Registration Policies

Registration and Fees:

  • Payment must be received prior to the start of the event to guarantee your participation.Your seat is not reserved until payment is made.
  • Registration is per individual. Groups must register each additional attendee using the “invite a colleague” link found at the top of the page after the initial registration.
  • Payment may be made by credit card (Visa or MasterCard only), check, cash, or money order.
    • Credit card payments can only be accepted online.
    • Checks made payable to “George Mason University” may be mailed to: Virginia PTAC, 4031 University Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax VA 22030.
      • Please include event name and the name of the attendee.
      • Bounced checks will incur a $50 fee in addition to the original registration amount owed.
    • In person payments may be made by check, cash (exact change), or money order.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellation by Virginia PTAC
    • Virginia PTAC may cancel class due to insufficient registration or instructor emergency. We will notify all registered attendees in event of cancellation by email. If you paid for a canceled class, you will:
      • Receive your choice of: a full refund OR a credit toward a future event in the amount of the fee.
      • Note: Refunds of check payments require additional time to process and mail.
  • Cancellation by Attendee
    • Notice sent to at least 10 business days prior to the date of the event
      • Receive a refund (less 10% administrative costs) or full credit towards another event good for up to 1 year from the date of the original event.
    • Notice sent to 2-9 business days prior to the date of the event
      • Receive a credit toward a future event, good for up to 1 year from the date of the original event
      • Payment credits not used within one year are forfeited.
    • No-shows:
      • Notice given less than 2 business days prior to the event will be treated like a no-show.
      • There will be no refunds or credits issued toward other events if insufficient notice is given.

Inclement Weather:

  • Fairfax classes:
    • In the event of inclement weather, please check the GMU website.
    • If GMU administrative offices are closed or delayed past the scheduled start time, events will be postponed and you will be notified via email by 7 AM on the day of the class or sooner.
    • Early release due to the weather conditions will only affect classes that start at or after the time of the closure.
  • Other locations:
    • Information will be provided 24 to 48 hours prior to the scheduled class advising which local outlets to monitor for closings or delays.

Special Accommodations:

In accordance with the American Disabilities Act and state law, you may request accommodations due to a disability by contacting the organizer listed in the event details. Advance notice may be necessary for some accommodations. Registration must be paid prior to accommodation requests.

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