Seward County Community College is extending its courtesy card to residents 55 and older to individuals in Liberal and the surrounding communities.

Residents of Seward, Stevens, Grant, Hamilton, Stanton, Morton and Meade counties in Kansas, Cimarron, Texas and Beaver counties in Oklahoma, Dallam, Sherman, Hansford, Ochiltree, Lipscomb counties in Texas and Baca County in Colorado can apply for the SCCC Courtesy Card if they are at least 55 years old.

The card entitles the holder:

  1. to have the in-state or border county tuition rate waived by the college, student fees and special course fees will still apply;

  2. to use the swimming pool free of charge during open swim hours;

  3. to attend SCCC fine arts performances at no charge;

  4. to attend SCCC athletic events at no charge; and

  5. to receive a discounted membership to the SCCC Wellness Center.

To receive the card, individuals must complete an application, which is available at 1801 N. Kansas in the registrar1s office, the business office, the Wellness Center, and the SCCC Development Foundation office. The individual must have proof of age (drivers license) and proof of residency address in one of the eligible counties. Upon receipt of the completed application the college will mail a personalized card to the individual.

Seward County residents who already have a card may receive a new card by contacting the SCCC Development Foundation office at 620-629-2664 or one can be picked up in the foundation office.