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Making it all work

What You Need to Know

Lobby Rules

  • Do not leave valuables unattended. HAD/WUDC is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Take valuables into the studio with you.

  • No sitting or playing on stairs

  • Area must be kept quiet during classes

  • No tapping/knocking on studio windows

  • Earphones must be used while listening to music or playing video games

  • Children must not be left unattended; please accompany to the water fountain

  • Do not move or remove furniture

Studio Rules

  • No food, drinks or chewing gum are allowed in the studios. Water bottles are allowed.

  • Siblings are not allowed in the dressing room, office area or studios and should never be left unattended.

  • Teachers reserve the right to dismiss any student who repeatedly disrupts class or fails to adhere to dress code.

  • Parents, please do not interrupt teachers while class is in session. Check with the front office to see when the teacher is available.

  • Purses, jewelry and other valuables should not be left unattended in the dressing room or lobby. The studio is not responsible for loss or theft of personal items.

  • For safety, dancers should wear street clothes to/from the studio.


Class Make-ups 

  • Please notify the office when student is unable to attend classes.


Dropping Classes

  • You must notify the studio in writing to drop a class; you will be responsible for any tuition/fees until notification has been received.


Class Etiquette 

  • Consistency and punctuality complement and enhance the overall learning experience. Tardiness is to be avoided as it disrupts the work and progress of others.


Houston Academy of Dance and West University Dance Centre offer four payment options for classes. The studios also offer a 15% family discount for two or more members. The child or children with the lowest tuition receives the discount. Tuition is non-refundable.

  • We accept cash, check, money order, Discover, MasterCard or Visa

  • No tuition refunds. No credits. No exceptions.

  • Accounts more than 15 days past due will be assessed a $10 late charge.

  • $35 charge for all returned checks.


Annual Registration Fee

  • Single student: $55

  • Two students: $80

  • Three students or more: $100


Payment Options and Schedule

  • Option I: One annual payment with 5% discount; due upon registration

  • Option II: Two semester payments; 1st payment due upon registration, balance due in January

  • Option III: Four payments (Recommended for new students); 1st payment due upon registration, then remaining quarters due October, January and March

  • Option IV: Single class payment; $20 for 1-hour class, $25 for  1¼–1½-hour class


Late Payments 

  • Late Charge: All accounts more than 15 days past due will be assessed a $10 late charge and will continue to be assessed monthly until paid. Discounts are not applied to payments made late.

  • Returned Checks: $35 charge on all returned checks.


The welfare of our students is always our priority:

  • HAD refers to SBISD closings to assist in determining  studio closures.

  • WUDC refers to HISD closings to assist in determining studio closures.


Studios will conduct classes even when HISD and SBISD have off-days. Studios only close for the following:

  • Thanksgiving Day​

  • Christmas Day

  • Spring Break

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