Policies and Procedures

Tuition Discount
Register for 2 or more classes: 5% discount.
Seniors (62 years or older) and Hostos Retirees: 15% discount. HCC students, staff and alumni with valid ID card: 15% discount.
Note: Only one discount applies.

Registration Fee
There is a non-refundable $25 registration fee per person, per semester.

Tuition and Fees
Registration is done on a first come first served basis. Students are not considered officially registered until they have completed their tuition payment. Most courses require the purchase of books. No personal checks accepted.

Changes in Program
The Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development reserves the right to cancel courses, make substitutions in faculty and change the days, times and locations of classes, if necessary. We are not responsible for misprints in catalogues, brochures and/or advertisements. In the event of an error, we will make every effort to provide you with the correct information. All courses depend on sufficient registration to operate. If a course is cancelled by the College, all registrants will receive a full refund.

Session Guarantee
Bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances may cause the cancellation of a class session. For bad weather cancellation information, please check the college website http://www.hostos.cuny.edu or call Public Safety at
718-518-6888. We guarantee that the number of sessions and/or number of hours specified for each course will be allotted.

Request for a refund or credit must be submitted in writing together with a copy of the registration receipt. Lack of attendance does not constitute withdrawal and eligibility for a refund or credit. There will be a 100% refund if a
class is cancelled by the College. Registration fees are non-refundable unless class is cancelled by the College. Credits must be claimed within the current semester of student's registration. Credits must be used within 6 months from
the date issued. Refunds must be requested before class start. Allow 3-5 weeks for refund/credit processing.

Course Cancellation
Courses are subject to minimum enrollment. When courses are cancelled, students may transfer to another course or receive a full refund. All efforts will be made to contact students in the event of a course cancellation.

Transcripts and Letters of Attendance
To obtain a transcript or a letter confirming attendance, visit our office or write to (do not call):
Hostos Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development 560 Exterior Street, Bronx, NY 10451
Allow 2 to 3 business days to process. The College reserves the right to withhold information regarding the record of any student who owes money to the College.

Affirmative Action Policy
We follow all CUNY policies:

Certificate Programs
Certificates of successful completion are issued to all students who satisfactorily complete a Certificate Program. Certificates are withheld pending receipt of all outstanding tuition and fees.

Delinquent Payments
The College reserves the right to withhold the privileges of class attendance,use of facilities and services and access to certificates of completion from students with delinquent balances.

Non-Discrimination Notice
Hostos Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or any other category protected under Federal, State and City laws in its programs and/or activities. Inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies can be directed to: Chief Diversity Officer Philip Oliveri at 718-518-4284 or via email at poliveri@hostos.cuny.edu