Executive Education - Registration & FAQ

Executive Education - Registration & FAQ

Registration & FAQ

We encourage you to use our online registration system on the program pages. We would also be happy to take your registration over the phone at +1-877-833-3974 or +1-434-924-3000.

  • Group Pricing

    Our participants report that they learn and sustain change better when attending a Darden program with others from their organizations. We support team learning with the following pricing schedule:

    • Single registrant: published price
    • Two to three registrants: 10% tuition reduction
    • Four or more registrants: contact us for approval and pricing
    • Darden alumni: 25% tuition reduction
    • UVA alumni: 20% tuition reduction
    • UVA staff: contact us for approval and pricing
    • Virginia-based businesses: 15% tuition reduction
    • Online programs and courses: Group pricing (10% tuition reduction) is available for groups of 10 or more. Contact us for approval and pricing

    Tuition reductions apply to registrations received at the same time from an organization for the same program. The tuition reduction must be requested with registration.

    Multiple tuition reductions cannot be combined for one participant. We will gladly accept the greater reduction.

    The Executive Program is excluded from all special offers.

  • General Cancellation/Transfer Policy

    Coronavirus and Updates to Policy

    As of 19 March 2020

    Following the University of Virginia's guidance around COVID-19, we are revising our guidelines regarding Open Program transfers and cancellations:

    • For programs scheduled through May 15th – if you elect to transfer to another program, we will waive all associated transfer fees. In the event that you wish to cancel, you will receive a full refund. No documentation will be required for either transfers or cancellations.
    • For programs scheduled May 16th or later – if you need to transfer your registration due to the coronavirus, we will waive associated transfer fees one time for moving registration to a later program. This applies to either the $500 or the 25% transfer fee. No documentation will be required. In the event that you need to cancel, please submit your request via email to [email protected] with the name of the program, followed by "cancellation" in the subject line. A Lifelong Learning associate will follow-up with you to discuss options.

    Standard Policy

    • All cancellations and transfers must be received in writing. Submit your request via email to [email protected] with the name of the program, followed by "cancellation" or "transfer" in the subject line.
    • Qualified substitutes for confirmed registrations can be accommodated prior to the program start date with written notice and will incur no fee for substitution.
    • Cancellations made within 15-30 calendar days of the start date will incur a fee equal to 25% of the published tuition cost.
    • Cancellations made within 14 calendar days of the start date will incur a fee equal to 50% of the published tuition.
    • Withdrawals on or after the first day of the program are subject to forfeiture of the total tuition.
    • All transfers made within 7-30 calendar days of the program start date will incur a $500 transfer fee.
    • One transfer per registrant to a subsequent offering within 12 months is allowed.
    • Transfer requests received fewer than seven days before the start date will incur a fee equal to 25% of the published tuition.
    • A transfer request followed by a subsequent cancellation will be subject to the applicable cancellation fees noted above.
    • For online programs, cancellation or transfer is permitted within seven calendar days of the course start date. For transfers, you may transfer to one subsequent course offered within one year, if available. No refunds or transfers will be permitted after the first seven days of the course.
  • The Executive Program Cancellation/Transfer Policy

    For cancellation or transfer, please reach out to [email protected], or call +1-434-924-3000.

  • Privacy Policy

    In collaboration with the University of Virginia Darden School of Business (“Darden”), Darden Executive Education aims to guard and respect your privacy with regard to personal information that you submit to us. Unless you grant us permission, Darden Executive Education will not make your personal information available to third parties outside of the University of Virginia and the University of Virginia Darden School Foundation, unless compelled to do so by law or court order.

    When you are asked to submit personal information, it will only be used to provide the information or service you have requested. Your information will never be sold, leased or rented for purposes of marketing, advertising or promotion. Darden Executive Education may use your personal information to contact you with information on our services. If you request to opt out of such communications, we will comply.

    Links Outside Our Domain

    In order to provide you with current information that refers to pertinent material, we may provide links outside of our domain. Darden Executive Education is not responsible for the content or policies of these external sites. We advise you to familiarize yourself with the individual privacy policies of the respective sites.

    Information Collection Practices

    When you visit our site, we employ website analytics methods to retrieve information from your browser. This information includes your originating site, the search engine(s) used, any key words or phrases that assisted you in arriving at our site and the pages you view while visiting our site. Standard information that is collected includes your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring website addresses.


    If you have questions regarding this policy, please direct your inquiries to:

    Deb Jewell 
    Senior Director 
    Darden Executive Education

    Phone: +1-434-924-4063 
    Email: [email protected]

    We encourage you to review the complete privacy policy for the entire Darden School of Business.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • What happens after I register?

    After we receive your registration, we will email you a confirmation, an invoice as well as general information to plan for your experience at Darden. About three to four weeks before the program, you will receive advance reading materials and assignments for the program.

  • What do the program fees include?

    Program fees including tuition, program materials, lodging (unless otherwise noted on the program page), most meals and a certificate of participation.

  • How do I pay? Do I need to pay immediately? Do you accept credit cards?

    Payment must be received at least 30 days prior to the course start date, or you will be removed from the program. We accept payment by check, American Express, MasterCard and Visa.

  • Can I wire international payments?

    Yes. For details, call +1-877-833-3974 or +1-434-924-3000 or email us.

  • What is the closest airport?

    The Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO) is about nine miles north of the Darden School and is served by U.S. Airways, United, American Airlines and Delta. Taxicabs are available outside the baggage area. Cab fare to the Darden School is approximately $30.

    The next closest airports to Charlottesville are the Richmond International Airport, Dulles International Airport and Reagan National Airport. Driving time from Richmond Airport takes about 90 minutes. Driving time from Dulles International Airport takes about two hours. Driving time from Reagan National Airport is about two hours and 20 minutes.

    AMTRAK serves Charlottesville area at Union Station, 810 West Main Street, and is located three miles from the Inn. Yellow Cab tax service is available by calling +1-434-295-4131.

  • How do I get to Darden from the airport?

Darden Executive Education is provided by the University of Virginia
Darden School Foundation.