NCTC Tuition, Fees, and Cancellation Policies

Tuition Types

A table showing participant types and tuition.

Participant Type

Tuition

FWS/NPS/USGS Employees

Tuition fees are not charged.

FWS Contractors & Volunteers

Tuition fees are the responsibility of the contracting agency or the sponsoring office.

All Other Participants

Tuition fees are charged.

Tuition/Fees

A table showing Tuition/Fees
Tuition/Fees (Effective      
Course Duration Course Type Tuition Lab Fee/*Technical Assistance Fee
1 day or less Synchronous (Instructor Led) $199.00 $239.00
2 days Synchronous (Instructor Led) $398.00 $478.00
3 days Synchronous (Instructor Led) $597.00 $717.00
4 days Synchronous (Instructor Led) $796.00 $956.00
5 days Synchronous (Instructor Led) $995.00 $1,195.00
2 weeks Synchronous (Instructor Led) $1,990.00 $2,390.00
3 weeks or more Synchronous (Instructor Led) $2,985.00  
Online self study with assessment Asynchronous $50.00  
  Broadcasts/Webinars/Independent Study $0.00  

*A technical assistance fee may apply for those classes that require specialized software or technical support.

Payment Information

All non-DOI employees are required to pay a tuition fee when ‘Training Tuition Costs’ is displayed in the DOI Talent Catalog. NCTC prefers the receipt of payment via PAY.GOV with the use of a credit card. To avoid the cancellation of your enrollment, payment is due 45 calendar days prior to the start of your class.

If you cannot pay using a credit card, please email nctc_training@fws.gov for other payment options. When applicable, payment may be made in a variety of ways:

  • Credit Card: ** NCTC accepts online credit card payments for tuition. **
    You will receive information on how to pay upon confirmation of your enrollment from the course contact.
     

  • Purchase Order:
    If paying by purchase order, please submit a copy of this order to nctc_training@fws.gov, along with supporting documentation specifying the following:

  • SF-182:
    If paying by SF-182, please submit a copy of this document to nctc_training@fws.gov, along with supporting documentation specifying the following:

    • Treasury Account Symbol (TAS)

    • Agency Location Code (ALC)

    • Tax ID number

    • DUNS number (What is a D-U-N-S Number)

    • Fund Citation / Account number

      If paying using an SF-182, the funding will be collected via an IPAC (Intra-Governmental Payment and Collection System)
       

  • Credit Card: Pre-paid Tuition Vouchers:

    • Can be purchased for use in a future class TBD at a later date.

    • Are valid/redeemable for two years for the date of purchase. Contact nctc_training@fws.gov to purchase these vouchers. In your email subject line please type "training vouchers"

Contact nctc_training@fws.gov to purchase these vouchers. In your email subject line please type "training vouchers".

Cancellation Policy

All course applicants, including FWS personnel, who cancel their reservation 30 calendar days or less, prior to the start of a class and fail to provide a substitute, are charged in full for tuition, NCTC guest room and meal costs. Please contact the Course Contact listed above if you need to cancel 30 calendar days or less.

Cancellation Process: If you are a DOI employee and need to cancel your registration more than 30 calendar days before the start of the class,  you must go into your DOI Talent account to cancel your booking. Please login to DOI Talent, click on the 'My Learning' dropdown, select 'My Bookings', click on the name of the course you would like to drop, scroll down to your session and click 'Cancel booking' under Options. If you are an external employee, please cancel your attendance here, along with the information above.

All tuition and cancellation-related questions may be directed to nctc_training@fws.gov or you may call (304) 870-7101.

Billing Contact Information

Billing Address

USFWS/NCTC
Training Admin Branch
698 Conservation Way
Shepherdstown, WV 25443

Email

nctc_training@fws.gov
(Do not send credit card numbers or other sensitive information via e-mail)

Phone

(304) 870-7101

NCTC Tax ID/DUNS

Tax ID #: 530201504
DUNS #: 151157950