Priority Application Deadline
1 August 2017
Admissions Notification and Student Confirmation
Admissions decisions will be made and admissions notifications sent by e-mail no later than 3 August 2017.
Accepted applicants must reply to accept or decline admission within 48 hours, or an alternate may be admitted in their place.
Tuition Payment Due
18 August 2017 (in full, non-transferable, housing not included)
Tuition Payment Policy
Payment in euros is accepted by wire payment only. Variable wire fees will apply. Sorry, no checks.
Some students may choose to pay their tuition by credit card in US dollars via Paypal (add 3.5% + applicable wire fees). Contact us for current details.
Tuition Refund and Transfer Policy
Tuition is 100% NON-TRANSFERABLE after payment – cannot be applied or "credited" to other courses or students – and refunds are subject to strict conditions.
A 50% tuition refund will be honored if requested by 15 September 2017, for priority applicants only (if you applied by 1 August.) PLEASE NOTE: As a strict matter of policy, NO tuition refunds, whole or partial, can be made after that date for any reason.
After the refund date, paid tuition is both NON-REFUNDABLE, and remains NON-TRANSFERABLE -- cannot be applied or "credited" to other courses or students.
General Disclaimer and Liability Policy, Cancellation Policy
From the time of their application, the enrolled Student is responsible to understand and agrees to be bound by all policies contained in the online course prospectus, as well as any additions made to such policies by Studio Escalier at a later date.
The School certifies that it will provide safe, clean and adequately furnished studio facilities for drawing and painting from the human figure. The Student is liable for 100% of the replacement cost of any damage they cause to the studio or its furnishings, intentional or not.
Studio Escalier reserves the right to make occasional substitutions of program faculty in cases of medical necessity/illness. In this eventuality, no tuition refund will be offered – partial or whole. All enrolled Students waive their right to claim or construe such substitution as a personal or financial loss.
Studio Escalier reserves the right to substitute or wholly replace any figure model as needed, due to poor performance, unprofessional conduct, or in cases of medical necessity/illness. In this eventuality, no tuition refund will be offered – partial or whole. All enrolled Students waive their right to claim or construe such substitution or replacement as a personal or financial loss.
If for any reason the course is completely cancelled before the first day of class – due to any unforeseeable event – a full tuition refund will be offered to enrolled students. In that event, the school is never financially liable for student losses associated with travel, transport, housing, lost time or wages, or any other costs.
This agreement releases Studio Escalier from all liability relating to any loss, damage, theft, accident, sickness, or injury that may occur to Student during attendance of this art program.
The Student agrees to hold Studio Escalier entirely free from all liability, including financial responsibility for any loss, damage, or injuries incurred by fellow students or their guests, the instructors, employees, and staff of the program, the owners of program facilities, or any other representative of the program.
The Student agrees to hold Studio Escalier entirely free from liability regardless of whether such loss, damage, or injury is caused by failure of performance, failure of conduct, failure of health, negligence, lack of due diligence, or force majeure.
The Student also acknowledges the inherent risks involved in travel and transport, as well as in daily participation in this studio art program. These risks include but are not limited to emotional and psychological stress, as well as the potential for physical injury. The Student is participating voluntarily, and swears that all risks are clearly understood.
Additionally, the Student attests not to have any undisclosed emotional, psychological or physical health condition that will increase the likelihood of loss, damage or injury while engaging in this program, or affect ability to attend this program and successfully complete it.
In good faith, the Student will make every effort to obey all studio rules, house rules, safety precautions or other instructions given in writing or explained verbally by Studio Escalier or its representatives. The Student will ask for clarification when needed.
In summary, the Student forfeits all right to bring suit against Studio Escalier for any reason. In return, the Student enjoys the right to attend this art program and receive tuition in drawing and painting during the period described.