Policies & Procedures

Policies and Procedures

Registration: A non-refundable fee of $30 for one child, $50 for two children and $75 for three or more family members is required yearly at time of registration.

The first month tuition (August, which is half tuition) is also due at the time of registration. Payment of Fees: Tuition must be paid by automatic bank debit/check or automatic credit card payment. Tuition will be debited from your bank account on the 1st or the 5th day of each month, September-May or charged to your credit card on the 1st or 5th day of each month, September-May. Tuition may also be paid in full with a 10% discount by debit card, credit card or check. STDC accepts Visa, Discover, Amex and Mastercard. Monthly tuition, Recital Costume and Recital Fees will be automatically withdrawn from your account on the specified dates. A $25 late fee will apply to all late payments if made after the 10th of the month. STDC does not offer refunds for tuition paid monthly or year in full.

NSF Payment: I hereby authorize the school to electronically debit my bank account for the amount of any NSF paper checks or auto-debit transactions plus a $25 NSF fee. THIS WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED.

Costume Fees and Recital Fees: The Costume Fee will be automatically withdrawn from your account on December 1st. No costume fees will be refunded after this date, even if the student withdraws from the studio. The Recital Fee will be automatically withdrawn from your account on March 1st. No recital fees will be refunded after this date, even if the student withdraws from the school after March 1st.

Costume Fees: $75

 Recital Fees: One student- $50, Two students- $75, Family rate for three or more students- $90.

Withdrawal and Refunds: There is a two month minimum for all classes. A twenty day notice from the first of the month is required to discontinue any classes. Withdrawal must be done in person and will not be accepted over the phone. Withdrawal must be done at the front desk and not with an instructor. Withdrawal must occur within the first 10 days of the month. A withdrawal after the 10th of the month will be charged in full for the next month. No withdrawals will be accepted after April 1st. To withdraw from a class a parent or adult student must:

1. Inform school administration in person. (emails are not accepted)

2. Complete and sign a withdrawal form provided by the school office.

All automatic bank debiting or credit card charges will stop after the month notice period. South Tulsa Dance Co. reserves the right to terminate lessons to any students without notice. In such a case a refund for unused classes will be given.

Extreme Weather or Unexpected Interruption of Classes: If the studio must cancel classes due to extreme weather conditions or events beyond our control such

as a power outage, there will not be any refunds issued. If your class is cancelled more than two times due to the unexpected conditions, your missed class will

be added to the end of the teaching season. South Tulsa Dance Co. will close due to extreme weather when Jenks/Union Public Schools close. Owasso Dance Co. will close due to extreme weather when Owasso Public Schools are closed.  If you are unsure

of a closing, please call STDC at (918) 369-5299, ODC at 918-274-7010 or check our Facebook page.

Substitutions: South Tulsa Dance Co./Owasso Dance Co. reserves the right to provide a substitute instructor if the regularly scheduled instructor is ill or otherwise unable to teach classes.

Dance Dress Code: All required dance attire and shoes must be worn to all classes. Failure to wear the appropriate dancewear to class could result in students

being asked to sit out of class. Students are not permitted to wear jeans or shoes worn on the street or outdoors to any dance class. For safety reasons, dancers

are not allowed to wear jewelry and hair must be pulled back. Please see the studio Required Attire List for your specific class attire and shoe requirements.

Dance shoes are not allowed to be worn outside of the dance room.

Dance Class Attendance and Tardiness: South Tulsa Dance Co./Owasso Dance Co. reserves the right to have students who repeatedly come to class late, sit out of class. Good attendance is imperative in having a productive class and entering class late is a disruption to the entire class and instructor. Competitive classes have a required attendance level to remain in competitive classes. Please see the Competitive Class information packet for required attendance.

Parent’s Responsibility to be Aware of Dates and Events: It is the responsibility of the parent or adult student to be aware of all South Tulsa Dance Co./Owasso Dance Co. functions

such as viewing days, recitals, performances and dates the studio is open or closed. STDC use’s Facebook, emails and newsletters to keep you informed. The website is updated monthly.

Care of Students: South Tulsa Dance Co./Owasso Dance Co. is not responsible for providing before or after care for students. Parents with children under the age of 6 must stay with the child until class begins and pick up the child inside the building when class is over. Students are not to be left at the school for excessive time before or after class. Injuries: Parents, legal guardians of minor students or adult students waive the right to any legal action to any injury sustained on studio property resulting from normal dance activity or any other activity conducted before, during or after class time.

Photo /Video Release: South Tulsa Dance Co. is hereby granted permission to take a photograph or video of the student to use for any advertising material including but not limited to website, facebook, instagram, Tulsa Kids magazine. Permission is also hereby granted for South Tulsa Dance Co. to copyright such photographs in its name.

Calendar of Important Dates: The school calendar will provide closings, viewing days, etc. South Tulsa Dance Co. reserves the right to amend the calendar. Any changes to the calendar will be posted in the monthly newsletters and emailed.