If you are a senior adult, 65 or older, and own property in Dallas County, Texas, you may be eligible to take up to 6 semester hours for FREE at any of the Dallas County community colleges. I know first hand. I've done it!
From the dcccd.edu website: "Texas residents, who own property subject to ad valorem taxation by the DCCCD, or dependents of such persons, may pay tuition at the rate of residents of Dallas County. If a senior citizen (person 65 years or older) who resides in or owns property subject to ad valorem taxation in Dallas County enrolls in credit courses, the college will waive a maximum of six hours tuition each semester or summer session if space is available."
The month I turned 65, I made an appointment and went to Brookhaven College to enroll in this senior adult program. I met with the program director, DeBorah Whaley-Stephenson (972-860-4807) and provided a copy of my county tax bill. The process of completing the paperwork was quick and easy, and DeBorah got me enrolled in a beginning yoga class while I was there.
To keep this benefit, just take at least one class within each 12 month period. And you can take each class a maximum of two times at no cost to you. The great thing about the yoga class is that it's a combined beginning/intermediate class, and each level has its own course code, effectively allowing me to take it 4 times before paying. The tuition charge is $50 per credit hour for classes taken a third or more times. And there were seniors in my class who have taken the course more than 4 times!
You can choose from the credit courses and the continuing education courses. If you want to enroll for a degree program, you'll have to supply a transcript from your high school or college.
So, like Don Adams would recommend: Get Smart!