Registration Policies

Registration Policies

FALL SEMESTER 2014
Please check specific listings for the date that your class or workshop begins. Call the Center at (845) 358-0877 if you have any questions.

ONLINE REGISTRATION
For fast, easy registration you may sign up online using a major credit card. Your online purchase is completely safe as we use the industry standard 128-bit encryption protocol known as Secure Socket Layer (SSL), to keep all your order information secure.

MAIL AND FAX REGISTRATION
Download, print out, then complete the Registration Form and mail or fax with payment to:
Mail to:

Rockland Center for the Arts
27 South Greenbush Road
West Nyack, NY 10994
Fax to:

(845) 358-0971 (please write clearly with a ballpoint pen)

IN-PERSON REGISTRATION
Mon.-Fri. 9:30am-5:00pm Sat. 1:00pm-4:00pm.

MEMBERSHIP
Membership at RoCA is required to enroll in full term courses (over 4 sessions). If an individual becomes a member to enroll, and the class is canceled, membership will be refunded upon request.

CREDIT CARD INFORMATION
You may charge your fees to a VISA or MasterCard by supplying the appropriate information on the registration form. Please be sure to give your name exactly as it appears on the card. Due to new credit card regulations, in order to process any credit card payments, you must provide the three digit CVC/CVV2 Code on the back of the card, above your signature.

SENIOR DISCOUNT
• Senior adults, ages 62 and over – are entitled to a senior discount

CERAMICS BENCHTIME POLICY
• Benchtime is provided for adults currently enrolled in ceramics courses.
• Benchtime schedules are posted each semester and are subject to change.
• Clay must be purchased from the Center and is only available for sale during class time. Clay is $35 a brick (specialty clays are $40), which includes glaze and firing fees.

GENERAL INFORMATION - CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
• No notification of acceptance will be sent. Please report to the first session of your class or workshop unless otherwise notified. Most classes begin the last full week of January, but it is important to check the starting date of your specific course or workshop.
• Tuition is accepted for a full course only. We cannot pro-rate registration or reduce the price of classes for any reason.
• All applicable fees are required to be paid when registering for a course. These fees cannot be waived for any reason.
• The Center reserves the right to cancel classes if minimum enrollment is not met. If enrollment goals are not met, a course may be cancelled up to 48 hours before the first scheduled class. In the event of a cancellation, a full refund is granted.
• All class sizes are limited. Register early to assure your place in the class or workshop of your choice.
• Rockland Center for the Arts reserves the right to refuse admission or expel any disruptive student.

CANCELLATION OF COURSES
Rockland Center for the Arts reserves the right to cancel a class or workshop. If enrollment goals are not met, a course may be cancelled up to 48 hours before the first scheduled class. In the event of a cancellation, a full refund is granted. All courses are subject to minimum enrollment. When courses are cancelled by RoCA for any reason, student may transfer to another course or receive a full refund. RoCA reserves the right to cancel any course for which there is insufficient enrollment and withdraw or modify course offerings, locations, fees, and instructors may also change when necessary.

REFUND POLICY
ALL REFUND REQUESTS MUST BE PUT INTO WRITING AND EITHER
FAXED TO: (845) 358-0971 OR MAILED OR EMAILED TO:
Daly Flanagan
School Director
Rockland Center for the Arts
27 South Greenbush Road
West Nyack, New York 10994
info@rocklandartcenter.org

Refunds-Classes:
• If student withdraws:
- at least one week or more before the first scheduled meeting, there will be a full refund of tuition fee plus the materials/model’s fee. The Center withholds the $5 registration fee.
- within the week before the first scheduled meeting (but not the day class begins) full refund of tuition fee only, less $5 registration fee.
- on the day of the first class or prior to 2nd scheduled meeting, 70% refund of tuition fee, less $5 registration fee.
- during and after 2nd scheduled meeting, no refunds-no exceptions.
* Pro-rating and refunds are not given for student absences. The Center is not responsible for make-up classes although assistance may be provided when possible.
* The Center does not give credits to be used for future semesters.
* If class is canceled by the Center, student will receive a full refund.
Refunds-Workshops:
• If workshop is canceled by Center, student receives a full refund.
• If student withdraws 8 or more calendar days before the first session, there will be a full refund, less a $5 registration fee.
• If student withdraws from workshop within 7 calendar days before workshop date, there will be a 70% refund of the tuition fee only. Materials/model’s fees cannot be refunded when student withdraws within 7 days of the first workshop date.
• If student withdraws the day of workshop or after the first session, there will be no refund-no exceptions.
• The Center does not give credits to be used for future semesters.

SCHOLARSHIPS
Rockland Center School for the Arts offers a limited number of scholarships for children and youth up to age 21. Call 845-358-0877 to request a scholarship application. Deadline for the fall semester is September 11. Applications cannot be accepted after September 11. All application information is confidential. Scholarships are partially funded by Rockland County Youth Bureau.

CANCELLATIONS
Rockland Center for the Arts reserves the right to cancel a class or workshop. If enrollment goals are not met, a course may be cancelled up to 48 hours before the first scheduled class. In the event of a cancellation, a full refund is granted. All courses are subject to minimum enrollment. When courses are cancelled by RoCA for any reason, student may transfer to another course or receive a full refund. RoCA reserves the right to cancel any course for which there is insufficient enrollment and withdraw or modify course offerings, locations and fees. Instructors may also change when necessary.

SCHOOL CLOSINGS
Cancellation of classes because of severe weather conditions will be announced on WHUD 100.7. If you have a question, call the Center at (845)358-0877 before coming to class.

COLLEGE CREDIT
Certain courses offered by Rockland Center for the Arts may be taken for credit through Dominican College, Nyack College, and Empire State College. For information about these courses, or about credit at other institutions, check with your particular college registrar. Call the Center at (845) 358-0877 if you have questions.

Rockland Center for the Arts gratefully acknowledges support from the Arts Fund for Rockland, a project of the Arts Council of Rockland, as well as the County of Rockland, theNew York State Council on the Arts, TD Bank, First Niagara Bank, M&T Weiner Foundation, M & T Bank, Provident Bank, Center Members and Donors. This program is made possible, in part, with funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a public agency.

Rockland Center for the Arts Inc., follows a non-discriminatory policy in admissions and employment.
The facilities are wheelchair accessible.

Rockland Center for the Arts is a not-for-profit cultural organization that sponsors exhibitions, performances, a Summer Day Camp and a School for the Arts, bringing quality arts events to the community for over 59 years.