Covid-19 Protocol

UPCES  Protocol About COVID-19

Please read the following Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about the upcoming semester.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Will UPCES refund me if the program is cancelled due to COVID-19?

UPCES reserves the right to cancel any program if COVID-19 dictates, based on local health authorities and the CDC. UPCES will inform you about program cancelation immediately. You will also be informed about future UPCES program options.  If the progam is cancelled prior to the start of a program in Prague, a tuition refund will be issued. If in person instruction is suspended during the semester classes will continue online.

When should I book my flight to Prague?

Please be sure to follow all weekly emails from UPCES staff. We recommend booking a refundable or flexible ticket option. 

Under no conditions does UPCES cover or contribute to covering students’ travel cost in case of UPCES program cancelation.

If UPCES has to cancel a program after it starts, what happens to my classes?

UPCES will continue to deliver the academic content of your program online uninterrupted.

If UPCES has to cancel a program after it starts, will I receive a refund?

Full tuition will not be refunded as UPCES will continue to offer remote online courses and credit for the semester. UPCES housing will refund initial security deposit, if appropriate.

What happens if I get sick or need to be quarantined?

In coordination with the UPCES director and staff, any student requiring medical attention will receive support and assistance in receiving the appropriate medical care. If you are required to be quarantined due to exposure to others will COVID, a plan is in place for you to receive remote learning, food and all necessities while in quarantine.