Adelphi's University College is now the College of Professional and Continuing Studies to better reflect our mission. Learn more about this change.

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Credits and Registration:

Credit Status:
All Continuing and Professional Education (CEPD) courses and programs are offered on a noncredit basis. These courses cannot be applied to an undergraduate or graduate degree program unless they have been pre-qualified for Life experience credit.

How to Register:

Online:
You may register for noncredit courses or programs using our online registration option. Online registration coming soon.

Phone:
516.877.3432 (credit card only)
Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Friday–Saturday: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

In-Person:
Students may register in-person at the College of Professional and Continuing Studies office on the Garden City Campus. The office is located in Room 201 of Hagedorn Hall of Enterprise.

You cannot register for a course at the classroom or with the instructor.
Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Friday–Saturday: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Please note: Your cancelled credit card statement will serve as a proof of payment. You will be emailed a confirmation notice that will act as your receipt. College of Professional and Continuing Studies does not accept check, cash, or money order for payment.


Cancellation Policies

Individual Class Cancellations and Makeup Classes:

Occasionally, a class may be cancelled due to an unforeseen emergency or an instructor’s illness. In this event, the instructor will work with the students to schedule an appropriate makeup class within a reasonable time frame during or immediately after the listed course schedule.

Minimum Number of Registrants and Course Cancellations:
All classes require a minimum number of registrants in order for them meet. Classes may be cancelled up to 24 hours prior to the first class meeting due to low enrollment. Although we will make every effort to notify students of cancellations, we advise you to check this website for updates or email cpcs@adelphi.edu to confirm the course 24 hours before the course start date. A full refund will be given for course cancellations.

Note: College of Professional and Continuing Studies reserves the right to cancel classes, change rooms or locations and alter times, dates, instructors, and/or tuition without prior notification, if necessary. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and will make every attempt to accommodate students in the event of a change.

Emergency Cancellations:
In the event of severe weather or any other emergency situation, please follow information regarding the credit courses. If Adelphi closes and courses are cancelled, all College of Professional and Continuing Studies noncredit courses are considered cancelled as well. Please check the main Adelphi homepage, or call the University Alert hotline at 516.877.6870. Get more information on cancellation procedures.

Fees, Discounts, Payment, and Refund Policies:

Registration Fee: $25 per registrant
Full payment for all noncredit courses and programs are due at the time of registration. Payment may be made by credit card only (MasterCard, Visa, or Discover). Participants will be charged a $25 fee for returned checks.

Book and Materials Fees:
Book and materials fees are not included with course fees unless otherwise noted.

Discounts for Adelphi Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni:
All enrolled Adelphi students, current faculty and staff, and alumni are eligible for a 25 percent discount on all College of Professional and Continuing Studies noncredit courses and programs. Discounts are available if there is space available. Discounts do not apply to additional fees for materials, textbooks, special equipment, or for classes that are co-sponsored with another organization. Students who wish to take the discount may be asked to produce proof of student, staff, faculty, or alumni status. Discounts must be taken at the time of registration, and are not given retroactively.

Refunds:

If College of Professional and Continuing Studies Cancels a Course:
The student receives a 100 percent refund (including registration fee). There is no need to contact College of Professional and Continuing Studies; this refund will be processed automatically.

If the Student Withdraws:

  • 100 percent of course fee, less the registration fee, prior to the first class meeting
  • 80 percent of course fee, less the registration fee, after the first class meeting
  • No refunds thereafter, or on courses with fewer than three sessions once the course has begun
  • Credit card refunds are credited back to the card that was used to register for the course
  • You must request a refund in writing via email to cpcs@adelphi.edu

In most cases, credit card refunds will be processed two to three weeks after the course has been canceled or after the withdrawal is requested.

General Information:

Office Hours and School Holidays:

The College of Professional and Continuing Studies office is closed and no classes are held on these days each year:

  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day

Student and Faculty Behavior:
For all noncredit courses, and in all class locations, including online and blended courses, all College of Professional and Continuing Studies students will follow the Adelphi Student Code of Conduct. All noncredit students are also expected to follow the Adelphi Code of Academic Honesty.

Classroom Locations and Required Textbook Information::
Once you are registered for a course, log in to eCampus and look at the My Courses section in the left. Click the “Buy Textbooks Online” link to review the required and recommended texts for your courses. Click on the course name to view class location and time details or call 516.877.3432. For Adelphi campus locations and off-campus sites, directions to each location, and maps of the campus, view the Visitor’s Guide.

Garden City Campus Parking:
The email receipt that was issued after you registered for classes includes a temporary Adelphi parking pass that will allow to park on the Garden City campus. Please print this receipt and display this page on the front dash of your car when parking on the Garden City campus. This parking pass is valid only on the days your course meets and will not be honored at other times.

Course Proposals:

Do you have an idea for a new noncredit course or would you like to submit your résumé as a potential instructor? Send your résumé and/or a brief course outline to:

Shawn O’Riley
Dean
College of Professional and Continuing Studies
Adelphi University
1 South Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
e – oriley@adelphi.edu

 
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