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Senior Citizens


This innovative credit certificate offers maximum flexibility to seniors (aged 60 or better) who are interested in exploring what Simon Fraser University has to offer. Whether students enrol in a sampling of courses or wish to complete a full undergraduate degree, the certificate can be part of this academic plan.

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Admission Requirements

Contact the advisor to learn more about the application process, and for further information. The advisor can also answer questions about individual learning objectives and will assist with developing a personalized education plan.

Program Requirements

Senior students (age 60 or better) must complete 30 undergraduate units (approximately 10 courses), with a minimum grade of C, calculated on all courses. Courses applied toward the certificate must be approved by the program director or other official appointed by the Dean of Arts and Social Sciences.