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					       DeWolff College of
Hairstyling and Cosmetology, Inc.
          General Information
                   &
           Student Catalog
             JULY 2011




          1500 Eubank Blvd. NE
         Albuquerque, NM 87112
               505 296 4100
            Fax: 505 296 5631
                  Email
     dewolffscollegeo@qwestoffice.net
                 Visit us at
           WWW.dewolffcollege.net




                Owners
Dean of Students and Financial Aid Administrator:
               Dr. Shirley J. Washburn

          Financial Aid Administrator:
                Dr. Clyde I. Washburn

        Assistants to the Administrators:
                 Kathy J. Benefield

                 Clinic Director:
                   Ronald Stewart

                     Faculty:
                  Michael Rendon
                  Kathy Benefield
                  Ronald Stewart
                   Sandra Walker
                Melinda Hollinsworth
                 Julianna Martinez

                SUBSTITUTES:
                   Gloria Farina
                 Helena McMullen
                   Adrian Oritz
                     Al Russo
                               TABLE OF CONTENT
                           License, Associations, Accreditation……………………….1
                           Admission Requirements……………………………………….2
                           Job Demand Survey, Programs of Student……………..3
                           Career Opportunities………………………………………........4
                            Methods of Payment………………………........................5
                           Recover of Title IV funds………………………………………...6
                           Refund Plan………………………………………………………….7
                           Graduation Requirements………………………………………9
                           Grading system …………………………………………………..10
                           Satisfactory Academic Progress …………………………..10
                           Attendance Policy /Progress………………………............11
                            Program Evaluation, Externship, Mini-board ..........14
                           Non-Discrimination and Sexual Harassment………...15
                           Cosmetology Course Description…………………………..16
                           Cosmetology Course Outline and Cost…………………..17
                           Esthetician Course Description……………………………..18
                           Esthetician Course Outline and Cost……………………..19
                          Manicurist/Pedicurist Course Description…….…..……20
                           Manicurist/Pedicurist Course Outline and Cost….….21
                          Instructor Course Description……………….………...…….22
                          Instructor Course Outline and Cost ………………………..23
                          Esthetician/Manicurist Course Description…………….24
                          Esthetician/Manicurist Course Outline and Cost……..25
                          College Rules and Regulations……………………………….26
                          General Information and Requirements………………….27
                           Veteran Interruption Policy………………………...............32
                          Cleary Act …………………………………………………….……...33


                                             LICENSED
The college is licensed and authorized to operate as a cosmetology school by the New Mexico State Board of
Barbers and Cosmetologists.
New Mexico State Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
P.O. Box 25101
Santa Fe, NM 87504
(505)476-4690
                                           ASSOCIATIONS
The College and/or its faculty belong to the following organizations:
    National Association of Accredited Cosmetology Schools
    Association of Accredited Cosmetology Schools
    Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce
    NM Association of Financial Aid Administrators



                                          ACCREDITATION
NACCAS
4401 Ford Ave.
Suite 1300
Alexandria, VA 2302
703-600-7600        naccass@naccas.org
De Wolff College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology, Inc. is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of
Cosmetology Arts and Sciences (NACCAS). NACCAS is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a
National Accrediting Agency for Cosmetology Schools.
Accreditation means that our college has achieved and maintains standards established for cosmetology
education nationwide.

In turn, this accreditation allows our students to participate in federal student Financial Aid programs.


                                  MISSION OF THE SCHOOL
The College has, as its principal mission, the training of qualified Cosmologists, Estheticians,
Manicurist/Estheticians, Manicurist/Pedicurists, and Instructors. To prepare them to pass the State Board
Examinations; render good service to patrons; to instruct students effectively and prepare them for entry
level employment in their chosen field; Presenting an organized approach to students and patrons by
constantly endeavoring to improve the operation by encouraging staff to attend clinics, seminars, etc., to
keep abreast with the ever-changing developments and techniques in all phases of our industry.


                              ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
DeWolff College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology Inc. admit as regular students the following.
    High school graduates
    Holders of High School Graduation Equivalency Certificates (GED)
    Holders of a Cosmetology License for Student Instructor
                                      COLLEGE CALENDAR
The college is in continuous operation year round, classes start the first Tuesday of each month. All of the
following holidays are observed Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Winter
Break. Additional day are published well in advance. Students are requested to listen to local TV (Channels
4 or 7) to obtain pertinent information regarding unexpected school closures due to extenuating
circumstances. All of the above scheduled days off are included in the contract end dates. See the college
office for exact starting dates.


                                        CLASS SCHEDULE
Day Schedule: 7:30a.m. - 5:30p.m. Tuesday through Friday
Saturday:     9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.
Sunday:       Closed
Day students enrolled full time in courses of 600 clock hours or more are scheduled to attend an average of
30 hours per week or 67% of possible hours per month.

                                         ACADEMIC YEAR
For the purpose of computing Financial Aid assistance for our students De Wolff College defines its
academic year as 900 clock hours.


                                    JOB DEMAND SURVEY
The following information was obtained from a National Survey conducted in May 2007 by the National
Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences (NACCAS) In January 2007, 1,682,641
professionals were employed in the nation's 370,2015 beauty salons, barber shops, skin care salons, and
nail salons. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2008 barbers, cosmetologists, and other personal
appearance workers held about 821,900 jobs. Barbers and cosmetologists held 684,200 of these jobs. The
typical salon is a small full service salon with 5.1 stations, three full-time professionals and two part-time
professionals. Salon owners report an average of 127 clients per week. As of January 2007, there were
14,538 professionals employed at New Mexico's 2,187 salons. 53 % oF salons in the state are employer-
owned-23% are booth-rental, the other 24% are a combination of the two. 53% of New Mexico salons are
classified as full-service salons; 11% are haircutting salons; 7% are barbershops.


                          STATE LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Any person is eligible to receive a license who submits proof that s/he is at least 17 years of age: has an
education equivalent to the completion of the second year of high school; has completed the required clock
hours for the applicable course; has paid the required fees; and has passed the examination conducted by
the Board to determine his/she fitness to receive a license.
                                   PROGRAMS OF STUDY
De Wolff College offers programs in the following areas of Cosmetology in a normal time period as noted
below:
Preparation for licensure as a professional, Cosmetologist
     1600 clock hours – 52 weeks
Preparation for licensure as a professional, Manicurist/Pedicurist
     600 clock hours - 19 weeks
Preparation for licensure as a professional, Instructor
     1000 clock hours - 32 weeks
Preparation for licensure as a professional, Esthetician
     600 clock hours – 19 weeks
Preparation for licensure as a professional, Manicurist/Esthetician
     600 clock hours - 19 weeks

                                 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Welcome to the world of cosmetology! You are at the threshold of opportunity. Apply yourself and the
possibilities are limitless. As you begin, you may not know whether you prefer working with hair, skin, or
nails. Enter the classroom with an open mind as you begin your course of study. The vocations are options
you may want to consider upon graduation.

COSMETOLOGY
Professional Stylist                    Skin Care Specialist
Makeup Technician                       Nail Technician
Platform Artist                         Product Representative
Salon Owner of Manager                  State Board Member
MANICURING
Nail Care Specialist                    Synthetic Nail Technician
Nail Salon Manager                      Nail Salon Owner
Platform Artist                         Product Representative
Retail Specialist
MANICURE/ESTHETICIAN
Nail Care Specialists                   Synthetic Nail Technician
Makeup Technician                       Skin Care Specialist
Nail Salon Owner or Manager             Platform Artist
Product Representative                  Retail Specialist
ESTHETICIAN
Makeup Technician                       Skin Care Specialist
Platform Artist                         Product Representative
Retail Specialist                       School Owner/Manager
Education Consultant
INSTRUCTOR
Private School Instructor               Public School Instructor
Product Representative                    Director of Education
School Administrator                      Platform Artist

Avenues in the areas of specialization could also include journalism, advertising, marketing, or research and
development with the right continuing education and opportunities. Training is the important first step to an
enjoyable, successful career in one of the above areas. If you like to work with people, and have the
aptitude, a cosmetology education may be a pathway to a secure income and a solid future.

The field of cosmetology as whole (including barbers, salon workers, nail technicians and estheticians) is
projected to grow 20 percent between 2008 and 2018, which according to the US Bureau of Labor
Statistics, is “much faster than average.”
                            When our graduates succeed, we succeed!
                                  POLICY REGARDING METODS OF PAYMENT

OPTION I:               CASH

OPTION II:   DEFERRED PAYMENT PLAN
$______ down payment, balance to be paid at the rate of $_____ month. No interest is charged under this
plan.

OPTION III:     FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Students agrees that they are primarily responsible for paying expenses for programs selected, and that they
will make the application for Financial Aid assistance. However, should a student become ineligible for
Financial Aid assistance and / or not be able to cover full cost by way of assistance, the student will be
referred to Option I or Option II to cover the remaining balance of their tuition.
Students agree that, under this option, funds will be disbursed according to policies set forth by the United
States Department of Education and this College.
Student agrees to provide all information required to complete the application for aid, including copies of
income tax and any other documents may be required.

THE FOLLOWING APPLIES TO ALL OPTIONS LISTED UNDER METHOD OF PAYMENT:

1. All moneys due to the college must be paid in full before report of program hours, transcripts of grades,
   and / or practical reports will be released. A charge of $20.00 will be incurred for transcripts sent to other
   schools or to students.
2. All charges for programs are by payment period (payment periods are as follows:
     Cosmetology: 0-450hrs, 451-900hrs, 901-1250hrs, 1251-1600hrs
     Manicuring/Pedicuring: 0-300hrs, 301-600hrs
     Manicuring/Esthetician: 0-300hrs, 301-600hrs
     Esthetician: 0-300hrs, 301-600hrs
     Instructor: 0-450hrs, 451-900hrs, 901-1000hrs
Awards of Title IV federal assistance (if applicable) received by students will apply first to tuition owed and
then to the student for education related expenses. All financial aid disbursements will be made in
accordance with federal regulation and guidelines.
                   RECOVERY PLAN FOR TITLE IV PROGRAMS IF RECOVERY IS INVOLOVED

1. Amount disbursed through title IV programs is added to the amount paid by the student to determine the
   amount paid to the school.
2. The amount earned in tuition as stated in Refund Policy.
3. Determine percentage of recovery for each title IV programs by dividing amount from each by total
   disbursement made from all Title IV programs.
4. Multiply each quotient by balance after total earned is subtracted from total paid.

                                           DISTRIBUTION PRIORITY

                               RETURN OF TITLE IV FUNDS AND REPAYMENTS
1. DIRECT Loans
(Unsubsidized — Subsidized Stafford)
2. Federal PELL Grant Program
3. The Student

Any Returns to Title IV owed by the college shall be paid as applicable, first to unsubsidized federal Stafford
Student Loan Program: second to Subsidized Federal Stafford Student Loan Program. If the student has
received personal payments of Title Iv aid, he/she may be required to return the aid to the applicable
program.

                                                  REFUND POLICY
A. An applicant, not accepted for enrollment by the college, shall receive a refund of all monies paid, if any.
B. If a student (or in the case of a student under legal age their parent or guardian) cancels their enrollment
    and demands their money back in writing, within three (3) business days of the signing of the enrollment
    agreement, all monies collected by the school shall be refunded. The postmark on written notification will
    determine the cancellation date, or the date said information is delivered to the school
    administrator/owner in person. Formal termination shall occur within 30 days of determination by the
    institution that the student has withdrawn without notifying the institution.
C. If a student cancels his/her enrollment after three (3) business days following the signing of this contract,
    but prior to entering classes, they will be entitled to a refund of all monies paid to the college, less a
    registration fee of $100.00 plus an administrative fee of 5% or $100, whichever is less
College is authorized:
% of Scheduled Time to Total Time of program = % of total tuition owed to the college
01% to 4.9%= 20%
5% to 9.96%=30%
10% to 14.9%=40%
15% to 24.96%=45%
25% to 59.9%=70%
60% or over=100



Enrollment time is defined as the time elapsed between the students start date and the last physical date of
attendance at the school. Refunds will be calculated on scheduled hours. Any monies due
the applicant or student shall be refunded within 45 days of enrollment time is defined as the time elapsed
between the actual starting date and the date of the student’s last day of physical attendance in the college
or in the case of a leave of absence, the documented date of return. In the case of disabling illness or injury,
death in the student’s immediate family or other documented mitigating circumstances, a reasonable and
fair refund settlement will be made.
If permanently closed or no longer offering instruction after a student has enrolled, the college will provide a
pro rata refund of tuition to the student within 30 days. If the course is canceled subsequent to student’s
enrollment, the college will either provide a full refund of all monies paid or completion of the course at a
mutually agreeable location.
Books and equipment kit are not returnable for sanitary reasons.
It is understood that sufficient time is allowed within the term of this contract. This contract will be changed
only for the following documented reasons:
1) Student’s hospitalization: 2) Time loss due to death in student’s immediate family: 3) Court appearance,
4) Approved leave of absence: 5) Professional judgment. The listed extensions will be made at no charge to
the student. Other reasons are not accepted and could result in charges.


                                         GRADUATION REQUIRMENTS

1) The completion of the required program. 2) Successful completion if the college final written and practical
exams: All tests and exams must have 75% or better. 3) All theory tests and workbook must be completed:
4) Tuition and all other charges, if any, must be paid in full. A certificate of completion will be awarded upon
graduation.

                                              LEAVE OF ABSENCE

A leave of absence will be requested in writing. Only in an emergency can a student be given a leave by
telephone. In these cases, a written statement must be given to the college office upon the students return.
The maximum time frame for a leave of absence is 180 days. The college permits more than one leave of
absence in a 12-month period provided that the total numbers of days do not exceed 180 days. During any
leave of absence all financial aid is suspended.

                                                     OSHA

The United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires the college
to advise its students of the chemicals used in cosmetology and related training. During training, student
will learn about the importance of safety in the work place and how to use and follow the Material Safety
Data Sheets (MSDS) for chemicals used in cosmetology or related training. During each unit of study,
students are apprised of the various chemicals used and safe practices that apply. In addition, a complete
file containing Material Safety Data Sheets for the chemicals used at the college is available in the
administration office.
                                             VOTER REGISTRATION


If you are not a registered voter and would like to be, you can register to vote at the following locations:
County Voter Registrar’s Office                 Libraries
Secretary of State Office                       Post Offices
College Administrative Office                   High Schools
If you need assistance, please contact the admissions office.

                                           DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION

The college fully supports the prevention of drug abuse. Upon enrollment, students are provided with an
informative pamphlet, which outlines the hazards of drug abuse. The college has certified to the Department
of Education that it operates a drug free campus. A list of agencies and phone numbers is maintained in
administration office and is provided to any student requesting assistance in this area.

                                               GRADING SYSTEM

The student will be evaluated by written and oral testing at the end of each unit of study covered by the
instructor. The theory grade will be a numerical grade between 75-100% with 75% being the minimum
allowable grade for satisfactory progress. The instructor will inform the student at the beginning of each unit
of study when they will hold their test. The student’s practical grade will be determined by a weekly project
grade in the clinic, or if a freshman, in the classroom. The student will be given a project on Friday which will
be given a numerical grade by the classroom instructor, with 75 being the minimum passing grade. The
instructor will inform the student before testing of what they will be grading them on in the project. The hair
design, perm wraps, color project, will be performed on a mannequin, with a grade in hair sculpture, nails,
etc., being performed on the patron, (or if in the classroom—on the mannequin). At the end of the month the
weekly grades will be averaged to determine the students’ practical grade for the month. The theory grades
for the month will also be averaged and the student will receive a grade in both practical and theory, and
also an average of the two. The students will receive a monthly report to inform them of their progress.

                                 POLICY REGARDING MISSED THEORY WORK

Any student who is behind in theory subjects, due to being absent, may make up theory work under the
supervision of a licensed instructor. The student has one week, after return from being absent, to make up
theory test missed. It is the responsibility of the student to contact their theory instructor and make
arrangements to take the test they missed. All missed theory test are to be made-up in theory on Tuesday at
8:30am.

                                      GENERAL FACILITIES & EQUIPMENT


The college is located in the northeast quadrant of Albuquerque. The location in the Princess Jeanne
Shopping Center is well maintained, well lighted and has ample parking available for patron and students.
The college facilities are well lighted, air-conditioned and heated for comfortable year round operation. It is
well equipped for student and instructor usage in the classrooms and clinic area. College administration
offices are centrally located in the facility.
                                SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS POLICY

Satisfactory Academic Progress in attendance and academic work is a requirement for all students, and
students must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress to continue eligibility for funding. To determine
Satisfactory Academic Progress for students who are attending the Cosmetology program,
Students are evaluated for both academics and attendance during the month that they are scheduled (450
hrs. 900hrs, 1250hrs). Students attending the Manicuring, Esthetician, Manicuring/Esthetician, and
Manicuring/Pedicuring programs are evaluated during the month they are scheduled to complete their
payment period (300 hrs.). Students attending the Instructor program are evaluated during the month they
are scheduled to complete their Title IV payment periods (450 hrs. 900 hrs.) If a student does not meet
Satisfactory Academic Progress they will be provided with either a Financial Aid Warning letter or a Financial
Aid Probation Letter.

                                      ATTENDANCE POLICY/PROGRESS

Students must attend a minimum of 67% of the cumulative scheduled hours to maintain Satisfactory
Academic Progress and complete the Cosmetology program within the maximum time allowed. The
maximum time frame is equal to 150 times the published length of the program (2400 scheduled hours).
Instructor program (1500 scheduled hours). Esthetician, Manicuring/Esthetician, Manicuring/Pedicuring
programs (900 scheduled hours). Time off for authorized leaves of absence will be added to the maximum
time frame. During the maximum time frame, on the average a student would have to complete the following
hours during the following months to remain in Satisfactory Academic Progress:
Program                       Minimum Hours                   Maximum Hours
  Cosmetology                301.50 hrs.                     450 hrs.
  Instructor                 301.50 hrs.                     450 hrs.
  Esthetician                201 hrs.                        300 hrs.
  Manicuring/Esthetician     201 hrs.                        300 hrs.
  Manicuring/Pedicuring      201 hrs.                        300 hrs.


                                           MAXIMUM TIME FRAME

The maximum time (which does not exceed 1.50 times of the program length) allowed for students to
complete each program length at Satisfactory Academic Progress is stated below:
PROGRAM                      MAXIMUM TIME ALLOWED
Weeks                        Scheduled Hours
Cosmetology                  64 weeks        2400 hrs.
Instructor                   40 weeks        1550 hrs.
Esthetician                  40 weeks        900 hrs.
Manicuring/Esthetician       24 weeks        900 hrs.
Manicuring/Pedicuring        24 weeks        900 hrs.
                                              ACADEMIC PROGRESS

Students are assigned theory study and practical assignments. Theory is evaluated by written exams given
after each unit of study. Practical assignments are evaluated as completed and counted toward program
completion ONLY when rated as satisfactory or better. Practical skills are evaluated according to text
procedures and set forth in practical skills evaluation criteria adopted by the school. Students must maintain
a cumulative theory grade average of 75% and pass a FINAL written and practical exam prior to graduation.
Students must make up failed or missed tests and incomplete assignments. Numerical grades are
considered to the following scale:

Practical and Theory:
100             Outstanding
99 to 91        Above Average
90 to 81        Average
80 to 75        Slightly Below Average
74 to 0         Unsatisfactory and Failing

                                      DETERMINATION OF PROGRESS

Students meeting requirements at the end of each payment period points will be considered making
Satisfactory Academic Progress until the end of the next scheduled evaluation. In order for a student to be
considered making Satisfactory Academic Progress the student must meet both attendance and academic
minimum requirements.

                                             FINANCIAL AID WARNING

Students failing to meet requirements for attendance or academic progress at the end of any payment
period will be placed on Financial Aid Warning until the end of the next payment period or until re-
establishing Satisfactory Progress, whichever occurs first. During the Financial Warning period, students are
considered to be making Satisfactory Academic Progress and students who receive federal funds may
continue to be funded. If the student is meeting minimum requirements at the end of the Financial Aid
Warning period, the student will be determined as making Satisfactory Academic Progress. If the student
fails to meet requirements at the end of the Financial Aid Warning period, the student will be placed on
Financial Aid Probation and will be suspended from receiving Title IV funds, unless the students appeals the
Financial Aid Probation and prevails on the appeal.

                                                 APPEAL POLICY

If a student is determined NOT to be making Satisfactory Academic Progress at the end of the Financial Aid
Warning period the student may appeal the negative Determination. The appeal must be based on following:
The death of a relative, an injury or illness of the student, or other special circumstances. The Student must
submit his/her written appeal notice to the school administration with supporting documentation including
reasons why the determination should be reversed and what has changed in the student’s situation that will
allow the student to demonstrate Satisfactory Academic Progress at the next evaluation; The written appeal
will be reviewed within 5 business days by the school administration and the student will be notified of the
results in writing. The results of the appeal review are final and not appeal able. If the student prevails on
appeal the student will be placed on Financial Aid Probation and will be considered making Satisfactory
Academic Progress until the end of the next payment period.

                                       RE-ESTABLISHMENT OF STATUS

A student determined NOT to be making Satisfactory Academic Progress may reestablish Satisfactory
Academic Progress by:
1) Making up missed tests and assignments and increasing cumulative grade point average to 75%
2) Increasing cumulative attendance to 67%

                                   REENTRY STUDENTS/INTERRUPTIONS

A determination of Satisfactory Academic Progress will be made and documented at the time of withdrawal
or beginning of a Leave of Absence. That determination of status will apply to students at the time they
return to school. The student may appeal a negative Satisfactory Academic Progress determination of status
will apply to students at the time they return to school. Elapsed time during a Leave of Absence does not
affect Satisfactory Academic Progress and will extend the contact period by the same number of days in the
Leave there will be no additional charges to a student for the time off when they are on an approved leave of
absence. Students re-entering after exiting the school will not be evaluated as new students and
consideration will be given to the student’s progress status at the time of previous withdrawal. Students
wishing to re-enroll in school after withdrawing must submit a letter to the school administration. Student’s
letters requesting re-enrollment must include a summary of the reasons the student withdrew and how
these issues have been resolved. Re-enrollment is at the discretion of the School Director/Administrator.
Decisions by the School Director/Administrator regarding re-enrollment are final.

                                            TRANSFER STUDENTS

New students that transfer into DeWolff College with hours from another school will start with 0 hours and
be evaluated at the same schedule as any other new student except that their contract length will be
adjusted for the remaining hours needed to completer the program.

                                     REINSTATEMENT OF FINANCIAL AID

Title IV aid will be reinstated to students who have prevailed upon appeal regarding the status of Satisfactory
Academic Progress or who have reestablished Satisfactory Academic Progress.

                    INCOMPLETES, REPETITIONS, AND NON-CREDIT REMEDIAL COURSES

The school does not recognize course incompletes, repetitions, and non-credit remedial courses. As a result,
these events will have no effect on the institution’s Satisfactory Progress.

PROGRAM EVALUATION FOR
    COSMETOLOGY
    ESTHETICIAN
    MANICURIST/PEDICURIST
    INSTRUCTOR
    MANICURIST/ESTHETICIAN
Progress in THEORY AND PRACTICAL SKILLS in each unit is graded upon a numeric scale as follows:
    100             Outstanding
    91-99           Above Average
    81-90           Average
    75-80           Slightly Below Average
    Below 74        Unsatisfactory & Failing
    I               Incomplete (this converts to a 74 if not made up within a one week period).

                                           EXTERNSHIP PROGRAM

The college encourages qualified students to obtain salon sponsors for participation in the state approved
student externship program. It allows students who have completed 50% of the required hour to participate
in on-the-job training up to eight hours per week in an area salon. The student must be maintaining
Satisfactory Academic Progress According to the college’s policy, be current on all written examinations,
obtain a duplicate student permit, and meet any other eligibility requirements.

                                     MINI-BOARD PREP CLASS AND TEST

In each program of study at DeWolff, a Mini-Board prep class is given when a student is nearing graduation.
Students must pass the Mini-Board test as a graduation requirement. There is two parts to this test, a
practical and a written. A Mini-Board prep class and test is designed and administered to prepare students
graduating from DeWolff’s to take there State Board Examination with confidence. Before a student is able
to attend this class all theory tests and workbook must be completed. Tuition, and all other charges; if any,
must be paid in full.
PREVIOUS CREDIT EVALUATION
The school maintains a written record of the previous education and training of each student. The record
indicates that appropriate credit has been given. The student and any other appropriate agency will be
notified of this evaluation.
The college allows students in good standing to re-enter without loss of credit.

                               POLICY REGARDING HANDICAPPED APPLICANTS
Before admittance, all handicapped applicants must be interviewed to determine their ability to benefit from
the training offered. The school does not discriminate in its admissions practices or other policies against
handicapped persons. The licensing requirements for courses offered at the school may restrict some
applicants. The campus director may answer questions regarding licensing requirements and the physical
demands of the industry. All entrances and exits at this facility allow access to all persons in wheel chairs
and/or crutches.

                                                   HOUSING

Since most of our students are from the local area, living quarters are not provided. However, assistance
will be provided by the college for any out-of-town students, as to the various types of housing in the area.

                                   SCHOLARSHIP AND FEE WAIVER POLICY
A limited number of partial scholarships are given for student instructors. A fee waiver policy, if instituted, is
made available to all students in a particular class.
                                             PLACEMENT SERVICES

De Wolff College has a placement binder in the administrative offices where students are able to look at job
opportunities available. A staff member, Julianna Martinez, is available to assist students, and keep records
of where students can find employment. Students are instructed on how to make resumes in the Salon
Management portion of their theory classes and are given samples of various types of resumes and letters
of recommendation. If students so desire, they can request assistance in making appointments for
interviews. The college has a variety of salon owners and representatives come to the school and present to
the students what their salon or spa can offer them.

                                         NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY
All phases of our institution and its policies do not practice discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color,
religion, sex, financial status, country or ethnic origin.

                                             SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Any unwanted repeated behaviors of a sexual nature shall constitute sexual harassment. This applies to
staff and students, complaints will follow regular grievance policy.

                                            PROGRAM DISCRIPTION

COSMETLOGY
The textbooks used during this program include the following:
    Milady’s Standard Cosmetology text and workbooks
    New Mexico Barbers and Cosmetology Rules and Regulations
    College Catalog

                                            GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

The goal of the Cosmetology program at DeWolff College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology, Inc. is to prepare
the student to successfully pass the practical and written examinations required by the State of New Mexico
to be licensed. Just as important, the goal of DeWolff’s College is to prepare the student to successfully find
employment in the field and to be able to compete in the challenging career of Cosmetology.
The objective of this program is as follows: At the end of the program, and before a certificate is issued, the
student will be able to successfully pass the college’s final written examinations with at least a 75% score
and to successfully demonstrate entry level job skills by passing the college’s final practical examinations,
which involve testing in all units of the course.

                                      COSMETOLOGY PROGRAM FORMAT

The program includes lectures, demonstrations, and “hands on” instruction. All three types of instruction
input (visual, oral, and physical) are used throughout the program. The students are continually encouraged
to prepare the physical skills they are instructed in, and to apply the theoretical knowledge they learn to
solve problems presented by the clients in the College Clinic. Examples of employment opportunities are:
cosmetician, platform artist, salon manager, salon owner, manufacturer’s representative, or traveling stylist.
                                                       SUBJECTS
Students receive theory and practical instructions in the following subjects of the program.
       Subject                                       _________________Hours
       Theory………………………………………………………….……………………. 75
       (Includes NM state Laws, Hygiene, First Aid)
       Sterilization, Sanitation, Bacteriology……………………………….…. 75
       Shampoos, Rinses, Scalp Treatment…………………………………… 75
       Chemical Waving (Perms)…………………………………………………... 200
       Hair Coloring/Bleaching……………………………………………………... 125
       Hair styling…………………………………………………………………………. 150
       Hair Cutting………………………………………………………………………… 200
       Manicuring/Pedicuring……………………………………………………….. 175
       (Including artificial nails, nail tips, etc.)
       Facials (Including skin care and product knowledge)…………… 175
       Salon Management (including job seeking)………………………….. 50
       Miscellaneous……………………………………………………………………. 300
       TOTALS:                                                         1600
       COST INFORMATION COSEMTOLOGY PROGRAM
       Registration Fee…………………………………………………$100.00
       Tuition……………………………………………………………$12,936.50
       (Includes Textbooks, Equipment Kit, Taxes, and supplies for course)
       Total                                                $13,036.50
       All supplies for customer service are furnished by the college.

                                           PROGRAM DISCRIPTION

                                                 ESTHETICIAN

TEXTBOOKS
Standard Textbook for Professional Estheticians
Workbook for Professional Estheticians
State Board Regulations and Statutes
State Board Review Book

                                           GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
The goal of the Esthetician Program at DeWolff College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology, Inc. is to prepare the
student to successfully pass the practical and written examinations required by the State of New Mexico to
be licensed in the State as an Esthetician. Just as important, the goal of De Wolff’s College of Hairstyling and
Cosmetology, Inc. is to prepare the student to successfully find employment in the field and to be able to
compete in the challenging and rewarding career of Esthetician. The objective of this program is as follows:
At the end of the program, and before a certificate is issued, the student will be able to successfully pass the
college’s final written examinations with at least a 75% score and to successfully demonstrate entry level job
skills by passing the college’s final practical examinations, which involve testing in all units of the program.

                                        ESTHETICIAN PROGRAM FORMAT
The program includes lectures, demonstrations, and “hands on” instruction. All three types of instructional
input (visual, oral, and physical) are used throughout the program. The students are continually encouraged
to prepare the physical skills they are instructed in, and to apply the theoretical knowledge they learn to
solve problems presented by the clients in the College Clinic. Examples of employment opportunities are:
Esthetician, Merchandising (salons, department stores, boutiques, cosmetic buyer, Manufacturer’s
representative, etc.).

                                                  SUBJECTS
Students receive theory and practical instructions in the following subjects of the program:
       SUBJECT                                                  HOURS
       Theory………………………………………………………………………... 75
       Sterilization, Sanitation, Bacteriology…………………………… 75
       Facials…………………………………………………………….….….….. 350
       Salon Business, Retail Sales…………………………………….…. 50
       Miscellaneous…………………………………………………………….. 50
       TOTAL                                                     600
       COST INFORMATION ESTHETICIAN PROGRAM
       Registration Fee………………………………………………………$100.00
       Tuition …………………………………………………………………$7,899.22
       (Includes textbooks, equipment kit, taxes, supplies, for course)
       TOTAL                                               $7,999.22

All beauty supplies for customer service are furnished by the college.

                                            PROGRAM DISCRIPTION

                                           MANICURIST/PEDICURIST

Manicuring is the artful care of the hands and nails. Pedicure is the care of the feet and toenails. The
Manicurist/Pedicurist program is devoted to acquiring the knowledge needed to impart the artful care of
hands, feet, nails and toenails. Examples of employment opportunities are: Manicurist/Pedicurist, Nail
Technician, nail artist, salons, boutiques, and manufacture representative.

TEXTBOOKS
The Art and Science of Manicuring, Textbook and Workbook
State Board Exam Review Book
New Mexico Board Rules and Regulations

                                           GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
The goal of the Manicurist/Pedicurist Program at DeWolff College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology, Inc. is to
prepare the student to successfully pass the practical and written examinations required by the State of New
Mexico to be licensed in the State. Just as important, the goal of DeWolff’s is to prepare the student to
successfully find employment in the field and to be able to complete in the challenging career of
Manicuring/Pedicuring. The objective of this program is: at the end of the program, and before a certificate
is issued, the student will be able to successfully pass the college’s final written examinations with at least a
75% score and to successfully demonstrate entry level job skills by passing the college’s final practical
examinations, which involve testing in all units of the course.

                                              PROGRAM FORMAT

The program includes lecture, demonstration and “hands on” instruction. All three types of instructional
input (visual, oral and physical) are used throughout the program. The students are continually encouraged
to prepare the physical skills they are instructed in, and to apply the theoretical knowledge they learn to
solve problems by the clients in the College Clinic.

                                                   SUBJECTS
Students receive theory and practical instructions in the following subjects of the course:
       Subject                                                                  Hours
       Theory……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 175
       Sterilization/Sanitation/Bacteriology………………………………………………….... 60
       Practical (Includes nail extensions, tip-overlays liquid and powder)……… 180
       Salon Management (include job seeking)…………………………………………….. 60
       Miscellaneous…………………………………………………………………………….….….. 125
       Total                                                                      600
       COST INFORMATION MANICURIST/PEDICURIST PROGRAM
       Registration Fee…………………………………………………………………………...…$100.00
       Tuition
       (Includes textbooks, equipment kit, taxes, supplies for course)………. $5,872.08
       Total                                                                  $5,972.08

All manicuring/pedicure supplies for customer service are furnished by the College.

                                                  INSTRUCTOR

                                                 PREREQUISITE

Applicants for the Instructor’s Program must submit proof they have completed at least an approved four
year high school program of study or its equivalent as determined by the State Board, and is a licensed
cosmetologist in New Mexico. Written proof of such background must be submitted prior to enrollment in the
Cosmetology Instructor Course.

                                           PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

To be an Instructor means to share, dispense and divulge knowledge and/or skills. The Instructor Program is
devoted to acquiring to teaching skills needed so that an experienced Cosmetologist can more readily share,
dispense, and divulge their cosmetology knowledge and skills in a logical and organized manner to students
just entering the career field. The total program is 1,000 clock hours in length.
TEXTBOOKS

Teacher –Training Manual, Milady
Workbook for the Teacher-Training Manual
Standard Exam Review for Teachers
New Mexico Cosmetology Board Rules and Regulations
College Catalog
Other references and periodicals as assigned by the senior instructor and found in the college library.

                                          GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

The goal of the Instructor Program at DeWolff’s is to prepare the student to successfully pass the state board
examination required by the state of New Mexico to be licensed in the State. Just as important, the goal of
DeWolff College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology, Inc. is to prepare the student to successfully find
employment in the field and to be able to compete in the challenging career of teaching Cosmetology.

                                                  SUBJECTS
Students receive theory and practical instruction in the following subjects of the course:
        Subject                                                 Hours
        Theory………………………………………………………………………….. 75
        Course Development &Lesson Planning………………………… 100
        Teaching Methods………………………………………………………... 100
        Teaching Aids……………………………………………………………….. 50
        Theory Teaching & Class Management………………………….. 200
        Testing & Student Evaluation…………………………………………. 50
        Laboratory Supervision…………………………………………………. 300
        Miscellaneous ……………………………………………………………… 125
        TOTAL                                                      1000
Miscellaneous Instructor’s program, the student will pass a written examination conducted by the New
Mexico State Board of Cosmetology before receiving a license as a registered instructor. Tuition and all
other charges, if any, must be paid in full.
COST INFORMATION INSTRUCTOR
Registration Fee……………………………………….…………………………………….. $100.00
Tuition
(Includes textbooks, Equipment Kit, Taxes, Supplies for course)….....$ 7,750.00
Total                                                                $ 7,850.00
                                            PROGRAM DESCRIPTION


                                           MANICURIST/ESTHETICIAN

Manicuring is the artful care of the hands and nails. Pedicuring is the care of the feet and toenails. Esthetics
concentrates on the health, care and attractiveness of the skin and on the artistic use of cosmetics. The
Manicurist/Esthetician course gives students a thorough understanding of both the theory and practice of all
pertinent subjects dealing with skin care and provides a special emphasis on the application of cosmetics.

TEXTBOOKS

The Art and Science of Manicuring Workbook and Textbook
State Board Exam Review Book
New Mexico Board Rules and Regulations
Standard Textbook for Estheticians (Joel Gerson) and Workbook
Other references and periodicals as assigned by the instructor and found in the college library.
                                            GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
The goal of the Manicurist/esthetician program at De Wolff College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology, Inc., is to
prepare the student to successfully pass the practical and written examinations required by the State of New
Mexico to be licensed in the state. Just as important, the goal of De Wolff College of Hairstyling and
Cosmetology, Inc., is to prepare the student to successfully find employment in the field and to be able to
compete in the challenging career of Manicurist/esthetician.

The objective of this program is as follows: At the end of the program, and before a certificate is issued, the
student will be able to successfully pass the college’s final written examination with at least a 75% score and
to demonstrate entry level job skills by passing the college’s final practical examinations, which involve
testing in all units of the course.

                                  MANICURIST/ESTHETICIAN PROGRAM FORMAT
The program includes lecture, demonstrations and “hands on” instruction. All three types of instructional
input (visual, oral and physical) are used throughout the program. The students are continually encouraged
to utilize the physical skills they are instructed in, and to apply the theoretical knowledge they learn to solve
problems of the clients in the College Clinic. Examples of employment opportunities are:
Manicurist/Esthetician merchandising (salons, department stores, boutiques, cosmetic buyer,
manufacturer’s representative, etc.), owning your own salon.

                                                  SUBJECTS
Students receive theory and practical instructions in the following:
       SUBJECT                                                    HOURS
       Theory……………………………………………………………………….……..                             75
       (Includes NM State Laws, hygiene, first aid, chemistry, electricity, ethics)
       Sterilization, Sanitation, Bacteriology…………….…………………..             75
       Facials…………………………………………………………………….….….                            175
       Manicuring/Pedicuring…………………………………………….….………. 175
       Salon Business, Retail Sales……………………………….…...….……….. 50
       Miscellaneous ……………………………………………………………………… 50
       TOTAL                                                            600
        COST INFORMATION—MANICURIST/ESTHETICIAN
        PROGRAM
        REGISTRATION FEE…………………………………………………..……..…….….$100.00
        Tuition
        (Includes textbooks, equipment kit, taxes, supplies for course…. $ 8,200.50
        TOTAL                                                          $ 8,300.50

All beauty supplies for customer services are furnished by the college.
                                             COUNSELING POLICY
The college shall counsel each student at the end of each month in regard to their progress in theory and
practical subjects.
Counseling services are available to every student, at any time, in regard to a student’s education.
Financial aid counseling is available for all students who are having difficulties meeting their financial
responsibilities to the college.
                              ABOUT THE WRITTEN AND PRACTICAL
         EXAMINATION FOR THE NEW MEXICO STATE BOARD OF BARBERS AND COSMETOLOGISTS
A grade of 75% must be made in each subject in the written examination. The practical portion of the
examination is determined by Pass/Fail grade.

State Board examination dates will be published yearly and exam dates will be posted on the student
bulletin board in the college. Registration deadlines for the examinations are announced and published on
the same annual announcement by the State Board.
All students must register with the State Board for licensure examination upon completion of their course
requirements.
                                     COLLEGE RULES AND REGULATIONS
De Wolff College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology, Inc., and it’s students are regulated by the New Mexico
State Board of Cosmetology laws, and the rules and regulations of the State Board of Cosmetology, which
was established by said law. In addition, so that our students are eligible to receive financial aid assistance,
De Wolff College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology, Inc., must meet the standards and criteria of the National
Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences. This commission acts as the accrediting agency
for the U.S. Office of Education.

To insure compliance with these laws and rules, De Wolff College of Hairstyling and Cosmetology, Inc., it has
established rules and regulations that pertain to the day-to-day operation of the college. These rules ensure
that all students are treated equally, and teach the standards of conduct in our profession that will make our
students successful and employable.

These rules are simple, common sense practices for our profession. They define the standards of conduct
accepted at our college and, in turn, help our students learn the standard of conduct accepted on the
employment scene.
                                GENERAL INFORMATION AND REQUIREMENTS
All students are required to have all their equipment and textbooks available at all times so they can
participate in any given class at any given time. Items of training equipment may not be removed from
premises except for textbook and notebook.
                                                    Visitors

Students may have visitors in the reception area only. Visitors are not allowed in clinic area, class   rooms,
or student lunchrooms.
                                                   Use of Time
All time at school is to be devoted to the study of cosmetology. Personal business should be handled on your
own time, outside college hours. All literature read in school must pertain to Beauty Culture.
                           CelI phones, Bluetooth, I-pods and/or Electronic Devices
Students are not allowed to use the above items
in the college under any circumstances. A student will only be called out of class or from a client in case of
an emergency. Telephone messages will be taken for students and they can return calls during breaks or
lunch.
                         Stealing, Destroying Property, Use of Liquor and/or Narcotics
Any student in violation of the above will be terminated immediately from college and a letter written to the
New Mexico State Board of Cosmetology
stating the reason for dismissal.
                             Foul Language, Unprofessional Conduct and/or Ethics
Any student in violation of the above will receive a verbal consultation for the first occurrence. The second
occurrence student will receive a written warning with a three day suspension. The third occurrence will lead
to termination.
                                       Student Conduct/Dismissal Policy
Conduct or actions which endanger the student body, staff, administration, or are disruptive to the operation
of the school will be cause for termination.
                                                Miscellaneous
Students are permitted in the student lunchroom only during breaks and lunch periods. All candy, pop,
lunches, etc., must be consumed in the student lunchroom. Students are advised not to carry large sums of
money at any time in the building. The college will not be responsible for any loss or theft of personal items,
money and equipment. No smoking is permitted in the building. Students may               smoke only during
breaks and lunches outside the building. Students are not permitted to chew gum in the building. Weapons
of any kind will not be allowed on college premises.
                                                  APPEARANCE
Cosmetology is the science of beautifying and improving the complexion, skin, hair, and nails. Since you are
a walking advertisement of your abilities in this science, your professional appearance is of utmost
importance at all times. SELF-CLEANLINESS: Daily hygiene is necessary in a profession with close customer
contact.
                                                UNIFORMS
Students are required to purchase black scrub pants.
Tops are black with DeWolffs logo on them only, purchased from the school.
White sweaters purchased from the school.
Shoes are white tennis or running shoes.
NO canvas, open toe shoes.
If you have any questions concerning dress, please check with the office.
MAKE-UP: Female students must use make-up appropriate for day time wear.
HANDS: Fingernails must be reasonable length and neatly manicure.
Students are professionals in training for a career in the BEAUTY and IMAGE industry. The grooming and
image developed now will definitely impact your career success.


                PRACTICE PROFESSIONALISM NOW!!!
                                             TIME CLOCK
Hours are accumulated during the month by students using their Badges.
Badges must be used:
               When you first enter the college for the day
               When you leave for lunch
               When you return from lunch
               When you leave the college for the day
If an error is made, or an adjustment is required, the student must contact the office. It is the student’s
responsibility to contact the office to discuss such entries.
                                             MONTHLY REPORTS
At the end of each month information from the time clock will be recorded on a monthly report form. The
student is required to:
Check the form for possible recording and/or math errors.
Discuss needed changes, if any, with the office.
Make one (1) copy of the form, sign all copies and return them          to their theory instructor.
One copy of the monthly report will be returned to the student for their personal files.
                                                  LUNCHES
Lunches must be taken within the prescribed time—11:30 a.m. to 1:00p.m.— whenever possible.
Lunch breaks for students in the classroom will be determined by the classroom instructor.
A student who has not had a lunch break within the prescribed time must notify an instructor.
The instructor that has been notified by the student that they have not had lunch will then check with the
reception desk and if that student has not been allowed time for lunch, the instructor will make all necessary
changes to insure that the student will have a lunch break. When a student is scheduled on the clinic floor,
they are expected to manage their own schedule according to their customer’s needs. Waiting for another
student before taking a lunch break can result in a conflict of schedule. This is considered student neglect.
                                          INTERNAL GRIEVANCE POLICY
A student with a complaint or question concerning their educational program will first discuss the situation
with their instructor. If they need further clarification or explanation, the student may pick up a complaint
form in the office and make an appointment with school owners to discuss the written complaint. If the
student is not satisfied with the decision of the owners, they may further file a complaint with the New
Mexico Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists. If there are still concerns, the student may file a complaint
with the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences (NACCAS).
                                                BREAKS
Each student is allowed a 15 minute break between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and a 15 minute break
between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Students in class shall take breaks at the discretion of the instructor.
                                                      LIBRARY
There is a library available to all students of the college, which contains many reference materials such as
books, magazines, film strips, cassettes and the necessary equipment for their use.
We encourage all students to make good use of our library.
1. Students may check library materials in or out anytime during office hours.
2. Students are responsible for any and all losses or damages of library materials.
3. Any loss and/or damage must be paid by student immediately to insure prompt replacement of the lost or
    damaged materials to the library.
4. At no time are library items to leave the college.
5. All items must be checked back in at the end of the same day they are checked out.
                                  STUDENT EQUIPMENT, TEXTBOOKS, STATIONS
1. Each student is responsible, at all times, for their personal items, equipment, materials and supplies. The
    college will not be responsible for any loss or theft.
2. Any additional equipment lost or damaged equipment that a student may need, may be purchased
    through the college at the student’s expense.
3. Any student failing to participate in class because their equipment or textbooks were not available will
    automatically be dismissed from class for that day.
4. All students will be responsible for cleaning their stations daily. This includes mirror, chair, station counter
    top and floor area.
5. All students will be responsible for reporting any malfunction or misuses of stations to an instructor.
                                           COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
Unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material , including unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing, may
subject student to civil and criminal liabilities; the penalties for violation for Federal copyright laws; and a
description of DeWolff’s polices with respect to unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing, including disciplinary
actions that are taken against students who engage in illegal downloading or unauthorized distribution of
copyrighted materials using the college’s information technology system.
Students are not allowed to use office computers unless office personel is present.
                                            COLLEGE TEACHING STAFF
All instructors are licensed in the State of New Mexico. Instruction in the field of cosmetology is prohibited by
any other than a licensed New Mexico cosmetology instructor. Any student with a disrespectful attitude
toward instructors, fellow students or patrons; or refusal to do the assignments that were assigned shall
result in the dismissal of that student from this beauty college.
                                              SCHOOL OFFICE
The college office maintains an open door policy.
All business, questions, counseling etc. connected with your education will only be discussed in the college
office.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student
education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds from the US Department of Education.
FERPA gives parent certain rights with respect to their children’s education records. These rights transfer to
the student when he/she reaches the age of 18 or attends a school beyond high school level. Students to
whom the rights have transferred are “eligible students”.
Exceptions to the above rule are: 1)School official with legitimate educational interest: 2)Other schools to
which a student is transferring: 3)specified official for audit or evaluation purposes: 4)Appropriate parties in
connection with financial aid to a student: 5)Organization conducting certain studies for or on behalf of
school: 6)NACCAS staff, commissioners and evaluators for NACCAS: 7)US Department of Education: 8)
Person who need to know in case of health and safety emergencies: 9)State and local authorities, within a
juvenile justice system, pursuant to specific state laws: 10)Subpoenas by court order: 11) Release of
information form. Parents or eligible students have a right to inspect and review their records at any time
during normal business hours with an appointment. Records must be inspected in an administrative office
and will not be taken to any other area or leave the building. Parent and eligible student have the right to
request an amendment of their records and if denied may make a written request for a hearing. Student
records are safeguarded and maintained in fire proof file cabinets. Parents or student may obtain additional
copies of documents for a fee of $5.00 per copy. Student records are maintained for a minimum of three
years.
Records will include, but not be limited to: 1) Required enrollment applications and supporting documents:
2) Progress reports: 3)Student financial aid reports: 4)Payments and tuition evaluation data balances: 5)
Other evaluation data.
                                       VETERAN INTERRUPTION POLICY
A veteran or other person will be reported (VA Form 22-1999b) for violation of the attendance policy when
he/she accumulates absences of the following:
5 days in a calendar month (trainee in attendance 5 or more days per week)
4 days in a calendar month (trainee in attendance 4 days a week)
3 days in a calendar month (trainee in attendance 3 days a week)
School holidays or breaks such as summer vacation and Christmas holidays, etc., are not considered as
days of absence for interruption
                                          RE-CERTIFICATION POLICY
Veterans or other eligible persons who have been interrupted for VA pay purposes because of excessive
absences will not be reinstated prior to One Month from date of interruption. A veteran or other eligible
person who has been interrupted for VA pay purposes for excessive absences caused by an emergency or
emergencies such as personal illness or death in the immediate family, jury service, etc., may re-enter
training upon presentation of acceptable evidence to the institution. Such evidence will be made a part of
the student’s file.
                                            LEAVES OF ABSENCE
Leaves of absence, including military leaves, shall be reasonable in duration, not to exceed that period
stated in the approved catalog, and shall be for specific and acceptable purposes.
The school attendance records will clearly show leave of absences granted.
A written request for leaves of absences properly dated and signed by both the student and the school
director must be placed in the individual student file prior to the effective date of such leaves of absence.
The school certifying official is responsible for reporting leaves of absence to the Department of Veterans
Affairs Regional Office using the Notice of Change in Student Status (VA Form 22-1999b).
If the student fails to return from leave, he or she will be automatically terminated, and a refund will be
totally consummated within forty (40) days.
                                                     CLEARY ACT
                              CRIME AWARENESS/DRUG FREE WORKPLACE POLICY
In accordance with the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990, the college collects campus
crime statistics and prepares this report for distribution to all current prospective students and employees.
1. Campus is defined as “any building or property owned or controlled by the college within the same
contiguous geographic area and used by the college in direct support of or related to its educational
purpose.”
2. The report is disseminated annually in September to all current and prospective students and employees.
In addition, this report is provided to all individuals during enrollment or employment orientation which is
conducted with each start class or upon hiring of a new employee. At that time students and employees
review the report and receive descriptions of the campus security procedures and further information
regarding the prevention of crimes.
3. No student will have access to the campus facility, other than the parking area, at any time unless
supervised by a staff member. Any off campus events which are sponsored by the college or the student
council are supervised by college employees. Thus the college will monitor and report any criminal activity at
such events to local law enforcement authorities should they occur.
4. The college does not employ campus security officials. The security of the college is the direct
responsibility of each employee and the college administration. No such individuals have the authority to
make arrests.
5. All individuals are encouraged and requested to report immediately any known criminal offense or other
emergency occurring on campus to the college administration office on the designated form. All individuals
are also encouraged to promptly report all crimes to appropriate police agencies. The college administrator
will report all known criminal offenses to local law enforcements authorities upon receiving the report or
upon obtaining knowledge of any criminal offense.
6. All students and employees are encouraged to be responsible for their own security and the security of
others.
7. Sexual assault prevention programs are discussed during new student/employee orientation which
includes extensive handouts and procedures directed toward personal protection, the prevention of crime,
increasing awareness of rape, acquaintance rape, and other forcible and non-forcible sex offenses. To
increase crime awareness and prevention, local law enforcement officers are periodically invited to speak to
staff and students.
8. There are no buildings or properties owned or controlled by the college’s student organizations which are
recognized by the institution. There is no off campus housing facilities.
9. The college will provide timely warning to the warning to the campus community of any applicable crimes
that have been reported to the campus administration or local agencies that are considered to represent a
continuing threat to students and/or employees.
10. Statistic concerning the number of arrests for on-campus crimes of murder, forcible and non-forcible sex
offenses, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft and violations of liquor laws, drug abuse,
and weapons possession during the calendar years 2007, 2008, and 2009 are listed below:

TYPE OF CRIME               # OF OCCURRENCES             # OF ARRESTS

MURDER                                0                         0
SEX OFFENSES-forcible/non-forcible    0                         0
ROBBERY                               0                         0
AGGRAVATED ASSAULT                    0                         0
BURGLARY                              0                         0
MOTOR VEHICLE                         0                         0
WEAPONS POSSESSION                    0                         0
LIQUOR LAW VIOLATIONS                 0                         0
DRUG ABUSE VIOLATIONS                 0                         0

There were no crimes of murder forcible rape, or aggravated assault that show evidence of prejudice based
on race, religion, sexual orientation or ethnicity as prescribed by the Hate Crime Statistics act (28U.S.C.534).
11. in the event a sex offense on campus, the accuser has the option to and should take the following steps:
     Report the offense to college administration in the administration office.
     Reserve any evidence as may be necessary to prove criminal sexual assault.
     Request assistance, if desired, from college administration in reporting the crime to local law
        enforcement agencies.
     Report the crime to local law enforcement agencies.
     Request a change in the academic, situation if desired.
     Contact an appropriate agency in the community for counseling or other service that may be needed.
12. Sexual harassment is a violation of federal and state law and is pro-habited at all times. It is the express
    policy of the college that all individuals associated with the college are to conduct themselves at all
    times so as to provide an atmosphere free from sexual harassment. Sexual harassment in the
    workplace or college is grounds for severe disciplinary action.
13. The college doses not provide living situations during enrollment. the college will change a victim’s
    academic situation after the alleged sex offense if requested by the victim, and the change is reasonably
    available.
14. The only on-campus services available to victims of sex offenses are described in this report. There is no
    on-campus counseling mental health or other student services available.
15. On college disciplinary action in cases of alleged sexual assault will be based on findings by the law
    enforcement agency investigation, facts pertaining to the crime and other related mitigation
    circumstances provided that:
     the accuser and the accused may have others present during the college disciplinary proceeding:
          and
     both the accuser and the accused shall be informed of the final determination of the disciplinary
          proceeding and any sanction(s) imposed against the accused.
16. Possible sanctions the college may impose following a final determination regarding rape, acquaintance
    rape, or other forcible or non-forcible sex offense vary depending upon the final determination and may
    include expulsion.
17. Drug Abuse is prohibited at all times by students and employees on the college property or as part of any
    of its activities. Drug abuse is defined as: “The unlawful manufacture, distribution, possession or use of
    illicit controlled substances, including alcohol.”
18. The college prohibits possession, use and sale of alcoholic beverages, enforces the state underage
    drinking laws and state and federal drug laws. The Drug Free Awareness Program includes providing a
    copy of the “Who cares If I Do or Don’t” pamphlet and a copy of this report. The Hotlines and Off
    Campus Resources are posted in the classroom. Employees receive a copy of the “Terms and
    Symptoms of Drug Abuse” in which all negative symptoms of drug abuse are defined. Fact Sheets and
    posters about early warnings and guidelines regarding drug abuse are posted. As a condition of
    employment, employees will notify the college of any criminal drug statue conviction for a violation
    occurring in the workplace in the workplace no later than five days after such conviction.
19. There is no on-campus drug or alcohol counseling, treatment, or rehabilitation programs available. Off-
    campus services regarding Drug Abuse Information and Treatment, crisis intervention, counseling and
    metal health include:

Recovery Unlimited (505)292-4948
201 Eubank Blvd NE Suite A Albuquerque NM 87123
The Right Step (505)232-9115
UNM Psychiatric Hospital (505)272-2920
1001 Yale Blvd NE Albuquerque NM 87111

Amity Foundation (505)246-9630
510 2nd St NW Albuquerque NM 87102
Albuquerque Behavioral Health (505)830-6500
2403 San Mateo Blvd NE Albuquerque NM 87110
Desert Hill Youth & Family (505)836-0971
5310 Sequoia Rd NW Albuquerque NM 87120
Advanced Rehabilitation Service (505)299-2521
4001 Juan Tabo Blvd NE Albuquerque NM 87111
The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment & Referral Hotline
1-800-662-4357
Domestic Abuse Hotline
1-800-799-7233
RAINN/Rape & Abuse & Insets National Network
1-800-656-4673
20. Penalties to be imposed on students and employees for drug abuse
Violations occurring in the workplace include:
     notification of the abuse to the proper authorities
     leave of Absence from enrollment/employment during which time the individual must consider the
         responsibilities of his/her enrollment/employment, become free from any dependence and prove it,
         and certify that if he/she is reinstated that he/she Will no longer participate in abuse activities
         affection performance
     expulsion or termination will be considered based on the circumstances surrounding the violation.
21. Any action taken by the college against a violation of the drug free workplace policy work will occur
immediately upon administration obtaining such information. The college will notify the Department of
Education within 30 days of an employee or student being involved in any criminal drug statue conviction for
a violation occurring in the workplace.

				
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