• Registration is open throughout the year.
  • Students must be residents of Tompkins, Seneca or Tioga counties.
  • Students must be 18 years old or older.
  • Students with a U.S. college/university diploma are not eligible.
  • Students will take a placement test to determine their eligibility for classes (beginner through advanced).

Registration and Supply Fee

There is no tuition for classes and students may take as many classes as they like. However, we ask students to pay a minimal registration and supply fee.

$50 Summer Session (July – August)
$100 Fall Session (September – December)
$150 Spring Session (January – June)
– OR –
$250 if you pay for the full school year (July – June) in advance

Fees are waived for low-income permanent residents and public assistance recipients.

Daily Schedule – Times and Program Levels

Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced

Monday – Thursday
12:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
High Intermediate and Advanced

Explore your options and check out our instructional calendar to see what works best with your schedule.


If you have questions about the registration process, please contact us and we can help! Our office is open on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.