If you need to postpone for any reason, we do offer the option of a one-time deferral. This allows you to transfer to a future program start date. This can only be granted once, regardless of whether you are taking a single class or the full certificate.

Deferral Fees

  • If you make your request at least 2 weeks before the session start date, there is no fee.
  • If your request is made less than 2 weeks before, you will be charged a $250 transfer fee.

To Request a Deferral

If you are enrolled in an upcoming session and need to defer for any reason, please submit your request in writing via email to


If you need to cancel your registration for any reason, you must submit your request in writing via email to

Withdrawal Timing Refund Policy
More than 2 weeks before start date Full refund
2 weeks before the start date to one week after start date A fee of 25 percent will be charged
More than one week after start date No refund will be given


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