Class Policies

Class Refunds & Credits

Full refunds or full school credits are available until 24 hours before your 1st class begins. If you phone or stop by to cancel your registration 24 hours before your 2nd or 3rd class begins, a partial prorated school credit can be given, If your class has met 3 times or it is less than 24 hours before your 3rd class, no school credit is available.

School credit is automatically issued to your account and can be used for upcoming class registrations, concert tickets or memberships. If you are eligible for a refund you can also have the your School credit to be refunded via a credit card refund, you must contact customer service at 773.728.6000 (press opt. 1) to arrange for a refund. Sorry, we cannot do this automatically.

Class Cancellations

The Old Town School of Folk Music reserves the right to cancel a class at any time. If your class is canceled, you will be notified and automatically issued a School credit to the purchaser's account. If you would like your School credit to be refunded via a credit card refund, you must contact customer service at 773.728.6000 (press opt. 1) to arrange for a refund. Sorry, we cannot do this automatically.

Student-initiated cancellations are subject to the class refund and credit policy listed above in the Class Refunds & Credits section.

In the event of a canceled class, we would love to help you find an alternate activity! Our customer service team is here to help make sure your experience with Old Town School as pleasant as possible for all our. If you anticipate a need to move classes, drop out from your current class or have other issues attending please stop by the front desk of any campus building or contact us for additional support.

Discounts for Seniors & Teens

Adults 65 and over are eligible for the Senior Discount of 15% off group classes. Teens (18 and under) get 25% off the price of selected adult group classes. Ask us when you register! Please register in person or by phone (773.728.6000) to receive these discounts.

Photo Permissions

By registering for this class, I grant Old Town School of Folk Music permission to photograph or video my/my child's participation in Old Town School of Folk Music education programs. I also grant Old Town School of Folk Music permission to use my/child's likeness in a promotional capacity including but not limited to print materials, web site, print, online or out of home media and other medium now or later developed; as well as permission to share photography and video including my/my child's likeness for use by media publications and institutions that fund Old Town School of Folk Music operations and programs.