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State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Regulations for the Senior Citizen Higher Education Program [8 VAC 40 ‑ 20]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend regulations to incorporate legislative mandate
General Information
Action Summary The regulations govern eligibility of tuition and fee waivers under the Senior Citizen Higher Education Program. Prior to July 1, 2015, in order to receive a waiver while enrolled into a program for academic credit, a senior citizen must have had a state taxable income of no more than $15,000. The regulations are being amended reflect a legislative mandate increasing the maximum state taxable income to $23,850.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: Section 2.2-4006 A 4 a of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [004477]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7307 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/21/2015.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Melissa Wyatt  / Senior Associate for Financial Aid
Address: 101 N. 14th Street
Ninth Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)225-4113    FAX: (804)225-2604    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.