General Information



Attendance Policy 

Trainees are expected to attend and be fully present for each training session as scheduled.

Trainees who are absent in excess of 15% of the total training hours for their course, may be subject to an automatic withdrawal or failure of the training course.

Class Cancellations

The College reserves the right to cancel or withdraw courses from the Catalog and to change the course. The College reserves the right to cancel classes due to inclement weather or at the discretion of the Office of Workforce Development and Innovation.

For class make-up information, call ‪347.443.9762‬.

For snow day information, call 718.982.3333 or 718.982.4444.


If you are enrolled in a Workforce Development & Innovation training course that is held on campus, is more than two sessions in succession and travel to campus requires use of a private vehicle then trainees are subjected to a parking fee. Call 718.982.2182 to arrange.

Reduced Fees

Seniors (65 and over), CSI alumni, full and part-time CSI employees and immediate family members*, veterans and active military: 10%.
No discounts apply to: online certificates, online courses, DASA training, remedial courses, CPR, Food Handler’s Certification, NY State-mandated Workshops.
*discount applies to spouse/partner and children residing in the same household.

Refund Policy

Payment for training courses secures a seat in the class. We strongly urge all prospective trainees to make full payment for their selected course, as soon as possible.

A 100% refund of paid tuition may be granted upon receipt of written request at least five business days prior to the first scheduled day of training. Email your request for a refund to Please allow four to six weeks for processing.

Registration fees and late fees are not subject to a refund.

Refund requests will not be honored after the training course has begun.

Registration Fees

$5 for one-day workshop/seminar; $10 for two-day workshop/seminar
$30 for all other courses
$35 late registration fee (registrations received two weeks prior to the start of the course)
$60 credit card dispute fee

Statement of Non-Discrimination

The College of Staten Island is committed to a campus environment that reflects and respects our pluralistic and culturally diverse society. The College admits students without regard to age, alienage or citizenship, color, gender, handicap, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status. In welcoming new students to our campus, we are committed to providing equal educational opportunity and a learning environment in which students are free to realize their full potential as productive members of the community.