REGISTRATION INFORMATION

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Adult vocational education classes are open to all persons ages eighteen and older (>18), who can benefit from training, are capable of performing the course work, meet prerequisite requirements and can meet the course financial obligation. Students applying for must provide a copy of high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma upon registration.

TUITION FEES All courses are tuition-based. Each course has the required fee listed with the course description in the catalog. All fees must be paid in full at time of registration by credit card only.

REFUND POLICY Prior to and after the first scheduled class meeting, you may request a tuition refund in accordance with the HCST Board of Education Policy. There will be no refunds after the first night of class. (A $15 registration fee will be deducted from refunds). Students must notify the Hudson Technical Office via email at hudsontechnical@hcstonline.org to initiate the refund process. Check refunds will take 6-8 weeks to process. HCST will not be held responsible for snow days. Cancelled classes will be rescheduled accordingly.

COURSE CANCELLATION Courses may be cancelled by HCST or merged, if enrollment does not meet economical operation requirements. Registered students who cannot be accommodated, may elect to transfer to another course or receive a full refund.

TEXTBOOKS If textbooks are needed, students are required to purchase the resources themselves. Students will be provided information and must have materials by course start date.

CLASS SIZE AND SCHEDULES Shops and classes are designed so that each student has access to the tools and equipment necessary to acquire the skills taught in the course. All classes and shops are planned with a student-teacher ratio that provides an optimum learning situation. The school reserves the right to cancel any course with insufficient enrollment. Every attempt will be made to maintain the class schedules as printed. In order to accommodate the greatest number of students possible, some changes in campus locations or days may be necessary.

EMERGENCY SCHOOL CLOSING In the event of inclement weather or emergency situations, school closing announcements will be posted on the District website accordingly. Please visit HCSTonline.org. Evening classes are ALWAYS CANCELLED when Hudson County School of Technology school district is closed.

CONDUCT Smoking is prohibited in all buildings, sites and campuses of the Hudson County Schools of Technology. The use of alcohol or drugs is strictly prohibited on school property. Students are expected to adhere to adequate code of conduct at all times. Administrators reserve the right to take action regarding the same accordingly.

PARKING On campus Parking is available in designated areas. Please be mindful to secure your car as the District is not responsible for theft or damage to the vehicle while on school property. Decals available upon request.

DISCRIMINATION NOTICE β€œIt is the policy of the Board of Education of the Hudson County Schools of Technology not to discriminate in employment or educational opportunity against any person by reason of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, marital status, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, or atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait of any individual, in employment or in educational opportunities. Further state and federal protection is extended on account of disabilities, social or economic status, pregnancy, childbirth, pregnancy-related disabilities, actual or potential parenthood, or family status.” Inquiries regarding affirmative action, discrimination (including Title IX requirements), sexual harassment or equity should be directed to:

Alicia Abraham Affirmative Action Officer/504 Officer/Title IX Coordinator
Hudson County Schools of Technology
One High Tech Way
Secaucus, NJ 07094
201-662-6724 or Email: aabraham@hcstonline.org

Class Dates

Classes will commence on the dates listed below.
Please keep in mind dates are subject to change due to the current Public Health Crises. If for any reason a start date changes information will be posted on our website.

Fall Start Date - Week of September 14, 2020 Fall Completion Date- January 30, 2021

Spring Start Date - Week of February 8, 2021 Spring Completion Date- June 30, 2021

Spring Extended Start Date - Week of February 8, 2021- July 31, 2021

Full Year Program Start Date - Week of September 14, 2020 – June 30, 2021