Registration Info

Registrations are processed in the order received. No spaces will be held without full payment. Students ages 16 or older are eligible to enroll in most of our adult classes; call the registration office for more information. It is the responsibility of the student to appear in class on the correct day and hour without additional notice. You and/or your work may be pictured or reproduced in PF/PCA promotional materials. When students are responsible for providing their own materials, a supply list will be sent by email.

Four easy ways to register

  • Online.
    Click here to Browse the Catalog and register
  • By Mail. Return the completed registration form to: Pittsburgh Center for the Arts School, 1047 Shady Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232
  • By Phone or Fax. Registrations with credit card payment only. Phone: 412-361-0455 (dial x324 after 5 pm) Fax: 412-362-4589
  • In Person. Register at our School weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm. Call for evening and weekend hours.

Payment Options

  • Make checks or money orders payable to: Pittsburgh Center for the Arts (a $35 fee is charged for returned checks)
  • Enter your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express information on the registration form

Missed Classes & Makeup Sessions

PF/PCA is not responsible for missed classes. If a student is unable to attend a class period for any reason, PF/PCA is not responsible for providing makeup sessions or a refund.

Cancellations, Refunds & Missed Classes

Occasionally, classes are cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. In such cases, the Registration Office will notify you approximately 72 hours before the class begins and the full class fee will be refunded, either by check or credit card, depending on your form of registration. PCA reserves the right to substitute instructors. PF/PCA is not responsible for missed classes. If a student is unable to attend a class period for any reason, PF/PCA is not responsible for providing make-up classes or refunds. A $25 charge applies to all withdrawals, regardless of when the withdrawal occurs. For all adult programs, no refunds will be granted for a withdrawal that occurs with less than three days before the start of a class or multi-session workshop. For all children's programs, no refunds will be granted for a withdrawal that occurs less than one week before the start of class, multi-session workshop or camp. Under no circumstances will tuition be transferred to another term. Membership fees and one-day workshops are non-refundable. No cash refunds are available.

Transfers

No transfers will be accepted once the second class begins. Transfers may only be made within the same term. A transfer may be made by calling the Registration Office. You will be charged a transfer fee of $15.

Late Registrations

Students may register late for any class in which space is available. However, fees will not be prorated.

Waiting Lists

Waiting lists are maintained for full classes. Students must request that their names be placed on the waiting list, and will be contacted if space becomes available in the requested class.