Education & Professional Development
The Center for Public Service offers strategic management and leadership development programs across a full spectrum of public service sectors.
Professional Development Programs and Courses
Next Generation Initiative Fellowships
Customized Educational and Professional Development Programs
CPS can work with you to create a customized training or professional development program for your organization.
Conferences & Events
Course Withdrawal and Tuition Refund Policy
Please note that the Center's course withdrawal and tuition refund policy for credit and non-credit courses and workshops differs from the typical university policy. All drops and withdrawals must be processed by Center for Public Service staff. Please notify the Program Coordinator in writing when you need to drop or withdraw from a course. The date used for purposes of granting refunds shall be the date the Program Coordinator receives written notification from the student of their intent to drop.
Are you interested in a particular program or service? Please fill out this form, and a Program Coordinator will respond to you within 48 hours.
Unless otherwise stated for a specific program, the Center's general policy is as follows:
Written request to drop/withdraw from a course received by the Program Coordinator by 5pm, 7 business days prior to the first class (Minus any applicable non-refundable fees and $100 administration charge)
100% tuition refund
Written request to drop/withdraw from a course received by the Program Coordinator prior to the participant attending the second class: (Minus any applicable non-refundable fees and $100 administration charge)
40% tuition refund
Written request to drop/withdraw from a course received by the Program Coordinator after a participant has attended the second class
0% tuition refund
If a course is cancelled by the Center for Public Service, students will receive a 100% refund with no penalties.