How do I get started on the College's Web site? To access your materials, visit the college's eCampus page. This will bring up your sign in page. Please note that your user ID and password are case sensitive, so if you used capital letters when either were created, you will need to sign in using those capital letters. After filling in your correct sign in information, you will be able to access the eCampus to view your courses.
When does my program expire? To ensure your progress through and completion of our course work on a timely basis, the College has set a maximum length of enrollment for its courses and programs. Students enrolled in the CFP Certification Professional Education Program are permitted a maximum enrollment period of three years. A maximum enrollment period of one year is permitted for students enrolled in the RP®, AAMS®, AWMA®, CMFC®, CRPC®, or CRPS® programs. Testing is required at least every six months in any course.
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Does the College for Financial Planning® award the CFP® certification?No. The CFP® certification or mark is owned and governed by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. CFP Board determines who will be awarded the CFP® certification/mark based on a set standard of requirements. To obtain further information you should contact the CFP Board directly. The College for Financial Planning® is an educational provider that fulfills the educational requirement for those individuals seeking to obtain the CFP® certification/mark.
I just passed my exam, when will I receive my next set of CFP Certification Professional Education Program study materials? Your next set of study materials are shipped to you 10 days after passing your exam.
How can I temporarily stop delivery of my CFP Certification Professional Education Program study materials? You must contact the Student Services Center no more than five days after you successfully pass your exam. You can reach the Student Services Center at 800-237-9990, or via e-mail.
I would like to take my CFP Certification Professional Education Program courses in a different order than what is currently set up on my account, what do I need to do? You will need to contact the Student Services Center within five days after passing an exam so that the correct materials can be shipped to you.
What happens now that I have passed the exam for one of your professional designation programs? Once you have completed the examination for the Registered ParaplannerSM, Accredited Asset Management SpecialistSM, Accredited Wealth Management AdvisorSM, Chartered Mutual Fund CounselorSM, Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM or the Chartered Retirement Plans SpecialistSM you will receive an e-mail with instructions to visit the College's web site and complete the online Designation Application. This form requires you to acknowledge adherence to the Standards of Professional Conduct and to disclose any investigations or legal proceedings. You must also acknowledge adherence to the College's Terms and Conditions governing the use of the College's marks. RP® graduates must also complete an Internship form. Once your application has been approved, you will be sent an acknowledgement e-mail from the College and your certificate will be mailed to you.