To register online and pay by credit card, please select this link, Register Online


(For detailed instructions on using the online registration site, please review this PDF)

Alternatively, individuals may submit a registration form and provide payment by check. Please download the form, open in Adobe Acrobat, and enter your registration information. You can print the form and mail or fax to the PDP office with payment. Or, submit the form by email and mail payment. 

If an employer is providing payment to cover the tuition cost, please either register online or submit a registration form indicating "Employer providing payment" in advance of the registration deadline. Due to space limitations we cannot reserve a place unless the tuition has been paid-in-full.

Registration Policies

A $25.00 late fee will be applied to registrations received after the deadline. On-site registration is limited and based upon availability. Please register early.

PDP accepts payment in the form of check, American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa. Make checks payable in US dollars to "SSA, University of Chicago" and mail to our office. Credit card payments must be made through our online registration page.

Complete payment must accompany all registrations. You will receive confirmation of your registration via email. If you have not received an email confirmation of your registration within 48 business hours, please contact the PDP office.

In the event that you need to cancel a registration, please view our cancellation policy.

Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in a program should contact the PDP office at least one week in advance of the event for assistance.

For information regarding Continuing Education credit, please see the Credit page

For information regarding discounts, please see the Tuition page.

University Statement of Non-Discrimination

In keeping with its long-standing traditions and policies, the University of Chicago, in admissions, employment, and access to programs, considers students on the basis of individual merit and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or other factors irrelevant to participation in the programs of the University. The Affirmative Action Officer (773.702.5671) is the University's official responsible for coordinating its adherence to this policy and the related federal and state laws and regulations (including Section 5604 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended).

Annie Boyd, AM ’16

Annie Boyd, AM ’16

"In each SSA course, I have either learned something more about myself to become a stronger, more knowledgeable, and compassionate advocate and leader. Or, I have learned important skills, tasks, or principles that can build a stronger organization."