Universal Accounting Center 

Terms and Conditions  

School Operational Summary Universal Accounting Center (UAC) and its operations comply with standards established under law for occupational instruction by private, postsecondary  educational institutions. Course instruction is updated annually and is subject to ongoing review. For a complete list of all UAC policies, please refer to the student catalog & policies at https://universalaccountingschool.com/about-us-2/. I give consent for Universal Accounting to contact me via email, phone and/or text including my cellular number if applicable and I may  un-subscribe at any time.  

Follow-up Support As a student and/or graduate of Universal, the student may be assisted with: 

Academic Support - Access to course instructors to assist in comprehending course materials 

Accounting - Consultation related to accounting and bookkeeping topics for a graduate’s own company, client or employer. 

Accounting Software - Basic assistance and advice in the use and application of accounting principles related to current software applications. 

Job Placement Assistance Support No job placement or wage/salary level is guaranteed by UAC. While eligible  for follow-up support, a student may receive:

 o Resume Preparation – Assistance via email in the review and development of a resume for the purpose of securing interviews. 

Resume Placement Assistance – Helping to identify possible employers and accounting-related positions by following a weekly routine. 

Interviewing Technique Review – Role play advice and suggestions to improve the success of interviewing opportunities. 

Marketing & Sales Support to either start or build an accounting, bookkeeping or tax practice following the strategies outlined in either the Professional Bookkeeper, Professional Tax  Preparer, or Profit & Growth Expert programs 

IndemnityIn no event shall Universal Accounting Center or any of its respective affiliates (Virtual Bookkeepers Roadmap, Profit First, Value Builder, Built to Sell, BANK) or associates be  liable for any direct, incidental, special, or consequential damages, costs, expenses or assessments resulting from the use or misuse of any information provided. 

Online access to course material will be granted for 12, 18, or 24 months from date of enrollment which may be extended for an additional fee. Products and materials not  available online will be scheduled to ship within 4 business days of receiving and processing the order. All orders will be delivered using USPS or UPS. When possible, a tracking number will  be emailed to the student. Shipments will be sent “ground” unless otherwise arranged and may arrive 7 to 10 days after being sent. 

Program Enrollment After enrolling with UAC an Orientation Counselor will attempt to contact the student via phone and/or email to advise the student about the course work, support  procedures and testing, if any. It is the student’s responsibility to determine whether credits, degrees, or certificates from UAC will transfer to other institutions or meet employers’ training  requirements. This may be done by calling the prospective school or employer. 

Testing Information Practice tests and/or final exams exist online for the “Professional Bookkeeper”, “QuickBooks Specialist”, “Professional Tax Preparer”, and “Profit & Growth Expert”  programs. After enrolling, the student should go to: www.uacourses.com to access the related content & testing system. Any student who successfully completes the course of study will be  awarded an appropriate certificate of completion for the course. A student may take the final exam twice. Students needing a letter of recommendation should call or email the school. 

Grading Policy Final exams are used to evaluate performance and knowledge which then determines the final grade. A score of 90% or higher constitutes a comprehensive knowledge of  course work and may earn a special designation (see below). A certificate of completion is issued by UAC for scores of 70% or higher. Scores below 70% result in a failing grade. No credit  toward course completion will be granted for previous educational training or instruction. UAC is registered under the Postsecondary Proprietary School Act. This does not mean that the  state of Utah supervises, recommends or accredits the institution. UAC is not accredited by a regional or national institution recognized by the US Department of Education. UAC maintains  full surety as required by Utah state law (bond held by the Division of Consumer Protection). 

Student Financing Tuition is earned upon enrollment. Upon processing payment, confirmation of the order will be sent to the email address provided, if one was given at time of purchase.  Financing is currently available in house & via CLIMB to US, & Canadian students. A down payment is required, followed by 12, 18 or 24 monthly payments, depending term set up to be paid  automatically on a debit card, credit card or EFT. After enrolling, the student may call 801-265-3777 or email uacinfo@universalaccounting.com to qualify for options to adjust or extend the  financing terms. Student agrees to advise UAC of a change in address during the term of any financing arrangements. It is the student’s responsibility to call UAC’s Finance Department and  make any necessary changes to payment information including credit card type, expiration date, card number, or other pertinent information. Payments will be processed on the 15th of each  month on the original payment method given at time of purchase, unless other arrangements have been made with UAC’s Finance Department.  

Payment Processing Payment in full is the preferred method of payment. We accept cash (US currency), check, credit card (American Express, Visa, Master, Discover) or money order. Late Payment Fee Policies A late fee of $25 will be applied if any payment is not received within 10 days of its due date. 

LIVE Training Forfeiture Any missed student financing payments will result in the loss and forfeiture of a ticket to attend the LIVE Training Launch Session. 

Refund / Cancellation Policy: A three-day cooling-off period for a refund, minus the enrollment fee, is allowed beginning when a student receives their login and password from UAC until midnight three business days later. A student wanting to cancel within this time frame must notify the school in writing via email or certified letter, postmarked within the three-day period. A student wanting to cancel within 30 days of enrolling may be eligible but will have to pay a 15% restocking/admin fee of the total tuition. A student must request a Return Authorization Number (RAN) to send back any materials at the student's expense.

Collections, Policies Terms: Due as stated upon enrollment. Interest at the rate of 1.72 % per month (20.57% per annum) will be charged on all past due balances. If collection  becomes necessary, the student or the authorized credit card holder agrees to pay all legal fees, attorney fees, court costs, also collection agency fees of up to 50% of the principal balance  assigned, with or without suit. A student who has missed any payment deadlines is in breach of contract & has forfeited his or her ability to return a program for a refund of any monies paid  or due. Once in default, all services including, but not limited to online access, support & coaching will cease, until the account is brought up to date. 

Legal Jurisdiction This agreement shall be construed and enforced per the laws of the State of Utah. Furthermore, the parties agree the only courts with jurisdiction to hear disputes  arising hereunder are courts located in the County of Salt Lake, State of Utah. This agreement supersedes all other agreements, verbal or otherwise.  

Program TitleEnrollment RequirementsClock HoursEarned CertificateOccupational Preparation for:
Color Accounting    
H.S. Diploma or 
GED Equivalent    
Cert. of Comp. if test score >69%

Accountant, AP Clerk, AR Clerk, Full-charge Bookkeeper

Professional Bookkeeper Program (PB) H.S. Diploma 
or GED Equivalent    
60*PB Certification if test score >89%
*Cert. of Completion    
 for 70-89% test score
Accountant, AP Clerk, AR Clerk, Full-charge Bookkeeper, General Ledger Bookkeeper, Professional Bookkeeper, 

Bookkeeping Clerk, Contract Accountant, General Ledger Accountant, Payroll Clerk

Professional Tax Preparer Program (PTP)
H.S. Diploma 
or GED Equivalent    
62*PTP Certification if test score >89%
*Cert. of Completion    
 for 70-89% test score
Income Tax Preparer, Tax Accounting Clerk    
QuickBooks Specialist Professional Bookkeeper’s Guide to QuickBooks  Program (QS)
H.S. Diploma 
or GED Equivalent    
*QS Certification if test score >89%
*Cert. of Completion    
 for 70-89% test score
Accountant, AP Clerk, AR Clerk, Full-charge Bookkeeper, General Ledger Bookkeeper, Professional Bookkeeper, Bookkeeping Clerk, Contract Accountant, General Ledger

Accountant, Payroll Clerk

Profit & Growth Expert (PGE) Program 
H.S. Diploma 
or GED Equivalent
Cert. of Comp. if test score >69%

Contract Accountant, Marketing Specialist

The Virtual Bookkeeper Roadmap
H.S. Diploma 
or GED Equivalent With accounting or bookkeeping experience

  Full-charge bookkeeping