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Policies and Procedures

Demo Days

Registration is required, even though the demo day is a free sample of the course offering. Registration allows for staff and materials planning.

Register for Spring 2017 Demo Days

Class Registration

Registration is online only.

Full payment is required at registration.
Payment Methods: VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.

You will receive an e-mail registration confirmation.
You will receive an e-mail credit card payment confirmation.
There is no prorating of any class.


The Community Arts Academy reserves the right to make changes in programs and teachers.
Instructors are not responsible for supervision of children for more than ten minutes before or after class.

Refund Policy


Up to 7 days prior to the 1st class meeting: Full refund minus $20 processing fee.
After the 1st class meeting, but before the 2nd class: 50% refund.
No refunds will be made after the 2nd class meeting.

Camps and Workshops

Up to 10 days prior to the first class meeting: Full refund minus a $20 processing fee.
No refunds will be made thereafter.

If the Community Arts Academy cancels a program, a full refund will be issued within 30 days. Courses have a minimum enrollment in order to be offered. Courses that do not meet the minimum will be canceled, and a full refund issued. 

Withdrawal Policy

All withdrawal requests must be submitted in writing through e-mail to the department by the stated deadlines. Department e-mail addresses are below. Telephone calls will not be accepted as withdrawal notification.


Payment/Registration Questions - Dr. Anthony Chase: (716) 878-6326

Music Department - Dr. Emily Boyce: (716) 878-6401

Creative Arts - Dr. Anthony Chase: (716) 878-6326

Specific Class Questions: Please contact the instructor with questions about the class. Instructor names and e-mail addresses are provided in the class descriptions.

Publicity Policy

The Community Arts Academy will occasionally photograph classes, workshops and students’ work. Upon registration, parents give permission to Buffalo State to publish these photographs in print or online for promotional purposes only. If you do not want your child or yourself photographed, please notify the course instructor via e-mail. Instructor names and e-mail addresses are provided in the class descriptions.


Please see the Buffalo State Campus Map

Holiday Closings

The Community Arts Academy will be closed on state holidays. Please check the Campus Calendar 

Emergency Closings

Please visit the Buffalo State website

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School of Arts and Humanities

Buffalo State •  1300 Elmwood Ave  •  Rockwell Hall 222
Buffalo, NY 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-6326 •  Fax: (716) 878-6914