Cancellation & Substitution Policy
Registrants may withdraw from a class up to three full working days before a course begins and receive a full refund less a $35 processing fee, unless otherwise specified . If the Office of Continuing Professional Education is not notified at least three working days prior to the start of class, registrants will be responsible for the full fee.
Substitutions are permitted.
Course materials and handouts are included in your registration fee. Textbooks, design supplies and other class supplies are included ONLY where specified.
For short courses (1/2, 1, 2, 3 or 4 days long), breakfast (for half-day courses) OR breakfast and lunch (for full day courses) are included in your registration fee. Long-term courses (two-year turf school, three-week turf, seven-week Environment & Public Health) include breakfast and lunch on the first day only and lunch on the last day only.
EXCEPTION: Home Gardener's School offers a boxed lunch only at an additional fee for interested participants.
First, and foremost, if you do not feel comfortable enough to drive, please don't! Your safety is our #1 priority. However, if you do plan to attend class, there are two ways you can check to see if we're holding classes on a bad-weather day.
One, you can check our website. We update the Inclement Winter Weather link daily during winter months.
Two, you can call our main office number at 732-932-9271. The outgoing message will be updated by 6:00am on days when we are experiencing inclement winter weather with information on cancellations.
Click here for current weather information in New Brunswick.
CEUs and Recertification Credits
One Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is defined as ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience. In some courses, recertification credits approved by other bodies (eg. N.J. Landscape Architect Evaluation and Examination Committee, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), NJDEP Certified Pesticide Applicator, NJDHSS REHS / Health Officer CE's, to name a few) are also available for qualified participants. Credit information is posted on the course webpage and on our credits page. If you cannot find the number/type of credits offered for a particular course on our website, please call the Office of Continuing Professional Education's Registration Department at (732) 932-9271.
Upon written request and payment of a $5 processing fee, participants will receive a letter signed by the director that identifies the number of CEU's awarded for each course taken. Please include the following information with your written request: name, mailing address, e-mail or telephone (in case we have a question), and the course names & dates.
Please visit our transcript request page to submit your request on-line.
The Rutgers University New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, Office of Continuing Professional Education (OCPE) is happy to announce that all of its training programs are now approved for tuition reimbursement through the GI Bill’s VA Training Program administered in New Jersey by the Department of Veterans affairs.
Please visit our VA Benefits page for more information.