Frequently Asked Questions

How do I use this website?
 

Browse our catalog online: Click on courses on the menu bar to the left. Browse by content area, or search by title, instructor, or dates. Full course descriptions, teacher biographies, directions, and other pertinent course information can be accessed by clicking on the dark green links.

Request a printed catalog: Click on the image at the top left corner to provide us with your mailing address and we will send you a catalog.

Sign in: If you are new to our site, you will need to create a new student profile. Creating a profile will provide you with your own personal, password-protected account. Having an account will allow you to register online and track your course selections. Click on "sign in" on the menu bar to the left and follow the prompts.

Items in blue are required information. Please choose a login that you will remember easily. The demographic information is optional, and is used by the School strictly for planning and statistical purposes. You will receive a copy of your profile via email.

After you have created a student profile (and on subsequent visits when you sign in), you will notice additional menu options that will allow you to edit your profile, check your current registrations, and view your transactions.

Register Online: Browse through the catalog and click the boxes next to the classes that you are interested in; then add them to your shopping cart. Follow the directions to complete your registration at our secured site with your credit card. You will receive an email confirmation within 24 hours.

How do I know if there is space available?

If a class is already filled, the box will be black and you will not be able to check it. You will be able to select an option of being placed on a waiting list.

Contact us for more information: If you have any questions about using this site, please don't hesitate to contact us, by email or by calling 651-779-3341.

Where do classes meet?

Most classes meet on the East or West campus of Century College, 3300 Century Ave N, White Bear Lake, MN.  Some classes meet offsite at locations in and around the Twin Cities area. Class locations and directions will be noted in the course description and on your confirmation.

Who is eligible to take classes through Continuing Education?

Classes are open to people of high-school age and older, unless otherwise indicated in the course description.

How do I access my Ed2Go class?

Click on this link to learn more about Ed2Go classes.  New classes begin the third Wednesday of each month. 

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When can I sign up?

Registration opens as soon as the course appears on the web.  Courses will remain open until the first day of the class as long as space remains available. Many classes fill quickly, so we encourage you to register early.

What are your policies for payment of fees?

Full tuition must accompany your registration. Payment may be made by Discover, Mastercard, or Visa.  Financial Aid does not cover continuing education courses.  If your registration will be paid by your employer or Dislocated Worker Organization, please contact us at (651) 779-3341 or cect@century.edu.

How do I register?

On the internet: You can register for Century continuing education classes by clicking on the "sign in" link at left. Then click on the "courses" link to browse through our catalog. When you find classes that you want to take, add them to your shopping cart and then complete your order via our secure server.

By mail: Mail your completed registration form with check or money order to: Century College, CECT, 3300 Century Ave N, White Bear Lake, MN 55110.

By fax (651-779-5802): Fax the completed registration form with your Visa, Discover or Mastercard information, 24 hours every day.

In person: You may register in person.  The Continuing Education & Customized Training office is located on the main level of the East Campus in room 2420.  The office hours are Mon-Thurs 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM & Fri 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Payment may be made by cash, check, money order or credit card.

Can I purchase gift certificates?

Yes. Share the magic of lifelong learning! Purchase a gift certificate for a specific class or for a dollar amount that can be applied to a class of the recipient’s choice. Email us at cect@century.edu for information on how to purchase a gift certificate.

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How will I know if I get into a class?

If you register yourself online, you will be able to see whether there is still space available in a class. Once you complete the necessary payment information, you are registered. You will receive an email confirmation within 24 hours.
If you register by mail or fax, you will receive written confirmation after we process your registration.

Can a class be cancelled because of low enrollment?

If we have to cancel a class due to low enrollment, we will notify you as soon as possible before the class is scheduled to begin.
You will receive a full refund of your tuition or transfer to another course of your choice, space permitting.

 

How do I cancel my registration?

If you need to cancel your registration, you should call our registration staff at 651.779.3341.  You must contact us at least three business days prior to the class start in order to receive a refund.  You are not able to drop classes on your own.
 

What if I cannot attend a course as planned?

If you need to withdraw from a class and notify us at least three business days before the class starts, you will receive a credit or refund of the course fee. There are no refunds or transfers allowed if you notify us three business days, or less, before the class starts.

Are your classes handicapped accessible?

Century College is committed to making its classes accessible whenever possible.  For questions about accessibility, please call our Disability Access Center to make arrangements as soon as possible, (651) 779-3355 or (651) 773-1715 TTY.

What happens in case of inclement/severe weather?

Announcements regarding closings are broadcast on WCCO 830AM.  Closings of state offices/agencies include Century College.  You can also check our website at www.century.edu/cect for closings or cancellations.  We will make every effort to reschedule such classes. 
During severe weather, individuals are encouraged to move indoors and seek shelter in areas providing the best cover, including stairwells without skylights, lower building levels and away from windows. Other safe areas include restrooms and rooms without windows.  Each classroom space has an emergency evacuation and safe location map.
 

What is your Privacy Policy?

Century College is committed to protecting your privacy online.  We do not sell or trade your personal information to others.  We may use the information collected to contact you regarding course information, promotional updates, new course information, or upgrades to the website.  Also, we do not store your credit card number on our website.


What is involved in an online class?

In addition to the technology requirements specific to each individual class, this course is appropriate for self-disciplined, self-motivated learners. Questions? Contact our registration staff at 651.779.3341.  Refunds: there is NO refund after you have logged into your course or opened your packet of materials.

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