Learn about registering for an extended programs offering.
The registration form is due one week prior to the first class meeting of individual courses. Check the course schedule to determine individual course registration deadline dates, i.e., one week prior to the first class meeting. Early registration is strongly encouraged. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Registration ContactLinda Harris, The College of Art and Design, 700 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215Phone: 617.585.6724 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Fax: 617.585.6721
Registration ProcessRegistrations are considered on a first-come, first-served basis, unless the course has a specific prerequisite noted, and instructions. If a course is oversubscribed, a waiting list is established, and applicants are notified by telephone as soon as space becomes available. Lesley reserves the right to cancel under-enrolled courses with less than 10 students. Students are notified of cancellations as early as possible. Students will not receive formal confirmation of their registration. They will, however, be notified if a class is canceled.
Alumni DiscountUniversity alumni are entitled to a 10% reduction in tuition for any on-campus Seminar that has a full tuition rate. Alums should indicate on their registration form their Lesley University dates of attendance and program of study.
Dropping A Class/Refunds of Tuition and FeesStudents must notify Linda Harris in order to drop a course and request a refund. The following schedule is used to determine the portion of tuition which will be refunded depending upon the date of formally withdrawing from a course or from the University. The actual percentage will depend on the official date of formal withdrawal. The registration fee of $30 is nonrefundable.
Time of Withdrawal RefundPrior to the start of the 1st class 100%Before the start of the 2nd class meeting 100%Before the start of the 3rd week of classes 50%Before the start of the 4th week of classes 25%After the end of the 4th week of classes 0%
For travel study courses, courses with six or fewer class meetings, and conferences there is a 100% refund prior to the start of classes. Once the class has begun, there is no refund.
Register By MailComplete the registration form and mail to: The College of Art and DesignOffice of Extended ProgramsThe College of Art and Design at Lesley University700 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215-2598
Register By PhoneHave the information on the registration form available when you call 617.585.6724 or 617.585.6729 (or 800.773.0494 ext. 6724 from outside Massachusetts).
Register By FaxFax the completed registration form to our fax 617.585.6721, attention Linda Harris.
Register OnlineVisit our registration form page.
Lesley University is a certified provider of Professional Development Programs for Massachusetts teacher re-certification. Earn Professional Development Points by enrolling in any of our college level courses or professional development seminars (PDP code 4-9001-999).
The student will be mailed a user name and password from the University Technology Department (UT). This is important information to keep. Notification of tuition bills will be sent to the students’ email address requesting that the student logs onto his/her LOIS (Lesley Online Information System) account. Lesley does not send paper bills. Tuition and fee charges can be paid online with an American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or VISA credit card. Checks should be made payable to Lesley University and include the student's full name and Lesley ID Number to ensure proper application to the student account. It is the students’ responsibility to ensure payments are made by the payment due date for each semester. Please allow at least ten business days for payments mailed to the university to avoid late payment fees.
Bills are due on the 15th of the month prior to the start date of your course. For the summer session which begins on July 8, tuition and fees are due June 15. The student will receive an ebill thirty days prior to the above due dates. If the registration is received after the above due dates, payment must be made in full via the students’ LOIS account prior to the start date of the course. Payments received after the due date will result in student account holds and late payment fees.
Visit the Student Accounts Office website for more information.
YOUR ATTENDANCE IS ASSUMED UNLESS YOU FORMALLY WITHDRAW IN WRITING. No exceptions will be made. For complete refund information, please visit Student Accounts. For weekend workshops and week-long intensives, no refunds will be given after the start date of the course.
Tuition Policy for Lesley University Staff and FacultyPlease see the Lesley University Human Resources website for complete tuition remission policies.Cancellation of Classes Due to Weather
The decision to cancel or reschedule Seminars due to serious weather is made and communicated to the television and radio stations by 6 am for day classes and by 2 pm for evening classes. The following local television and radio stations are notified: WBZ Channel 4, WCVB Channel 5, WHDH Channel 7, WBZ (1030 AM), WEEI (850 AM), WRKO (680 AM), WBCN (104.1 FM), WCRB (102.5 FM), WBMX (98.5 FM). Class cancellation information can also be obtained by calling 617.868.9600.
Lesley University Policies and ProceduresAcademic policies and procedures noted on this website apply to all students. Students are not exempt from them because of failure to read or understand them, and/or misinformation received from other sources. For additional Lesley University and academic policies pertaining to all students of Lesley University, please refer to the Policies website.
Unlawful Discrimination and Harassment PolicyLesley stands committed to providing all students fair treatment and an educational environment free of discrimination not only to comply with local, state and federal laws, but also to provide an educationally desirable environment. Lesley does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities. In addition, discriminatory harassment based on race, color, sex, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation or disability is illegal conduct that will not be tolerated. Lesley has established procedures to address student complaints of unlawful discrimination and harassment. The procedures are available in the Office of Student Affairs and in the Office of the Assistant to the President for Affirmative Action and Diversity. Through either office students may learn about what constitutes unlawful discrimination and harassment, may seek advice, and may obtain assistance in initiating the complaint procedure.Accreditation and CreditsLesley University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and grants the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. The college's courses are approved for veterans and for recipients of aid from the MA Rehabilitation Commission. Lesley University is included in the list of schools whose students qualify for loans under the National Vocational Student Loan Insurance Act of 1965.Lesley University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Taking a course for credit earns students who fulfill the necessary course requirements assigned by the instructor, Lesley University credit. Students who want to transfer Lesley University credits to another college or university should check with their home institutions before registering. Credits are accepted at the discretion of the receiving institution.LocationThe College of Art and Design is located at 700 Beacon Street on the green line at Kenmore Square Station in Boston. Lesley University is located between Porter and Harvard Square in Cambridge.
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