Applicants who are 62 years of age or older with prior college/university attendance may enroll as a degree-seeking student and meet general admission requirements. If you are aged 62 or over and would like to resume, continue or begin a college education, you are considered a GSU-62 applicant. This program is designated to allow eligible applicants to register for college-level courses for credit or audit on a space-available basis.
Admissions Requirements for the GSU-62 Program
Step-By-Step Regular Application Process
- Submit the Georgia State University Undergraduate Admission Application available online.
- Submit a copy of birth certificate or current passport.
- Submit official college or university transcripts, if applicable.
If applicant has fewer than 30 transferable college-level credits, please submit official high school transcripts. You can use our transcript request form to request transcripts from your previous schools.
Note: An applicant who has received a bachelor’s degree and wishes to take undergraduate courses without being admitted to a degree-seeking program must complete the following application steps.
Step-By-Step Non-Degree Seeking Application for Postbaccalaurate Admission
- Submit the Perimeter College Application for Admission
- Copy of birth certificate or current passport
- Official college or university transcript showing conferred bachelor’s degree
Minimum Requirements for the GSU-62 Program
The following minimum requirements must be met in order for an applicant to receive a GSU-62 waiver:
- Must apply and submit all required documentation by the deadline, meet ALL admissions requirements for selected program of study, and be accepted
- Must be 62 of age or older at the time of registration (submit birth certificate or current passport for verification of age)
- Must be classified as a Georgia resident in accordance with the Regent’s Requirements for residential status
For GSU-62 students to receive a waiver for tuition and fees, applicants are required to register during late registration on a space-available basis.
- Check the online registration calendar in PAWS for the semester in which you will be registering to determine the first date of late registration.
- Any classes registered for during “regular registration periods” will not be covered by the waiver and it will be the applicant’s responsibility to pay tuition/fees.
- No tuition or fees will be assessed for classes registered for during late registration, except for supplies or laboratory fees.
- The applicant will be responsible for all student fees associated with obtaining a Georgia State University identification card (Panther Card).