Registering for a CEPE Course

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Registration Process: Registering for a CEPE course is easy! 

CEPE courses do not require an application or admission to the university. Our online registration process is quick and easy. Simply follow these step-by-step instructions below:

  1. Click on your course of choice from the list of all courses.
  2. Scroll down the page to find the "Register Now" button.
  3. Select the section and dates that work best for you (you may need to scroll down) and click "Add to Cart."
  4. Need to add more courses to your cart? Click "Keep Shopping."
  5. When you are ready to finish the registration process, click "Continue Checkout."
  6. If this is the first time you have registered for a CEPE course, you are a "New User."
  7. If you have already registered for a CEPE course, you are a "Current User" and should already have a user name and password.
  8. Forgot your password or user name?
  9. Click on the links under "Current User" for assistance.
  10. Follow the prompts and finish checking out.
  11. You'll receive a receipt, then later a confirmation with course logistics prior to the start date.

Having problems registering? Email us at or call 503.725.4184 for assistance.

If you wish to register by mail, please complete our registration form and pay by check only. Our mailing address is: 

CEPE/Portland State University
P.O. Box 202
Portland, OR 97207-0202

In-person registration is not available at this time. 


Registration Support

Register for a Certificate Program

CEPE courses do not require an application or admission to the university. 

Register for a Course

Choose a course to begin registering online.

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Schedule an Advising Appointment

Schedule an advising appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about the programs by reading answers to common questions.

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