Full- and part-time residents of Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Swain, and Transylvania counties, and Qualla Boundary in NC; Fannin, Gilmer, Rabun, Towns, and Union counties in GA; and Polk and Monroe counties in TN are eligible for 50% off for any full-tuition class on a space-available, standby basis. Students must present a valid driver's license, voter registration card, or tax bill showing their local address.
K-12 Teachers: Currently employed K-12 teachers with a valid teacher identification card can also qualify for 50% off for or any full-tuition class on a space-available, standby basis.
All standby students must request 'Local Standby' at the time of registration. The rate does not apply to the cost of class materials, housing or meals. Students will be confirmed 14 days prior to class start date.
Local student cancellation/transfer policy: A $25 fee will be charged for any change in registration for local students on standby for a class. Once confirmed for a class, the regular cancellation fee applies.