your MyLaurelRidge Account

  • Log in using the user name you received upon completing and submitting your application.
  • Establish your Multi-Factor Authentication. For multi-factor authentication (MFA) options, set-up guides, and videos, see For Dual Enrollment students, see for equivalent MFA resources. For assistance with setting up or troubleshooting MFA, please email [email protected]. If you are unable to access your MyLaurelRidge account, please contact the Enrollment Services Office at 540-868-7110 and they can assist you with your account and password recovery issues.

4. Complete and submit the Senior Citizen Enrollment Request form

5. Pay Tuition

6. Purchase Textbooks