By registering for a class, students acknowledge and agree with the the AFD school policies as stated on this website.
Registrations will be accepted in the order received. A course will be declared “closed” when payment for a maximum of twelve (12) registrations has been received, (See the information under “Payment” below). Please note that a minimum of five registrations is required to open a course. If this minimum is not met, the Alliance Française reserves the right to reduce the number of hours and/or classes or close the class. Students who have already registered for the course will be offered other options, including registering for a different course.
For course-level placement purposes, non-beginner students who have not previously studied at the Alliance Française must be evaluated by Alliance Française staff before registering for a course.
Students must go to the class they are enrolled in.
If few than 5 students enroll in a course, the course may be subject to reduction in total hours as follows:
If students who have already registered wish to keep a course open with 2 students, course fees for SEMI-PRIVATE INSTRUCTION will apply.
Membership in the Alliance Française is required in order to register for Alliance Française courses. The non-refundable membership fee is valid for 12 full months. Membership privileges include, in addition to eligibility to participate in our French language instruction program, borrowing rights to our library (French books and videos), free or discounted admission to various cultural and leisure activities, and discounts on goods and services from various companies and local organizations with whom we have active partnerships.
Course fees must be paid in full before students attend the first class. A student will not be considered registered for a course until full payment has been made.
The Alliance Française reserves the right to cancel a class due to insufficient registration. Course fees already paid for a cancelled class
will be refunded based on the original method of payment or a credit will be issued if asked. Credit is valid for one year starting from the
date of withdrawal.
Courses that do not have high enough enrollment by the Thursday before courses start may be cancelled due to low enrollement.
Early Bird Discount
A 10% early bird registration discount is available on our classes to students who register during specific dates mentioned each session.
A 12% student discount is available to college students for 11-week courses. A current student ID is required at the time of registration.
To withdraw from a course, students must contact and receive confirmation from the reception desk. Refunds/Credits for withdrawn classes are given according to our refund policy, based on the type of course.
Brush-up week Withdrawals:
Student must withdraw no later than (5) days before the brush-up week begins to receive a full refund of courses fees only (Membership fees, and the cost of any purchases course material are non-refundable)
Student must withdraw after the first class but before the second class in order to receive a partial credit of tuition after subtracting the cost of the class attended.
NO REFUND WILL BE ISSUED AFTER THE FIRST CLASS OF A BRUSH-UP WEEK.
NO CREDIT WILL BE ISSUED AFTER THE SECOND CLASS OF A BRUSH-UP WEEK
11 Week Course Withdrawal
Students must withdraw no later than (5) five days before a course session begins to receive a full refund of course fees only (Membership fees, and the cost of any purchased course materials are non-refundable). Full credit can be given as well. If credit is given, it is valid for one year from the date of withdrawal. Once the credit expires, it is no longer valid. Please call us to implement use of credit for a future class.
Students who withdraw after this (5) five-day period, but before the end of the second week of an 11-week course session will receive a partial credit of tuition. Withdrawals up to the day before the second class will subtract the cost of the first class from the credit. Withdrawals between the second and third class will subtract the cost of the first two classes from the credit.
If credit is given, it will last for one year from the date of notice of withdrawal. After the year expires, the credit is no longer valid. Please call us to implement use of credit for a future class.
NO CREDIT OR REFUND WILL BE ISSUED AFTER THE SECOND WEEK OF 11-WEEK CLASSES.
4, 5, or 6 week Workshop Withdrawal
For other types of courses (5-week, 6-week workshops) the time period for partial tuition credit will be reduced as follows: before the end of the first week. No refunds will be given for workshops.
NO CREDIT OR REFUND WILL BE GIVEN AFTER THE FIRST CLASS OF A 4, 5, OR 6 WEEK WORKSHOP
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