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About Douglas J

Douglas J Aveda Institutes are accredited by the requisite agencies and licensed by the respective State.

You may compare the value offered by Douglas J Aveda Institute against other Institutes around the country by visiting the College Navigator website.

Douglas J and the Aveda Institute Chicago (AIC) make every effort not to misrepresent itself to students, staff, oversight agencies and the public at large. All staff is responsible for portraying AIC in a manner that is honest and truthful, particularly staff involved in the recruitment of students. Publications and advertising must be factual and truthful in nature. Download

Douglas J Aveda Institute does not have an athletic program.

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Student Rights

Douglas J Aveda Institute makes every effort to make widely available and to distribute voter registration forms to Douglas J students.

Constitution Day (or Citizenship Day) is an American federal observance that recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. It is observed on September 17, the day the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution in 1787 in Philadelphia. Douglas J Aveda Institute students are asked to join us in our celebration of this very special observance during our annual Constitution Day event.

Douglas J Aveda Institute makes every effort to safeguard your confidential and personal information. Douglas J Aveda Institute has adopted reasonable safeguards to ensure information security, as is required by federal standards.

The physical demands of the cosmetology and esthiology profession are provided in the following link to better assure students are able to meet the physical demands of both training and employment. Douglas J Aveda Institute will make every effort to reasonably accommodate for disabilities.

Details regarding Douglas J Aveda’s procedures for requesting special accommodations is available in the catalog section Accommodations for Disabilities.

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Student Conduct

It is the goal of Douglas J Aveda Institute and Aveda Institute of Chicago to offer educational training in a secure and crime-free environment. The following policies and procedures have been developed to better ensure a safe environment for our students and staff.
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The Douglas J Aveda Institute and Aveda Institute Chicago enforce a strict policy toward drugs and alcohol use on campus and during off campus activities.

Douglas J Aveda Institute is providing this information to inform the student that there are penalties if convicted of specified drug related offenses, including the loss of Federal Student Aid.

Douglas J Aveda Institute does not require vaccinations for admission into our programs. Anyone interested in getting more information about vaccinations should contact their local public health department or consult with their health care provider.

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Student Finance & Financial Aid

Douglas J Aveda Institute creates student cost of attendance (COA) budgets for awarding financial aid. Cost of attendance budgets include institutional charges such as tuition, fees, kit, books, and supplies and non-institutional charges such as room and board, miscellaneous personal expenses, transportation, etc.

Douglas J Aveda Institute adheres to the highest level of professional conduct in its administration of its financial aid programs. The Institute does not have any preferred lender arrangements. It has adopted the following code of conduct related to its relationship with any student loan lender.

Financial Aid is monies available through the federal government for education purposes. The following section provides information pertaining to eligibility, types of federal aid, disbursement, applying for aid, and awarding.

Douglas J Aveda Institute does not compensate and / or bonus Admission Coordinators based on recruitment performance nor securing financial aid.

Douglas J Aveda Institute submits any and all federal student loan data to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS).

A private loan lender is defined as any company, agency, individual, school, etc., other than the U.S. Department of Education, that makes a loan to a student or parent for educational purposes.

Douglas J Aveda Institute does not have a preferred lender arrangement with any lender, specifically, non-U.S. Department of Education lender, public or private.

Douglas J Aveda Institute is approved to accept Veterans Education Benefits. The institute will work with the student and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to process benefits for students. Eligibility is determined by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. For more information, please visit our VA Benefits page or contact the Financial Aid Department.

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Student Academic Records

In accordance with The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Douglas J Aveda Institute generally does not release student education records and information to third parties, other than to internal school departments or officials, without the student’s written consent.

All textbooks used at the Douglas J Aveda Institute are included in your kit. No additional textbook purchases are required. Cost of the kit is listed in the “Cost of Attendance Budgets” notice. Douglas J Aveda Institute does not publish an on-line schedule.

Students who withdraw from their program are only charged tuition up to and including their last day of attendance along with registration and kit fees. To view the Douglas J Aveda Institute withdraw instructions, please refer to Refund Policy section of the Douglas J Aveda Institute catalog.

Students applying for Douglas J Aveda may request acceptance of hours for training received from another institution. To view the Douglas J Aveda Institute transfer instructions, please refer to Transfers section of the Douglas J Aveda Institute catalog.

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