Art School Policies

Student Conduct: Being a student at PCCA comes with the expectation to act with professionalism and in accordance with behavioral expectations. Offensive, aggressive, or other behavior which disrupts the orderly function of PCCA is prohibited and will not be tolerated.

REGISTRATION: Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment is due in full at the time of registration. Registrations will be accepted until the second week of class if space is available, however, tuition will not be pro-rated.

CHILD DROP-OFF/PICK-UP:  For the safety of young students, PCCA requires that parents do not drop children off more than 10 minutes prior to the start of class and always pick children up within 5 minutes following class. In the case of an emergency when a child cannot be picked up from class on time, please alert PCCA by calling 248.651.4110.

MATERIALS: All supplies are provided for Children, Youth and Workshops, unless specifically noted in the class description. High School and Adult students are required to purchase their own supplies. A materials list will be provided at registration and is also available on the PCCA website. PCCA does not reimburse for unused supplies.

PAYMENT:  Registration is accepted on the web, in person, or by phone. Registrations are not accepted in the classroom. The following payments are accepted: Cash, Check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

CANCELLATIONS: PCCA reserves the right to cancel
any class when there is insufficient enrollment. Registrants will be notified as late as the night before first class session and will receive a full refund within 30 days.

CATALOG DISCLAIMER: The PCCA catalog is printed in advance of registration and some information is updated after the print date. Please refer to the online registration listings for the most up to date information at

FACULTY SUBSTITUTIONS:  PCCA may find it necessary to substitute faculty at any time during the class term. A change in faculty does not grant students the right to a refund once the class has started.

INCLEMENT WEATHER OR EMERGENCY CLOSINGS: Due to inclement weather or an emergency, PCCA will announce the cancellation of classes on its phone system recording at 248.651.4110, the website homepage at, and social media. PCCA faculty and students are responsible to call and listen to the phone system recording to determine whether or not their class will be held. Class sessions cancelled for inclement weather or emergencies by PCCA, will be rescheduled whenever possible with a maximum of two sessions per term. Open studio will not be rescheduled.

PERSONAL ITEMS:  PCCA is not responsible for personal items left in the classroom or artwork not picked up by the second week following the end of class.

PROMOTIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY:  PCCA reserves the right to photograph activities that occur on its premises. This includes students in classes, workshops, and camps, and student artwork for use in PCCA’s promotional materials. Please notify the instructor or PCCA staff in advance of the start of class if this is a concern.

REFUNDS:  Refunds (less a $25 processing fee) will be given ONLY when a registrant withdraws from a class at least one week prior to the first class session. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE AFTER THE ONE WEEK ADVANCE DEADLINE. In addition, there are no refunds for missed class sessions. Memberships are non-refundable, as they are a tax deductible donation to PCCA.

RETURNED CHECKS:  A $25 service charge is applied to any check returned due to insufficient funds.

Head Lice Policy – PCCA follows the “no nit rule”: If it is discovered that a PCCA student has an active infestation of lice while participating in activates, said student will be sent home immediately. Parents of students who came into contact with infected student will be notified.
All lice, eggs and nits must be removed before student returns to PCCA activities.

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