The regular school calendar operates from September - June. Class sessions run for 4-weeks. Enrollment is for the full year and billed in monthly installments. Students may withdraw from the program at any time without penalty. In the event of an early withdrawal in the middle of a session, tuition will not be prorated. Tuition is not transferable.
Tuition is based on the number of hours enrolled. Full tuition payment is due at the time of registrations and at the beginning of each month. Monthly installments are billed every 4-weeks and become due before the 1st day of class.
Online credit card payments are accepted on our secure website. Your payment card information is not stored. Tuition payments can also be made in-person via credit card or cash.
Tuition is not prorated for missed classes. Please see our policy below regarding attendance/make-up classes.
Youth/Teen students pay a one-time registration fee of $40 at the beginning of each semester.
Tuition and registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
One make-up class will be made available at the end of each quarter for excused absences
Attendance is very important for the success of each student. Please commit to being prompt each week upon arrival and dismissal of class. Please contact up prior to the start of the scheduled class if the student is unable to attend class. Students are allowed one make-up class per quarter and have to be scheduled in advance.
Students are required to purchase fabric and notions for each project. You will be informed in advance of the needed materials for class. Kits are also available for purchase on-site.
We will follow the Chicago Public School system schedule in the event of inclement weather. If the studio is closed due to weather, we will notify you of make-up classes.
We understand the sewing instructor/s will do their best to prevent accidents from happening. However I, the undersigned participant, for myself and for my heirs, executors, legal representative, successors and assigns, hereby waives all claims and/or course of action, including negligence, against Making It SewFun/Cherice Taylor for any accident that may occur to myself or to my child while participating in sewing classes (all locations), and all sewing activities held by the sewing instructor/s. I have carefully read this agreement and fully understand its contents. I am aware that this is a waiver, release of liability and assumption of risk agreement between me and Making It SewFun, the trustees, all officers, directors, employees, and agents, arising out of or in any way connected with my participation in the above-designated activity.
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