2015 Minnesota Statutes
Chapters 135A - 137 — POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION
Chapter 135A — PUBLIC POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION
Section 135A.51 — DEFINITIONS.
Subdivision 1. Scope. For the purposes of this section and section 135A.52, the following words have the meanings ascribed to them.
Subd. 2. Senior citizen. "Senior citizen" means a person who has reached 62 years of age before the beginning of any term, semester or quarter, in which a course of study is pursued, or a person receiving a railroad retirement annuity who has reached 60 years of age before the beginning of the term.
Subd. 3. Course. "Course" means any course of study offered by a state supported institution of higher education in the regular curriculum of a department, school or subdivision of the institution, or a special course given for any purpose, including, but not limited to, adult education.
Subd. 4. Legal resident. "Legal resident" means a person who fulfills the residency criteria now or hereafter applicable to students of a state supported institution of higher education.
Subd. 5. Institution of higher education. "Institution of higher education" means a state university, community college, technical college, or the University of Minnesota.History:
1975 c 219 s 1; 1975 c 321 s 2; 1987 c 258 s 12; 1989 c 246 s 2; 1995 c 212 art 3 s 59; 2007 c 144 art 2 s 11; 2010 c 364 s 3; 1Sp2011 c 5 art 2 s 1
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