Academic Policies | PLANTLAB®
COMPLIANCE WITH RULES, POLICIES, AND REGULATIONS
You acknowledge and agree that acceptance of this agreement by PLANTLAB®, and the Student’s enrollment and attendance at PLANTLAB®, are conditioned on compliance with such policies, rules, and regulations by the Student. You further acknowledge and agree that PLANTLAB® may dismiss you, withdraw an offer of enrollment, or decline to re-enroll. If in the sole judgment of PLANTLAB®, if determined that your conduct is disruptive to the rest of the class, you may be dismissed. In the event of dismissal, you shall remain obligated to pay fees for the course in which you are enrolled.
TRANSFERS AND EXTENSIONS POLICY
ONLINE COURSES - online courses have specific start and end dates. If you require additional time to complete the program, a two week extension is available at a fee of $100. Complimentary transfers are available for alternative start dates up to 7 days before the class start date. Upon starting a program, if you require a transfer, you will be granted a course transfer to another start date for a fee of $250. For additional questions, please contact your admissions advisor.
CANCELLATION REFUND POLICY
EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES: In case of a student’s prolonged illness, death in the immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling), catastrophic natural event, Act of God, or civil unrest such as war, the student may request a refund that will be processed on a case by case, within 60 to 90 days of written notice of such event. A Student is required to send notice via certified mail of the circumstances, with signature proof of receipt. Written proof from a doctor is required to process a claim for illness or death.
MANNER OF REFUND: Should a refund be issued, PLANTLAB® reserves the right to issue the refund in the manner it chooses, such as a check. If you pay the enrollment fees via credit card, you agree that you shall not be allowed to request your credit card company to “chargeback” any monies you paid to PLANTLAB®.
DISCONTINUED CLASS: If a course is discontinued by PLANTLAB® while students are still enrolled in for students enrolled in the course at the time it is discontinued shall be refunded unless PLANTLAB® restarts the course within 30 days.
ARBITRATION, ATTORNEY’S FEES, AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Any holder of this consumer credit contract is subject to all claims and defenses which the debtor could assert against the seller of goods or services obtained pursuant hereto or with the proceeds hereof, recovery hereunder by the debtor shall not exceed amounts paid by the debtor hereunder.
The undersigned agrees to reimburse PLANTLAB® for any legal fees and costs incurred by PLANTLAB® for the enforcement of this agreement and the collection of outstanding balances owed under this agreement. In no event will PLANTLAB® be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages in any action or proceeding arising out of or in connection with this agreement, whether sounding in contract, tort or otherwise.
CONSENT AND RELEASE
For consideration of and in return for services, facilities, and other assistance provided to me by PLANTLAB®, I legally release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue (the “release”), PLANTLAB®, and its directors, officers, shareholders, employees, agents, attorneys, investment advisors, portfolio managers, trustees, ancillary trustees, beneficiaries and their affiliates, successors and assigns, and their respective partners, shareholders, officers, directors and employees and all persons acting by, through, under or in concert with them and any affiliate of PLANTLAB® that offers culinary education instruction, from any and all manner of action or actions, cause or causes of action, in law or in equity, suite debts, liens, contracts, agreements, promises, liability, claims, demands, damages, losses, costs or expenses of any nature whatsoever, known or unknown, fixed or contingent, which I could have relating in any way to the agreement.
I understand that this release covers liability claims and actions caused entirely or in party by any acts or failures to act by PLANTLAB®, its Agents, Employees, Members, including but not limited to negligence, mistake, or failure to supervise. I further agree to abide by all the rules and regulations promulgated by PLANTLAB® while performing these activities. I recognize that this release means I am giving up, among other things, rights to sue PLANTLAB®, Employees, and Members for injuries, damages, or losses I may incur while participating in these activities.