Starkey Certification

StarkeySealConsidered the Harvard of Private Service Education, Starkey International is now celebrating its 30th year.  Mrs. Starkey began in 1981 by coining the title Household Manager.  She has worked diligently her entire career to help create service as a profession; thus, Household Service Management.

 

 

Today we are considered a highly sophisticated Service Management & certification education corporation teaching the art form of Private Service.  We are also a seasoned Placement Corporation, placing our new and veteran Service Graduates with a 90% success rate.  We house Starkey in a classical and registered historical mansion, built in 1901. This 13,000 square foot high-end private residence is where students are invited to reside while in training and where we conduct our Service Certification Management Programs.

Our Philosophy

“Create and serve a world-class Private Service industry in which Estate Management, Household Management, the Personal Assistant, Butlering, and Private Chef Service are viewed as art forms, where continuing education and growth are valued and standards of professionalism are recognized, honored, and fortified.”
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What is the class schedule for 2017 at Starkey International?

2017 SCHEDULE OF COURSE OFFERINGS
Certified Estate Manager’s Program
    Five Week
     (Early Registration Ending Jan 13th) February 13 – March 17 (Class 158)
March 27 – April 28 (Class 159)
May 8 – June 9 (Class 160)
August 28 – September 29 (Class 162)
October 16 – November 17 (Class 163)

Certified Household Management Program
Eight Week
       June 26 – August 18 (Class 161)

Private Training Dates*

  • January 3 – February 10
  • June 12 – 23
  • October 2 – 13
  • November 27 – December 15*Please Note: Private Trainings are conducted in the Client’s home for existing staff.  Additional dates may be available.  Please contact Starkey International for more information!

Starkey Service Management Correspondence Course
Offered to qualified candidates to be  completed at your convenience

Do I have what it takes to be an Estate or Household Manager?

1.  What’s it like to be in service?

It’s life changing.  To be in a world of wealth, but not from it, provides great learning, personal development and access to knowledge that otherwise is not often available.  You’ll never be the same!

2.  What about Work and Family balance?

It can be challenging.  If you are seeking that 9-5 job, this is not for you.  It’s typically a 50 hour week, but what great paying job isn’t? It is a lifestyle, but you will have spans of time for family and play.

3.  Can I have the exact position that’s right for me?

Yes…. Starkey has in place a sophisticated educational process for you to learn what that perfect position is for you.  It’s an integral part of our educational process.  Further, our placement team listens carefully and helps you create that opportunity. This partnership moves way beyond placing you the first time but follows you throughout your career. The Certification will follow you throughout your career and we will support you throughout it.

4.  Do I have to know a lot of technology?

Yes…. We live in a techie world from computers to smart home technology.  You must have a working knowledge of computer software to succeed at Starkey.

5.  Why don’t clients hire me and then train me?

I don’t know of another industry where your employer first educates you, except possibly the military, and then you are required to stay at least four years and put yourself in harm’s way!  Persons earning income at this level are expected to be life savvy and have enough resources to educate themselves in Private Service with appropriate Management tools and service expertise to warrant a six figure income. Your clients will then provide their specific expectations and priorities.

6.  Why choose Starkey as opposed to other program?

We have spent 35 years developing both sophisticated curricula and relationships with the high net worth. Our teachers are the finest in the profession. We teach real management with multiple management tools for Private Service. Our Personal Statement work teaches you who you are and the position that is really right for you. We position you with employers that want what you bring culturally, psychologically, ethically and in technical skill. Starkey genuinely provides opportunities not available anywhere else in the world.

7.  Why do I need training in Private Service before you Place me?

That is really a good question. You may know how to cook or manage a boutique hotel and have a range of other important skills. The key, however, is understanding the psychological aspects of private service and the management system we teach you that will ensure your success in private service. Our clients expect the best of the best and we provide you with the education that will help you determine the perfect position for you. We have real standards of professionalism.

8.  What are Private Service Management tools?

Starkey has 19 patents, copyrights and trademarks. We have authored 15 publications, software for private homes, hiring tools and a language for you to speak as a professional in Private Service.  Starkey has  developed a day in the life template for sharing with your employer what you do, a customized housekeeping system, baselines for identifying how many hours of work time each staff member must complete to meet the employers’ service expectations and most importantly a defined process for setting up and customizing an overall written service management plan.

9.  How do I know which of your educational programs is right for me?

There is an actual acceptance process we adhere to.  It requires a background check, knowledge of computers, lifestyle restrictions, health, prior education, work experiences and aptitude for service. Starkey will ask for your résumé, will carefully ascertain your knowledge about service and career goals and recommend the right program for you.

10.  Why is it important for me to know so much about me prior to entering service?

Several reasons:  Service is a lifestyle.  It’s an intimate relationship with a principal and family with unique service expectations. Starkey works with you to help you see who you are and what’s important to you so you might use these same tools to learn from your principal who they are and what’s important to them.  It helps you be on their agenda in serving them. It further identifies the right position for you to grow with for many years. Private Service provides a process of personal development that will change you in all ways.

11.  Are these positions domestic in nature?

No, not in the traditional sense. We teach you a new way of thinking about and delivering service! They are highly paid, with professional boundaries, requiring superior technical skills, with real management and leadership requirements. Our courses are considered master’s level curriculums.

12.  Who hires Starkey Grads?

Our Clients today are primarily New Money and of great wealth.  However, new clients often do not know what they want or how to receive service.  Real knowledge of Private Service, therefore, is required to genuinely succeed.

Service as a profession is experiencing rapid growth. Starkey knows there are nine million positions in the marketplace with old and new wealth, with hotels and retirement communities. Service has indeed become an expertise.  If we are to have a real profession, like all professions, education is required to genuinely succeed.

What to Expect as You Begin Your Career

Personal ChefStarkey Certified Graduates can typically expect annual salaries between $80,000 and $160,000, plus benefits and housing depending upon experience, education geographic location of your job.

Entry-level salaries will depend upon individual backgrounds, geographic locations and salary histories. Graduates from the Certified Manager’s Program can expect beginning salaries from $80,000 plus benefits and housing all depending experience and education and geographic location.

Couples can typically expect shared entry-level salaries in excess of $100,000. Additional benefits may include health insurance, separate housing, and various other perks such as a 401K plan, travel expenses and use of a household automobile. The most likely Employers of Estate and Household Managers are high net-worth, multi-home estate owners. These Employers include busy entrepreneurs, CEOs, Public Officials, and those from the Private Investment world and Retired Billionaries. For the Butler-style Household Manager positions are available in luxury hotels and residential retirement communities.

The Day in the Life of the Estate and Household Manager, Personal Assistant, or Hotel Butler is varied according to title, style of service, geographic location, and employment position.

Starkey’s Primary Household Management Certification Courses include:

Household Management Program

estatemanagementCourse1. Starkey’s traditional Household Management Program for entry-level Household Managers is a 360-hour, eight-week course that focuses on the psychology and management of private homes. Starkey’s Service Management System is taught and sets the stage for an overall understanding of Private Service. This course covers in-depth Household Management, Service Leadership, the Relationship of Sevice, personality characteristics, service style, service terminology, and the technical and resource skills in 10 category areas including Administrative Management of Service, Private Service Culinary, Clothing and Valet, Housekeeping, Event Planning and Entertaining. The Certified Private Service Wine & Sommelier Course is taught along with Mixology. Cigars,Transportation and Travel and other Concierges Guest services; Personal Service as it applies to Elders, Children, and Pets, and knowledge of Luxury Products, Security Services, Property and Grounds, Maintenance, and Smart Home Care training are all conducted at our 13,000 sq. ft. private estate. Household Management program is also appropriate for Personal Assistants working in private homes.

Starkey’s Estate Managers’ Program

estatemanagementCourse2 .Starkey’s Estate Managers’ Program is the above course accelerated to be a 255 hour, four-week course for those persons experienced in service including Estate Managers, Hotel Managers, Food and Beverage Managers and Culinary Chefs. Starkey’s Service Management System, Service Terminology & Management Tools, and HQ Software are taught. The student learns the mind and leadership required to succeed in Private Service Management including the essential Management Tools. It teaches how to identify Service Expectations, put them into a customized system and how to deliver those expectations. Each student also identifies their own unique style of Service in our Relationship of Service Course. A series of evaluators teach students to understand the correct style of service or hospitality position for them.  Our Private Service HR course is taught, working with Family Offices, and the Management of Multiple Homes and an in-depth course on Entertaining, Wine Celler Management, overall Vendor Management and working with Private Estate Security. There is no culinary instruction provided in this accelerated course. Colleges would position this course at the Master’s level.

Service Management “Systems” Program
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3. Starkey’s Service Management “Systems” Program presents our patented Service Management System, our capstone Household Management tools and software. It is a 40-hour, five-day course taught at the Starkey Institute for Starkey Graduates who are working in Private Service. It is considered continuing education for our Graduates as it brings the newest management tools available to their skill set.  Our process for customizing an overall Service Management Plan, Starkey’s Service Language for identifying Service Expectations, and for delivering a very high Standard of Service are all detailed in this course. It includes all of Starkey’s Management Tools for Private Service, Standards Matrix, Technical Skills Qualifier, Day in the Life, Ten Service Standard Categories, Service Matrix and more. The System, part of the above courses, is also taught with our HQ Service Management Software as a Correspondence Course.

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Starkey Schedule of Courses 2017

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2017 SCHEDULE OF COURSE OFFERINGS

Certified Estate Manager’s Program
Five Week
February 13 – March 17 (Class 158)

  • March 27 – April 28 (Class 159)
  • May 8 – June 9 (Class 160)
  • August 28 – September 29 (Class 162)
  • October 16 – November 17 (Class 163)

 

Certified Household Management Program

Eight Week

  • June 26 – August 18 (Class 161)

Private Training Dates*

  • January 3 – February 10
  • June 12 – 23
  • October 2 – 13
  • November 27 – December 15

    *Please Note: Private Trainings are conducted in the Client’s home for existing staff.  Additional dates may be available.  Please contact Starkey International for more information!

 

 

Starkey Service Management Correspondence Course

Offered to qualified candidates to be  completed at your convenience

 

Quality of Instruction

Starkey's Quality EducationOver many years Starkey has learned what it takes to actually put together a high quality of Private Service education.  It’s a grand puzzle.   Educators must have a high level of service management in their backgrounds and have specialized and proven abilities in at least three of the primary areas of service including: Administration, Housekeeping, Culinary, Clothing, Entertaining and Personal Care.  In addition, there must be adjunct educators in Property and Grounds, Maintenance, Transportation and Travel, and Safety and Protection.  Starkey has chosen two 30 year veteran service experts to lead its educational programs, including one with diplomatic presidential household and culinary service in their background and the other with a five star housekeeping and personal care expertise.  In addition, we have identified twenty adjunct educators and presenters to complete our curriculum of experts.  Our full time Personal Statement educator has a Master’s Degree in Industrial /Organizational Psychology and Career Counseling.  The facility must be appropriate for Private Service; our culinary support, classrooms, and computers must support the students.  The financing must be in place to serve our potential students, and our educational text books and service management tools must be seasoned and correct.   Our residential housing must support the student’s quality of life so that they might succeed.  Finally, our availability of positions and the type of positions must be appropriate for our level and the ability of our Graduates, both new and seasoned.  Our placements must be successful, fulfilling, and long lasting!   It has only taken us 30 years to get it right!

The Starkey Capstone Course

Starkey Correspondence CourseIn 1994, just four years into educating about Household Management, Starkey realized that their Household Service Management course was primarily technical skills-centered.  The “management” in Household Management was missing!  For the next several years, in cooperation with each Student Program, Veteran Butlers, and Estate Managers – and with our Employer Clients from around the world – Starkey announced the inception of The Starkey Service Management System.  The “System” was fine-tuned and ultimately tested by the U.S. Air Force Enlisted Aides serving their Generals and with our many employer clients and their Household Managers over the years.  It was finally patented in 1997 both domestically and abroad.  In 2009 the “System” was integrated into a sophisticated and multi-dimensional software program, StarkeyHQ Service Management Software.  This Service Management “System” is the capstone of all of Starkey’s Service Management courses.  This Patented Management System for creates and manages the highest standards of Service in all required areas for any service environment:  residence, estate, private villa, resort, cub, lodge, yacht, or jet.

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New Milestone in Private Service

The Relationship of ServiceService Management as a career path has entered a wider and more sophisticated range of possibilities in recent years.  From an educational perspective, many within the hospitality and hotel sector have voiced that “we have created the best of the best in physical environments, but only have begun to broach the real education of our service providers.”   We have reached the ceiling in our service management educational abilities, and are now seeking new, revolutionary educational offerings to teach us what “The Relationship of Service” really is.  What must be put into place to accomplish “Genuine Service Relationships” that will consistently meet and exceed the needs of our Guests?

Starkey’s cutting edge expertise is much needed throughout the Hospitality and Private Service industry.  Starkey’s new and highly progressive, 255-hour, 4 week Service Management Program focuses on sharing what Starkey has developed over the last thirty years with serving the High-Net Worth world and our seasoned Relationship of Service skill.  Service must become “Service as an Expertise”!  This is essential knowledge for all those seeking to make a difference in the hospitality profession and quickly rise to the top.  This is essential new knowledge for General Managers of Boutique Hotels and Private Clubs and for all those working directly with Guests, including Concierges in hotels and those within the growing Senior Service Residential Communities, and of course for technically centered Butlers who serve the high-net-worth.  This proven knowledge provides the missing service management expertise within the hospitality Profession.

Service Management Styles

Unique Service StyleAll Potential Students who are called to the Private Service Profession as a Career Path come with different skill sets and unique personalities appropriate for service.  As a result, Starkey developed an innovative process called the Personal Statement Exercise, now included in each of our in-house course curriculum to help Students identify their individual “Service Style.”  This in-depth process contains a variety of personality assessments, technical skill indicators (including Starkey’s Technical Skills Qualifier), classroom exercises with peers, introspective writing, several interactions with our placement team, and exercises in improving interviewing skills.   At the end of the Personal Statement Exercise you will know your Style of Service and the most appropriate position for you.  You might begin the process of identifying your Service Style by asking yourself the following questions:

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Unparalleled in Service Management

Starkey is a 30 year, world recognized brand known for our commitment to excellence and survival in our changing economy to provide a sophisticated education in the management, technical skills, and the placement of our 1,300 Graduates in private homes.  Starkey has always made meeting the expectations of the High-Net-Worth Employer our first objective.

Our full, 360 credit hour, eight week Household Management Program opens doors to those seeking to enter the unique world of Service Management in Private Service.  Starkey takes each student, provides a high quality of Household Service Education, and positions them to succeed.

  • We teach how to identify specific service expectations, customize, and set up a Service Management Plan in any Service Environment.
  • We position each student to fully understand themselves and how to succeed in the overall Service Management community in our Personal Statement Exercise.
  • We have developed and internationally patented multiple Service Management Tools unique to Private Service to bring a real management expertise to our Students and our Employer Clientele. (more…)

What We Look for in Potential Students

Starkey Potential StudentOur Admissions Department, led by one of our own Graduates, helps define career paths on a daily basis.  We are not for everyone seeking to enter the Private Service Profession.  Our standards are high; we believe: “When you succeed, Starkey succeeds, and when Starkey succeeds, so do our Graduates.”  Our Admissions Coordinator has a criminal justice background and works to assure that those that come to Starkey are serious students with a heart to serve.   Starkey seeks potential students who have a minimum of an AA Degree, are at least 26 years old, are leaders who possess a service heart, who bring to the table “real management” abilities, are computer savvy, and have multiple styles of communication and organizational abilities that meet the varied needs of our clientele.

All of our Graduates are expected to be able to manage other staff, be hands-on with the appropriate technical skills, have the right etiquette, and demonstrate people savvy and mature behavior to succeed in a variety of Private Service environments.  We hold your hand and help you to specifically define your individual career path, and to know that you are right for Service.

Dress Code for Starkey Students

Certified Household Managers Four and Eight Week Participants

As much as possible, we try to relate your dress code to actual job situations in Household Management.  Occasionally persons relax this dress code once placed and quickly begin to lose their professional edge.  Begin to practice the discipline now.

Below is the required clothing you will need while attending the Starkey International Institute for Household Management.

Daily Class Attire

Gentlemen:

  • Slacks – Khaki (suggest a minimum of 3)
  • Shirt – Long sleeved white straight-collared shirt is mandatory (no Oxford shirts with button down collars)
  • Shirt (Daily Graces) – Short Sleeved white polo style shirt (suggest a minimum of 2)
    • No patterns or designs
    • A small logo over the left or right upper area is acceptable
    • This is worn with khaki slacks
  • Neckwear – Conservative necktie
  • Blazer – Solid navy blue
  • Shoes – Brown (must be able to polish)
    • Please note: All shoes must be non-scuff and have soft soles.
      • The intent is to create as little noise as possible while walking on hardwood floors or during serving at formal dinner exercises
  • Belts – Brown
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Technical Skills Self-Assessment

The following is a Technical Skills Self–Assessment Matrix. This Matrix will be discussed in various formats during the course of the four and eight week programs.

Taking the service standards listed on the left side, please evaluate yourself on a scale of one to ten (one being low ability and ten being high ability). This form is a self-assessment tool to determine where you see your present skills now, and then you will re-assess the same skills at the end of the program.

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Pre-Admissions Inquiry Release

This form must be signed by a Notary and mailed or faxed to Starkey International.

In connection with my application for enrollment in the Starkey International Institute for Household Management, Inc. (SII), I understand that investigative background inquiries are to be made on myself including, but not limited to, personal interviews with my neighbors, friends, previous employers and acquaintances. Further, I understand that you will be requesting information from various Federal, State, and other agencies that maintain records concerning my past activities and may access information relating to my credit, criminal, driving, civil, worker’s compensation and other experiences. These reports may include information as to my character, general reputation, personal characteristics, reliability, and education (including school transcripts).
I authorize, without reservation, any party or agency contracted by SII to furnish the above-mentioned information. I hereby consent to your obtaining the above information from any licensed agents or services. I understand to aid in the proper identification of my files or records the following information is necessary.

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Starkey International Program Application

Required General Admissions Materials

  • $500.00 Application fee and deposit
  • On-site Residential Housing Fee (non-refundable deposit)
  • Completed Admissions Packet including:
    • Completed and Signed Admissions Application
    • Signed Enrollment Agreement
    • Signed Terms and Conditions Agreement
    • Signed Non-Disclosure Agreement
    • Completed Technical Skills Self-Assessment
    • Current Photograph

THE ENROLLMENT PROCESS CAN NOT START UNTIL THE ABOVE MATERIALS AND DEPOSITS ARE SUBMITTED!

Upon Submission, please specify the course for which you are applying.

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Students Seeking to Attend Starkey International

Starkey CertifiedStarkey International’s hallmark curricula are The Certified Household Management Program and the Certified  Estate Management Program.

These essential Private Service Management offerings provide actual training in our state-of-the-art Starkey Service Management System. This unique Service Model is especially designed for the Private Service Professional. In addition, these unique programs provide practical learning in Daily Graces, management techniques and technology, Housekeeping and Maintenance, identifying Flavor Profiles and Menu Planning, Principal and Household Staff Interaction, Formal Entertaining, Etiquette, Protocol, Safety, Security, CPR, First Aid, and more.

Each of the Institute’s instructors possesses the experience and knowledge necessary to train students effectively. Programs are evaluated regularly to address the needs of an evolving service profession. Our “Restoring the Art” Conference presents an annual industry-wide international Private Service Management event. Additionally, expert seminars are provided throughout the year.

Starkey International’s essential Eight-week Certified Household Management Program and the Four-week Certified Manager’s Program provide Household Service Management Certification. The distinction between the programs is that the Certified Manager’s Program is a high-bred and accelerated educational experience and expects students to be well-versed in service and technical skills. This four-week program is focused on Service Management and does not teach culinary skills. These students must be service professionals ready for an intensified program that demands after-hour study.

 

Career Opportunities for Starkey Graduates

What to Expect as You Begin Your Career

Personal ChefStarkey Certified Graduates can typically expect annual salaries between $50,000 and $130,000, plus benefits and housing depending upon experience and education. Entry-level salaries will depend upon individual backgrounds and salary histories. Graduates from the Certified Manager’s Program can expect beginning salaries from $50,000 plus benefits and housing depending experience and education. Couples can typically expect shared entry-level salaries in excess of $100,000. Additional benefits may include health insurance, separate housing, and various other perks such as a 401K plan, travel expenses and use of a household automobile. The most likely Employers of Estate and Household Managers are high net-worth, multi-home estate owners. These Employers include busy entrepreneurs, CEOs, Public Officials, and those from the Private Investment world and Retired Billionaries. For the Butler-style Household Manager positions are available in luxury hotels and residential retirement communities.

The Day in the Life of the Estate and Household Manager, Personal Assistant, or Hotel Butler is varied according to title, style of service, geographic location, and employment position.

Employment Assistance for Graduates

Starkey Employment AssistanceStarkey and Associates, Inc., the sister company to Starkey International, has set the standard in the Private Service Management placement industry since 1981. Assistance and placement information and ongoing placement opportunities are available at no cost to all alumni in good standing.

As a matter of professional ethics, Starkey International cannot and does not guarantee placement to any graduate, nor will Starkey solicit placement opportunities for Employer-sponsored or active military students.

Our Placement Department is committed to finding the right and rewarding employment opportunity for each Certified Graduate. Starkey’s “criteria” for placement is based on a mutual evaluation and matching process of the position requirements and Employer’s values, matched with the personal characteristics and technical skills of the Graduate.

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Careers in Household & Private Service Management

It has been Mary Starkey’s and Starkey International’s 30-year mission to develop a world-recognized service profession in which service is viewed as an art form with its own career path and is seen as an expertise! Starkey International has demonstrated its vision by positioning Starkey services and products to uniquely serve the growing luxury marketplace. Starkey International has made meeting the expectations of the Luxury Employer its first objective. Our educational training and services place specialized professionals into the service industry. These professionals have been trained to identify and organize Service Expectations and to understand the business of Service Management.

In response to employers’ requests for a superior household management service, Starkey International developed a unique Service Management System for identifying and managing Private Service Expectations in 1994. Until then, the accepted training for household service provided only basic technical skills.

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Starkey International Enrollment

The Starkey MansionPotential student applicants are encouraged to visit the Starkey International Institute at the Starkey Mansion and meet with the Admissions Director, Education Director, and Placement Team, as well as visit a class in session. During on-site interviews, the applicant is provided a mansion tour and is invited to talk with current students and graduates.

Potential students are encouraged to apply to the Starkey International Institute well in advance of class start date to secure a place. Private Service is a world recognized career path and classes fill up quickly due to limited size. Waiting lists are maintained for future classes. Note: On-site housing at the Starkey Mansion is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A non-refundable fee for Mansion housing is required.

All applicants must complete the following:

1. An on-site or telephone interview with the Starkey Institute Admissions department.

2. An on-site or telephone interview with the Starkey Institute Placement department when applicable.

3. Applicants must complete an Admissions Package. Upon acceptance into the program, a Student Expectations and Guidelines Handbook will be sent which provides the Starkey Vision and Code of Ethics, Personal Image of the Private Service Manager, general procedures, confidentiality agreements and leisure time activity locations, student counseling, grading, airport services, banking and other information pertinent to attending the Institute.

The Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin. For further information, please call our Admissions Office at 1-877-STARKEY (782-7539).

Payment of Tuition

Flower ArrangementWe will make every effort to support you in obtaining the necessary funds to receive training for your career choice in Private Service Management. Each student should plan to put away at least three months’ living allowance to accommodate eight-week programs and at least two month’s allowance to accommodate four-week programs. Full curriculum tuition and Starkey residential on-site housing costs are due and payable 21 business days prior to the start date. When students reserve a place to live onsite at the Starkey Mansion, the fee for this housing is not refundable. Refund Policy for tuition is state-regulated and listed later in this catalog. 

There are three basic ways a student may pay for their educational expenses:

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Government Programs: Grants/Scholarships

Students may be eligible for financial assistance through Unemployment Benefits or Vocational Rehabilitation. Students may also be eligible for funding under the G.I. Bill through Veterans’ Affairs Program. The Colorado State Approving Agency approves Starkey International for Veterans Education and Training.

Housing, Food, Transportation and Attire

Housing considerations are made separately from enrollment decisions. The Denver-based Starkey Mansion is a 1901 Historic Georgian residence. Spacious bedrooms occupy the second floor of the Mansion and have built-in closets and well-appointed baths. These beautiful suites are available to ten live-in students on a first-come, first-served basis. For off-site housing please contact the Admissions Department for suggestions. Students interested in living at the Mansion should reserve space by remitting a non-refundable deposit well in advance of expected class start date. As a part of the educational experience, all students are expected to participate in the preparation of meals and the care of the house on a rotating schedule.

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