TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1175 THE BARBER, COSMETOLOGY, ESTHETICS, HAIR BRAIDING, AND NAIL TECHNOLOGY ACT OF 1985
SECTION 1175.1515 ENROLLMENT AGREEMENTS AND REFUND POLICIES


 

Section 1175.1515  Enrollment Agreements and Refund Policies

 

a)         All licensed hair braiding schools shall have enrollment agreements that meet the requirements of Section 3B-12 of the Act.

 

b)         All licensed hair braiding schools shall implement refund policies pursuant to Section 3B-13 of the Act and this Part.

 

1)         When notice of cancellation is given within 5 days after the date of enrollment, all application and registration fees, tuition and any other charges shall be refunded to the student.

 

2)         When notice of cancellation is given after the fifth day following enrollment but before the completion of the student's first day of class attendance, the school may retain the application and registration fee, not to exceed $100 and the cost of any books or materials that have been provided by the school and retained by the student (Section 3B-13(b) of the Act).

 

3)         When notice of cancellation is given after the student's completion of the first day of class attendance but prior to the student's completion of 5% of the course of instruction, the school may retain the application and registration fee, not to exceed $100, 10% of the tuition, other instructional charges or $300, whichever is less, and the cost of any books or materials that have been provided by the school and retained by the student.

 

4)         When a student has completed 5% or more of the course of instruction, the school may retain the application fee and registration fee, not to exceed $100 and the cost of any books or materials provided by the school, but shall refund a part of the tuition and other instructional charges in accordance with the requirements of the school's regional or national accrediting agency, if any, or in accordance with subsection (c) of this Section.

 

c)         For students who enroll in and begin classes, the following schedule of tuition adjustment will be considered to meet the Division standards for refunds:

 

PERCENTAGE OF

A SCHEDULED

COURSE COMPLETED

AMOUNT OF

TUITION OWED

TO THE SCHOOL

 

 

0.01% to 4.9%

10%

5% to 9.9%

30%

10% to 14.9%

40%

15% to 24.9%

45%

25% to 49.9%

70%

50% and over

100%

 

(Source:  Added at 35 Ill. Reg. 14983, effective September 9, 2011)