ISYM Policies

Refund Policy

Full or partial refunds will be given in the following instances:

  1. The full refund of all payments will be made in the case of a closed or cancelled program, or do not meet minimum camp requirements.
  2. In the case of scholarship funds received from a third party such as school music boosters, refunds will be made directly to those organizations.
  3. An application requires a minimum of $100 non-refundable deposit.
  4. Full payment is required by May 15 in order to maintain a participant’s registration.
  5.  Cancellations received for participants after May 15 and before 3 weeks prior to the first day of his/her ISYM program will receive a 50% refund
  6. No refund will be given to participants under the following circumstances: those who cancel less than 3 weeks prior to the first day of instruction, those who depart early, or arrive late.

Standards of Conduct

For the safety and well-­‐being of all students attending Fine & Applied Arts Summer Programs, the following STANDARDS OF CONDUCT will be in effect for the duration of the program. Students in violation of these regulations risk expulsion. Refunds will not be authorized.

FAA Summer Programs celebrate and value diversity as a strength. We intentionally cultivate an inclusive climate in our daily endeavors as faculty, staff, and students. We are committed to respecting differences; accepting multiple perspectives; and striving to identify, disrupt, and rectify bias, prejudice, and oppression in our classrooms and community.

  1. Students participating  in  any  FAA  summer  program  are  expected  to  attend  all  instructional classes  and  activities,  and  to  exhibit  proper  behavior  in  all campus  facilities  –  academic, residential,  dining,  and  recreational.
  2. All program  participants  must  cooperate  with  University  staff  in  the  performance  of  their  duties, and  respect  the  care  of  University  facilities.    No  cleats  or  skates  are  to  be  worn  in  any  University building.
  3. All participants  must  occupy  the  rooms  to  which  they  are  assigned.   Security  and  contact  with students  in  case  of  emergency  make  this  essential.
  4. All resident  participants  are  required  to  report  to  all  scheduled  head-checks  and  to  remain  on  their floor  after  curfew.  Students  must  be  in  their  assigned  rooms.    Running  in  corridors  and  stairwells, loud  and  disruptive  behavior,  and  the  playing  of  electronic  devices  at  unreasonable  levels  are  not allowed  in  the  residence  hall.
  5. Program participants  must  leave  the  residential  facility  in  response  to  fire  alarms  or  other emergency  situations  at  the  direction  of  the  facility  or  program  personnel.
  6. All University  buildings  are  smoke-free.   No  smoking  will  be  permitted  in  any  indoor  spaces, including  classrooms,  studios  and  dormitories.
  7. There is  to  be  no  co-educational  visitation  in  the  residence  halls.   Under  no  circumstances  should any  participant  enter  the  floor  or  room  of  someone  of  the  opposite  sex.
  8. The use  of  illegal  drugs  or  alcoholic  beverages  is  not  allowed  while  attending  the  program.  Students  found  to  be  in  violation  of  this  regulation  will  be  sent  home.
  9. Firearms, knives and  other  weapons  of  any  type  and  toys  that  resemble  them  are  strictly prohibited;  illegal  gambling  is  strictly  prohibited.
  10. Individuals will be  charged  for  vandalism, lost  keys, and  non-returned  meal  cards.  The  student  is responsible  for  keeping  the  room  door  locked.  Any  damage  costs  incurred  in  individual  rooms  will be  charged  to  the  occupants  of  those  rooms.    An  inspection  is  made  when  rooms  are  vacated.   Posters,  memo  boards,  staples,  or  nails  may  not  be  used  on  dorm  doors  and  furniture  may  not  be removed  from  rooms  or  public  spaces.    Parents/guardians  are  responsible  for  loss,  property damage,  induced  accident  or  injury,  costs  of  mischievous  fire  alarms,  and  other  expenses  incurred by  the  student  while  attending  an  FAA  summer  program.