Registration Information and Cancellation Policy

For information regarding Traffic Safety School courses and fees, please visit the Traffic Safety School website.

Registration

There are three easy ways to register for NUCPS courses:

Online
To register online, search for a course. When you locate the course for which you would like to register, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the online registration process.

Fax
To register by fax, first download the registration form. Then complete the form and fax it to 847-467-0540 (Attention Registrar).

Mail
To register by mail,
first download the registration form. Then complete the form and mail it to:

Registrar
Northwestern University Center for Public Safety
1801 Maple Avenue
Suite 1410
Evanston, Illinois 60201

Upon receipt, each registration is processed and a confirmation letter and invoice are generated and sent to the email address on file. Payment is expected upon receipt of the invoice and before the first day of class.

Payment

Payment is expected at the time of registration or upon receipt of the invoice and before the first day of class.

For online courses, course login information will not be provided and course materials will not be mailed until payment has been received in full or a purchase order has been submitted.

Payment is accepted in the following ways:

Credit Card
American Express, Discover, MasterCard and VISA are accepted.

To pay by credit card, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to registration.nucps.northwestern.edu
  2. Sign into the account for which you would like to make a payment
  3. From the left-hand navigation, click on MY ACCOUNT
  4. Click on VIEW/PAY INVOICES
  5. Select the appropriate invoice number from the INVOICE TO PAY drop down and click PAY NOW
  6. Provide your payment information and click CONTINUE
  7. Review the payment details and click SUBMIT

Confirmation of online payment with a credit card is automatically sent to the email address on file for the account.

Credit card payments may also be made during regular business hours (9 a.m.-5 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday) by phone at 800-323-4011 or in person at the NUCPS office at 1801 Maple Avenue, Suite 1410, Evanston, Illinois 60201.

Check
Checks should be made payable to Northwestern University Center for Public Safety and can be mailed to:

Accounts Receivable
Northwestern University Center for Public Safety
1801 Maple Avenue
Suite 1410
Evanston, Illinois 60201

Please note that we are only able to accept checks drawn on a U.S. bank and payable in U.S. funds.

Cash
Cash payment is accepted at the NUCPS office at 1801 Maple Avenue, Suite 1410, Evanston, Illinois 60201.

Purchase Order
Purchase orders can be faxed to 847-491-5270, emailed as an attachment to nucpsreg@northwestern.edu or mailed to NUCPS at 1801 Maple Avenue, Suite 1410, Evanston, Illinois 60201.

To view/print an invoice, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to registration.nucps.northwestern.edu
  2. Sign into the account for which you would like to view/print an invoice
  3. From the left-hand navigation, click on MY ACCOUNT
  4. Click on VIEW/PAY INVOICES
  5. Locate the appropriate invoice number and click the related printer icon to open the invoice in your internet browser

Wire Transfer
If you work for an agency outside the United States and wish to pay by wire transfer, please contact Accounts Receivable at 800-323-4011.

Cancellations

Students who wish to cancel or withdrawal from a course must submit the request in writing using the NUCPS course cancellation form. The completed form may be submitted in the following ways:

Email:
nucpsreg@northwestern.edu

Fax:
847-491-5270

US Mail:
Registrar
Northwestern University Center for Public Safety
1801 Maple Avenue
Suite 1410
Evanston, Illinois 60201

CANCELLATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED OVER THE PHONE

Refunds

Cancellations submitted within 30 calendar days prior to the course start date are subject to a cancellation fee of 20% of the course fee up to a maximum of $400. Students who register for a course and fail to attend without providing notice of cancellation to NUCPS are subject to a no-show fee of 50% of the course fee up to a maximum of $1000.

Students who wish to cancel their enrollment in a course have the option of a refund of the eligible tuition paid or to keep the eligible amount paid as a credit towards the tuition of another class. If a credit is selected, NUCPS will hold that credit for a period of 12 months. After 12 months, the credit must be used or the money will be refunded.

If NUCPS cancels the class, students will receive a full refund of the tuition paid or have the option of keeping the dollar amount paid as a credit. If a credit is selected, NUCPS will hold that credit for a period of 12 months. After 12 months, the credit must be used or the money will be refunded.

Please do not book non-refundable travel more than 30 days prior to the scheduled start of the course. These fees will not be refunded if the course is cancelled at least 30 days prior to the scheduled start of the course.

This policy is subject to change.