Policies and Procedures


Tuition: August tuition is discounted 50% and is due upon registration. Regular tuition rates will apply from September through May. Tuition rates and discounts are available to view on the tuition page of the website. YOU WILL NOT BE CHARGED AUTOMATICALLY UPON SUBMITTING THIS REGISTRATION AND PLEASE DO NOT PAY UPON REGISTRATION. STDC will review your online registration to ensure all applicable discounts and fees have been appropriately applied prior to processing your payment. You will receive an email notification any time your bank account or credit card is charged with the date and amount of the transaction.

Tuition must be paid by automatic bank debit/check or automatic credit card payment. Tuition will be debited from your bank account on the 1st or the 5th day of each month, September-May or charged to your credit card on the 1st or 5th day of each month, September-May. Tuition may also be paid in full per year with a 10% discount by debit card, credit card or check. STDC accepts Visa, Discover, MasterCard and American Express only. Monthly tuition, Recital Costume and Recital Fees will be automatically withdrawn from your account on the specified dates. STDC does not offer refunds for tuition paid monthly or year in full. By completing this online registration, you authorize the school to electronically debit your bank account for the amount of any NSF paper checks or declined auto-debit transaction plus a $20 NSF fee.

Recital FeeDue March 1st: $75 for 1 dancer or $125 for 2 or more dancers in 1 family participating in the spring recital. This fee will be included with your March tuition. 

Costume Fee: A costume fee of $75 will be added to your December tuition. This fee covers the cost of the costume for the spring recital. If a refund is issued for a costume, there will be a $25 fee. NO REFUNDS after December 15th. 

Parent’s Responsibility for Dates and Events: It is the responsibility of the parent or adult student to be aware of all South Tulsa Dance Co. functions such as viewing days, recitals, performances and dates the school is open or closed. South Tulsa Dance Co. will post all notices on the digital display board at the entrance to the studio and on our website www.southtulsadanceco.com. Keep up to date on instagram and facebook as well.

Dance Class Attendance, Tardiness, & Dress Code: South Tulsa Dance Co. reserves the right to have students who repeatedly come to class late, sit out of class. Good attendance is imperative in having a productive class and entering class late is a disruption to the entire class and instructor. Competitive classes have a required attendance level to remain in competitive classes. Please see the Competitive Class information Sheet for required attendance. All required dance attire and shoes must be worn to all classes. Failure to wear the appropriate dancewear to class could result in students being asked to sit out of class. Students are not permitted to wear jeans or shoes worn on the street or outdoors to any dance class. For safety reasons, dancers are not allowed to wear jewelry and hair must be pulled back. Please see the STDC Required Clothing List for your specific class attire and shoe requirements. Dance shoes are not allowed to be worn outside of the dance room.

Calendar: The school calendar will provide closings, viewing days, etc. South Tulsa Dance Co. reserves the right to amend the calendar. Any changes to the calendar will be posted in the monthly newsletters. The calendar is on our website. 

Photo Release: South Tulsa Dance Co. is hereby granted permission to take a photograph of the student to use for any advertising material including the website. Permission is also hereby granted for South Tulsa Dance Co. to copyright such photographs in its name.

Withdrawal and Refunds: There is a two month minimum for all classes. A twenty day notice from the first of the month is required to discontinue any classes. Withdrawal must be done in person and will not be accepted over the phone. Withdrawal must be done at the school office and not with an instructor. Withdrawal must occur within the first 10 days of the month. A withdrawal after the 10th of the month will be charged in full for the next month. No withdrawals will be accepted after April 1st. To withdraw from a class a parent or adult student must: 1. Inform school administration 2. Complete and sign a withdrawal form provided by the school office. All automatic bank debiting or credit card charges will stop after the month notice period. South Tulsa Dance Co. reserves the right to terminate lessons to any students without notice. In such a case a refund for unused classes will be given.

Summer classes and camps are non-refundable and no withdrawals.

Extreme Weather or Class Interruption & Substitutions: If the school must cancel classes due to extreme weather conditions or events beyond our control such as a power outage, there will not be any refunds issued. If your class is cancelled more than two times due to the unexpected conditions, your missed class will be added to the end of the teaching season. South Tulsa Dance Co. will close due to extreme weather when Jenks or Union Public Schools close. If you are unsure of a closing, please call the school. South Tulsa Dance Co. reserves the right to provide a substitute instructor if the regularly scheduled instructor is ill or otherwise unable to teach classes.