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Regency Beauty Institute

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Student Handbook and Catalog

Fort Myers Campus 11621 South Cleveland Ave., Ste 30 Fort Myers, FL 33907 239-322-1321 800-787-6456 License #4034 Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at: 325 West Gaines Street, Ste. 1414 Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400 Toll free: (888) 224-6684

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Table of Contents

STUDENT CATALOG......................................................................................................................................................... 1

Welcome ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 1 About Regency................................................................................................................................................................................ 1 Our Purpose ................................................................................................................................................................................ 1 Our Mission ................................................................................................................................................................................. 1 Our Culture.................................................................................................................................................................................. 1 Our Guiding Principles ........................................................................................................................................................... 1 Program Goals ........................................................................................................................................................................... 1 Campus Facilities...................................................................................................................................................................... 2 Student Hours............................................................................................................................................................................ 2 Program Title.............................................................................................................................................................................. 2 Clock Hours ................................................................................................................................................................................. 2 Program Length......................................................................................................................................................................... 2 Program Objectives ................................................................................................................................................................. 2 Program Description............................................................................................................................................................... 2 Class Format and Instructional Techniques ...................................................................................................................... 3 Program Outline........................................................................................................................................................................ 3 Course Textbooks ..................................................................................................................................................................... 4 Reference Materials ................................................................................................................................................................ 4 Practical Requirements for the State of Florida ......................................................................................................... 5 Format........................................................................................................................................................................................... 5 Grading ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 6 Certification................................................................................................................................................................................ 6 Requirements for Course Completion and Graduation ........................................................................................... 6 Workshop Requirements ...................................................................................................................................................... 6 Rehearsal Requirements ....................................................................................................................................................... 6 Graduation Requirements.................................................................................................................................................... 6 Salary Ranges ............................................................................................................................................................................. 6 Accreditation and Licensure..................................................................................................................................................... 7 2012 Start Dates and Costs........................................................................................................................................................ 7 Additional Costs........................................................................................................................................................................ 8 Admissions Requirements......................................................................................................................................................... 8 Transfer ............................................................................................................................................................................................. 9 Transfer Students General Requirements ..................................................................................................................... 9 Transfer Student Process ...................................................................................................................................................... 9 Workshop Test-out Procedures .......................................................................................................................................... 9 Transfers Between Regency Campuses ........................................................................................................................ 10 Career Services/Employment Placement Services ....................................................................................................... 11 Payment of Tuition and Other Fees..................................................................................................................................... 11 Federal Financial Assistance .................................................................................................................................................. 11 Federal Pell Grant Program (Pell)..................................................................................................................................... 12 Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG).......................................................................... 12 Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Stafford Loan Program..................................................................... 12 Federal Direct Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS)..................................................................... 12 National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)............................................................................................................. 13 Title IV Verification Policy................................................................................................................................................... 13 Student Enrollment Agreement and Refund Policy ..................................................................................................... 13 Return of Title IV Funds Policy.......................................................................................................................................... 16

STUDENT HANDBOOK .................................................................................................................................................18 INTRODUCTION..............................................................................................................................................................18

Occupational Demands ............................................................................................................................................................ 18

ATTENDANCE AND EXTRA-CURRICULAR ...............................................................................................................19

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Student Schedules...................................................................................................................................................................... 19 Schedule Changes .................................................................................................................................................................. 19 Exceeding Enrollment Agreement End Date ................................................................................................................... 20 Regency Academic and Attendance policy (RAP) ........................................................................................................... 20 Overview .................................................................................................................................................................................... 20 RAP Non-Compliance............................................................................................................................................................. 20 28-Day Policy ............................................................................................................................................................................ 20 Appeal Procedure ................................................................................................................................................................... 21 Regency Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy ........................................................................................................... 21 Overview .................................................................................................................................................................................... 21 Measurement and Reporting Periods............................................................................................................................ 21 Minimum Satisfactory Progress Attendance Rate ................................................................................................... 21 Minimum Satisfactory Progress Levels for Academics .......................................................................................... 21 Academic Year Definition ................................................................................................................................................... 22 Failure to Maintain Satisfactory Progress Levels- Warning and Termination of Financial Aid ............ 22 Appeal Procedure ................................................................................................................................................................... 22 Leave of Absence .................................................................................................................................................................... 22 Withdrawal/Course Incomplete....................................................................................................................................... 23 Re-entry ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 23 Other Coursework .................................................................................................................................................................. 23 Leave of Absence ......................................................................................................................................................................... 23 Notification............................................................................................................................................................................... 24 Medical Certification ............................................................................................................................................................ 24 Jury Duty..................................................................................................................................................................................... 24 Student Schedule While on a Leave of Absence........................................................................................................ 24 Student's Responsibility upon Return from Leave .................................................................................................. 24 Termination, Withdrawal, and Re-entry ............................................................................................................................ 25 Termination and Withdrawal............................................................................................................................................ 25 Re-entry Following Termination or Withdrawal ....................................................................................................... 25 Minimum Requirements for Re-entry ............................................................................................................................ 25 Student Service Discount Program ..................................................................................................................................... 26 Student STAR Program .............................................................................................................................................................. 26 Student Council ........................................................................................................................................................................... 26 Member Selection Process ................................................................................................................................................. 26 Representation of Classes .................................................................................................................................................. 26 Role of Student Council ....................................................................................................................................................... 26 Requirements and Removal Process for Student Council Members ................................................................ 27

SCHOOL OPERATIONS..................................................................................................................................................27

Honor Code .................................................................................................................................................................................... 27 Attendance..................................................................................................................................................................................... 27 Tardiness .................................................................................................................................................................................... 27 Saturday Attendance ............................................................................................................................................................ 28 Lunches and Breaks.................................................................................................................................................................... 28 Clocking In and Out .................................................................................................................................................................... 28 Daily Sanitation ........................................................................................................................................................................... 29 Dress Code...................................................................................................................................................................................... 29 School Holidays ........................................................................................................................................................................... 30 Severe Weather and School Closings.................................................................................................................................. 30 Parking............................................................................................................................................................................................. 30 Lockers............................................................................................................................................................................................. 30 Smoking........................................................................................................................................................................................... 31 Cell Phones, I-Pods, Telephone Calls, and Computer Use........................................................................................... 31 Equipment and Personal Belongings ................................................................................................................................. 31 Emergency Exits, Evacuation, Severe Weather Shelter, and Fire Drills ............................................................... 32 Student File Access and Release of Information ........................................................................................................... 32 Rights Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) ............................................................ 32 Student File Access ................................................................................................................................................................ 32

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Release of Student Information....................................................................................................................................... 33 Complaint Procedure............................................................................................................................................................ 33 Advising ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 33 Academic Adjustments Based on Disability .................................................................................................................... 34 Academic Adjustments Based on Religion ....................................................................................................................... 34 Policy Against Discrimination, Harassment, Bullying, and Offensive Behavior ............................................... 35 Drug and Alcohol-Free School Policy .................................................................................................................................. 35 Title IV Implications of Illegal Drug Convictions....................................................................................................... 36 Violence Prevention Policy ..................................................................................................................................................... 36 Social Media Policy..................................................................................................................................................................... 36 Definition of Social Media .................................................................................................................................................. 36 The Reach of this Policy ....................................................................................................................................................... 37 Prohibited Social Media Activities .................................................................................................................................. 37 Prohibited Social Media Connections ........................................................................................................................... 38 Student Marketing in Social Media................................................................................................................................. 38 Questions & Complaints ...................................................................................................................................................... 39 Student Behavioral Expectations......................................................................................................................................... 39 Purpose....................................................................................................................................................................................... 39 Late To Class/Late Passes.................................................................................................................................................... 39 Dress Code Violations........................................................................................................................................................... 40 Warnings, Suspension and Termination....................................................................................................................... 40 Verbal Warning........................................................................................................................................................................ 40 Written Warning/3-Day Suspension............................................................................................................................... 40 Termination from Regency................................................................................................................................................. 40 Absence for Investigations................................................................................................................................................. 41

WORKSHOP POLICIES..................................................................................................................................................41

Workshop Attendance .............................................................................................................................................................. 41 Workshop Academics ................................................................................................................................................................ 41

REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE POLICIES ........................................................................................................42

Rehearsal Attendance and Testing...................................................................................................................................... 42 Rehearsal Exam Makeup .......................................................................................................................................................... 42 Performance Booking and Service....................................................................................................................................... 42 Station Assignments ............................................................................................................................................................. 42 Booking and Service .............................................................................................................................................................. 43 Course Completion and Graduation Requirements ..................................................................................................... 44 Course Completion ................................................................................................................................................................ 44 Regency Final Skill Certification and State Licensing Exams .............................................................................. 44

OTHER INFORMATION .................................................................................................................................................44

Administrative Staff and Faculty.......................................................................................................................................... 44 Students Right to Know - How Our Students Are Doing ............................................................................................. 46 Security Report ............................................................................................................................................................................ 46

This student handbook/catalog is a resource guide for students; however, it does not contain all applicable rules, practices, or procedures that apply to students and/or school operations. Regency Beauty Institute reserves the right to amend or change its rules or policies at any time without prior notice.

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Student Catalog

Regency Corporation, doing business as Regency Beauty Institute , is owned by J. Hayes Batson, Alicia Kunin-Batson, LLR Partners, and Prairie Capital.

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WELCOME

Welcome to Regency Beauty Institute and the exciting world of cosmetology! Within this handbook, you will find the policies and procedures that will help you excel at Regency as well as in your chosen career. We realize some of the content may seem formal; however, these guidelines were developed to ensure you are totally prepared for your new career. We hope you will find this document useful and we are here to answer any additional questions. Congratulations on your new career move.

ABOUT REGENCY

Our Purpose Our purpose is simple. It's all about you: We exist to help our students fulfill their dreams by seeking to understand them as individuals, delivering a strong technical platform, and providing creative freedom. Our Mission To provide our graduates with the skills, credentials, and creative flexibility to do just about anything in the vast beauty industry including spa and salon services, product training and development, platform artistry, and more. We prepare our graduates for careers in cosmetology. Our Culture We strive to create a culture that fosters creativity, self-confidence, and excellence. In this environment, we create our own paths, achieve our goals, and make a difference in the lives of others. Our Guiding Principles Our guiding principles are simply a series of brief statements that oh-so-humbly remind us to hold ourselves to high standards, without losing our sense of humor. Or style, for that matter. We have nine guiding principles: · Encourage creativity · Recognize others' achievements · Strengthen the Regency community · Learn and teach during every interaction · Laugh with someone every day · Make a difference in someone's life · Look your best · Be exceptional · Be humble Program Goals · · · Education with a balance of theory and practical experiences in all phases of Cosmetology necessary to meet licensing requirements. Preparation of students to successfully pass the required written and practical state exams. Teach entry-level skills and efficiency needed to work in a professional salon or related occupation.

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To develop employer/employee relationships, effective communication, and client building skills.

We are continuously looking for ways to improve our program in order to keep up with current educational needs in the Cosmetology world. Campus Facilities Our campuses are located in convenient locations and are a total expression of Regency's image and educational philosophy. This philosophy is based on rewards for excellence, personal attention, and intense hands-on service and retail experiences in an environment mirroring an upscale salon. Each campus features high-end facilities, premiere salon equipment, two spacious high-tech classrooms, and a fully-computerized reception area. A library of cosmetology reference books and DVDs are available for students to check out during regular student hours. Student Hours Full-Time Student Hours Monday - Saturday: Part-Time Student Hours Monday - Thursday: Saturday: Program Title Cosmetology Clock Hours 1200 (one clock hour = 60 minutes) Program Length 1200 clock hours Full time = approximately 8-9 months* Part time = approximately 14 months* *This time represents the normal time to graduate. Program Objectives · · · · Students will receive an education with a balance of theory and practical experiences in all phases of cosmetology necessary to meet licensing requirements. Preparation of students to successfully pass the required written and practical state exams. Teach entry-level skills and efficiency needed to work in a professional salon or related occupation. Develop employer/employee relationships, effective communication, and client building skills 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 5:15 pm - 9:15 pm 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Program Description The primary purpose of our cosmetology course is to inform and train students in both theory and practical experiences which will best prepare them for employment opportunities. The student will receive a thorough training to pursue a professional career in cosmetology, along with ethics, human relations, and safety and sanitation. The course is directed toward developing desirable characteristics with respect to client service, self-reliance, and an ethical approach to the profession. The course is taught in English.

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CLASS FORMAT AND INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUES

The course will be a combination of lecture, demonstration, visual aids, printed illustrations and evaluations. Students will demonstrate their knowledge of Cosmetology theory and technical skills through the completion of the required practical, clinic activities and self study. Program Outline Course number 101

Course Workshop Trichology Theory and applied fundamentals of hair structure, proper draping, shampooing and conditioning, including safety and sanitation and blood spills Workshop Hairstyling Theory and applied fundamentals of wet styling including safety and sanitation Workshop Chemical Texturizing Theory and applied fundamentals of permanent waving and chemical relaxing including safety and sanitation Workshop Nails Theory and applied fundamentals of manicuring, pedicuring, artificial nails, diseases and disorders including safety and sanitation Workshop Skin Theory and applied fundamentals of facials, massage, hair removal, diseases and disorders including safety and sanitation Workshop Haircutting Theory and applied fundamentals of haircutting including safety and sanitation Workshop Thermal Styling Theory and applied fundamentals of thermal hairstyling including safety and sanitation Workshop Hair Color Theory and applied fundamentals of hair coloring including safety and sanitation Rehearsal Hair Color Advanced theory and applied skills of hair color design including safety and sanitation Rehearsal Anatomy/Physiology Theory and applied skills of anatomy of the human body Rehearsal Skin/Electricity Advanced theory and applied skills of skin care, diseases and disorders, and electricity Rehearsal Perming/Relaxers Advanced theory and applied skills of permanent waving and chemical relaxing including safety and sanitation

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Rehearsal Business Building Setting goals to build a salon clientele through referrals and add on services as well as state laws, salon business, and compensation Rehearsal Haircutting/Design Decisions Advanced theory and applied skills of haircutting skills and fundamental design decisions including safety and sanitation Rehearsal Professional Development Theory and applied skills of personal hygiene and communication skills Rehearsal Nails Advanced theory and applied skills of nail care, nail enhancements, diseases and disorders including safety and sanitation Rehearsal Hairstyling/Wigs and Additions Advanced theory and applied skills of wet and thermal styling, wig making, hair additions and maintenance including safety and sanitation Rehearsal Chemistry/Trichology Theory and applied skills of chemistry and hair disorders/diseases including safety and sanitation Rehearsal Ecology/Make-up Theory and applied skills of salon ecology, bacteriology, and make up including safety and sanitation Total hours

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Course numbers are based on the order in which they are offered throughout the program. In accordance with Florida Administrative Rule 61G5-18.011, each applicant for licensure or registration as a Cosmetologist shall complete a board-approved educational course on Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and shall submit proof thereof in the form of a certificate of completion from the provider of such course with their application. Regency does not provide the above mentioned course as part of its curriculum, but it does seek to notify students of their future obligations for additional education in their quest for licensure as a cosmetologist in the state of Florida. Information regarding providers of this course may be obtained from your campus manager. Course Textbooks Milady Standard Cosmetology Textbook and Study Guide OPI Workbook Nail Technology Florida State laws and rules booklets Reference Materials OPI Workbook Nail Technology Bioelements Cosmetology Student Handbook Regency Beauty Institute Salon Project Regency Beauty Institute Resume Packet Regency Beauty Institute Student Handbook Medical Dictionary Standard Dictionary Video Library

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Practical Requirements for the State of Florida Required Number of Services Category Item 75 hair cutting elective 225 hair styling elective 15 hair styling roller sets 15 hair styling finger waves 15 hair styling pincurls 15 hair styling blowdry/style with brush 15 hair styling blowdry/marcel style 45 hair styling scalp/hair treatments 50 hair styling shampoo 30 hair coloring elective 10 hair coloring re-touch 5 hair coloring hair lightening 35 chemical texturizing elective 15 chemical texturizing relaxer 15 chemical texturizing permanent wave 17 nail care manicure/pedicure 30 nail care artificial nail - tips 10 skin care (cosmo) facial Format At Regency Beauty Institute, we train in three phases: Workshop, Rehearsal, and Performance. Workshop: You'll spend your first 320 hours completing classroom work and practicing on mannequins ­ and willing friends or family members. Then you'll move into the Rehearsal and Performance phases. Rehearsal and Performance: These phases take you through the end of the program, and you'll rotate between Performance on the clinic floor and the Rehearsal classroom for continued cosmetology training. Not only will you continue to learn cosmetology theory, but you'll get to see how that theory works in real life with the services you'll provide for our guests, with training and supervision from the educators. Topics: · Anatomy and physiology · Chemical texturizing · Chemistry and properties of hair · Design decisions · Electricity · Hair coloring · Haircutting · Hairstyling · Nail care Career Opportunities: · Chemical texturizing specialist · Color technician · Consultant/trainer

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Personal and professional development Resume Salon business and retailing Infection control Skin care State laws and rules Trichology Wigs and hair additions

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Research cosmetologist Platform artist Sales representative

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Cruise ship stylist Educator Esthetician Manicurist

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Salon manager or owner Stylist Video, magazine, or film artist

Grading Grading is completed according to the following scales: For Workshop and Rehearsal work: 95-100 A Excellent/Pass 88-94 B Good/Pass 80-87 C Satisfactory/Pass Below 80 D Unsatisfactory/Fail *Technical rubrics are graded pass/fail. Certification Students who complete all of the program requirements and satisfy contract requirements will be awarded a diploma in cosmetology. Requirements for Course Completion and Graduation Workshop Requirements · · · · · · · · · · · · Pass all Workshop technical rubrics (8) Pass all Workshop quizzes (10) at 80% or above Pass Workshop final exam at 80% or above Complete state-specific number of hours to see guests

Rehearsal Requirements Pass all Rehearsal technical rubrics (8) Take all quizzes and exams and maintain 80% academic average (cumulative based on Workshop and Rehearsal quizzes and exams) Pass final written exam at 80% or above Pass final skill certification at 80% or above

Graduation Requirements Complete all Workshop and Rehearsal requirements Complete required number of clock hours (by state) Complete required number of practical services (by state) Satisfy all financial obligations to school

Salary Ranges We estimate that a typical full-time stylist earns $30,000 to $40,000 annually, including tips. This estimate is based on a 2007 job demand survey by our accrediting agency NACCAS, data we have received from salons, and our own experience hiring educators from salons. Salon owners, experienced commissioned stylists, and other beauty industry professionals may earn significantly more. The Bureau of Labor statistics cites a mean wage for full-time cosmetologists of $26,510 annually.

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ACCREDITATION AND LICENSURE

The following campus has full accreditation with NACCAS and is approved to offer Title IV financial aid: Fort Myers Accrediting Agency: National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS) 4401 Ford Ave., Suite 1300 Alexandria, VA 22302-1432 Phone: (703) 600-7600 Fax: (703) 379-2200 www.naccas.org Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at: 325 West Gaines Street, Ste. 1414 Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400 Toll free: (888) 224-6684 For a copy of documents relating to a certain campus' accreditation or licensure, please make a written request to Regency's Regulatory Department.

2012 START DATES AND COSTS

Full-time start dates - 40 hours per week 1/3/12 4/23/12 8/13/12 1/30/12 5/21/12 9/10/12 2/27/12 6/18/12 10/8/12 3/26/12 7/16/12 11/5/12 Full-time fees 1 Tuition Enrollment 2 Kit Lab 14,100 25 1,200 225 12/3/12

Part-time start dates ­ 24 hours per week 1/30/12 7/16/12 3/26/12 9/10/12 5/21/12 11/5/12 Part-time fees 3 Tuition Enrollment 4 Kit Lab 15,200 25 1,200 225

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Additional Costs Item Student license and registration State written and practical exam License fee Saturday absence fee Late payment fee Overtime fee Final skill certification re-schedule (for a day other than what is offered) Non-enrolled student final skill certification fee (if not enrolled within 90 days of certification) Additional program hours Replacement name tag Replacement textbook/workbook Replacement laws and rules book(s)

Fee As published by the state agency (if applicable) As published by the state agency As published by the state agency $25.00 per session after 8 missed sessions $25.00 if payment is not received by the th 15 of the month $5.00 per hour $50.00 $50.00 + applicable model fees Current hourly rate of tuition at time of purchase $10.00 $150.00 $12.00

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

Regency Beauty Institute makes admissions decisions based on each applicant's interest, aptitude, and ability. Regency does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, ethnic origin, religion, creed, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, or membership in other protected groups. A prospect who wishes to enroll must go through the following admissions process: · Complete and submit the enrollment application · Read and sign the Cosmetology Occupational Demands form · Tour the campus (optional) · Pass the entrance assessment with a score of 75 percent or higher (applicants may take the assessment two times within any twelve month period, with a 24 hour break between attempts) · Submit documentation proving at least 16 years of age (birth certificate, passport, driver's license) · Submit a copy of a valid high school diploma, GED, or transcript showing graduation or course completion · Submit transcripts from other previously-attended post-secondary cosmetology training schools (if applicable) · Pay the school enrollment fee (in the event a student must postpone the original agreement start date prior to completing 40 hours, the enrollment fee is transferable to a new agreement start date up to one year from the original enrollment agreement start date) · Sign the school enrollment agreement Students are responsible for securing and maintaining the appropriate student licenses and/or permits required by their state. Regency may refuse admission to an applicant if any of the above requirements are not met. Regency does not recruit students already attending or admitted to another school offering a similar program of study. Regency makes decisions about whether to accept transfer hours on an individual basis and may or may not give an applicant credit for hours earned at another institution. In order to enroll and receive credit for hours, transfer students must ensure all state-required paperwork has been completed.

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Immunization/vaccination policy: Each student is required to complete the Regency Immunization form prior to enrollment.

TRANSFER

Transfer Students General Requirements · · · · · · Regency accepts transfer students and will accept up to 25% of program hours required by the state, but reserves the right to deny transfer hours from another institution for any reason. Student must provide an official transcript prior to enrollment, including detailed practical/service requirements completed. Students must also complete any state-specific forms or requirements prior to enrollment. In some states, students must settle financial obligations with previous schools and/or meet additional state requirements for transfer student prior to enrolling Transfers must be fully processed before a student can enroll Transfers with less than 320 hours must complete all Workshop rotations. Transfers with more than 320 hours can test out of Workshop after the transfer is fully processed (this means the transcripts have been received by Regency and processed). o Ideally, transfers will test out before starting and if they fail any part of test-out, they can start in Workshop or defer enrollment one month to try test-out again o Transfers can attempt to test out of Workshop two times; failure will result in completion of all Workshop rotations Regency will only accept cosmetology hours or credits earned within five (5) years of a student's expected graduation date from Regency. Transfer students will get credit for exams taken and passed at another school that, based on a review of the student's transcript, clearly cover the same topic as a Regency written exam, provided that the student scored at least 80% or a letter grade of "C" on such exam. Transfer students will be provided checklists to allow them to self-study those curriculum subjects they will miss in Rehearsal. Transfer students with an esthiology license or a manicuring license may transfer a maximum of 100 hours into the cosmetology program (some state restrictions may apply). The esthiology or manicuring license must remain active throughout the student's enrollment at Regency or these hours may not be recognized by Regency. A transfer student may be required to purchase (at an additional cost) any equipment, textbooks, uniforms, etc. required by Regency.

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Transfer Student Process · All transfer students must complete the Request for Academic Transcripts form (which will be provided to the student by Regency) and fax or mail it to their previous school and/or the state they are transferring from. o A transfer student should request that his or her official transcript from the institution he or she wishes to transfer from be sent directly to the Regency campus the student wishes to attend. The campus will fax a copy of the transcript to Student Records. The original transcript must be kept in the student file. Transfer students may not be enrolled until a Regency records representative has confirmed that all transfer requirements, including state requirements, have been met.

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Workshop Test-out Procedures · · All transfer students should take both the Workshop final written and technical rubrics Campus managers should immediately fax the test out results (grade sheets) to the records representative at the headquarters office.

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Test-out Overview: · Only students with processed transcripts are eligible for test-out · The 320 written exam (2 hours) should be administered prior to the technical rubrics (note: it does not need to be the same day) · Practical testing is about three (3) hours with mannequin. The appropriate Workshop Technical Rubrics grade sheets should be used. o Basic roller setting (20 min) ­ Mannequin hair must not be more than 6" long. Complete roller set only; do not dry or comb out. o Virgin relaxer (15 min) - right front and right back sections; simulate with cholesterol o Virgin lightener (10 min) - left front and left back sections; simulate with cholesterol o Basic perm wrap (15 min) - wrap two sections: top Mohawk section and center back section with water) o Haircut/Blow drying/Thermal curling (60 min) ­ Students will be graded on the items under haircutting, blow drying and thermal iron. Student must cut one (1) inch or more of hair from entire head, any form of haircut is acceptable, except a one length cut Transfers Between Regency Campuses A student who wishes to transfer between Regency campuses should carefully evaluate the decision and contact their Student Advisor in order to analyze the individual situation. To be eligible to transfer to a different campus, a student must meet the following criteria: · · · · · · If the student has completed less than 320 hours, he or she may only transfer from a full-time program to another full-time program or from a part-time program to another part-time program. (Please note that this requirement does not apply in Kansas.) The campus a student wishes to transfer to must have provisional accreditation from NACCAS prior to approval of the transfer (provisional accreditation has historically been achieved within 90 days of opening). A student may transfer only once during his or her program. A student must complete any state-required paperwork and secure any necessary student/apprentice license prior to transferring. A student must pay a transfer fee ($100) once the transfer has been approved, before their request will be processed. This fee should be paid at their current campus or by phone with the Student Advisor. The fee amount is subject to change without notice. Students should allow a minimum of 10 days between their initial request and their start date at the new campus to complete the needed documents, including required Financial Aid documents. All such documents must be completed prior to transferring, or a student's start at the new campus will be delayed, the student will need to sign a new enrollment agreement, and will need to pay another transfer fee. Any specific financial aid implications resulting from a transfer will be explained to the student individually by the financial aid department The student's tuition payments will be calculated and paid as follows: 1. Student's contracted hourly tuition rate at the campus out of which he or she is transferring ("old campus") multiplied by the number of hours completed at that campus, plus the current hourly tuition rate at the campus into which the student is transferring ("new campus") multiplied by the number of hours to be completed at that campus; example: ($10.03 x 550) + ($10.23 x 1,000) = $15746.50. 2. Subtract the amount the student has paid to the old campus. This equals the student's new tuition balance at the new campus into which he or she is transferring (example: $15,746.503 - $3,000.00= $12,746.50). 3. The student pays all tuition following the transfer to the new campus and does not make any further tuition payments to the old campus.

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Regency reserves the right to deny a transfer request for any reason including but not limited to attendance or academic performance. Regency cannot guarantee that hours earned at Regency will be accepted as transfer hours by another institution. Transfer of hours is at the discretion of the accepting institution. It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not hours will be accepted by another institution of the student's choice.

CAREER SERVICES/EMPLOYMENT PLACEMENT SERVICES

Regency has not made and will not make any guarantees of employment or salary upon graduation. Regency Regency's career services group actively works to establish relationships with local potential employers and to provide students access to and information about these potential employers through ® salon fairs and the Salon Partners Program. In addition, Regency offers resume writing resources and provides students with access to employment opportunities through participation in www.beautyjobs.com.

PAYMENT OF TUITION AND OTHER FEES

· · · Regency accepts payment in the form of cash, personal check, cashiers check, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover o Check and credit card payments are not accepted from students at the campus First payment is due the first day of school th Subsequent tuition payments are due by the 15 day of each month following the student's start date. th o Start dates that fall between the 15 and last day of the month will not have a payment th due the month following start. The next payment is due the 15 day of the second month following start date. Payments received after the 15th of the month and accounts with a past due balance after the th 15 of the month will be subject to a $25.00 late fee Regency reserves the right to suspend or terminate enrollment for non-payment of tuition at any time Overtime fees are due when incurred and Regency reserves the right to suspend attendance until these fees are paid in full Tuition checks must have a student ID# clearly written on the check Any checks returned for non-sufficient funds will be subject to a $25.00 NSF fee and checks will no longer be accepted from these students Transcript requests will not be processed until all costs due to Regency are satisfied per the enrollment agreement Upon withdrawal or termination from Regency Beauty Institute, students are advised to make arrangements to pay their remaining account balance. Failure to pay account balances in full or arrange a payment plan within 30 business days after withdrawal or termination will result in rd referral of the account to a 3 party collection agency.

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FEDERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Regency Beauty Institute is approved to participate in several financial assistance programs (Title IV Funding) administered by the U.S. Department of Education. Two separate categories of financial assistance are available to students: grants, which do not require repayment, and loans, which students must repay.

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Initial eligibility is determined using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Generally, to be eligible, you must meet the following requirements: · Be a U.S. citizen; or be an eligible noncitizen ­ for instance, permanent resident (I-551), conditional permanent resident (I-551C) or the holder of an I-94 showing "refugee," "asylum granted," "parolee," "Cuban-Haitian entrant" or "victim of human trafficking." · Not currently be in default on a federal student loan, or owe an overpayment on a federal grant · Have a high school diploma or GED · Be making satisfactory progress towards the completion of your program, as defined in the section titled Satisfactory Progress Policy of the catalog Federal financial assistance is applied directly to a students ledger account at the school at the completion of certain hour marks. These hour marks are referred to as "payment periods" and are generally 520 hours in length (see section titled Academic Year Definition). Once all tuition and fees are satisfied, any remaining funds will be disbursed to students. Additional information on eligibility, application requirements and rights and responsibilities of Title IV grant and loan programs can be found on the U.S. Department of Education's student website: www.studentaid.ed.gov. Federal Pell Grant Program (Pell) Pell grants are grants of money made to students based on need, as determined by the FAFSA form, with a current maximum disbursement of $5,550 per academic year. The dollar amount of the grant will depend upon your family financial status, the date you begin school and Federal Pell funds available in the given year. Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) SEOG grants are made to students with a zero Expected Family Contribution (EFC), as determined by the FAFSA form, who are also receiving a Pell grant with a maximum disbursement of $400 per academic year. These funds are subject to availability and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis throughout the year. Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Stafford Loan Program Stafford loans are made to students and financed directly by the federal government. These are longterm, low-interest loans which must be repaid. Interest rates vary annually. The government pays accrued interest during any in-school grace or deferment period for any subsidized loan. An unsubsidized loan does not qualify for the interest subsidy. Students may borrow up to the maximum aggregate loan limits based on their EFC and the cost of attendance for their first and second academic years. There is a six-month grace period after completion or withdrawal from school before repayment begins. Repayment is made directly to the federal government or one of its servicers by the student. The interest rate for subsidized Stafford loans first disbursed between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011 is 4.50 percent. The interest rate for unsubsidized Stafford loans first disbursed between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011 is 6.80 percent. This is a fixed interest rate for the life of the loan. Federal Direct Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) PLUS loans are made to a parent of a dependent student (as defined by the FAFSA) and are financed directly by the federal government. These are long-term, low-interest loans which must be repaid. Parents must be credit-worthy to be approved. A dependent student whose parent is unable to qualify for the PLUS loan will become eligible for additional unsubsidized Stafford funds. Standard repayment begins within 60 days of full disbursement or may be deferred until 6 months after the student completes or withdraws from the school.

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The interest rate for a PLUS loan first disbursed between July 1, 2010 and June 20, 2011 is 7.90 percent. This is a fixed interest rate for the life of the loan. National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) Students and/or parents who elect to receive a Title IV loan (e.g., subsidized or unsubsidized Stafford loan or parent loan) at Regency Beauty Institute will have that loan information submitted to NSLDS and it will be accessible by guaranty agencies, lenders and institutions who are authorized users of the data system. Students and/or parents may view their information at www.nslds.ed.gov. Title IV Verification Policy If a student's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is selected for review in a process called verification, the school is required to collect certain documents and adhere to deadlines for processing the application. Once the student has submitted the required documentation to the Financial Aid department, the financial aid counselor will make the appropriate corrections to the application information and submit it to the central processing system (CPS). If, as a result of verification, the applicant's Title IV eligibility changes, the financial aid counselor will notify the student via a new award letter. Regency Beauty Institute requires the following items from an applicant selected for verification: · Dependent applicants: o Dependent Verification Worksheet o Copy of parent's signed federal 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ form (if filed) o Copy of student's signed federal 1040 form (if filed) o W-2 forms (if separation of income is necessary) · Independent applicants: o Independent Verification Worksheet o Copy of student's (and spouse's, if married) signed federal 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ form (if filed) o W-2 forms (if separation of income is necessary) The deadline for submitting verification documents is the earlier of 45 days after the last day of attendance or 45 days after the last day of the award year. If an applicant fails to submit the required documents to verify the data by the deadline, no Title IV awards can be made to the student and any Title IV funds disbursed in the award year are immediately refunded.

STUDENT ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT AND REFUND POLICY

The Student may pay his or her full Tuition and Lab Fee before starting the Program or in accordance with the School's interest-free monthly tuition payment plan. Under this plan, the Student will make equal monthly payments beginning on the first day of the Program and ending no later than one (1) month prior to the Agreement End Date. B. The Student may pay the full Kit Fee before starting the Program or in accordance with the School's interest-free monthly kit payment plan. The Kit Fee listed above includes applicable sales tax. The Student may choose not to purchase his/ her kit from the School, but then agrees to purchase the required materials on his/her own before the first day of class. The contents of the kit can be purchased through any beauty supply store. C. The School accepts payment for tuition and other fees in the form of cash, personal check, cashiers check, Visa, MasterCard or Discover. All checks returned for insufficient funds will be subject to a NSF fee of $25.00. D. Financial aid is available to those who qualify but is not guaranteed. The Student's inability to secure financial aid does not relieve the Student of any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

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The Agreement End Date is calculated based on a 90% Student attendance rate. Any Student who does not complete the Program on or before the Agreement End Date will incur overtime fees of $5.00 per hour for each Program hour completed after the Agreement End Date. There are no further charges to the Student such as instructional supplies or equipment, service charges, activities fees, deposits or locker rental which have not been disclosed in the Student Catalog and Handbook (the "Handbook"), which has been supplied to the Student. Complete records of all payments by the Student and financial aid programs are maintained by the School in secure locations. The School has not made and will not make any guarantee of employment or salary upon graduation. The School will provide placement assistance and referrals, if applicable, guidance on securing a cosmetology job through professional appearance and professional development ® classes, resume writing, salon fairs and through our Salon Partners Program (if the Student qualifies). The career services department and the campus manager will assist students during the Program and after graduation. To graduate from the Program, receive a diploma, and be eligible for state license application/examination, a Student must: i) complete the required number of clock hours as specified in the Handbook and in this Agreement; ii) complete all required practical services; iii) achieve a score of 80% or higher on all written and practical examinations; and iv) satisfy all financial obligations to the School. A Student may choose to complete additional hours in order to meet credentials in another state at an additional charge equal to the hourly rate (Tuition divided by Program Hours) at the time the Student completes such hours. Any Student who does not complete his or her practical services when his or her program hours are complete will be charged an additional fee based on the current hourly rate. The Student agrees to comply with the rules and policies as set forth by the School, as amended from time to time, and understands the School has the right to terminate a Student's Agreement at any time for violation of any of the School's rules and/or policies. The School assumes no responsibility for negligence, carelessness or lack of skill by students practicing coursework. This Agreement (Except for the Dispute Resolution/Choice of Law and Waiver of Consequential Damages/ Limitation on Damages Sections) will terminate upon the sooner of the Student's graduation, voluntary withdrawal from the Program or involuntary termination from the Program, regardless of the reason. However, even if the Student has terminated from the Program he/she will still be responsible for paying all fees required under this Agreement. Should the Student wish to reenroll after his/her Agreement has terminated, he/she will be required to sign a new enrollment agreement.

M. Refund and Cancellation Policy If an applicant is not accepted by the School, or the Student's Program is cancelled before the Student starts his or her Program, the Student is entitled to a refund of all monies paid to the School. · BUYER'S RIGHT TO CANCEL: A Student (or in the case of a Student under legal age, his/ her parents or legal guardian) has the right to cancel his/ her Agreement in writing, prior to midnight of the fifth business day after signing the Agreement to receive a refund of all monies paid to date. The postmark on the written notification or the date said information is delivered to the School in person will determine the cancellation date. This policy applies regardless of whether or not the Student has actually started the Program. Refunds of all monies paid for Enrollment Fee, Tuition, Lab and Kit Fee (if the kit has not been used) will be refunded within 30 days of cancellation. · When notice of cancellation is given after the fifth business day following the date the Agreement was signed but before the completion of the Student's scheduled first day of his or her Program, the School may retain no more than the Enrollment Fee, plus the cost of any books or materials which have been provided by the School and retained by the Student. · If a Student withdraws or is terminated after beginning the Program, the School will retain the Enrollment Fee and the Lab Fee and charge a portion of the Student's Tuition based on the refund policy below. If the student's last day is within the first five days of the new class start, no tuition or lab fee will be charged. The Kit Fee is non-refundable.

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Formal termination will occur immediately should the Student exceed 14 calendar days of unexcused absences and/or not return as scheduled from a documented leave of absence. The termination date will be the last date the Student attended his/her Program. · The official withdrawal or termination date for a Student on an approved leave of absence is the earlier of the date of expiration of the leave of absence or the date the Student notifies the School he or she will not return to the School. · Tuition refund policy guidelines: The School will retain a percentage of Tuition payments based on the percentage of total scheduled hours completed by the Student, as follows: Percentage of Percentage of Tuition Program Completed Charged 0.01 to 4.9 10 5 to 9.9 30 10 to 14.9 40 15 to 24.9 45 25 to 49.9 70 50 to 100 100 · Pursuant to the Code of Federal Regulations, 34 CFR Section 668.22 of the Higher Education Act Section 484B, Return of Title IV Funds, the School must calculate the amount of Title IV funds the Student has earned at the time of withdrawal or termination from the School. Title IV funds are funds received from one or more of the following programs: Pell grant, FSEOG, or Federal Direct Loans, This amount is based upon the number of School hours the Student is scheduled to complete in the payment period. After 60% of the payment period has been completed, 100% of Title IV funds may be retained. The School must return any portion of unearned Title IV funds for which the School is responsible. The School will advise the Student of any amount of unearned Title IV grant aid that must be returned by the Student, if applicable. · Refunds to the Title IV programs and others will be disbursed in the following order: 1) Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford loan 2) Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loan 3) Federal Direct Plus Loan 4) Federal Pell Grant 5) Federal SEOG 6) Other Title IV aid. · For Non Title IV programs as mandated by the State, Other agency Grants, Scholarships, student will receive proportional share of remaining refunds after Title IV distribution due compared to what was received from source. · In the event of a School closure, the Student will receive a pro-rata refund of his or her Tuition. Program hours subject to change. · All monies due the financial aid programs and the Student will be refunded within 30 calendar days of his/ her official withdrawal or termination date. · Under certain circumstances, the School may choose to enter into modified Tuition payment arrangements with a Student. In order for the School to consider a modification, the Student must give the School a written request of the modification sought, the circumstances supporting the request, and any supporting documentation. N. Complaints against this school may be filed with NACCAS, 4401 Ford Ave., Ste 1300, Alexandria, VA 22302 or with the Florida Commission for Independent Education, 325 W. Gaines Street, Ste 1414, Tallahassee, FL (850) 245-3200. Dispute Resolution/Choice of Law: The Student and the School agree that any dispute arising out of or in connection with this Agreement will be resolved in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association. The Student and the School agree that this Agreement shall be governed by the procedural and substantive laws of the State of Florida. Waiver of Consequential Damages/ Limitation on Damages: The parties to this Agreement agree that they will not be responsible to each other for consequential damages including, but not limited to, special damages, punitive damages and liquidated damages. Further, the parties agree to limit the liability they may have to each other to the total amount of money the Student has paid to the School over the course of his/her enrollment with the School. NOTICE TO THE STUDENT

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Do not sign this Agreement, which is a legally binding contract, before you read it or if it contains any blank space. This Agreement encompasses the entire agreement between the School and the Student. The Student and the School acknowledge that he/she has not relied upon, nor should he/she rely upon, any prior statements, agreements or understandings, whether written or oral, except those set forth in this Agreement, when making the decision to enter into this Agreement. Any addendums or amendments to this Agreement must be in writing and signed by both the Student and the School. The Student/Signer(s) acknowledge(s) that he/she have read this Agreement in its entirety, and received a copy of this Agreement with all blank spaces completed to his/her satisfaction and have received a copy of the Student Catalog and Handbook which includes the disclosures of the past years enrollments, completions, and placement rates of the school. In accordance with Florida Administrative Rule 61G5-18.011, each applicant for licensure or registration as a Cosmetologist shall complete a board-approved educational course on Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and shall submit proof thereof in the form of a certificate of completion from the provider of such course with their application. Regency does not provide the above mentioned course as part of its curriculum, but it does seek to notify students of their future obligations for additional education in their quest for licensure as a Cosmetologist in the state of Florida. Information regarding providers of this course may be obtained from your Campus Manager. Return of Title IV Funds Policy Any student receiving Title IV funds (Pell Grant, SEOG, Stafford Loans or PLUS Loans) who withdraws or is terminated from the program must have a return of Title IV funds (R2T4) calculation performed. The R2T4 calculation will determine the amount of Title IV funds earned by the student during the payment period. Any unearned funds must be refunded to the appropriate program. Unearned funds will be returned in the following order: 1. Unsubsidized Stafford Loan 2. Subsidized Stafford Loan 3. Parent PLUS Loan 4. Pell Grant 5. SEOG. The amount of Title IV funds earned by the student is based upon the length of time the student is scheduled to complete in the payment period. After 60 percent of the payment period has been scheduled to be complete, 100 percent of the Title IV funds are earned. For example, a student with 350 scheduled hours in a 520 hour payment period would be entitled to retain 100 percent of all Title IV disbursed in that payment period (350 hours divided by 520 hours equals 67.31 percent). Title IV funds that could have been disbursed but have not yet been disbursed must be included in the R2T4 calculation. If a student has earned more Title IV funds than have been disbursed, the institution must offer, as a post-withdrawal disbursement, the amount of earned funds. Grant funds will be applied directly to a student's account if there are unpaid institutional charges such as tuition, lab fee or kit fee. A student will not be eligible for a post-withdrawal disbursement if they were terminated from the program for unsatisfactory progress. A student's withdrawal date is used to calculate the percentage of the payment period completed and is always the student's last date of attendance/clocked hours. The date of determination is the earlier of: 1. The date the student failed to return from an approved leave of absence 2. The date the student began the official withdrawal process th 3. If the student unofficially withdrew, the day after the 14 calendar day of consecutive absence from school

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Any unearned Title IV funds must be returned to the appropriate program within 45 days of the date of determination. Any earned Title IV funds that have not yet been disbursed to the student must be offered to the student within 30 days of the date of determination if not applied directly to the student's account.

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Student Handbook Introduction

OCCUPATIONAL DEMANDS

At Regency, we teach our students the skills for success in the beauty industry. In order for our students to meaningfully participate in the program and receive the full benefit of the education delivered, there are certain physical demands that each student must be able to meet. Specifically, to perform the essential requirements of the cosmetology curriculum, each such student must have the physical ability, with or without a reasonable accommodation to: · · · · · · · · · · Tolerate exposure to and handling of products having or emitting odors, fragrances, and chemicals. Stand and walk for up to 8 hours consecutively, except during 15-minute or 30-minute breaks Manually grasp, handle, control, move, and manipulate objects or tools standard within the beauty industry Bend or twist the body, and engage in repetitive motions, as needed to perform and demonstrate the full range of services standard within the beauty industry Hold the arm and hand in one position and, at other times, hold the hand steady while moving the arm Lift up to 30 lbs Perform and demonstrate the full range of esthetics related services standard within the skin care industry (e.g., facial and body skin care with massage, facial and body waxing, and make-up application) View detail in objects within arm's length and discern the differences between colors, shades, and brightness within and between those objects. Perform and demonstrate the full range of hair-related services standard within the cosmetology industry (e.g., shampoo with massage, comb, haircut, hairstyle, haircolor and chemical texturing, braid, sculpt, hairdry, etc.) Perform and demonstrate the full range of nail-related services standard within the cosmetology industry (e.g., file, buff, clip, clean, and apply polish to nails and/or attach artificial nail products).

Please note that these physical requirements are in addition to other requirements for enrollment and continued participation in the program, as fully set forth in the Regency Beauty Institute Enrollment Agreement and the Student Catalog and Handbook. A student requiring an academic adjustment or accommodation with respect to either the occupational demands listed above or any other policy or requirement should submit a completed form to the Student Affairs Committee for review.

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Attendance and Extra-Curricular

STUDENT SCHEDULES

Schedule Name FT-WS FT-RP-A FT-RP-B PT-WS PT-RP # hours per week 40 40 40 24 Schedule M-F 8:30 am-5:00 pm M-F 8:30 am-5:00 pm Or: T-S 8:30 am-5:00 pm M, T, W, Th 5:15 pm-9:15 pm S 8:30 am-5:00 pm

Regency maintains student attendance records. To receive credit for hours attended, all students clock in and out on a computerized time clock when arriving and departing from Regency and for assigned lunch breaks. The maximum number of hours that can be earned in one single day is eight clock hours, unless other state requirements apply. Students must attend the school where and the hours for which they are scheduled. The first eight weeks of the full-time program are called Workshop and students attend school Monday through Friday. Starting on the ninth week, the full time Rehearsal and Performance (RP) schedule rotation begins with one week being Monday-Friday and the next week being Tuesday-Saturday. (The transition to this rotation scheduled is delayed in new campuses.) Rotations will be assigned by Regency. Students will need to adhere to their schedules without swapping days or times. In the part-time program, students attend weeknights (Monday through Thursday) and Saturdays. Schedule Changes · · · · · · With campus manager approval, students may change from full-time to part-time status, or from part-time to full-time status. Students wishing to change from full-time to part-time status, or from part-time to full-time status may confer with their student advisor who will determine if and when the change can be accommodated based on class size and schedule. Students may change status only once during Workshop. If the status change takes place during Workshop, students must stay in Workshop in the new program until they have completed all Workshop units of study. Students may change status only twice during their entire training program. Campus managers may approve additional status changes for students faced with circumstances such as changes in work schedules or daycare conflicts. Students must provide written documentation of such circumstances. Students changing from FT to PT will be charged a tuition increase based on the current PT hourly rate and their hours remaining. Financial aid may not cover these additional charges and the student may be required to make payments for the amount charged. o For example, if the FT tuition rate you were charged is $10/hour and the current PT tuition rate is $11/hour and you have 500 hours remaining, you will be charged a tuition increase of $1.00/hour for 500 hours or $1 x 500 = $500. Students changing from PT to FT will receive a tuition credit based on the current FT hourly rate and their remaining hours if they were originally charged the higher PT program tuition amount. o For example, if the PT tuition rate you were charged is $11/hour and the current FT tuition rate is $10.50/hour and you have 500 hours remaining, you will receive a credit of $0.50/hour for 500 hours or $0.50 x 500 = $250 credit.

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EXCEEDING ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT END DATE

PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY AND PLAN AHEAD TO PREVENT ADDITIONAL FEES FOR EXCEEDING YOUR ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT END DATE. · A 90 percent minimum attendance rate is necessary in order to complete the program by the enrollment agreement end date. · Students should review their enrollment agreement to make sure they know the enrollment agreement end date and should monitor absences carefully or risk exceeding this date and incurring additional fees. · Any student who does not complete his or her program hours on or before the enrollment agreement end date will be charged an additional fee of $5 per hour for all contract hours not completed as of the agreement end date. · Any student who does not complete the program practical services by the agreement end date will be charged an additional fee to continue to attend school to complete those practical services. The fee will be based on the current hourly tuition rate and the number of scheduled hours required to complete the remaining practical services.

REGENCY ACADEMIC AND ATTENDANCE POLICY (RAP)

Overview Regency believes it is important to have high expectations of our students in academics and attendance and that it is necessary to provide regular feedback to our students on their academic and attendance rates. We also know that students who attend more consistently have more success completing their program. To help ensure our students are meeting these expectations we have the Regency Academic and Attendance Policy or RAP. The minimum cumulative attendance rate for RAP is 80% and the minimum academic average is 80%. Although the minimum attendance rate for RAP is 80%, a student must maintain a minimum attendance rate of 90% to complete the program by his or her agreement end date and to avoid overtime fees. Students will be measured monthly for full-time students and bimonthly for part-time students. Performance is measured on or near the anniversary date of the student's start date. Students who meet the minimum RAP levels for attendance and academics will be in a status of Acceptable for RAP. Students who are below the minimum levels in attendance and/or academics will be placed on an Alert status (described below). RAP Non-Compliance If a student is out of compliance with RAP, Regency will determine whether it is possible that the student will be able to bring his or her attendance rate and/or academics to the 80 percent level by the end of two additional measurement periods. If the current attendance rate or academic level is so low that it is clear this is not possible, the student will be terminated. If it is possible, then he or she will be in a status of Alert 1. If a student is still out of compliance with RAP at the next measurement period, Regency will determine whether it is possible that the student will be able to meet the required attendance rate or academic level by the end of one additional measurement period. If not, the student will be terminated. If it is possible to achieve the minimum standards, the student will be placed in a status of Alert 2. If a student is out of compliance for three consecutive measurement periods, the student's enrollment will be terminated under RAP. 28-Day Policy th Any student whose attendance is below 50% on the 28 calendar day of their enrollment will be terminated.

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Appeal Procedure Students terminated for failing to maintain acceptable RAP levels may appeal the termination and apply for re-entry into their program. In order to do so, the student should contact their advisor immediately upon termination The student will need to provide a detailed goal statement covering i) the reason for the appeal, ii) what changes have been made by the student that will allow them to be successful and iii) how the student will meet and maintain acceptable attendance and academic levels if he or she is permitted to return to school. The appeal will be evaluated and a decision will be issued to the student. All decisions are final. If a student's appeal is accepted, he or she must regain acceptable RAP attendance and academic levels. A student's progress after re-starting will be evaluated monthly on or about the anniversary date of the re-entry date. A maximum of two appeals under the RAP policy are permitted for any student.

REGENCY SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS POLICY

Overview Enrolled students are required to achieve and maintain satisfactory progress in attendance and academics. Satisfactory progress standards apply to all students regardless of whether they participate in financial aid programs. Students must maintain satisfactory progress to be eligible for funding from Title IV financial aid programs. Measurement and Reporting Periods Each student's cumulative attendance and academic performance is measured at required evaluation points. Required evaluation points for students who participate in financial aid programs, as described below, occur at the mid-point and the completion of the student's academic year (see below section titled Academic Year Definition for an explanation of how academic years are measured). Students completing fewer hours than the maximum academic year described above (i.e., transfer students) will have their satisfactory progress measured upon the completion of half of their program hours. For example, students with a 1040 hour academic year will be evaluated upon the completion of 520 and 1040 hours. Students who meet the minimum satisfactory progress levels for attendance and academics as well as students who are on warning status (described below) will be considered to be making satisfactory progress and will remain eligible to receive financial aid. Minimum Satisfactory Progress Attendance Rate The minimum attendance rate at each evaluation point is a cumulative rate of 80 percent of scheduled hours. This minimum attendance rate is required to complete the program within the maximum timeframe established by Regency of 125 percent of the program. The attendance rate is calculated by dividing the cumulative actual hours by the cumulative scheduled hours recorded during a student's enrollment, rounded to the nearest hundredth (for example, 521 actual hours divided by 550 scheduled hours equals 94.73 percent attendance). The attendance rate calculation for transfer students is calculated by adding the number of transfer hours accepted by Regency to both the actual hours and the scheduled hours recorded during the student's enrollment at Regency, rounded to the nearest hundredth (for example, 200 transfer hours accepted, 521 actual hours and 550 scheduled hours at Regency would be calculated as 521 + 200 = 721 actual hours divided by 550 + 200 = 750 scheduled hours equals 96.13 percent attendance). Minimum Satisfactory Progress Levels for Academics Students are expected to maintain an academic average of at least 80 percent. A student's academic average is comprised of 50% quiz scores and 50% exam scores. Students must take all required tests within the timeframe required by their program.

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Academic Year Definition Federal regulations require that a school define its academic year for students. Financial aid is awarded and disbursed to students based on the student's academic year. Students enrolled and attending Regency Beauty Institute will have a maximum academic year of 1,200 hours and 26 weeks, depending on the state the campus is located in. Students attending campuses in Colorado will have an academic year of 1200 hours or 32 credits. Students attending campuses in Michigan will have an academic year of 910 hours. Students attending campuses in all other states will have an academic year of 1040 hours. Transfer students' academic year will be measured individually based on the number of transfer hours granted to the student by Regency, however, a transfer student will not be permitted an academic year longer than the maximum academic year for Regency students described above. Students enrolled for more hours than the maximum academic year hours described above, will have a second academic year from the maximum academic year hours through the end of their program (for example, students attending the full program at a campus in Michigan will have a second academic year from 911 hours through 1500 hours). Financial aid for the second academic year will be prorated (per federal regulations) for the remaining number of hours. Failure to Maintain Satisfactory Progress Levels- Warning and Termination of Financial Aid If a student fails to maintain the minimum satisfactory progress levels for attendance or academics at a required evaluation point, he or she will be placed on warning. If a student does not meet the minimum satisfactory progress levels at the next required evaluation point, the student's financial aid will be terminated. If, at a required evaluation point, it becomes clear that the student will be unable to complete the program within the maximum timeframe, the student's financial aid will be terminated. Appeal Procedure Students whose financial aid is terminated for failing to maintain minimum satisfactory progress levels may appeal the termination. In order to do so, the student should submit a written appeal to Regency th Beauty Institute, Attn: Student Appeals Committee at 1600 Utica Avenue South, 9 Floor, St. Louis Park, MN 55416. The appeal should provide detailed information about how the student will meet and maintain minimum satisfactory progress levels. The appeal will be evaluated and a decision will be issued to the student. All decisions are final. If a student's appeal is accepted, he or she must regain minimum satisfactory progress levels before the next required evaluation point. For any unresolved issue, students may contact the Commission for Independent Education at the following address: 325 West Gaines Street, Ste. 1414 Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400 Toll free: (888) 224-6684 Leave of Absence If a student is placed on an approved leave of absence, he or she will have his or her maximum timeframe for course completion and enrollment agreement end date extended by the same number of calendar days as an approved leave of absence. A student returning from an approved leave of absence or other official interruption of training will return to the school at the same SAP statuses he or she maintained immediately prior to the leave.

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Withdrawal/Course Incomplete Any student who withdraws from his or her program or fails to complete his or her training will have a notice placed in his or her student record as to the SAP statuses at the point of withdrawal. A student who wishes to officially withdraw from Regency must contact his or her advisor as soon as possible. Re-entry A student who re-enters Regency after a termination or withdrawal retains his or her attendance and academic history from their previous enrollment at Regency, including, but not limited to, his or her SAP status. A student who re-enters without an approved appeal and has not achieved satisfactory SAP progress will not be eligible for financial aid upon re-entry until he or she meets the minimum satisfactory progress levels at the next evaluation point. Other Coursework Remedial courses, courses in English as a second language (ESL) and incomplete grades are not offered at Regency, and therefore have no effect on SAP progress. Course repetitions will be considered towards both scheduled hours and actual hours when calculating SAP progress. During regular school hours, students have access to books and other informational materials for their self-study.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Regency recognizes that over the course of enrollment it may be necessary to take a short break from training for a variety of reasons. Students should confer with their student advisor to determine if they are eligible for a leave and what the impact will be on their program. The advisor will assist the student in requesting a leave of absence and determining if supporting documentation is required. A student may request up to two leaves of absence for non-medical, personal reasons after completion of Workshop. Each of these leaves must be seven (7) calendar days in length. The two personal leaves may be taken back to back. In addition, a student may request up to two leaves of absence for documented medical reasons. The two medical leaves, when totaled, cannot exceed 84 calendar days (12 weeks), except in rare extenuating circumstances. Workshop students who take a medical leave of absence for any length of time will be placed on administrative leave after the medical leave is complete so the student can return to the last unit missed. If the student missed a partial unit, he/she will come back to class at the beginning of the unit. Medical leaves may be taken for one or more of the following reasons: · the birth or adoption of a child or placement of a foster child (within 12 months of event) · the care of a sick spouse, child or parent · the student's own serious health condition · death of an immediate family member · documented military duty · documented jury duty The maximum combined personal and medical leave cannot exceed 98 calendar days in any 12 month period. In addition, Regency reserves the right to place a student on an administrative leave under circumstances justifying such a leave.

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Notification Any student needing to take a leave of absence must provide Regency with at least 30 days advanced notice in the event the need for the leave is foreseeable. If notice is not provided and the reason for the leave was foreseeable, the leave could be delayed up to 30 days. Where unforeseen events occur that require leave under this policy, students must give notice as soon as practical. Requests must be made by submitting a signed Leave of Absence Request form to the campus manager. Medical Certification Regency requires valid and legitimate medical certification from the student's health care provider to support a medical leave request. The certification must include a start and end date for the leave. Such certification must be provided to the student's advisor within 14 calendar days upon the request for leave, unless the need for leave is unforeseen. If the leave is unforeseen, then the student must provide valid and legitimate medical documentation from his or her medical provider within 7 days of the event that led to the need for a medical leave. The leave may be refused until such certification is provided. If adequate medical certification is not provided, the leave may be denied. Regency reserves the right to contact a student's medical provider to assure itself that the medical documentation provided by the student is legitimate. Jury Duty If requested, the student support department will draft a letter on behalf of a student called to jury duty notifying the court of his or her full-time enrollment at Regency and that appearing for jury duty would have a negative impact on his or her training if he or she were unable to attend. If a student wishes to attend jury duty or if appeals to be released from duty are denied, the student must provide his or her student advisor with documentation evidencing the day(s) he or she attended jury duty from the court administrator. Student Schedule While on a Leave of Absence · · · · · · · · · Scheduled hours will not be accumulated The leave will not affect the student's satisfactory progress status The student's maximum time frame for course completion and enrollment agreement end date will be extended by the number of calendar days of the leave The student will be informed as to when he or she is scheduled to resume training The student will return to school with the same academic and attendance status held prior to the leave No Title IV loan funds (for example, Stafford loans or PLUS loans) will be disbursed while a student is on a leave Failure to return from a leave of absence on the scheduled return date will result in immediate termination from school No state financial aid will be disbursed while a student is on a leave

Student's Responsibility upon Return from Leave The student will return to school from a leave of absence on the return date specified on the Leave of Absence Request form. A student who wishes to extend or shorten the scheduled leave of absence must contact the campus manager at least two business days prior to the originally scheduled return date or desired new return date. Additional medical certificate will be required to extend a medical leave. A student taking a leave of absence will be responsible for completing missed Rehearsal chapters and taking missed exams within 30 days of returning to school (see Rehearsal Schedule).

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TERMINATION, WITHDRAWAL, AND RE-ENTRY

Termination and Withdrawal The student agrees to comply with the rules and policies established by Regency Beauty Institute and understands that Regency shall have the right to terminate a student's enrollment agreement at any time for violation of any of Regency's rules and policies including, but not limited to, use of drugs or alcohol prior to or during school hours or vandalism of school property. Re-entry Following Termination or Withdrawal From time to time, a student who is terminated from enrollment or who withdraws from enrollment may wish to re-enroll at Regency. Doing so requires sufficient time for Regency to process the withdrawal paperwork as required by state and/or federal agencies, as well as the restart paperwork. It is the student's responsibility to ensure all required paperwork and fees are paid prior to restart. Regency reserves the right to deny re-entry following termination or withdrawal for any reason. Minimum Requirements for Re-entry · A student that was terminated for SAP will not be eligible to re-enter unless the Student Appeals Committee grants a request for re-enrollment. See Minimum Satisfactory Progress, above. The committee reviews the eligibility factors below and any changed circumstances to evaluate whether to grant an appeal. A withdrawn student must contact his or her student advisor to review eligibility for re-entry. The factors considered to determine eligibility to re-enter include, but are not limited to: a review of eligibility of attendance and academics, the extent of unfulfilled program requirements, the current capacity at the campus, campus manager recommendations, and student discipline record, if any. Students eligible to re-enter must verify their financial aid status with the Financial Aid department. This process can take up to three weeks and will be initiated by the student's advisor once the student's $100 re-entry enrollment fee (re-entry enrollment fee is subject to change without notice) is paid and restart eligibility has been confirmed. Student must pay previous enrollment balance, if any, prior to re-entry unless other payment arrangements have been made through the Financial Aid department. Student must sign a new enrollment agreement. The new enrollment agreement will supersede the student's previous enrollment agreement or agreements, and the terms and conditions of the new enrollment agreement will be based on the program requirements at the time the new enrollment agreement is signed. This means that the new enrollment agreement may reflect any applicable tuition increases or other program changes. If the student does not return on the restart date and wishes to restart later, the restart will need to be reconfirmed due to potential changes in financial aid and campus capacity and another $100 restart fee will apply.

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STUDENT SERVICE DISCOUNT PROGRAM

· As a perk to our students, they will receive a 50 percent discount on regular guest services when they come to Regency at a time not part of their schedule and receive services on a walk-in basis after all other guests have been served. All discounted services will need to be pre-approved by the campus staff and must be paid for before the service is performed. If services are scheduled in advance, students will pay the regular guest services price. However, they will receive the same priority as a regular guest and can pay for the service upon completion. Students do not receive discounts on retail products or student kits.

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STUDENT STAR PROGRAM

Regency created a program uniquely designed to set students up for success. It is called the STAR Milestones Program. Unique to Regency, the STAR Milestones Program provides a tangible way to track progress in academics, practical requirements and specific areas important to potential employers, like service volume and retailing. Based on performance, students may become student designers or student master designers. More detailed information on the STAR Milestones Program is detailed on the progress report and can be obtained from campus managers.

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STUDENT COUNCIL

Member Selection Process · · · · One representative from each Workshop class will be elected by the class to serve as the student council representative for the class. The first class at a new campus may elect two representatives. Each class thereafter will elect one representative. One alternate will be elected by each class. The alternate will be the person who receives the second most votes during the election. The alternate will serve on the student council in the event that the first representative is unable to serve. The election will take place following the fourth week of Workshop classes. The student council will elect a president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer who will serve in those roles for as long as they remain on the council (until graduation or in the unlikely event of removal, withdrawal, or termination).

Representation of Classes · Each class will have a student council representative beginning at week five of Workshop and continuing until the latest of: o Graduation, withdrawal, or termination of the class representative and /or class alternate o Nine (9) months from the date that class started school (or 12 months for PT program) In the event that both #1 above occur before #2, the class will elect a new representative and alternate. If #2 occurs before #1, no new election will be held and the class will not have a representative. If no one volunteers for student council, the class will not be represented.

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Serve as role models for all students. Know all school policies and procedures as well as who is responsible for what at Regency. Direct other students with questions to appropriate information sources, including the Student Handbook and individual staff members. As the voice of students, convey student needs and concerns to school management. Suggest and follow up on ideas to improve Regency; plan and coordinate school events. Communicate with student body through newsletters and other means.

Requirements and Removal Process for Student Council Members All members are expected to maintain an attendance average of at least 90 percent during the time of election and at all times while serving on the council. Members will sign and adhere to the Student Council Pledge. Members may be removed from the council in one of three ways: 1. If attendance falls below 90 percent on a monthly progress report. 2. By a two-thirds vote of the council itself, after allowing the member in question to present his or her case to the council. 3. By decision of the student council staff leader, with approval from the student council president.

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HONOR CODE

· Regency expects its students and ambassadors to uphold high standards of integrity, professionalism, and honesty. Students who cheat on exams, clock other students' time cards, steal services, retail items, or equipment from Regency, or steal equipment or other items from other students, may be terminated, prosecuted, or both. Regency expects students and staff who observe honor code violations by other students to report these violations to the campus manager. Failure to do so may result in suspension or termination.

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ATTENDANCE

· · 100 percent attendance is recommended and 90 percent attendance is required to graduate on time and avoid additional fees (students will not be eligible to graduate unless they have paid their fees). Students missing 14 consecutive calendar days will be terminated, whether or not the absences are scheduled. o Note: suspension days are counted in the 14 consecutive calendar days. o Students must clock at least one (1) full session to be counted as attending for the purposes of avoiding termination. Attendance is measured in sessions (a session is defined as 8:30 AM-12:30 PM, 12:30-5:00 PM, 5:009:00 PM, or 5:15-9:15 PM).

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Tardiness · · Students must arrive on time for their scheduled sessions. Students arriving more than 15 minutes late for a session cannot attend until the next scheduled session and are not allowed to remain in the building.

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Regency allows each student two (2) exceptions per month to the "15 minute late rule" for the first attended session each day as tracked by the computerized time clock system (a "late pass"). These late passes do not carry over to subsequent months if not used. If a student arrives more than 15 minutes late and has no late passes left, he or she cannot attend the session and will be asked to leave the campus until the beginning of the next session.

Saturday Attendance · · Students must attend on their scheduled Saturdays. Students must clock 3 hours of attendance per session to be considered in attendance on a Saturday. Consequences for missing Saturday sessions in the full-time program: o Miss 8 sessions (4 Saturdays) with no penalty o Miss 9 or more sessions (5 or more Saturdays) and pay a $25 fee per session The fees will be assessed the second Monday following the absent session (s) Saturday absences will not be tracked for part-time students for the purposes of the Saturday Absence policy. It is the student's responsibility to make up all work missed during an absence.

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LUNCHES AND BREAKS

· · · · Lunches are 30 minutes in length and are scheduled by the campus staff. Students must clock out and take their lunches at the scheduled time. Students who take an unassigned or extended lunch will be required to clock out and may not return to school until the next day. Campus staff will adjust lunch time assignments for Performance students who do not complete their services prior to their scheduled lunch times. All sessions will receive a 15-minute break, at a time determined by the educator. Students must remain on campus during their breaks. Food and beverages are not allowed on the Performance floor. Beverages must be labeled and covered and may be consumed in the classroom unless state law prohibits it. Food may be consumed in the break room and may be consumed in the classroom during scheduled lunch times, but only as directed by campus staff and if permitted by state law.

CLOCKING IN AND OUT

· · · Students must clock in and out at the beginning and end of each day, and at the beginning and end of lunch break. Students must remain in the building at all times while clocked in unless they are on an assigned break, in which case they must remain on campus. Students who attend school without clocking in will not receive credit for the time attended, unless the failure to clock in was due to a Regency system failure or state law requires Regency to grant such credit. In the event the time clock is out of service, students must sign in and out using Regency's manual time tracking procedures. Students who do not clock out as required are in violation of policy and are subject to appropriate discipline.

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DAILY SANITATION

· Students must clean the station they used during the day. This includes cleaning the mirror, the inside of the cabinet, the countertop, the chair, and chair base; emptying the waste receptacle, sweeping the floor in the surrounding area, and wiping stains from the floor in surrounding areas. Students will be asked to perform additional sanitation. Additional sanitation will be assigned by a campus staff member, posted in the school, or both.

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DRESS CODE

Preparing for your career includes building the work habits you will need to succeed. Accordingly, we require students to come to school dressed in a professional manner. In addition, like any future employer, we require that if you choose to wear makeup or style your hair that you perform your grooming at home. Finally, your safety and state regulations affect what we can reasonably permit you to wear. Accordingly, we have established guidelines for dress that apply at all times during school hours. The campus staff will enforce these guidelines by requiring students who do not meet them to leave the campus. The guidelines also apply to students who have been terminated or are on a leave of absence and on Regency premises. You are required to wear: · A solid black apron or Regency wear, clean and in good condition · School-issued nametag at all times · Shoes, dress boots, or open-backed shoes in any color that protect your feet and are professional in appearance · In some states, additional requirements will apply; campus staff will inform students of additional state specific requirements The dress code permits black, grey and white in any combination and allows patterns (but no words or logos). Students can also wear accessories like scarves, headbands and belts in any color they choose. Shoes and dress boots must be professional looking and protect the student's feet. On Saturdays, students may wear professional dress in any color or combination they wish. · Dress Code Details: o Bottoms: pants, capris, skirts, or dresses Can be made of solid or patterned material in black, grey or white Pants cannot touch the floor Skirts and dresses must be knee length or longer; slits no higher than the knee Black leggings are allowed under skirts (not on their own) No denim, sweatpants, scrubs, overalls or wind pants o Tops: Solid, print or patterned shirts in black, grey or white Tops must be tucked in or over the hip; no midriffs or bare shoulders showing at any time No tank tops, camisoles, open back or sleeveless tops No athletic fleece sweatshirts (except for Regency hoodies) No logos or words except for Regency logo wear o Shoes: Shoes, dress boots, or open backed shoes in any color Shoes should be clean, professional looking and protect the student's feet No tennis shoes, sneakers, sandals, UGGS, or open toed shoes Socks or hosiery are not required o Accessories: Scarves, headbands and belts may be worn in any color. No hats or bandanas

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Student designers and student master designers must wear nametags, but do not need to wear the black apron. In addition, they may wear the permitted attire listed above in any color but remain subject to the professionalism and safety restrictions listed above. Campus staff will make a final evaluation of what constitutes professional dress or is inappropriate for safety, sanitation or regulatory reasons.

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

Regency will be closed on the following days in 2012: Monday, January 2 Monday, May 28 Wednesday, July 4 Monday, September 3 Thursday, November 22 Monday, December 24 Tuesday, December 25 New Year's Day (observed) Memorial Day Independence Day Labor Day Thanksgiving Christmas Eve Christmas Day

SEVERE WEATHER AND SCHOOL CLOSINGS

School closures due to inclement weather will be announced on local radio and television stations. Students may also call individual campuses to check school closings. School closures due to inclement weather do not adversely affect a student's attendance rate; however, a student's enrollment agreement end date will not be changed due to a school closure for inclement weather.

PARKING

· · Students must follow the parking directions posted at their campus as assigned by the building landlord; students who park in an unauthorized space will be charged a fee by Regency of $10 per occurrence and may be subject to landlord fees and/or towing. Students who do not follow the parking directions may be suspended or terminated

LOCKERS

· · · · · Each student is assigned a locker when he or she starts school. Individual lockers are generally assigned, but in some cases students may be required to share lockers. Lockers must have a combination lock attached at all times. Combinations must be turned in to the campus manager at orientation. Purses, coats, and other personal items must be placed in the locker at all times during school hours and are not allowed in the Performance area or in the Workshop and Rehearsal classrooms. Each student must use only the locker which is assigned to him or her. If a student places a lock on an unassigned locker, the lock will be cut and the contents of the locker will be donated to a local charity. Students should have no expectation of privacy in their lockers or in any other location at Regency. Lockers are the property of Regency. Regency reserves the right to reassign or inspect the contents of all student lockers at any time. Regency will not be held responsible for lost or damaged items, including the lock.

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Lockers are for use by current, active students only. Students must remove all belongings, including their locks, from their lockers immediately upon graduation, termination, withdraw, or upon taking a leave of absence (LOA). If a student does not vacate the locker within two weeks following his or her last day of attendance, Regency will cut the lock and donate the contents of the locker to a local charity. A student who damages a locker will be required to pay the cost of repairing or replacing the locker.

SMOKING

· · · · · · Smoking is prohibited in the building Student smoking is allowed by the back doors only Receptacles are provided in this area for cigarette butts Smoking is allowed only during lunch or assigned breaks Any student not on lunch or a break, caught outside the building smoking will be clocked out and required to leave for the day Smoking privileges may be revoked by the campus manager at any time for any reason

CELL PHONES, I-PODS, TELEPHONE CALLS, AND COMPUTER USE

· · · Students may use cell phones and other electronic devices during scheduled break times only. All such devices should be set to silent when on campus. Use of such a device on campus is not allowed unless the student is on break or lunch and in designated student break areas. A student receiving an emergency call should alert a staff member of the general nature of the emergency and leave the classroom or Performance floor before taking the call. Students cannot be reached on the Regency telephone during regular school hours unless it is an emergency. The reception desk will take messages and students may return calls via cell phones or public telephones on their next scheduled break. Students are never called out of Workshop, Rehearsal or the Performance area unless it is for an emergency. Students using school computers or telephones are required to limit their use to no more than five minutes. Computers are to be used only for the purposes of looking up or entering guest service and retail information in the Regency System, student resources and beautyjobs.com. Students should have no expectation of privacy when using Regency's computers. Regency reserves the right to monitor any computer usage on the campus, including usage by a student, regardless of whether the student is using the computer for school-related or personal purposes. Students may be subject to discipline if they are found to be abusing computer privileges. Laptop computers may be used in Workshop, Rehearsal, or the student break room for the sole purpose of taking notes or working on school projects. Computer use for activities not related to school is prohibited.

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EQUIPMENT AND PERSONAL BELONGINGS

· Each student is responsible for his or her own equipment, books, and personal belongings. Each student is assigned a locker to store personal belongings and kit supplies. These items must be moved from Workshop, Rehearsal, and Performance areas of the school to the student's locker at the end of each day. If a student chooses to take these items home, it is the student's responsibility to bring them back to school for his or her next session. Students who do not come to school with their equipment will not be allowed to attend until they bring their

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equipment. Students should NOT leave equipment in unlocked stations or other areas of Regency. Purses, coats, and other personal items must be placed in the locker at all times during school hours. Students should NOT bring large amounts of cash to school. REGENCY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS. It is the responsibility of the student to replace any missing equipment at his or her own expense. Students may NOT remove school equipment from the building at any time.

EMERGENCY EXITS, EVACUATION, SEVERE WEATHER SHELTER, AND FIRE DRILLS

· In the event of severe weather warnings, no one is allowed to leave the building. Everyone must remain in the building until the warning is lifted. Stay calm and do not remain in the Performance area. All guests and students should seek shelter in an area without windows such as: o Workshop classroom o Rehearsal classroom o Locker area In the event it becomes necessary to evacuate the building, everyone should proceed in an orderly fashion to the nearest exit. Evacuation plans are posted in several areas throughout the campus. Emergency exits are clearly marked. All exit doors remain unlocked during school hours. In the event of an emergency, dial 911 for assistance. Regency conducts fire drills on a periodic basis. Please follow all instructions during fire drills.

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STUDENT FILE ACCESS AND RELEASE OF INFORMATION

Rights Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Student records are subject to various laws and rules controlling maintenance of these records and access to the records by students and others. For example, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) provides students certain rights with respect to the student access to and amendment of educational records and governs when Regency can disclose educational records without student consent. FERPA also provides students with the right to complain to the U.S. Department of Education if the student believes Regency is not in compliance with the statute and governs when Regency can disclose directory information about students. A notice to student outlining these rights and topics in detail is available to students at http://www.regencybeauty.com/ferpa. Student File Access Students seeking access to their records should submit a written request that identifies the record or records they wish to inspect to: Regency Beauty Institute Attn: Student Records th 1600 Utica Avenue South, 9 Floor St. Louis Park, MN 55416 Students may also fax this request to (866) 553-4166. Please include ATTN: Student Records on the cover page of the fax. Regency will make arrangements for access and notify the student of the time and place where the records may be inspected. Regency may charge a reasonable fee for copies of student records.

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Release of Student Information In accordance with FERPA, Regency will disclose information from the academic records of a student to authorized persons, provided Regency has on file written or authorized electronic consent of the student. The form, Consent to Release Student Information, is available from the Student Records department. A student must submit a written or authorized electronic consent for each third-party request for information. Each Consent to Release Student Information form will remain in effect as long as the student attends Regency. Any changes to the release must be made in writing and submitted to the Student Records department. Complaint Procedure Regency will receive and process any complaint filed by any party which sets forth facts that reasonably suggest that Regency may not be in compliance with the federal, state, or NACCAS standards and criteria, that another person is violating Regency policy, or any other matter which the complainant wants considered by Regency. The party filing a complaint must do so in writing and submit the complaint to the campus manager so the complaint may be reviewed and processed. Regency cannot guarantee that the complaint will be kept confidential. Regency reserves the right to investigate any facts or circumstances concerning a complaint which come to its attention, whether or not a formal written complaint has been received. Regency will process all written complaints as promptly as possible. Complaints not resolved to the complainant's satisfaction at the campus level may be submitted in writing to: Regency Headquarters, Attn: Student Appeals. Complaints relating to fees, charges or payments must be submitted in writing to: Regency Headquarters, Attn: Student Appeals. After consideration of the matter, the Student Appeals body will make a determination on the complaint and will provide the complainant with a written description of the determination and, if applicable, the reasons in support of the determination. Should the complainant wish to pursue the matter further, complaint forms are available from: National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS) 4401 Ford Ave., Suite 1300 Alexandria, VA 22302-1432 Phone: (703) 600-7600 Fax: (703) 379-2200 www.naccas.org A complainant is required to try to resolve his or her complaint through the internal process outlined above before filing a complaint with NACCAS.

ADVISING

Student support advising services are available throughout the training program. If an outside resource becomes necessary, the campus manager will refer the student to the available agency. Academic advising is completed on a regular basis. Each student can view his or her progress report which includes attendance, service totals, and grade averages at any time at the student kiosk located at the campus. Students will have the opportunity to talk individually with their advisor and discuss their academic and career building progress. In addition, qualified staff members are available at each campus during regular school hours or by appointment to assist students with individual academic needs.

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ACADEMIC ADJUSTMENTS BASED ON DISABILITY

In compliance with applicable law, Regency will provide reasonable academic adjustments based on the known disability of an otherwise qualified student. Specifically, Regency will provide reasonable academic adjustments (including accommodations, auxiliary aids and services) to an otherwise qualified student with a disability. The purpose of academic adjustments based on disability is to provide an otherwise qualified student with equal access to Regency's courses, services and facilities. Accordingly, a reasonable academic adjustment is a modification of or exemption from a Regency policy, procedure or practice that enables a student to fully participate in Regency's educational program and meet program requirements by overcoming barriers posed by the student's disability. By contrast, a requested academic adjustment will be denied as unreasonable if it would (1) excuse a student from essential program requirements or institutional standards for program completion, (2) conflict with licensing or other legal requirements, or (3) otherwise place an undue financial or administrative burden on the institution. Additionally, Regency is not required to provide a student with the academic adjustment(s) he or she most prefers, so long as it provides reasonable academic adjustments, where possible. In accordance with the law, each request for academic adjustments based on disability submitted by a student must be supported with documentation from an appropriate, U.S.-licensed professional that (1) certifies that the student has been diagnosed with a disability and identifies the disability, (2) describes the functional limitations experienced by the student which are due to the disability and relevant to the Request for Academic Adjustments; and (3) describes with specificity any academic adjustment(s) that are advised in order to enable the student to fully participate in Regency's cosmetology program and meet the requirements for graduation from the program. Requests for academic adjustments based on disability should be directed to Regency's Student Affairs Committee for review. When the Committee receives a request for academic adjustments based on disability, the Committee will engage in an interactive discussion with the student as appropriate to identify whether a reasonable accommodation is possible given the limitations related to the disability and Regency's program requirements. For purposes of this policy, the term "student" includes an enrolled student as well as any prospective student who requires reasonable academic adjustments in the application process, including in connection with the entrance examination. Students may request academic adjustments at any point during their program; however, Regency recommends that students make requests early in their program so there is adequate time for Regency to review the request and implement approved academic adjustments. All students are welcome to talk with Regency's Student Affairs Committee at any time to discuss Regency's procedures relating to academic adjustments.

ACADEMIC ADJUSTMENTS BASED ON RELIGION

In compliance with applicable law, Regency will also provide otherwise qualified students with reasonable academic adjustments (or, accommodations) based on a student's sincerely-held religious beliefs and/or practices. The purpose of academic adjustments based on religion is to provide an otherwise qualified student with equal access to Regency's courses, services and facilities where a reasonable accommodation can be identified that does not pose an undue hardship on Regency. Requests for academic adjustments based on religion should be directed to Regency's Student Affairs Committee for review. When the Student Affairs Committee receives a request for accommodation of religion, the Committee will engage in an interactive discussion with you as appropriate to identify whether a reasonable accommodation is possible given your religious beliefs and/or practices and the program requirements. Students are expected to cooperate in good faith this process, including by identifying the religion at issue as well as the specific religious belief and/or practice that the student believe conflicts with a Regency policy, procedure, or practice.

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POLICY AGAINST DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT, BULLYING, AND OFFENSIVE BEHAVIOR

Discrimination means treating an individual or group less favorably than another based on a legally protected characteristic. Harassment is verbal or physical conduct that demeans, stereotypes or shows hostility or aversion toward an individual or group because of a legally protected characteristic and which creates an offensive, intimidating or hostile school environment. Bullying is the continuous or repeated infliction of physical harm or psychological distress on one or more students or employees. Under federal law, legally protected characteristics include gender, age, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, disability and military/veteran status. Additionally, many states have created additional legally protected characteristics, which may include marital status and sexual orientation among others. Regency Beauty Institute strives to provide an environment in which all students and employees can achieve their goals and thrive. Discrimination, harassment, bullying ­ and any significantly offensive behavior ­ create barriers to personal growth and achievement and are contrary to Regency's core values. In certain cases, such conduct may also violate the law. For all these reasons, Regency will not tolerate discrimination, harassment, bullying or other significantly offensive conduct directed towards students or employees by persons they encounter in the course of their work or studies at Regency, such as supervisors, co-workers, students, guests, or suppliers. This policy, as well as state and federal law, prohibits sexual harassment. Sexual harassment generally includes, without limitation, unwelcome sexual advances or propositions, requests for sexual favors, offensive or threatening verbal or written communication, sexually motivated physical contact, and the display of sexually suggestive objects or pictures. Sexual harassment may be committed by both men and women, and may be directed at a member of the same or the opposite sex. No employee shall threaten or insinuate either explicitly or implicitly that any student's submission to or rejection of sexual advances will in any way influence any decision regarding that student's evaluation, advancement, assignments, educational opportunities or any other condition of enrollment or academic status. Any student or employee who engages in discrimination, harassment, bullying or other offensive behavior is subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal of the employee or termination of enrollment of the student. Other individuals (non-employees and non-students) found to have engaged in harassing or discriminatory behavior may be asked to leave and not return. A student or employee who has a complaint of discrimination, harassment, bullying or offensive behavior should report the matter to the campus manager or the area manager. All such complaints will be investigated and, where appropriate, corrective action will be taken. Regency will treat every complaint with discretion, but in order to conduct thorough investigations, Regency cannot guarantee that the matter will be kept confidential.

DRUG AND ALCOHOL-FREE SCHOOL POLICY

Regency embraces the spirit of the public law that requires schools to provide a drug-free campus and workplace. As part of our philosophy, we are dedicated to the advancement and well-being of the population we serve. The use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs can lead to physical and psychological health risks. These risks depend upon the type of drug used and the intensity of the use. Long-term use of drugs can lead to organic damage to the body and psychological problems. And even short-term use carries a risk of an overdose that can result in effects as serious as death. Drug and alcohol use also carries other direct and indirect health risks, including a heightened risk of bloodtransmitted disease for users of intravenous drugs, the risk of pregnancy complications and birth defects in women who use drugs or alcohol while pregnant, and the impairment of the ability to operate motor vehicles. As such, all students and employees are encouraged to abstain from the use of illegal drugs and irresponsible use of alcohol.

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Students are prohibited from the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession or use of a controlled substance or alcohol anywhere on Regency property including grounds, parking areas, anywhere within the buildings or while participating in school-related activities. Students are also prohibited from being present on campus under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances. Students who violate this policy will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of enrollment. If there is a reasonable suspicion that a student of Regency is under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance while on Regency's premises, the student will be required to clock out for the day and asked to leave. In all cases, Regency will abide by local, state, and federal sanctions regarding unlawful possession of drugs and the consumption of alcohol, including the full enforcement of applicable underage drinking laws. Any student who suspects they or someone else may be at risk is invited to seek services that can be of help. Regency maintains drug and alcohol education information and a list of counseling and support services, including local services, which can be obtained from the campus manager. Title IV Implications of Illegal Drug Convictions Any students convicted of possessing or selling illegal drugs while receiving Title IV assistance will be ineligible for FSA funds based on the chart below: Possession of illegal drugs First offense Second offense Third offense and beyond One year from date of conviction Two years from date of conviction Indefinite period Sale of illegal drugs (includes convictions for conspiring to sell illegal drugs) Two years from date of conviction Indefinite period Indefinite period

Note: if convicted of both possessing and selling illegal drugs and the periods of ineligibility are different, the longer penalty will apply. In addition, violations of federal, state, or local laws and ordinances concerning drugs and alcohol can lead to felony or misdemeanor convictions and legal sanctions, which include but are not limited to: fines, imprisonment, forfeiture of property, and loss of driving privileges. A description of federal penalties for drug violations can be found at http://www.justice.gov/dea/agency/penalties.htm.

VIOLENCE PREVENTION POLICY

Regency does not tolerate threats by or against students. In addition, Regency prohibits students from carrying, possessing, or using firearms and/or weapons while on school premises and while attending school-related events off Regency premises. This policy applies to all students, including those with a valid permit to carry a firearm. Students who violate this policy will be suspended or terminated.

SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY

Social media is a part of today's communications, both for personal and professional reasons. However, in social media, the line between the personal and the professional may not be clear. This policy is intended to define acceptable use of social media for Regency students. Definition of Social Media "Social media" means internet-based modes of communication that facilitate the creation, posting and sharing of information, often in a broad-based, widely-accessible, and/or scalable fashion. While a multitude of social media platforms exist, popular sites currently include FaceBookTM, TwitterTM,

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YouTubeTM, LinkedInTM, GooglePlusTM, MySpaceTM, LiveJournalTM, message boards, RSS feeds, and web logs (or "blogs"). As the very term "social media" implies, such media enables communications that are usually intended to be shared and/or displayed in a "social" fashion. For purposes of this policy, communications through social media, whether by text, photograph, other image, or otherwise, are collectively referred to as "posts." The Reach of this Policy This policy applies whenever, wherever, and however a student makes use of social media. That said, let us address a common concern upfront: We agree that what you do on your time is generally your own business. However, when a student engages in activities ­ even in his or her own time ­ that may effect the experience or progress of other students in our program or Regency's legitimate business or legal interests ­ it may no longer be only that student's business. As one example, if a student posts content in social media that bullies, harasses, threatens a fellow student, the fact that the student may have created that post at her personal computer on his or her own time obviously does not excuse the misconduct or prevent Regency from taking appropriate action to address that breach of its policy. As you develop yourself as a true professional, you are urged by Regency to use good judgment in posting content through social media ­ and, indeed, this Social Media Policy is ultimately a manner of common-sense. The same expectations, student policies, and laws that govern our students' interactions with fellow students, guests, and employees in the "real world" do not disappear simply because a student is communicating in the "virtual world." The chief issue of concern for Regency will be whether the content of a social media post by a student impacts a legitimate policy, legal, or business interest of the Company. In enforcing this Social Media Policy, Regency may consider any post that is openly published through a social media platform or otherwise lawfully accessible to it, including posts shared by recipients. Users of social media should be aware that the choice of whether to maintain the privacy of content you post on a social media platform ­ including content posted to a single recipient ­ lies with the recipient. When a recipient wishes to share it for any reason (because it may be amusing or, on the other hand, offensive), he or she is free to do so. As an example, no student has a right to restrict another's right to lodge a complaint about a harassing post by claiming it was meant to be "private." In short, once you post, the content is not yours to control, but may be printed, saved, or forwarded by the recipient(s). Prohibited Social Media Activities There are certain policies and expectations that govern our students at all times, even when away from Regency's campuses. This section lists several key examples of policies that govern all student communications, including posts on social media. No student may, under any circumstances, engage in or request or encourage social-media posts: · That are harassing, discriminatory, threatening, bullying, or intimidating to one or more Regency students, guests, employees, or other constituents, in violation of Regency's policies fully set forth elsewhere in this Handbook. For example, posts that demean or devalue another person or a group of people based on legally-protected characteristics (gender, sexual orientation, race, disability etc.) or through the use of sexually-charged language or images will not be tolerated. That knowingly or maliciously make a false statement of fact about Regency or its programs, services, products, or constituents. For example, it would be a violation of this policy for a student to post photographs suggesting the use of dangerous or antiquated beauty techniques in our campuses, whether or not in jest.

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That are, within Regency's discretion, likely to damage Regency's public image and reputation in its applicable industries, and with no countervailing legally-protected purpose. Please note that Regency intends by this Social Media Policy only to protect its legitimate business and legal interests and in no way seeks to restrict student use of social media for legally-protected purposes such as participation in protected activity under Title VI and other applicable state and federal laws.

No student may, except with advance written permission from Regency officer, engage in or request or encourage social media posts: · That disclose any Regency educational materials or business records. For example, no student may post Regency's curriculum materials (lesson plans, study guides, examinations, etc.) in social media. That use Regency's name or Marks to promote a product, charitable interest, political party or candidate, or other cause. That disclose personally-identifiable information concerning one or more Regency students, employees, or other constituents, including a photograph, without the express permission of that individual or for another expressly authorized purpose.

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These examples, while important, are merely intended to serve as examples and not to provide a complete list. Prohibited Social Media Connections At Regency, we have a strict policy prohibiting fraternization between employees and students. Under this policy, students should be aware that Regency employees are not permitted to engage in social media relationships and/or connections with Regency students, including prospective and enrolled students. Employees are also not permitted to provide references or recommendations concerning students through social media platforms. As such, students should not seek, for example, to "friend" a Regency employee on FaceBook or seek a "recommendation" through LinkedInTM. Likewise, students should not be offended when a staff member does not respond to such a "friend" request or to an online request for a reference or recommendation. (All such requests for references and recommendations should be directed to Regency's Career Services Department.) This policy is intended to maintain professional boundaries between employees and students, which creates a better student experience for all. Student Marketing in Social Media At Regency, we teach you to design and follow a marketing plan as you progress through our programs. We do so because we know that these business skills will be as important as your cosmetology skills to your ability to develop a devoted client list and succeed in the beauty industry. To encourage and support these activities, we provide you with a variety of pre-approved marketing materials that help you to get your name out there while protecting the integrity of Regency's logos, trademarks, advertising material, or other copyrighted material (Regency's "Marks"). Therefore, when you use social media to attract clients to visit you at Regency, a few key ground rules apply. First, whenever you use or reference Regency's name for marketing purposes, the only logos, marks or images that may be used are Regency's Marks (as defined above) as made available through the preapproved marketing materials. Second, in any such marketing post, you must:

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Identify yourself by name and State that you are a Regency student

Any disclaimer that clearly communicates the bulleted points above will be acceptable. However, we provide a sample below for your convenience: As part of my training at Regency, I am learning not only about beauty, but about the business of beauty! To succeed in the beauty industry, a cosmetologist can't sit on the sidelines; she needs to get the word out about what she has to offer and invite clients in to visit her salon chair! To help us get started, Regency offers perks to their clients (that means you!). So, not only will you receive a great service, you will feel good knowing you are supporting my education and just might receive your own guest rewards! So, what are you waiting for? Finally, apart from marketing activities undertaken with Regency's pre-approved student materials, no Regency student is permitted to use Regency's Marks or speak for Regency. In the event that you create any other post that refers to Regency (or Regency's programs, services or products), it is required that you provide your name, state that you are a student, and state clearly that your post does not necessarily reflect Regency's position. Questions & Complaints Any student who has a question or complaint relating to this Social Media Policy should contact his or her Campus Manager or Advisor. Any student who violates this Social Media Policy shall be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination, under the Student Behavioral Expectations Policy.

STUDENT BEHAVIORAL EXPECTATIONS

Purpose Regency Beauty Institute's mission is to provide its graduates with the skills, credentials and creative flexibility to do just about anything in the beauty industry. We are committed to providing students with strong technical training, encouraging creative freedom and providing varied experiences. In order to succeed in our mission and provide our students with the most positive educational experience possible, students are expected to conduct themselves with integrity, professionalism and honesty as well as follow those policies and procedures set forth in the Regency Student Catalog and Handbook (the "Handbook"). In the event that a student does not meet these expectations, he or she may be disciplined. Campus managers, area directors and other applicable Regency staff have the ability to adjust the severity of a student's discipline to reflect the severity of the behavior and how often the behavior has occurred in the past, if at all. However, to inform students of the types of conduct that fall short of our expectations and the possible consequences of inappropriate behaviors, we have listed below some of those behaviors that do not meet our expectations and the results of demonstrating that behavior. Late To Class/Late Passes Regency expects that all students attend class on time as regularly as possible. Each student at Regency is permitted two late entrances per month to the first attended class session. Students may use a late pass for whatever reason they choose. The Regency clock in-clock out system keeps track of whether or not a student has late passes available to him or her. If the student does have a late pass

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available, then the student will be asked if he or she would like to use one in order to attend that class session. If the student does not have a late pass or does not choose to use one, then he or she will not be allowed to clock in for that session. Dress Code Violations All Regency students are expected to wear appropriate attire, in accordance with the dress code outlined in the Handbook. Students who violate the dress code will be required to clock out of class and leave campus until they have complied with the dress code. If the student is able to comply with the dress code and can re-enter the class session with a late pass, then he or she may do so. Continually being asked to leave the campus because of dress code violations will result in additional charges as outlined in the Handbook. Warnings, Suspension and Termination Regency expects that its students will treat Regency educators and staff and other students with respect. This means that students are expected to be professional, use appropriate language, refrain from disrupting class, refrain from engaging in violent or aggressive behavior and conduct themselves in accordance with the Honor Code and the Handbook. On those occasions when a student does not follow Regency's expectations in this regards, the student may receive a verbal warning, a written warning, a suspension or be terminated as provided below. Verbal Warning Types of offenses that will likely result in a verbal warning, depending on the nature and frequency of the offense, as well as history of past offenses (this is not an exclusive or exhaustive list): · Verbal abuse (swearing, calling staff including Headquarters staff or students names, using racially offensive language, talking back, making direct or indirect threats) · Disrupting class by coming in and out of class; talking in class; using cell phones or other electronic devices in class or on the Performance floor; raising voices to other students or Regency staff; or otherwise disrupting the learning environment · Bringing personal belongings into the classroom or onto the Performance floor Written Warning/3-Day Suspension Types of offenses that will likely result in a written warning or a three-day suspension, depending on the nature and frequency of the offense, as well as history of past offenses (this is not an exclusive or exhaustive list): · Bullying or violation of the anti-harassment policy · Violation of the drug and alcohol-free school policy · Verbal abuse · Disrupting class · Refusing a client · Violation of the policy against violence and threats of violence · Stealing Termination from Regency Types of offenses that will likely result in termination, depending on the nature and frequency of the offense, as well as history of past offenses (this is not an exclusive or exhaustive list): · Bringing a firearm or other weapon to school · Violation of the policy against violence and threats of violence · Bullying or violation of the anti-harassment policy · Violation of the drug- and alcohol-free school policy · Verbal abuse

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Violation of the clocking in and out policy, including but not limited to clocking in or out for another student, or asking another student to clock in or out for you Cheating on an exam Stealing or vandalism of school property

In all circumstances, Regency will use its discretion, based on the facts of each instance of inappropriate behavior and a student's record as a whole to determine the appropriate disciplinary actions to take. Regency employees can and will consider aggravating (making more serious) and mitigating (making less serious) circumstances when determining appropriate discipline. Some offenses may be considered so severe that Regency may decide to terminate the student without further warning. This policy is meant to be a tool to assist a student's understanding of the possible consequences of inappropriate behavior and/or the violation of Regency policy or procedures. Regency reserves the right to alter or terminate this policy at any time, with or without reason or notice. Absence for Investigations In circumstances where the student has allegedly failed to meet the expectations of this policy, Regency reserves the right to place the student on an absence for investigation. During an absence for investigation, the student will not be allowed back to the campus and will not be allowed to complete hours until the investigation into the misconduct is complete and a decision on disciplinary action is made. During this period, the absence counts against the student's attendance, but is limited to 12 calendar days. If a student is permitted to continue school at the conclusion of an absence for investigation, and after the completion of any related disciplinary action such as suspension, the student may request that the absence for investigation be retroactively designated an administrative leave so that the time away from the campus does not count against the student's attendance.

Workshop Policies

WORKSHOP ATTENDANCE

· · · · · All students must attend Workshop and pass all quizzes, exams and technical rubrics. It is the student's responsibility to make up all work missed during an absence An educator will be available from 8:30 to 9:00 am Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to assist (answer questions and concerns) full-time students with make up work and also from 8:30 to 9:00 am Saturday to assist part-time students with make up work Lunch is 30 minutes in length and is assigned by the campus staff Students who are terminated have the option to go through the re-entry process and start with the next class in which there is space available (see section titled Termination, Withdrawal, and Re-entry)

WORKSHOP ACADEMICS

· · Students must meet the following requirements for each Workshop subject: 1. Pass a written subject quiz, with a score of at least 80 percent 2. Pass the technical rubric, if applicable If the student does not attend school on the scheduled subject quiz day, he or she will receive a score of zero for that quiz.

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A student who misses or fails (receives a score below 80 percent) a subject quiz must make up that quiz in a timely manner at a school make up time (see section titled Workshop Attendance). The highest score that a student may receive on a make up subject quiz is 80 percent. Make up quiz scores of 81 percent to 100 percent will be posted as 80 percent. Prior to moving from Workshop training to Rehearsal and Performance, each student must pass all Workshop technical rubrics, written quizzes, and the Workshop final written exam. The passing score requirements for this exam is the same as for the subject quizzes, 80 percent. Each student is responsible for recruiting a model as detailed in the syllabus. Models must be at least 16 years of age. Students must attend all Workshop technical rubric exam sessions. Any student who misses a technical rubric session for any reason may re-schedule the missed technical rubric during the next unit of study's technical rubric session at no additional fee. All unit technical rubrics must be passed before taking the Workshop final written exam. Each student will be given a copy of the state laws and rules book upon the start of Workshop. If the book is revised by the state, the student has the option to purchase and updated version of the laws and rules book (see Additional Cost section for pricing). The most current versions of the laws and rules are also available for viewing/printing at each state's website.

Rehearsal and Performance Policies

REHEARSAL ATTENDANCE AND TESTING

· · · · · · All students must attend Rehearsal and take all quizzes and exams. Each student will be assigned to Rehearsal sessions by the school. Students must meet these requirements for each Rehearsal subject 1. Take the unit quiz and any scheduled exams 2. Pass the technical rubric, if applicable If the student does not attend school on the scheduled subject quiz or exam day, he or she will receive a score of zero for that quiz or exam. All students must pass the Rehearsal final exam with a score of 80% or higher A student who fails (receives a score below 80 percent) a subject quiz or exam has the option of making up that quiz or exam within 30 days. The highest score that a student may receive on a make up quiz is 80 percent. Make up quiz scores of 81 percent to 100 percent will be posted as 80 percent. As a reminder, students must maintain an 80% academic average.

REHEARSAL EXAM MAKEUP

· · Full-time students who need to make up or retake quizzes may choose to take up to two quizzes on any Thursday or Friday morning of a regularly scheduled Rehearsal Quiz. Part-time students who need to make up or retake quizzes may do so on any Saturday morning of a regularly scheduled

PERFORMANCE BOOKING AND SERVICE

Station Assignments · · Stations are numbered sequentially beginning with 1. Each station is marked with its number. All stations are assigned each day on first come, first served basis.

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Students who are assigned to the Performance area use the Station Assignment form at the reception desk to sign up for a station when they arrive each day. Students must sign up for the lowest available station number. For example, the first person to arrive signs up for station 1, the next person signs up for station 2, etc. Stations may be reassigned at the discretion of the campus staff. A student may not store equipment or personal belongings at a station when he or she is not assigned to that station. All equipment and personal belongings must be stored in the student's assigned locker every night or taken home. Purses, coats, kit bags, backpacks and other personal items must be placed in the locker at all times during school hours.

Booking and Service · · All students must meet all state hour requirements before working on guests. Regency strives to offer as much hands-on experience as possible to help our graduates enter the field feeling comfortable and well versed in all areas of cosmetology. Regency schedules guest services for the student based on student needs and complies with state cosmetology law and NACCAS regulations regarding scheduling guest services. Regency accepts requests from guests to have a specific student perform their services. In fact, Regency encourages students to request that guests ask for them specifically in order to foster relationship-building skills. Any tip that a student receives does constitute taxable income and must be reported on the student's personal tax returns. Regency requires students to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times. Students who fail to do may be clocked out, suspended, or terminated. o Students should: treat guests, campus staff, and other students with respect; greet guests courteously; ask for help from educators when needed; use their time productively while completing program requirements; use school materials and equipment properly and efficiently. o Students should not: run; raise their voices or yell; sit or put their feet on stations; visit with other students while working on guests; eat or drink in the Performance or reception areas; move station chairs; write on station mirrors or hang pictures or decorate station areas; use profanity; argue with educators, guests, or other students. Students may not refuse a guest, unless in an extenuating circumstance and if approved by campus management. Any student who refuses a guest or argues about taking a guest will be clocked out and required to leave Regency premises immediately. When a student meets the minimum state requirements he or she will continue to be scheduled with services. Any changes to assigned appointments may only be made by campus staff. If students are assigned to the Performance area and do not have guests, they should use their time productively by completing project sheets and project sheet requirements. In addition to these activities, if a student is not with a guest, he or she may use the last hour of the day, before sanitation begins, for independent study, workbooks or worksheets. Regency maintains a guest record for each chemical service guest. Each time a student provides a chemical service on a guest; he or she must fill out a chemical service card in its entirety and enter it into the Regency System. Regency will determine how much time is required to perform each service and will create schedules accordingly. Students must complete sanitation daily and as assigned. Station inspections are conducted randomly. Students will be assigned to dispense and desk duties by Regency during their training. Students must attend school and perform the duties as assigned. Those who do not will be disciplined. Students assigned to desk or dispense duties may not complete services on guests while on those assignments.

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COURSE COMPLETION AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Course Completion For a student to graduate from the program, receive a diploma, and be eligible for state license application/examination, students must complete all of the "requirements for course completion and graduation" as described on page 10 of the student catalog. Regency Final Skill Certification and State Licensing Exams · · · · All Florida Regency students are required to take the Regency final skill certification as part of the course completion requirements. A student may take Regency final skill certification and state written exam after: 1) satisfying the Course Completion Requirements defined in this handbook, and 2) reaching the hour marks for graduation defined in this handbook.. Students must sign up for a scheduled school final skill certification with the campus manager at least two weeks before the exam date to reserve their space. Students who request that Regency administer Regency final skill certification to them at a time other than the regularly scheduled exam time must pay an additional fee of $50. Regency does not guarantee that it can administer the exams at an unscheduled time, but will attempt to accommodate student requests when possible. Individuals who have not been enrolled in Regency within 90 days preceding Regency `s administration of the final skill certification must pay a testing fee of $50, the applicable model fees, and take the exams at the regularly scheduled monthly time. Each student is responsible for recruiting a model for the final skill certification. Models must be at least 16 years of age and not be a licensed cosmetologist. A student must score at least 80 percent in each section to pass the Regency final skill certification. Each state administers its own exams. All exams must be pre-scheduled with the state testing service. Students must pay the state fee and meet the state requirements to take these exams. Each student must schedule an exit interview with the campus manager after they have successfully passed all state required exams to complete the licensing process. Regency Final Written and Skill Certification may be taken after the completion of 1000 hours. State licensure by examination (written and practical) may be taken after the successful completion of 1200 hours. Students will be subject to a criminal background check prior to licensure. Felony convictions may result in denial of licensure.

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Other Information

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF AND FACULTY

Owners Regency Corporation J. Hayes Batson, M.B.A. Alicia Kunin-Batson, Ph.D. LLR Partners Prairie Capital

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Fort Myers Campus 11621 S. Cleveland Ave. Ste 30 Fort Myers, FL 33907 239-322-1321

Campus Manager Amy Lesnau

Cosmetology diploma; Heartland Career Center; Wabash, IN; 1992 Esthetics diploma; Horst Institute; Minneapolis, MN; 1994

Educators Tania Biundo

Cosmetology diploma; Tri-State Beauty College; Taylor, MI; 2005 Cosmetology Instructor diploma; David Pressley School of Cosmetology; Taylor, MI; 2007

Eileen Corbett Cheryl LaBruzzo Tracey Mitchell Nicole Chevaliar Steven Eagan Tania Kantarze

Cosmetology diploma; Robert Fiance Beauty School; Queens, NY; 1974 Cosmetology diploma; Lee VoTech; 1978 Cosmetology diploma; Morris School of Hair Design & Beauty Culture; London, England; 1976 Cosmetology diploma; Capitol School of Cosmetology; Omaha, NE Cosmetology diploma; Marinello-Comer Beauty School; Reseda, CA; 1974 Cosmetology certificate; Tri-State Beauty College; Taylor, MI; 2004 Cosmetology Instructor certificate; David Pressley School of Cosmetology; Taylor, MI; 2007

Mindy Robinson Kristin Greenleaf Board of Directors Headquarters 1600 Utica Avenue South, th 9 Floor St. Louis Park, MN 55416 J. Hayes Batson Raymond Barton

Cosmetology diploma; Academy of Beauty Culture; Grand Junction, CO; 2004 Cosmetology diploma; Berkshire Community College; Pittsfield, MA; 2006 Stephen V. King Seth J. Lehr Stephen Shank J. Hayes Batson Joseph Gaylord Thomas Skibo Mark Carani Andrea Fike Wilson Garland Linda Muehlbauer Sheila Niehaus Roxanne Chihos Stacey Cunningham

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Carla Simpson Sally Mickelson Neal Tillotson Douglas McKibben Paul Kriloff

STUDENTS RIGHT TO KNOW - HOW OUR STUDENTS ARE DOING

The Department of Education requires Regency to publish completion rates for the cohort of first-time, full-time students for which 150 percent of the normal time for completion elapsed for all students in the cohort between September 1, 2009 and August 31, 2010. Total · The overall completion rate is 51.3percent or 1,092 of 2,128 students. By gender · The completion rate for female students was 51.5 percent or 1053 of 2043 students. · The completion rate for male students was 45.9 percent or 39 of 85 students. By race/ethnicity (for those who disclosed their race/ethnicity) · The completion rate for American Indian or Alaska Native students was too small to disclose with confidence and confidentiality. · The completion rate for Asian students was too small to disclose with confidence and confidentiality. · The completion rate for Black or African American students was 35.7 percent or 25 of 70 students. · The completion rate for Hispanic/Latino students was 41.9 percent or 26 of 62 students. · The completion rate for White students was 59.1 percent or 361 of 611 students. · The completion rate for students of unknown race/ethnicity was 49.2 percent or 669 of 1359 students. By financial aid · The completion rate for students who received a Federal Pell Grant was 43.9 percent or 499 of 1136 students. · The completion rate for students who received a Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loan who did not receive a Federal Pell Grant was 64.6 percent or 414 of 641 students. · The completion rate of students who received neither a Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loan nor a Federal Pell Grant was 51.0 percent or 179 of 351 students. In addition, based on NACCAS cohorts for the calendar year 2010: · 53 percent or 2896 of 5458 students completed the course requirements · 98 percent or 2073 of 2097 students passed the license exam · 91 percent or 2377 of 2600 students reported to have found jobs in the field of cosmetology Student placement information is obtained through exit interviews, graduate surveys, and phone contacts.

SECURITY REPORT

Regency Beauty Institute's Annual Security Report is available online at www.RegencyBeauty.com/security. Students may obtain a printed copy of this report from any campus

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manager or the Human Resources department at Regency's headquarters. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred within campus buildings or on sidewalks and parking lots adjacent to campus buildings. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and other matters. A security report is not yet available for this location. All Regency students and staff members should report all incidents of criminal actions or security emergencies to the acting manager immediately. This report includes sightings of any needed repairs or maintenance of the campus grounds to ensure a safe campus environment. In the event of a crime or emergency, all personnel and student body are advised to call the police department (911) immediately.

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