Registration & Refund Policy

AAC reserves the right to make changes in programs, schedules and instructors, and to cancel classes due to insufficient enrollment. There is no prorating of any class. Class materials are provided for youth classes but adult students must supply their own materials unless noted otherwise. AAC reserves the right to cancel or refuse the registration of a student who is disruptive or interferes with the ability of other students to enjoy their class. AAC reserves the right to use photographs of students and their work for promotional purposes.

Registrations for AAC programs are accepted with full payment only. A $3 nonrefundable fee will be added to all phone registrations. A $5 late registration fee applies after the registration deadline.  Senior citizens (65 and over) are eligible for a 5% discount on any tuition cost, at the time of registration only.

Refund Requests

Refunds must be requested in writing and received by the deadlines below.
Registration fees are not refundable but refunds of tuition and studio fees will be granted as follows:
Prior to 1st Class: 90%
Prior to 2nd Class: 75%
After 2nd Class: 0% no exceptions

Transfer Policy

AAC does not charge a fee to transfer from one class to another, and we will not refund any monies for classes that cost less. If the class in which you transfer costs more, you must pay the balance. Transferring is only allowed up to the second week of classes.

Cancellation due to Weather

For inclement weather, AAC follows the KYW School Closing Schedule.  KYW School Closing numbers are 361 for morning classes & 2361 for afternoon and evening classes.  Cancelled classes will be rescheduled.