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Below you will find answers to some questions you may have.

When do classes start?
Enroll now and start immediately! Class is in session whenever you're ready to learn.

Why is my student number important?
This is the fastest and easiest method of communicating with Penn Foster. It also is your individual number uniquely yours.

Where can I find my student number?
The number is on your student ID card. Your number will also appear on all shipping labels.

How do I submit exams?
Penn Foster offers three ways to submit exams. Tel Test (see Service page for numbers) Exam Express, and online testing (see Student Login-home page).

What if I change my address?
Notify Penn Foster by phone immediately. (800) 233-4186
All Business and Industrial Students #(50000000-59999999) phone (800) 233-0259

What do I do if I am missing books or material?
Call (800) 233-4186
Business/Industrial #(50000000-59999999) call (800) 233-0259

How do I order more courses?
Submit your order online or call (800) 803-2329 or Fax (949) 733-2875

How do I pay for courses?
Penn Foster accepts Amex, Discover, Visa, Master Card, money orders and checks. If you are a company using purchase orders we will bill/invoice with original PO attached to order. If your company uses education vouchers for their employees attach the original voucher.
Mail all Purchase Orders and Vouchers to:
Penn Foster
PMB 509
5405 Alton Parkway 5A
Irvine, CA 92604

Is Penn Foster accredited?
Yes. Penn Foster is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools for our High School and Vocational-Technical programs. Penn Foster is also accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). Penn Foster is licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools. The Center for Degree Studies is a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Two- Year Colleges. For further information contact Penn Foster.

How do we initiate an Apprenticeship, Skills Upgrade or Cross Training program for our facility?
Contact us at this web site or call (800) 803-2329.

What Administration services does Penn Foster offer for companies?
Penn Foster offers full service administration including grading, reporting and certifications. For more details, contact us at (800) 803-2329

Are there any time limits on programs?
Yes. Penn Foster Degree programs are allowed 6 years for the completion of 4 semesters. Students are allowed 18 months for each semester. For other programs such as Apprenticeships, contact us here or (800) 803-2329.

Are there any additional fees?
Change of Program fee: $50.00
Change of Elective fee: $20.00
Makeup Proctored Exam fee: $50.00
Life\Work Portfolio Evaluation fee: $100.00
Transcript Evaluation fee: $25.00
Proctored Exam fee (each semester CDS) $20.00
Resident Lab fee** $600.00 - call (800) 233-0259 - to discuss options.

 

 
 
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Contact:

Penn Foster
Business and Industrial
Tim Gavin, Training Consultant # 383-5017
educationdirectsales.com
Email: foretim1@pacbell.net
Phone: (949) 733-2874
Fax: (949) 733-2875
PMB 509
5405 Alton Parkway 5A
Irvine, California 92604
USA

Office Hours: 8:00AM - 5:00PM - PST
Monday - Friday