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  1. Tuition Payment Methods
  2. Refund Drop/Add Policy
  3. Financial Aid
  4. CEED Opportunity Grants
  5. Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
  6. Tuition Waiver for Senior Citizens
  7. Tuition Waver for Individuals with Disabilities
  8. Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
  9. Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Training Funds
  10. Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)

Tuition Payment Methods
n most cases, cost information can be found directly under each course description in this publication. Course tuition and any associated fees may be paid in one of several ways: personal or employer check, money order, credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express) or cash depending upon the registration method and location chosen. Please refer to the Registration Form and the specific section of interest on this website for more detailed information.

Refund Drop/Add Policy
To receive a refund or to drop/add a class, a student must notify the Continuing Education division at least one business day (Monday – Friday excluding holidays) prior to the start of the class. Refunds are processed in check form. Call 443-840-4700 for additional information.

Financial Aid
The following non-credit courses of study have been approved by the U.S. Department of Education as Pell eligible: Machine Tool/Machinist, Surgical Technology and Medical Assistant. Qualified students enrolling in the approved courses of study may have all or part of their course costs paid.
Contact the Financial Aid office at 443-840-4170 for more information.

CEED Opportunity Grants
CEED students who qualify may apply for need-based grants that can be applied toward the tuition and fees of eligible CEED courses. Grants are $500 per eligible student per fiscal year and are awarded on a first come, first serve basis. Applicants need to apply as early as possible before their classes are scheduled to begin to have their eligibility determined. Applicants must, complete the application in full and submit the required documentation to show income-eligibility. Upon receiving an award, a student may then enroll in eligible courses and the grant award will be applied to the total cost of the course. Call the CEED Information Center at 443-840-4700 for an application.

Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
To have monthly payments automatically deducted from a checking, savings or credit card account, students must complete a Nelnet Business Solutions application. Students must pay an initial deposit toward the costs of their course(s) and a $25 non-refundable processing fee to Nelnet Business Solutions. Eligible courses must be $500 each or multiple courses must be at least $500 and in the same program area.
Call 443-840-4700 for more information and assistance.

Tuition Waiver for Senior Citizens
Maryland residents who are age 60 or older on the first day of class may enroll at CCBC without a charge for tuition. Applicable fees, however, will be charged. Students age 60 or older must complete the birthdate section on the registration form.

Tuition Waiver for Individuals with Disabilities
Individuals who are under 60 years of age and certified as retired due to disability as defined by the Social Security or the Railroad Retirement Act may enroll at CCBC without a charge for tuition for eligible course that lead to employment, including life skills instruction.  Applicable fees, including registration and out-of-county fees, will be charged.

Disabled students wishing to apply for the wavier need to obtain a Certification of SSI/SSDI Disability form.  This form is available online at www.ccbcmd.ed/hb104, at the Continuing Education registration area at one of the CCBC campuses, or by contacting the Continuing Education division at 443-840-4700.  The form must be taken to the appropriate Social Security Office, or the federal pension or retirement authority that services the account for completion and signature.

The certification form, registration form, and payment may be brought to any CCBC Registration office.  However, for fastest service we suggest that continuing education students bring their completed certificate of eligibility and registration paperwork to:

CCBC Continuing Education Building
800 South Rolling Road
Baltimore, MD 21228.

Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
Students must present written proof (purchase order, tuition assistance form or letter on company letterhead with employer's authorization to bill for registration) at the time of registration. In the event the employer does not pay the bill, the student is responsible for all tuition and fees.

Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Training Funds
People who are unemployed or employees/employers who want to upgrade skills may contact a representative from the Baltimore County Division of Workforce Development at: Eastpoint Center (410-288-9050), Hunt Valley Center (410-887-7940), Liberty Center/Randallstown (410-887-8912) or the Mayor's Office of Workforce Development Baltimore City (410-396-3009). These One-Stop Centers will provide you with information necessary to qualify for federal WIA job training funds.

Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
Individuals with disabilities seeking funding may contact a representative from the Maryland State Department of Education at 410-412-7090.

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