Tuition Waivers

Specified Counties 
These tuition waivers apply to students identified below. (Refer to Tuition for the waiver amounts.)

  1. Special Out-of-District Students: Students residing in these Illinois counties, but outside of District 529: Clark, Clay, Cumberland, Hamilton, Jasper, Wayne, and White
  2. Indiana Students in Designated Counties: Students residing in these Indiana counties: Clay, Davies, Dubois, Gibson, Greene, Knox, Martin, Owen, Parke, Pike, Posey, Putnam, Spenser, Sullivan, Vanderburgh, Vermillion, Vigo, Warrick.   

Senior Citizens 
Tuition is waived for residents of the District who are 60 years or older. Non‐credit course fees are not waived.

By Employment
Students who live outside of the district or are not residents of Illinois are eligible for the in-district rate when: employed within the district for at least 35 hours per week or are enrolled in a course that is being provided under the terms of a contract for services between the employer and the district.

CAREER Agreement
Students who live outside of the district are eligible for the in-district tuition rate when they are attending IECC under an approved CAREER Agreement.

IECC Employees 
Eligible employees, spouses, and dependents qualify for a tuition waiver. Click here to learn more. This tuition waiver does not apply to work-study students.

Other types of tuition waivers may be granted at the recommendation of the president of the college with approval of the chancellor (or designee).