School hours for STUDENTS is Monday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and Tuesday through Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.
The school closes Good Friday; Memorial Day; Fourth of July; up to 5 days for Instructor Training; Labor Day; the day before, day of and day after Thanksgiving, and two weeks including Christmas and New Year’s. During severe weather, we will close when San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District closes.
Students are expected to be on time; bring complete kit, smock and textbooks to school each day; maintain a professional appearance and good personal hygiene; behave in a professional manner, and treat students, clients and staff with respect and courtesy at all times. Do not use profanity, inappropriate language or vulgar gestures; do not gossip.
Your appearance should be clean and professional including full uniform
Students must maintain a minimum cumulative grade average of 75% to be making satisfactory academic progress. Students will be evaluated on theory, clinic and practical work. The grading scale is A: 90%-100%, B: 80%-89%; C: 75%-79%, Failing: 0%-74%.
Satisfactory attendance and academic progress is a requirement for all students. Students must maintain a minimum cumulative attendance of 67% of their published schedule to be making satisfactory attendance progress. The academic program is measured in actual clock hours. Daily attendance including tardies, early time-outs and absences will be evaluated. Students must maintain a minimum cumulative grade average of 75% to be making satisfactory academic progress. Students must complete the educational program in no more than 150% of the published length of the program.
Students are eligible for graduation after completing all written, practical and clinic work with a minimum cumulative grade of 75%, completing 2 comprehensive written finals with a minimum grade of 80%, attaining at least a 75% on the Mock State Board Practical Exam, completing the clock hours and practical operations required by TDLR and making satisfactory arrangements for payment of all debts to the school. After graduation, the student receives a diploma. Students are qualified to practice cosmetology in Texas once they pass the State exam process, pay for a license and receive it.
A student may be advised by Total Transformation regarding attendance, academic grades or conduct by any of the following actions:
A student or the parent/legal guardian of a minor student is entitled to a refund of all tuition paid if a written cancellation of enrollment is received within 3 business days of signing the enrollment contract and before starting class. The refund policy applies to tuition charged in the enrollment contract; fees are not refunded. All kits, books and products purchased by the student become the student’s property at time of purchase.
If the student enrolls and begins class, tuition refunds are made as follows:
|% of Outstanding Tuition||for Withdrawal/Termination that occurs:|
|90%||during the first week or first one-tenth of the course, whichever period is shorter|
|80%||after the first week or first one-tenth of the course, whichever period is shorter, but within the first 3 weeks of the course|
|75%||after the first 3 weeks of the course but not later than completion of the first 25% of the course|
|50%||not later than completion of the first 60% of the course|
|0%||greater than 60 percent of the course|
Student files are private. Information in the students file will only be released to the student or the parent/legal guardian of a minor-age student. The student or parent/legal guardian of a minor-age student may request in writing to release the information to another party.
A smoke-free environment is provided for all students, clients and staff. Students may smoke outdoors beyond the first three rows of cars in the parking lot. Students may not congregate or loiter in front of the school or near any surrounding businesses at any time.
To download a copy of all student policies: School Catalog