CCM: Prep

CCM: Prep

Payments & Policies

Payments

We accept checks, cash, money orders or credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express, or Discover). Make checks payable to UC.

For academic year programs, tuition payments are due at least in part at the time of registration. Families have the following payment options:

  1. Pay in full all tuition and fees for the school year at the time of registration.
  2. Select a two-payment plan. The first tuition payment is due at time of registration. The second tuition payment is due Jan. 6, 2017. This plan has a $10 fee.You must notify the office if you would like to be placed on the two-payment plan.
  3. Select a monthly payment plan. Tuition is paid in equal monthly payments concluded by April. The first tuition payment and all fees are due at time of registration. This plan has a $30 fee. You may select this payment plan online at the time of registration.

Paying online

As part of the online registration process, families may make a payment online at any time. Go to the CCM Prep Online Registration through ASAP Connected. Click on "LOGIN HERE" at the center of the page. Follow the instructions to enter your account through ASAP Connected. Your username is the email address that the registration confirmation was sent to.

To make a partial payment online: Go to the bottom of the My Account page and click on My Invoices tab. When your invoice opens, click on the red “Make a partial payment” under the Due Now amount. Do Not click on the balance amount in the ATTENTION window or you will be prompted to pay in full.

Paying in person or by phone

Once you have registered online and elected to "Pay Later" and clicked on "Complete Transaction" payment can be made at the office in person (checks made payable to UC, cash, money orders or credit card) or by phone at 513-556-2595 (credit cards only by phone). The CCM Preparatory office is located in 3860 Corbett in the College-Conservatory of Music. We are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm.

Paying by mail

Once you have registered online and elected to "Pay Later" and clicked on "Complete Transaction," a check may be sent to the office by mail. Checks should be made payable to UC. Please include a copy of the invoice with your check. You may mail your check to CCM Preparatory, PO Box 210236, Cincinnati, OH, 45221-0236.

Policies

Withdrawals & Refunds

To withdraw from any program, the teacher must be notified of the intent to withdraw from CCM Preparatory and Community Engagement programs and a withdrawal request must be made in writing and approved by the Assistant Dean. Communicating intent to withdraw only to faculty or staff members, or simply not attending classes or lessons, will not be construed as withdrawal nor invalidate the student’s obligation to pay for all registered lessons. The Refunds cannot be processed until the withdrawal process has been completed. Registration, application and audition fees are non-refundable. There are no refunds for classes, ensembles, shared or group lessons. A student who withdraws due to illness or injury must submit a written statement from a physician to be eligible for a refund if approved. Private lessons for new and continuing students may be terminated for any reason before the completion of the third lesson.

To begin the withdrawal process, click here to download a fillable PDF of required information.

Late fees

A $20 late fee is applied to the student’s account one month after payment is due unless arrangements have been made by contacting the CCM Preparatory office at 513-556-2595 or e-mailing ccmprep@uc.edu.  Students who have outstanding bills may not be eligible to participate in recitals and performances and may be blocked from future registrations. Discounts will be removed if a payment is not received within 60 days of its due date.

Unpaid bills

Per UC policy, any bill more than 120 days overdue must be turned over to the university collections agency. To avoid this problem, please contact the CCM Preparatory office at 513-556-2595 or e-mail ccmprep@uc.edu to arrange alternative payment options.

Waiver

All families participating in lessons and classes through CCM Preparatory and Community Engagement must have a signed waiver on fiile. This waiver may be agreed to through the online registration process.

2016-17 Waiver

The minor student(s) included in this registration has/have my permission to participate in classes and/or lessons, including one-on-one private instruction, at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Preparatory and Community Engagement. I understand there are risks and that I/my child/ward participates in this program at my/his/her/ their own risk, and that the University of Cincinnati will not be responsible for medical expenses incurred as a result of my/my child’s/ward’s participation. I understand and accept the policies of CCM Preparatory (available online at http://ccm.uc.edu/prep/registrationinfo.html) and accept responsibility for charges and fees incurred.

I allow CCM Preparatory to use photos, video and recordings made at CCM or at CCM Preparatory functions involving the individuals hereby enrolled unless I withdraw this consent in writing to the Assistant Dean.

Communicating intent to withdraw only to faculty or staff members, or simply not attending classes or lessons, will not be construed as withdrawal nor invalidate the student’s obligation to pay for all registered lessons. Refunds cannot be processed until the withdrawal process has been completed. Registration, application and audition fees are non-refundable. To withdraw from any program, the teacher must be notified of the intent to withdraw and a withdrawal request must be made in writing and approved by the Assistant Dean.