Policies

COVID-19 Course Cancellation

In response to the global Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), CalArts has been following CDC guidelines and best practices in order to stay ahead of the constantly-changing situation. In the event on-campus programs must be cancelled, enrolled students will receive a 100% refund. Any associated special requests, with the exception of the application fee, will also be refunded in full.

Respectful Participation & Class Behavior

Extended Studies programming is designed for students with a level of maturity and personal ability to process and discuss provoking topics in a respectful and constructive way. Subject matter may include serious themes that, while audience-appropriate, are sometimes delicate in nature. All students should understand that participation in the program’s activities are entirely voluntary and requires participants to abide by applicable rules and standards of conduct.

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) is committed to maintaining a learning and working environment that is free from all forms of discrimination and conduct that can be considered harassing, coercive, or disruptive – including behavior in violation of our Prohibited Discrimination, Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policy and the CalArts Prohibited Conduct Policy. CalArts policies apply to behaviors that occur on our online, on-campus, credit, non-credit, degree, or non-degree seeking programs.

Privacy

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Media Use Policy

The CalArts Office of Extended Studies and the Office of Communications are responsible for initiatives promoting CalArts and its educational and artistic programs. In the course of doing so, students’ name, photographic or video likeness, and artistic and/or creative work produced in connection with their participation in any Extended Studies program may be used for public relations and advertising purposes. Further, student work may be represented, reproduced, displayed, or performed for these purposes.