FAQ and CPE Requirements

New CPE Requirements

Click here to view the new CPE requirements that began on January 1, 2021.

Course hours

Please see your confirmation or online listing for the correct start times for all education events. Courses are listed in Eastern time unless held on-site in Central time cities.

Photo policy

KyCPA or its contractors may be photographing or videotaping KyCPA events. Attendees agree to allow their image to be used in all forms and media for advertising, trade, social media and any other lawful purposes. Attendance at KyCPA events waives the KyCPA from liability resulting from these uses.

CPE certificates

CPE certificates are emailed after attendance is reconciled. For larger conferences and for live simulcast events, this can take up to 2 weeks.

CPE transcript

KyCPA members can access their CPE transcript by accessing the "My CPE" section. All courses that are taken through KyCPA are automatically uploaded; members can manually add courses and certificates from other providers to their transcripts. 


Cancellations and transfers can be made up to 5 p.m. on the business day before a course if the registrant has not yet downloaded the materials. Cancellations 1-7 days in advance require a $35 cancellation fee. Cancellations more than 7 days out have no fee.

Substitutions of registrants can be made up to 5 p.m. on the business day before a course with no administrative fee. If the previous registrant had discounts (KyCPA member, AICPA member, Get Smarter) that won’t apply to the substitute, additional charges will be billed.

If KyCPA cancels a course, due to low registration numbers or any other reason, no fees are charged.

Inclement weather

If our instructor can get to the course location, the seminar will be held. If not, we will email and/or call registrants as soon as we know the course will be canceled. Please keep your contact information updated with KyCPA. If it will be unsafe for you to travel due to bad weather, please inform us as soon as possible. We may be able to offer a live simulcast of the course or we can cancel your registration.

Seminar and conference manuals

Electronic materials for KyCPA seminars and conferences (including live stream events) are usually available 3 days in advance of the program. These are accessed by logging in with your username and password under the “My CPE” section. With rare exceptions, these can be printed and they can always be saved for later review. Materials are copyrighted and available to registered participants only.


KyCPA Member Discounts: Members save an average of $100 per 8-hour day. Member rates are also extended to members of other state societies and to non-CPA staff working with members.

Early bird discount deadline: Register at least 14 days in advance to receive a $50 discount on most 8- and 16-hour conferences and seminars and a $25 discount on most 4-hour seminars. Some events excluded—see for complete pricing information.

Group Discounts: Register 4 or more people from the same organization for the same program at the same time and save. ($25 each registration on 8- or 16-hour seminars or conferences, call for group discount information on webcasts).

Discounts are applied automatically with online registrations.


When attending programs at the Gratzer Education Center, there are several hotels within walking distance – click here.