Professional Development Policies and Procedures

For more information regarding administrative policies, complaints, or refunds, contact NYSSA at (646) 871-3428 or 3407, Education Department.

Registration Process

To enroll in a course, you can register online at or fax a registration form along with your credit card number to (212) 541-4677. If you are paying by check, please mail the registration form along with your check to NYSSA Education, 1540 Broadway, Suite 1010; New York, NY 10036. NYSSA cannot invoice your company nor hold space for you if your registration form is received without payment.

Class Location

Courses will be held at the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA), 1540 Broadway, Suite 1010 (entrance on 45th Street); New York, NY 10036. For security purposes, please bring a photo ID with you on the day of your class. 

Group Discounts

Three or more people from one company who attend the same course are entitled to a 10% discount from each registrant’s applicable rate. Discount cannot be processed online.  Please fax in your registration to the number at the top of the registration form. If the number from the registered group drops below three (3), the regular price will apply and the credit card will be charged the regular applicable fee. For large groups or customized programs at your location, please contact the NYSSA Education Department for details at (646) 871-3407 or (646) 871-3428 or

Multiple Program Discount Offers

Registration must be received for all relevant programs at the same time. Cancellation out of a course will result in loss of or adjustment to discount.


NYSSA reserves the right to cancel a course that does not meet the minimum enrollment. In the event a course is cancelled, 100% of your tuition will be refunded (less any cost of materials you may have already received). Please allow 30 days for your credit card refund to appear on your monthly statement.

Membership Information

For information or a membership application, visit or contact NYSSA’s Membership Department at (646) 871-3417 or


All requests for refunds and course transfers must be issued in writing and dated. The date of such request will be the date it is received by NYSSA (or in the case of mail, the date of postmark). Requests may be faxed to (212) 541-4677, emailed to, or mailed to NYSSA Education, 1540 Broadway, Suite 1010; New York, NY 10036.

Withdrawal from a Professional Development course is subject to the following administrative fees:
Half-day/Full-day courses
*$25.00—seven or more days prior to first scheduled class
*$50.00—fewer than seven days prior to class*

*No refund, credit or rescheduling for another class if the withdrawal is received less than 24 hours prior to the course.

Method of Delivery

Group-Live. A select number of courses are also offered online through our partner, Wall St Training.

Documentation of Attendance

Certificates of attendance are available for those members who need documentation of continuing education credits for their employer or another member organization. Email requests to

NYSSA Certificates

Students may receive a NYSSA Certificate in a subject area of their choice. To earn the NYSSA Certificate, students must complete five courses in two years from the first date of the first course. Students also receive a credit of $100 towards a future NYSSA Professional Development course. This offer cannot be combined with any other discount.

Continuing Education Credits

CFA Institute

As a participant in the CFA Institute Approved-Provider Society Program, the New York Society of Security Analysts has determined that certain events qualify for credit for the CFA Institute CE Program. Credit hours are noted for informational purposes after each course description. For additional information on this program, contact CFA Institute at (800) 247-8132, 560 Ray C. Hunt Dr., Charlottesville, VA 22903-0668,

As a courtesy to attendees, NYSSA will provide CFA Institute with a list of members who attended those courses eligible for CEs. The CE credit hours earned will be auto-entered into each CFA Institute member’s web-based CE diary.

CFA Institute does not endorse, promote, review, or warrant the accuracy of the products or services offered by NYSSA or verify or endorse the pass rates claimed by NYSSA. CFA Institute®, CFA®, and Chartered Financial Analyst® are trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) is registered with GARP as an Approved Provider of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits. If you are a Certified FRM or ERP, please record this activity in your Credit Tracker at

Please note not all courses offered by NYSSA qualify for GARP CPD credits. Please email or call 212 541 4530 for more information.

Code of Conduct

NYSSA seeks to foster a productive, safe and mutually respectful environment for the presentation and exchange of ideas, opinions and information. All participants, including NYSSA members, registrants, guests, NYSSA staff, speakers and NYSSA Board members who attend a NYSSA sponsored or hosted event or meeting or who use NYSSA facilities are expected to display proper decorum. Unacceptable behavior that could be considered in violation of this Code of Conduct includes (but is not limited to):

  • Making libelous or knowingly false statements

  • Violating confidentiality terms and/or the privacy of others

  • Infringing upon any copyright, trademark, or trade secret of another party*

  • Tampering with equipment or defacing property

  • Harassing, intimidating or threatening others

  • Engaging in disorderly behavior, including asking disruptive questions and/or making inappropriate comments or physical gestures

NYSSA reserves the right to determine, in its sole discretion, whether any behavior at any NYSSA event or meeting, or at any NYSSA facility, is unacceptable and in violation of this Code of Conduct. In the event that NYSSA determines that an individual has violated this Code of Conduct or has otherwise engaged in conduct that is deemed to be improper, prejudicial or detrimental, NYSSA reserves the right to (i) remove any such individual from a NYSSA event or meeting, whether such event or meeting is held at NYSSA’s facility or an off-site venue, (ii) bar any individual from attending future NYSSA events or meeting and/or accessing NYSSA facilities in the future, and/or (iii) suspend any such individual's NYSSA membership or expel such individual from NYSSA.

*Permission must be secured to display, distribute, or use in a presentation any previously published work from another source other than one’s own accompanied with proper acknowledgement.

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