How will I know when I'm registered?
▪ Confirmations are mailed out following payment for class registration. Double check this information to insure correct class registration, dates, times, policies, rooms.
▪ If you have NOT received either official confirmation of payment OR communication that your class request was closed out/cancelled, please contact our office staff to clarify registration and obtain your room assignment.
▪ Refunds will NOT be processed for missed classes based on failure to receive mailed confirmations. What happens if I’m closed out of a course or if the course is cancelled or details are changed?
▪ The Office makes every attempt possible to notify you in either case; confirm your current telephone number(s) at registration.
▪ You will receive a full refund for courses cancelled by the College.
▪ The College reserves the right to cancel any course, to make changes in fees or substitutions in faculty, to change days/hours when necessary. Every effort is made to provide corrected information as soon as possible should the bulletin or other printed materials containing course information be modified.
How do I find my class?
▪ Registration confirmations contain room assignments for most classes. Use the map printed on the reverse side of the confirmation to identify campus buildings.
▪ If a room assignment is not shown on your confirmation, please call the office (718-631-6343) at least one day prior to scheduled class start.
▪ All room assignment or other changes made just prior to class are posted on the door of the Continuing Education Office, Library Building Room 118P.
▪ If further clarification is needed, check with the Office in L-118P (see office hours on inside back cover of catalog.)
Tuition and Fees
TuitionThe tuition fees listed for each continuing education course represent the total charges for the course. A one-time $20 per person registration fee is required each semester. For children’s programs, first child pays $20 registration fee, each additional child, $15 registration fee.
▪ Matriculated QCC students in full-time credit courses are exempt from the registration fee.
▪ FREE courses require $20 registration fee.
▪ Personal checks will only be accepted ten (10) days prior to class start date.
▪ A student who has submitted a bad check, or who stopped payment on a check to the College, will not be permitted to pay by check again. In these cases, payment must be by money order, or credit card only (cash payments not available). A fee of $15 will be charged for a bad check.
▪ A paid invoice is needed for class admission. The fee for a duplicate invoice is $5.00
Discount Policy for Seniors:
SENIOR CITIZENS (OVER 65 YEARS):
▪ All Continuing Education courses are offered at a discounted rate (see below) on space-available bases. Seniors are required to pay the $20 registration fee. First time registrants must apply for discounts at the time of registration and submit appropriate proof.
▪ 5% off all applicable/eligible courses less than $150.
▪ 10% off all applicable/eligible courses with tuition of $150 or more.
QCC Alumni Association Members:
▪ All Alumni must be dues paying members of the QCC Alumni, and not just graduates of the College. They must show their QCC Alumni Card, with appropriate validation, to our office in order to be considered for an alumni discount when registering for Continuing Education courses at QCC.
▪ All eligible QCC Alumni will receive a 5% discount and a waiver of the $20 registration fee for all Continuing Education courses offered at QCC.
▪ The Discount and Registration waiver is only for the QCC Alumni member and not extended to members of their family.
TAX DEDUCTION OF EXPENSES
An income tax deduction may be allowed for expenses of education undertaken to maintain current professional skills and jobs.
COLLEGE RULES & REGULATIONS
All participants in the Queensborough Continuing Education program must follow the College’s rules & regulations.
Please ask for Annual Security Report.
The College has the right to change schedules, replace instructors and/or cancel classes at its discretion.
The Office of Continuing Education adheres strictly to the following refund policies:
▪ Refunds are given either when QCC Continuing Education cancels classes or based on individual student requests.
▪ All requests for refunds must be submitted in writing, by mail, fax, or in person.
Non-attendance does not constitute a withdrawal or request for refund
▪ NO CASH REFUNDS. Refunds are made to the credit card or by check only to the payer of record.
▪ No refund for classes which meet for only one or two sessions; or for classes after second meeting.
▪ Bundle Program individual course(s) refund requests are processed at the prorated discounted rate.
▪ Materials fees are not refundable.
▪ The $20 registration fee is not refundable.
▪ Refunds are computed as of the date on which official notification is received by this office as follows: 90% refund 3 days prior to first class meeting. 75% refund prior to second class meeting (for courses that have more than two meetings).
Note: All refunds takes approximately 2-3 weeks after the Office of Continuing Education receives your request and/or a class is cancelled by our office.
For processing your refund request, please contact
Sinia Yiatselis: SYiantselis@qcc.cuny.edu
• The Office makes every attempt possible to notify you of course cancellations. Please confirm your current telephone number(s) and email address at the time of registration.
• You will receive a full tuition refund for courses cancelled by the College within 2-3 weeks of notification by the Office of Continuing Education. If you are enrolled for multiple classes, and some are held, the $20 registration fee will not be refunded for those cancelled by QCC.
• The College reserves the right to cancel any course, to make changes in fees or substitutions in faculty, to change days/hours when necessary. Every effort is made to provide corrected information as soon as possible if the catalog or other printed materials containing course information is modified.
Many of our training opportunities and skill enhancement offerings may qualify for vouchers and reimbursement through various sources.
Union Members • Employees and members of local and national unions may be eligible for a partial or full reimbursement of courses. Please contact your union representative for information.
Department of Veteran’s Affairs • Vouchers accepted for certificate training programs. For more information and requirements, please visit www.va.gov
Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) • Vouchers are accepted for certificate training programs. For more information and requirements, please visit http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) • Qualified unemployed individuals can receive vouchers for career training or to upgrade skills. Please contact the Jamaica Workforce at 718-557 6755 or visit www.workforcenewyork.org
The nation's leading education services institution is now offering student loans for non-credit Continuing Education courses. Please check with other lenders, as well.
To contact Sallie Mae:
Call: (877) 279-7172
QCC does not endorse any specific lender
Helena Rubinstein Career Success Scholarship
Scholarships available to Continuing Education Students. Inquire when registering. The Helena Rubinstein Career Success is offering competitive scholarships to students enrolling in vocational, noncredit programs who have not earned an Associate or Bachelor degree. Covers up to 90% tuition. Applications are available through the Continuing Education Office or through your program coordinator. Please contact the Office of Continuing Education @ 718.631.6343 for scholarship details and application.
College Opportunity to Prepare for Employment/C.O.P.E. in conjunction with the Human Resources Administration (HRA) provides Queensborough Community College students receiving Public Assistance the support services they need for their college career. C.O.P.E.'s goal is to help students become successful college graduates and find long-term economic self-sufficiency and independence through gainful employment. For academic advisement, career counseling, job placement (full and part-time), resume preparation assistance, interview preparation—including free new and fashionable clothing and accessories (in conjunction with Edith’s Place and Dress for Success) and a variety of other services for those students receiving "P.A." Talk to us about qualifying for our free MetroCard and/or gift card. For more information, please contact Mary Casatelli, Director - Phone: 718.281.5147 Email: email@example.com
CUNY has partnered with TheDream.US, a national foundation that provides college scholarships to undocumented students across the country. Undocumented students who are DACA-eligible can receive up to $25,000 in college tuition, and once enrolled in CUNY scholarship recipients receive special advisement and training. Currently enrolled college students are not eligible to apply.
Some important notes about the scholarship:
- Scholarship liaisons at every CUNY college serving undergraduate students are available to discuss the scholarship application with prospective candidates – their contact info is listed here.
- For more information about student eligibility requirements or to access the scholarship application, please visit TheDream.US website.
- For more information about CUNY’s participation in this amazing scholarship program, please visit our scholarship webpage.