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Christina Cultural Arts Center is open to all. To keep classes affordable, fees are based on income, household size and the number of classes taken. Our fee scale makes it possible for everyone to explore creative expression.


NEW! CHRISTINA CULTURAL ART'S CENTER'S CUSTOMER PORTAL
As a part of our new registration process, parents and students now have online access to their class schedule and account information. You can make updates to account information, add students, view enrollments and make payments online. Plus, our live schedules feature allows you to view current openings from your computer. Set-up an account to register for your classes through our customer portal today!


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Please review our Enrollment Policies below before you register.


Enrollment & Withdraw Policies

Income Eligibility Payment Method

  • Customers submitting income verification must pay minimally 1/3 at registration (if registering online please refer to the "Online Enrollment Deposit" section below for payment policy information) 1/3 is due the 6th week of the session and the balance is due by the 10th week of the session for Fall and Winter/Spring. (See school calendar for due dates)

Payment

  • Payment may be made by check, cash or credit/debit card. (Payments by check are only available in the business office not online)
  • In order to determine eligibility for possible fee discounts, customers are required to provide verification of gross household income during registration to be considered for sliding fee scale.
  • If paying in 1/3 installments- 1/3 of the total fee is due at registration. Customers may opt to pay in full at the time of registration. Registration for class is only complete when a financial commitment is made.

Online Enrollment Deposit

  • Parents/Students who register online will be required to pay a $25 Online Enrollment Deposit at the time of registration. The set $25 enrollment deposit amount is for online registrations ONLY! The deposit will be applied toward the 1/3 deposit/installment due at the time of the online registration.
  • The online enrollment deposit ensures a students slot is reserved for class admission through our online registration parent portal.
  • Income verification will still be required, and calculated in the business office to determine the 1/3 deposit/installment.
  • Once the 1/3 deposit/installment is calculated and a deduction of the $25 online payment is applied, the initial 1/3 deposit balance will be due prior to the start of class(es).
  • Parents/Students will be able to view their full tuition balance within 48 hours of submitting income verification documents online.

Early Registration

  • Students registered for the current session may re-enroll and reserve their spaces prior to open enrollment for new students. Returning students must make payment in the Registrar's Office during the current registration window, prior to the start of open registration.
  • For music instruction all unscheduled private lesson times are released to general public during open registration.

Refunds

  • No refunds will be given after ten days from the date of a processed registration.
  • No refunds will be provided to customers with a past due balance.
  • Customers with unpaid balances will be unable to re-register until balances are cleared.

Payment Plans

  • Payment plans can be made in-person at 705 N. Market Street-Wilmington, Delaware or online through the parent portal. Any payment plan account in arrears for 60 days or more will be sent to a collection agency which may adversely affect your credit rating.

Attendance

  • Any change in a student's class schedule must be approved through the Registrar's Office.
  • After two consecutive unexcused absences a student will be dropped from their class with or without notice. An unexcused absence is an absence without prior notice. There will be no refunds for students dropped from classes due to unexcused absences.
  • DROP PROCEDURE:
    PARENTS MUST NOTIFY The Christina Cultural Arts Center business office TO DROP A STUDENT FROM CLASS. Only a written notice via email at tares@ccacde.org, regular postal mail to: 705 N Market St. Wilmington De 19801 or hand delivered to our front desk will be acceptable.

    Please note: You are responsible for payment for your student's classes WHETHER OR NOT YOUR STUDENT ATTENDS CLASS until the time you notify the staff VIA WRITTEN NOTICE. Please do not rely on your student to verbally let us know that he/she will no longer be attending classes. If a student stops coming to class without notification then that student's account will be charged.

Make-ups

  • In the event of an unscheduled school closing or an instructor's absence, a make-up class will be given. If a parent/student cancels NO make-up is required to be given. The make-up policy does not include advertised holidays or a government state of emergency.
  • Inclement weather closings will be posted on WDEL & WILM Delaware Radio Stations.

Students Under 18

  • Applicants under the age of 18 must have the signature of a parent or guardian to register, unless there are special circumstances or the minor is emancipated. The signature of an adult student or parent/guardian on the registration form commits the student to all class and payment policies

Under Enrollment

  • CCAC reserves the right to re-assign class room space and to cancel under-enrolled classes with a (7) seven day notice. Class or room changes will be posted in the Registrar's Office, in the Shipley and Market Street Lobby Areas. Reasonable attempts by telephone and/or e-mail will be made to communicate class cancellations due to teacher absences or under-enrollment.

Contact Information

  • Customers are responsible for keeping all telephone, postal address and e-mail contact information up-to-date through the CCAC business office or the parent portal.

Financial Aid Scholarship

  • A limited amount of financial aid, in the form of partial grants is available for students with demonstrated financial need. Applicants must have completed the financial section of the registration form, a financial aid application with supporting documents to be considered for aid. Submission of an application in no way guarantees that aid will be granted. Awards are determined by faculty recommendation and reviewed by an independent Financial Aid Committee. Awards are granted mid-way into the session to allow ample time to receive faculty recommendations and monitor attendance and progress.
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Merit Scholarship

  • Selected students are awarded merit-based scholarships annually. Awards are determined by faculty recommendation, reviewed by a Scholarship Committee and are generally made without regard to financial need. No merit scholarship may be offered or implied during Registration. Awards are granted mid-way into the session to allow ample time to receive faculty recommendations, monitor attendance and progress.

Please Leave The Valuables At Home

  • Personal items should be left at home or secured in the same physical space as the student in their bag. Jewelry should not be worn during classes.This facility's staff will not be responsible for ANY items that may be lost or stolen (i.e. cellphone any electronic devices, computers laptops, money, and/or clothing/shoes. Be sure your student's personal items are marked with their name.

Attire

  • All students should have class-appropriate clothing/footwear during class (Please see class specific clothing attire sheet provided by the Registrar's office for details)

Arrival and Pickup

  • Be sure your student arrives 10 minutes before his/her scheduled class time. Please pick up your student on time. Please inform us if you know you will be late picking up your student. Instruct your student to wait inside the building and you should escort them from the building to your car. Students 12 years old and under will not be permitted to leave the building without a parent or guardian.

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