ASIS Massage classes run Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM.
Contact the school for more information. Additional time is scheduled for student clinic. Optional seminars, additional courses of study, and weekend workshops are scheduled throughout the course of the program.
Student progress is evaluated by written examinations and practical observations. Students must satisfactorily achieve a 70% or better on written exams & in practical application of massage as determined by the primary instructors.
ATTENDANCE POLICY & MAKEUP PROCEDURE:
Students are required to makeup all class material missed due to absence. If a student fails to complete the required makeup work, a grade of incomplete will be given for that section.
REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION:
- 90% attendance with missed days made up (student must make contact with the instructor) For Attendance Policy, click here.
- A cumulative grade of at least 70% on written & practical examinations. For Grading Policy, click here.
- Completion of Universal Precautions courses offered at the school
- Must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP). For SAP Policy, please click here.
- Completion of Student Clinic hours
- Tuition paid in full
Let yourself be
by the stronger pull
you really love
LEAVE OF ABSENCE:
A leave of absence or interruption of training may be granted only by prior arrangement with the staff of the school and approval from the school administration. All tests, assignments and clinical work missed during the term must be made up on a schedule approved by the school.
Students withdrawing from the program must have an interview with an administrator and sign a statement documenting the official date of their withdrawal. If registered through a college, students must also follow the college’s withdrawal procedure.
CONDITIONS FOR DISMISSAL:
A student may be dismissed for any of the following reasons:
- Failure to fulfill the requirements of academic, behavioral, and attendance standards.
- Failure to keep tuition payments up to date.
- Attending classes under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
- Failure to demonstrate an attitude and behavior consistent with that of a professional, caring member of the health science community.
- Behavior in any manner that may be harmful to the learning environment, fellow students, staff, or to the reputation of the school.
- Failure to maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).
The more taboos and inhabitions there are in the world, the poorer the people become.
The sharper the weapons the people possess, the greater confusion reigns…
The more articulate the laws and ordinances, the more robbers & thieves arise.
Tao-te ching – Lao Tzu
Students who have been dismissed or have taken a leave of absence for any reasons may be reinstated only after an interview with an administrator. Reinstatement and any additional fees are at the discretion of the administration.
|As we become freer and happier,
we cease to act in ways that
make others suffer,
and we are able to bring
about change around us
and to help others
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ASIS is approved by Universal Group for student loans. Contact the school for more information and for assistance in filing for loans, email@example.com. When registering through a college, contact their financial aid adviser.
IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICES:
ASIS is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.
ASIS is approved for the training of Veterans.
BOOKS AND SUPPLIES:
Required texts are included in the ASIS school tuition. There are no hidden fees.
Adviser time may be scheduled with members of the staff who are available to counsel, assist, and advise students.
CONFIDENTIALITY OF STUDENT RECORDS:
Student records are confidential and are accessible only to the individual student, administrative and teaching staff. Students may review their academic and financial records during school office hours. The school does not release records or any other information about a student without written consent from the student. There is a $10 fee for any request of official transcripts. ASIS follows the US Dept. of Education, Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
ASIS keeps a file of available positions that are sent to the school. This file is updated by the staff and available to the students. The school does not guarantee job placement as a result of completion of the program. Part-time and Self Employment is a viable option in the Massage Therapy Profession.
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ASIS is licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Post Secondary Education.
Massage licensing is handled differently in each state. Students are encouraged to seek out the requirements of their points of destination. ASIS keeps a file of contact numbers for most states and US territories. Contact the school administration office if any special arrangements need to be made. We can fulfill most requirements, and student’s official transcripts reflect the particular work they have completed. We will assist the student in obtaining a license in any state we offer training.
For an up to date list of all 50 state license requirements, visit massage magazine
ASIS honors previous education experience. Any student wishing to transfer credits into the school can petition the ASIS administration by filling out an application, submitting official transcripts, and paying a $150 administration fee. Acceptance of credits is at the discretion of the ASIS administration. All transfer credits will be shown on transcripts as a passing grade. ASIS does not allow credit transfer for more than 50% of the program, nor 50% of the supervised student clinic experience.
Students at the ASIS are encouraged to participate in the growth and development of the group. There are regular circles offered as a forum for ideas and dialogue. These meetings foster interpersonal and communal development. Although one or more members of the staff are present to help facilitate these circles, every effort is made to create an egalitarian atmosphere. For a more confidential interaction, administrative staff members are available for one on one meetings. All ideas or grievances will be considered with open ears, open minds, and open hearts.
When nobody asks!
- LAO PROVERB
STUDENT GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE:
The staff and faculty at the ASIS meet students and their ideas and grievances openly and caringly. We do not discriminate on any basis. Feedback sheets are offered for all classes. If there is an immediate problem in the classroom we first encourage the student to meet with the instructor and dialogue about it. If this avenue does not bring about a satisfactory resolution, we encourage the student to advise the administrative staff within one week. The Administrative staff will document this complaint in writing with in one week. We recommend that the student meets with members of the staff on at least three separate occasions to attempt reconciliation, within a two week time frame. Each attempt will be documented. Within the 3 weeks, ASIS will respond to the original complaint in writing. If the complaint cannot be resolved after following the school’s grievance procedure, the student may file a complaint with the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education. The student must contact the State Board for further details. Their contact information is:
Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
1400 W. Washington St., Room 260
Phoenix, AZ, 85007
STUDENT RESOURCE CENTERS:
ASIS has endeavored to support the students’ learning potentials by providing a beautiful & practical learning environment. Our library currently consists of hundreds of books and periodicals, which are available for students to read and study at school, or to check out for at home use. On college campuses, students will have access to that school’s facilities, and wireless internet.
The following policies apply to the Massage Training Programs offered by ASIS Massage Education.
- If for any reason an applicant is not accepted by ASIS, a full refund will be made, minus the application fee.
- For applicants who cancel within three business days after signing an enrollment agreement and making an initial payment, all moneys minus the $200 non-refundable deposit are fully refunded within 30 days.
- Students who cancel or who are otherwise dismissed after beginning instruction, but prior to 50% of the course completion, shall receive a prorated refund based upon the tuition fees assessed, and rounded up to the nearest 10%. The student is financially responsible for the number of clock hours offered to date. This will be determined by dividing the total number of program hours into the total number of clock hours offered to date. This number will equal the percentage of the total tuition cost due for this course of study. Any moneys already paid above this percentage will be refunded within 60 days. The refund breakdown is as follows: All refunds due are minus the $200 admin fee.
- If 10% or less of the program has expired, a refund of 90% is due.
- If more than 10% and less than or equal to 20% of the program has expired, a refund of 80% is due.
- If more than 20% and less than or equal to 30% of the program has expired, a refund of 70% is due.
- If more than 30% and less than or equal to 40% of the program has expired, a refund of 60% is due.
- If more than 40% and less than 50% of the program has expired, a refund of 50% is due.
- No refunds will be made after 50% of the program has expired.
- Veterans receiving educational benefits, however, will be granted a Federal Pro-Rata refund. Students can obtain more information by contacting their V.A. case worker.
- Cancellation should be in writing by certified mail or in person, and represents the last day of actual attendance.
- Textbooks or supplies will not be accepted for refund, and are valued at $600.
- In cases of uncontrollable circumstances that make it impossible or impractical to complete the program, ASIS shall do its best to make a settlement that is reasonable and fair to both parties.
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Rachel Remen, MD