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Welcome to CEWD Registration 

Thank you for your interest in Continuing Education & Workforce Development at Frederick Community College (FCC). To see what's new and get started, select one of the options below, download our class schedule or browse all programs to register online today.
 
Class Schedules Note: Age Requirements
Co-listed Classes Online Registration
College Calendar  Placement Tests
Dropping a Class Prerequisites & Corequisites 
Financial Assistance Residency Fees
Frequently Asked Questions Self-Service Feature
Hours of Operation  Student Services

College Calendar
The College calendar is available online at frederick.edu (scroll down to "Academic Catalog and Calendar") Please also review individual CEWD class descriptions for specific class meeting dates and times.

Registration Office Hours
The Frederick Community College registration team welcomes students during regular hours throughout the year. Extended hours are also offered during peak enrollment periods.

Regular Hours | February-June and September-December
Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Peak Hours | January, July & August
Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Note Regarding Age Requirements
Students should be at least 16 years of age to enroll in most continuing education courses, except for those courses specifically designated for younger students. Students under the age of 16 who have completed at least the seventh grade may be permitted to enroll in courses on a case-by-case basis. Students will be considered for such admission if they demonstrate the ability to profit from instruction based on a set of specific criteria. For more information, call the counseling office (301.846.2471). Certain programs or courses of study include higher minimum age for participation when the College has determined that age is a factor necessary to the normal operation of the program or activity. Minimum age is used as a measure or approximation of the level of maturity, judgment, and social independence needed for successful participation in the program or activity in addition to academic skills. [Authority: 34 CFR 110.12]


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Prerequisites & Corequisites
Select courses at FCC require completing one or more "prerequisites" or "corequisites" as this is considered necessary for success in a desired course.

Prerequisite
Applicable preparation or course work that must be completed prior to enrolling in the desired course

Corequisite
A separate course that must be taken or completed at the same time as the desired course.

If your desired course requires a prerequisite or corequisite, previous workforce knowledge, and/or successful completion of specific program coursework prior to, or at the same time as, the desired course, the details are included in the notice section on the class description page. Click the button to see the exact location on a sample page.

English Prerequisite

This requirement can be fulfilled to show academic readiness in any of the following ways: 
  • Take a free Accuplacer Test at the FCC Testing Center and
    • Score 237 on Next Gen Reading or
    • BOTH 229 Reading & 237 Writing or
    • Score 102 on ESL reading or 276 on ESL overall.
  • Place into or be enrolled in ENGL 70 or higher.
  • Submit grades from recent high school or college courses.
  • Provide scores from TOEFL, ACT, AP, CLEP, DSST, GED, PARCC/MCAP or SAT exams.
FCC offers English skill-building courses (some are free of charge). Learn more at frederick.edu/AdultEd and frederick.edu/ESL.

Math Prerequisite
This requirement can be fulfilled to show academic readiness in any of the following ways:
  • Take a free Accuplacer Test at the FCC Testing Center and score 237 or higher in the QAS section.
  • Earn a B or better in MATH 80 or MATH 50 at FCC
  • Place into or be enrolled in ENGL 70 or higher.
  • Submit grades from recent high school or college courses.
  • Provide scores from TOEFL, ACT, AP, CLEP, DSST, GED, PARCC/MCAP or SAT exams.

Residency Fees | Out-of-County and Out-of-State
Residency fees apply to students residing outside of Frederick County. Maryland students residing outside Frederick County are assessed an additional $5 fee per course. Non-Maryland students are assessed an additional $10 fee per course.


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Self-Service Feature
We know, life happens. Plans change. And sometimes those changes include the need to cancel a class registration. You can do this online with our self-service cancellation feature, or the "self-drop" option. Available on select classes up to 7 days prior to the class start date, this option is accessible from your account dashboard. To get started:
  • Sign into your account
  • Scroll down and click "Go to My Dashboard"
  • Click Menu (the green drop down option) on the left side of the screen.
  • Click Cancel and classes eligible for self-drop will be displayed. 
  • From that list, click the class you wish to drop, or remove, and follow the prompts to complete the transaction.
If you originally paid for your registration using a credit card, you may choose to receive a credit card refund (please allow 7-10 days for the refund to appear on your credit card statement) or an electronic voucher (a credit to your account for use toward a future registration made within the next 30 days, after which time, it will be automatically refunded to your credit card). We look forward to serving you with this new feature. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

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Student Services
For student services, including Admissions, Career & Academic Planning Services, and Financial Aid, please visit frederick.edu/admissions. Additional details are available on Frederick.edu.