Generally, week and two week courses start at 7pm on Sunday and end at 5pm on Friday. Weekend courses start at 9am on Saturday and end at 5pm on Sunday. Courses generally run from 9 am–5 pm and most have evening components devoted to studio, lectures, and slide shows. Please check the course page and syllabus for each course to confirm the schedule.
Our courses are intensive and comprehensive, dictating a tight schedule. We ask all students to be prompt!
Yestermorrow reserves the right to cancel classes due to inadequate enrollment or other circumstances beyond our control. In the event of a cancellation, we will refund all payments, including deposits.
Student cancellation policy:
Course deposits are non-refundable.
Students canceling their enrollment up to three weeks prior to the course start date will forfeit their deposit; any other payments will be refunded.
Students canceling their enrollment within three weeks of the start of the course will forfeit their deposit; the remainder of the course fee will be held as a credit to be used on a future course.
Students forfeit all payments:
- if they cancel their registration within 48 hours prior to the start of the class
- fail to show up for class;
- stop attending and/or leave the class before its completion.
There is a 24 hours cancelation policy for meals and lodging. If you cancel your meal or lodging reservation less than 24 hours in advance, payments for that reservation will be forfeited.
Yestermorrow charges a $100 fee to transfer from one class to another if the transfer occurs within three weeks prior to the start of the class from which you are transferring. You must transfer your registration to another course at immediately. We are not able to honor transfers to future courses.
Students enrolled in a Certificate Program or the Semester in Sustainable Design/Build will forfeit the program deposit if canceling up to one month prior to the class start date; any other payments will be refunded. Certificate and Semester Program students canceling enrollment within one month of the program start will forfeit their deposit, and the remainder of the class fee will be held as a credit to be used on a future class. Students canceling within 48 hours prior to the program start; fail to show up for class; stop attending and/or leave the class, forfeit all payments.
COVID Cancellation: If a course is canceled due to COVID, you will receive a full refund. For more information on our COVID protocol, read our blog post here.
Yestermorrow offers a variety of ways for students to earn credit for our programs:
AIA CONTINUING ED CREDIT
Yestermorrow is a Continuing Education Systems Registered Provider through the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Our AIA/CES courses are specifically designed for current and future design professionals. Architecture students are eligible for 0.15 IDP units per Learning Unit. Courses offered with Continuing Education Learning Units are listed on our website.
CREDITS AND CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS
- Participants can earn 15 college credits in the Semester in Sustainable Design/Build offered in partnership with UMass-Amherst’s Architecture + Design Program.
- Continuing education units are available for all Yestermorrow programs through Sterling College at the rate of 1 CEU per weekend class, and 2 for 5-day classes. Students may enroll for CEUs through Sterling College for a fee of $130 per unit in addition to the Yestermorrow tuition.
- Students in our Certificate Programs can earn college credit through Goddard College if they are enrolled in one of Goddard’s undergraduate programs.
All credits earned at Yestermorrow are transferable only at the discretion of the receiving school.
Yestermorrow is pleased to work in consort with a variety of educational and non-profit institutions. These partnerships provide our students with more curricular options, college credit, and continuing education opportunities, and additional ways to access scholarship and funding benefits. Learn more from our Partnerships page.
Yestermorrow gift certificates are available in any denomination. You can purchase a gift certificate online here.