Student Consumer Information

Here you can find information on our policies, regulatory agencies.

National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS)

The Salon & Spa Institute is nationally accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS)
NACCAS is recognized by the United States Department of Education as a national accrediting agency for post-secondary schools and programs of career arts and sciences. Our Brownsville school has provisional accreditation with NACCAS as a condition required of new schools seeking full accreditation.
Below are links to our student catalog, annual security report and disclosures.  Program disclosures provide information on typical course costs, fees and equipment costs by program and by campus.

Copyright & Computer Use Policy

The School supports enforcement of copyright law for the protection of its employees as both creators and users of copyright protected works. The School requires that staff and students comply with federal law regarding the use of copyright protected materials. In addition, in the spirit of promoting "the progress of science and the useful arts," the school supports the fair use for such purposes as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching scholarship or research and reproduction of copyrighted materials (including multiple copies for classroom or library use), for educational purposes as outlined in the federal Copyright Law (PL94-553).

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy

The following policy is applicable to all students enrolled. SAP will be measured at the following scheduled hours:Cosmetology 450, 900 and 1200 Hours (13 weeks, 26 weeks, 35 weeks)Facial and Instructor Training 150, 375 Hours (4 weeks, 11 weeks)Course incompleteness, transfer credits, repetition, non-credit remedial courses have no effect on SAP.

Alcohol & Drug Policy

Salon & Spa Institute in its policies supports and endorses the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989 which mandate that Salon & Spa Institute have a drug and alcohol abuse prevention program.

Vaccination Policy

Salon & Spa Institute complies with the State of Texas requirements for vaccinations. At this time Texas does not require any vaccinations prior to or during enrollment in its programs.

Useful Links & Downloads

Regulatory Agencies
Consumer Protection Division

P.O. Box 12548
Austin, TX 78711

Texas Department of License and Regulation (TDLR)

920 Colorado
Austin, TX, 78701
Mailing address is P.O. Box 12157, Austin, TX, 78731 Telephone: (512) 463-6599
Toll-Free (in Texas): 800-803-9202
Fax: (512) 463-9468

National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS)

3015 Colvin Street
Alexandria, VA 22314 Telephone: (703) 600-7600
Fax: (703) 379-2200

Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)