Continuing Education Payment Information

Fees

TUITION AND COURSE FEES
Continuing education course and material fees vary from course to course, and are due at the time of registration. Please review the Schedule of Continuing Education Classes to determine if your course requires a fee.

OUT-OF-COUNTY FEES
Out-of-county residents* pay a $20 surcharge per course for all continuing education courses that charge course fees.

OUT-OF-STATE FEES
Out-of-state residents pay a $35 surcharge per course for all continuing education courses that charge course fees. This surcharge does not apply to courses that charge only material fees. For information, call 443-412-2376.

* senior adults, disabled retired students, and those receiving a Maryland National Guard member tuition waiver, are exempt.

Paying for Classes

ONLINE
Online payment must be made by credit card*.

IN PERSON
In-person payments are accepted at the registration desk in Edgewood Hall or at the Cashier’s Office in the Student Center. We accept check, money order, or credit card.*

IN MONTHLY INSTALLMENTS
NelNet offers students the option to pay for Workforce Development programs in multiple installments. A minimum balance of $500 is required to be eligible and a 25% deposit is required when enrolling. The balance must be paid in full by the end of the current semester. A $35 processing fee is debited from the designated account immediately upon activation. Prior to signing up for a payment plan, you must be registered for an eligible Workforce Development program and have your H-ID number and PIN. For questions regarding your PIN, call 443-412-2477. Setting Up a Payment Plan Through NelNet

BY MAIL
If paying by mail, you may pay by check, money order, or credit card.* Include your Harford ID number on all checks or money orders. To pay by credit card, we will call you for the information once the registration form has been received and processed.

BY FAX
If you register by fax, you must pay by credit card.* We will call you for the credit card information once the registration form has been received and processed.

* Discover, MasterCard, American Express and VISA are accepted

REFUNDS
If the College cancels a class, 100% of the tuition and fees are automatically refunded by mail. Allow approximately four weeks from the date of cancellation to receive the refund.

If you wish to withdraw from a class you must contact the college at 443-412-2376. There is no automatic drop for nonpayment. If you withdraw before the first class meeting, the College will refund 100% of the tuition and fees. If you withdraw before the second class meeting, the College will refund 50% of the tuition only, but no fees will be refunded. There are no refunds after the second class meeting.

Financial Assistance

Scholarships

There are a limited number of noncredit scholarships available to students pursuing career track/workforce development programs. Eligibility and availability vary. Workforce Development Scholarships

Alternative Loans

Some lenders offer low interest educational loans designed to assist students who are not able to begin repayment immediately. Contact your banking institution to learn what they offer and to discuss your options.

Veteran's Benefits

Most noncredit computer certifications are approved for VA Educational Benefits. For more information, contact the College’s VA Administrator at 443-412-2325.

Senior Adult Tuition Fee Waiver

Maryland residents who are 60 years of age or older at the time of registration may be eligible for a tuition fee waiver. Qualifying courses are state-funded and will indicate "Senior adult tuition fee waiver applies" in the course description. Course fees must still be paid in full.

NOTE: Out-of-County surcharge does not apply to senior adults. Course fee waivers do not apply to Out-of-State seniors and they are required to pay a $35 residency surcharge per course where course fees are indicated.

Maryland National Guard Waiver

Members of the Maryland National Guard are entitled to a waiver of 50% of course fees only for noncredit vocational-technical/certification courses. Eligible students must provide a letter from their commanding officer certifying that they are a member of the Maryland National Guard and have at least 24 months remaining to serve or have agreed, in writing, to serve for a minimum of 24 months. The College’s out-of-county and out-of-state residency surcharge is waived for courses meeting eligibility for a Maryland National Guard waiver. Course fees must still be paid in full.

Maryland National Guard Dependent Waiver

Dependent spouses and children of a member of the Maryland National Guard and Maryland Air Guard may request a tuition and course fee waiver when a Guard member is called to active duty for a minimum period of six continuous months. Eligibility for the waiver for a given semester will be determined by the military status of the Guard member as of the date of the start of a regular fall or spring semester or the start of the first summer session. Eligible students must provide a copy of the spouse's/parent's military orders to active duty along with a photocopy of the dependent military identification card.


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