HOW TO REGISTER | DISCOUNTS | REFUND/WITHDRAWAL POLICY
How do I register?
All registrations should be submitted online. For step-by-step instructions, visit the How to Register page.
When should I register?
The registration deadline for each course is 10 days prior to the course start date. Certificate courses are limited to 25 students per course and fill up quickly.
Will I receive a confirmation of my registration?
Yes. After you register for a Certificate in Nonprofit Management course, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing course information, including dates, times, and location. If confirmation is not received within 48 business hours, e-mail us.
What are the course fees?
The fee for each course is $550 EXCEPT Mastering Grant Writing. The fee for Mastering Grant Writing is $650.
When do I have to pay for the course?
Payment in the form of credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express) must be submitted at the time of registration.
Payment in the form of checks, money orders or purchase orders must be received within five (5) business days of registration.
Deferred payment is not available. If you anticipate any delays in submission of your payment, e-mail us. Failure to do so may result in a cancellation of your registration. You will receive notification via e-mail if your registration is cancelled due to lack of payment.
There are no payment plans available.
Is financial aid available for this course?
No. Since the Certificate in Nonprofit Management courses do not award academic credit, financial aid cannot be used towards payment of these courses. See the Discounts page for more information about possible cost savings.
Can I use my University of Illinois employee tuition waiver for these courses?
No. Since the Certificate in Nonprofit Management courses are non-credit, the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign, Springfield or Chicago) employee tuition waiver cannot be accepted. However, a $35 reduction in the course fee is issued to any University of Illinois employee. See the Discounts page for more information about possible cost savings.
Are there any discounts for University of Illinois alumni or students?
Yes. A $35 reduction in the course fee is issued to any University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign, Springfield or Chicago) alumni or student. Please follow the prompts in the University Affiliation section when registering to receive the discount.
Can my employer pay for my courses?
Yes. For more information, e-mail us or call (312) 355-0423, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST.
I’m having trouble registering for a course. What should I do?
Contact the UIC School of Continuing Studies at (312) 355-0423, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST.