PHILOSOPHY
At North Mississippi Dance Centre, we believe in the value of fair treatment of all people. We believe teaching the art of dance is a privilege and that each student should be treated with respect and encouragement. Children are always accepted to our studio regardless of race, creed, national origin, or gender. It is the goal of the staff and management of North Mississippi Dance Centre to provide the highest quality of education in a friendly, clean environment.
 
TUITION
This agreement is based on an annual tuition broken up over 10 monthly payments, August-May, and is the same each month. Tuition is due the 1st of each month, August-May. We accept checks, cash, and offer direct deposit, (preferred method), from checking accounts. All checks should be made payable to North Mississippi Dance Centre. Money is not refunded for missed lessons for any reason. There is a $15.00 charge on all returned checks. If your account falls behind more than 2 months, you will be asked to pay your balance or your child’s enrollment may be canceled.
 
REGISTRATION
A registration fee of $25.00 per student is required with the registration form to reserve your class space. (This fee is nontransferable and nonrefundable.) Class availability is on a first come basis. Registration is not complete until the registration fee is paid along with all proper forms signed.

SICK POLICY
We ask that if your child shows any of the following symptoms that you keep him/her at home:
Deep chest/rolling cough
Runny nose (green or yellow discharge)
Sore throat
Fever (in last 24 hours)
Vomiting (in last 24 hours)
Diarrhea (in last 24 hours)
Skin rash/hives

MAKE UP POLICY
If a student misses a class it can be made up during the month in which they were absent. If at any time it is necessary to cancel lessons due to bad weather such as snow and ice the announcement will be sent out via email by 2 p.m. on the day of the cancellation. 
 
COSTUMING
Students will be measured in class for their Spring Recital Costumes.  A $35 costume deposit per costume is due on October 1st  and the remaining   costume fee is due by February 1st.  All costume fees are payable to NMDC. Costume fees must be paid in order for dancers to receive their costumes.
 
RECITAL FEE
Each family is required to pay a $45.00 recital fee. This will include one NMDC t-shirt per dancer, yearbooks, and unlimited tickets for all of the spring recital performances. The fee will be posted on each account April 1st.
 
DANCE PHOTOS
Classes will have dance photos after Spring Break. Payments for photos are payable to the photographer.
 
YEARBOOK
We produce a pictorial yearbook each year to distribute at the Spring Recital. Parents, Grandparents, and Friends are invited to purchase ads for this yearbook to congratulate their dancer and/or advertise their business.