Payments

Need to submit payment to the office? Here’s how:

*Please note that a 3% charge will be added to international credit card payments. A $40 admin fee will charged to wire transfers.

Tuition – All Programs

Tuition is due in full at the time of registration. However, in an attempt to make tuition payments more convenient for families, VAB parents or students may be eligible to arrange a monthly payment option with the school. These payment methods are available only to families whose accounts are in good standing and who do not have a history of missed or nsf payments. Tuition owing from previous years or terms are payable before registration is permitted for the following year or before student can continue in the second term. A NSF fee of $40 is due for every bounced cheque.

Payment Options – All Programs

Payment in full

Payment in monthly installments*

*For monthly payment, post-dated cheques or Pre-Authorized Debit only. Fees for September/June and Registration due upon registration. Following monthly payments charged on the 15th of each month, October to May.

Annual

Can be paid in one lump sum payment by:
  • Credit Card
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Debit

Monthly

Can be submitted by:
  • Cheque
  • Pre-Authorized Debit

Incidentals

Costumes, Events, Workshops, Fees
  • Credit Card
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Debit

General Program Costume Rental Fee

This year, VAB will be collecting a costume rental fee for all students participating in the year end recital. This rental fee allows the office to begin the costume ordering process. Costume rentals are $25 per performance class which can be payable by post-dated cheque dated for November 1st, 2017. Please make cheques payable to Victoria Academy of Ballet and put your dancer’s full name in the memo line. This rental fee is non-refundable and non-transferrable.
Students in Twinkle, Youth and Teen classes do not pay this costume fee as they do not participate in recital.

Please note that Professional Training Program and Post-Secondary Bridge Program students will be responsible for full costume rental fees and will be invoiced in the Spring.

General Program Refund Policy

All fees paid to VAB are non-refundable

Withdrawals are accepted with written notice up to 30 days after enrollment in a program however, there is no refund of the June payment and registration fees. No withdrawals or refunds will be accepted after 30 days except in the case of serious illness or injury accompanied by a doctor’s note. Withdrawal of student due to illness or injury will take effect upon the VAB offices receipt of the doctors note. Students who are asked to withdraw due to a violation of school or program rules will receive no refund. After 30 days into a program, all fees up to and including June are owing in full. Payment plans are available. For Professional Training Program and Post-Secondary Bridge Refund Policies, please refer to the respective program manual.

Homestay Refund Policy

Upon withdrawal from VAB, fees for the following will be owed regardless of the reason for cancellation:

    • 1 additional month homestay
    • 3 additional months medical
    • ½ homestay coordination fee (if full amount has been paid, this will not be refunded)
    • ½ program deposit (if full amount has been paid, this will not be refunded)

If VAB is acting as Custodian for the student, this agreement will be terminated upon withdrawal.