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Tuition and payment policies

Tuition & Fees: All fees and charges are subject to change without prior notice. Hondros
College of Business requires payment of all tuition, textbooks and fees in full at the time of registration. Payment can be made by cash, check, charge, and/or through one of our Tuition Assistance Programs. If payment is to be made by a third party (other than student), all documentation must be received by Hondros College of Business 3 days in advance of the class start date. All packages must be paid in full to receive the savings.

Registration Fee: In addition to the tuition fee, a $40 fee will apply to any registration taken
less than 3 days prior to the class start date.

Returned Check Fee: All returned checks are subject to a $30 returned check fee. This
fee is in addition to any fees charged by your bank or financial institution.

Financial Assistance Processing Fee: $75

Please see the options available to students for Financial Assistance.

Attendance and course completion policies

To ensure the best learning experience, students are encouraged to complete all courses as they are scheduled at the time of registration.

Scheduling Flexibility Policy: A student may take up to 12 months from initial date of registration (24 months for the Appraisal Career Start Package) to complete a course or multi-course “package” for which the student registered.

Rescheduling Policy: Students may reschedule as needed. Reschedule online at no cost
anytime. Customer Care Associates are available to assist with rescheduling, a rescheduling fee of $25 will apply. Hondros College of Business reserves the right to waive the fee on a case by case basis for extenuating circumstances. Students are encouraged to reschedule online for free.

Audit Policy: Hondros College of Business package students may audit any specific course or
courses within their package one time within a 12 month period from the initial date of registration if space is available. (24 months for the Appraisal Packages). If a student wishes to retake a course or courses within their package after they have audited one time at no charge, student is subject to pay full price for course or courses. No certificates are given to audit students. All Crammer™ students (package and non-package) may audit the Crammer™ courses up to three times.

Multiple Credit Certificates: Hondros College of Business may award certificates for
both pre-certification and/or continuing education credit for any single course if applicable for an additional $90 fee. The student must request the need for multiple credit certificates at the time of registration.

Degree Seeking Students: Contact the registrars office for our degree program in Columbus if you are interested in learning more about receiving degree credit.

Video & Photography: Hondros College of Business regularly videotapes classrooms and
by your attendance you hereby grant to Hondros College of Business and its affiliated companies and successors, the full right and unrestricted permission to use and reuse your “likeness, voice, name, spoken words and written statements” {my “PERSONA”}. My PERSONA may be used in any form or through any media now known or hereafter to be developed.

Unless I notify the COLLEGE in writing that I do not agree to these terms, I hereby waive my right to approve materials and release, acquit, and forever discharge the COLLEGE, its agents, officers, directors, employees, and affiliated companies from any and all claims or liabilities arising as a resulting of any use of my PERSONA in any medium.

Student Conduct: Hondros College of Business prepares its students for professional
careers; therefore, it is important for students to display the highest degree of professionalism, ethics, and honesty while in school. Hondros College of Business reserves the right to dismiss a student from the school if there is any display of conduct which would be objectionable while a student is at Hondros College of Business. Students should dress and act as if employed. In the event there is a need for behavior modification, the student will be advised of what is necessary to stay in the program. Upon failure to modify his/her behavior to conform to good business/professional practice, the school may dismiss the student.

Refund policies

Single Subject Students: Refunds requested for classroom courses will be processed in the following way:
• Student registers, pays, and does not start class: Refunds requested in writing within sixty (60) days of the purchase date will be processed minus the $40 processing fee if the classroom course has not been started. No refund will be issued after 60 days, but student may complete the class for up to 1 year if no refund has been issued. No prior credit (money or attendance) will be issued to the student if they re-register after 1 year from the date of purchase.
• Student registers, pays, and starts class: Refunds requested in writing within sixty (60) days of the purchase date will be processed based on a pro-rated amount minus the $40 processing fee. No refund will be issued after 60 days, but student may complete the class for up to 1 year if no refund has been issued. No prior credit (money or attendance) will be issued to the student if they re-enroll after 1 year from the date of purchase.

Refund Calculations:

  1. A student who starts class and officially withdraws during the first calendar week of the period shall be obligated for twenty-five percent of the tuition for that period, plus a processing fee.
  2. A student who officially withdraws during the second calendar week of the period shall be obligated for fifty percent of the tuition for that period, plus a processing fee.
  3. A student who officially withdraws during the third calendar week of the period shall be obligated for seventy-five percent of the tuition for that period, plus a processing fee.
  4. A student who officially withdraws beginning with the fourth calendar week of the period will not be entitled to a refund of any portion of the tuition.
  5. After school determines that a student has withdrawn, credit card refunds will be credited to the card used to make the purchase within 3 days; cash or check purchases within 30 days.
  • One-tenth of total classroom hours offered in each course shall be construed as one calendar week.
  • No prior credit (money or attendance) will be issued to the student if the student receives a refund and then re-enroll at a later time.

To request a refund for classroom courses please contact a Student Services Associate at:
1.888.HONDROS

Online Tuition (Applicability: Non-Degree Online Courses): Refunds requested for Online courses that have not been completed: Students who purchase an online class may cancel within 30 calendar days after the date of enrollment.
To request a refund, contact Technical Support at support@fastclass.com or
1-866-455-3278.
Monday through Friday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Closed Sundays and major holidays

Bookstore Refund Policy: Any unused item purchased in a Hondros College of Business Bookstore may be returned for a full refund within 30 days of purchase. The item and all included materials must be returned in the original packaging, in original condition, and must
be accompanied by an original receipt. Prepaid Fingerprinting services may also be
available for a full refund within 30 days if accompanied by original receipt. Any credit
card refunds will be credited to the card used to make the purchase within three (3)
days. Refunds for purchases originally paid for with cash or check will be issued by
check from the Hondros College of Business corporate office within 30 days.
** Any tuition paid with a credit card will have the refund processed within 3 days.**
*Policies are subject to change.

 

Weather and site closure policies

Inclement Weather Policy: When the county in which we are located declares a Level 3 Emergency, classes will be postponed to a later date.

In the event that the county from which you are traveling declares a Level 3 Emergency and we are holding classes, please follow the advisory for your county. Please call us to reschedule your classes for a later date.

Please watch your local weather report for the most up-to-date conditions and advisories.

Hondros College encourages all students to consider their personal safety before making the decision to travel to class during severe weather conditions. If you are not comfortable driving to class, please know that Hondros College of Business will work with you to complete the education you need to start your new career! We will work hard to be as flexible as possible in assisting you in rescheduling your classes.

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