Registration and Policies

Policies and Procedures

The Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) Department at Medgar Evers College (MEC) adheres to all MEC and CUNY public safety protocols, academic rules and regulations. Please see below for policies specific to ACE.

General Information

Tuition fees listed are subject to change.  Course schedules subject to change. Unless otherwise listed; textbooks, special fees, exam fees, travel expenses, etc., are not included in tuition fee.  All classes will run dependent on meeting enrollment minimums.  All student records are confidential and are not shared with third parties. Total tuition fees must be paid at time of registration and/or within (3) three weeks of completing a course or program. ACE reserves the right to withhold student records if program requirements are not successfully satisfied and/or tuition balances are not paid in full upon completion of the course or program.  

Registration Options 

  1. Online Registration: Register online with a debit/credit card by visiting: www.mec.cuny.edu/ace.aspx
  2. Call us at 718-804-8850. Register by phone.
  3. Visit in person between the hours of 10:00am - 6:00pm, Mondays through Thursdays; Fridays 10:00am – 5:00pm.  Appointments are most appreciated.
  4. Mail: Return your completed registration form with money order or credit/debit information to: Attn: Adult and Continuing Education/Medgar Evers College/1650 Bedford Avenue/Brooklyn. NY 11225.

Office Location 

1534 Bedford Avenue, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11225. (Off Eastern Parkway and Bedford Ave.)  Also convenient from Franklin Ave. subway stop (2, 3, 4, 5, S train lines) and at the B49 bus. 

Methods of Payment and Fees 

Acceptable forms of payment include select tuition vouchers, bank checks, money orders or credit cards.  We accept, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. No cash or personal checks are not accepted. Please make all checks payable to MEC ACE. 
 
Flexible Tuition Payment Plans available, for select courses and programs.  For more information, please call, (718) 804-8850 or email, ace.info@mec.cuny.edu.   
 
Sallie Mae Loan option available.  This is a third party transaction between the applicant and Sallie Mae.  For more information, please visit:  https://www.salliemae.com/
 
A non-refundable, one time per semester, $25 registration fee is required, regardless of the number of courses taken, per semester. Full refunds, minus the $25 registration fee will be processed, as detailed in the Refund Policy below.
 
A $10 fee will be charged to reissue certificates, completion letters, and transcripts.  

Refund Policy 

A 100% refund will be given if ACE cancels a class.  100% refund will be given to a registered student only if a written request is received 2 business days before the 1st class meeting.  A 50% refund will be given if a written request is received at least 2 business days before the 2nd class meeting.
 
No refunds will be issued after the 2nd class meeting.
 
Credit/debit card refunds will be processed in approx. 7-14 business days.  Money order refunds will be processed within 4-6 weeks via check (no cash refunds). No refunds will be granted for courses that meet for 1 or 2 sessions unless a written request is received 3 days before the 1st class. 

Tuition Discounts

General Public:  A 5% discount is available toward select courses of $200 and more, during the period of January 11th through February 12th, 2016  
 
MEC and CUNY Students, Faculty and Staff:  A 10% discount is available toward select courses of more than $200.  Registrant must provide a current CUNY ID, at time of registration.
 
Seniors Citizens aged 62 or older:  A 10% discount is available toward select courses of more than $200, with the exception of online and third-party courses. A current state-issued ID must presented at time of registration.
 
Discounts cannot be combined. 

Course Cancellations 

All Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) courses, workshops, seminars etc., are subject to a minimum enrollment to run.  ACE reserves the right to cancel any class that does not meet its established minimum enrollment. If ACE cancels a course, students may transfer to another class or receive a full refund (100%). 

Transcripts and Letters of Attendance 

To obtain a transcript or letter confirming attendance, you may call us at (718) 804-8850, visit or mail a written request to our offices at 1534 Bedford Ave., 2nd Floor or submit a written request via email to ace.info@mec.cuny.edu.
 
MEC ACE reserves the right to withhold student records including but not limited to transcripts and certificates of completion for those students who have not successfully completed the program and/or have an outstanding tuition balance with the College. Certificates of completion are issued to students who satisfactorily complete the program, typically within 3 business weeks after the course or program is completed. 

Requirements for Certificate Programs 

To become a Certificate Program candidate, all prospective students must provide all pre-requisite documentation, such as writing samples, participate in pre-interviews and/or submission of academic credentials, a minimum of one week before the start of the program. Exemptions to meeting pre-requisite requirements are considered on a case by case basis.  Decisions regarding pre-requisite exemptions are at the discretion of ACE.  All decisions are final.
 
A certificate of completion is awarded to those students who have met all program and financial requirements, as detailed in the program curricula and as detailed within this summary of ACE’s Policies and Procedures.  

Affirmative Action Policy 

Medgar Evers College, CUNY is an equal employment, equal opportunity and affirmative action institution. The college does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, alienate or citizenship, religion, race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, or veteran or marital status in its admission of students, employment, access to programs, administration or education policies. Adult & Continuing Education adheres to the Security Policies of Medgar Evers College.