General CMS Policies | Webster University

General CMS Policies

Community Music School

The following policies and procedures of the Community Music School have been established in order to assist the quality and continuity of study.  All students are required to abide by them.

  1. The Director of the Community Music School has the responsibility and authority to administer the school's programs, monitor its academic and disciplinary policies, and supervises the admission and continued registration of its students.
  2. To best serve the musical needs of its students, CMS reserves the right to dismiss any student because of lack of interest or progress, frequent unexcused absences, frequent tardiness, disruptive behavior, delinquency in payment of tuition and/or failure to abide by policies by students or parents.
  3. Students and parents agree to accept faculty and administrative decisions regarding enrollment, financial aid, scholarships, evaluations, awards, and applications of policies made under the published policies and procedures of the school.
  4. The School Director and the Dean of the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts are, respectively, the ultimate authority regarding decisions made under the published policies and procedures of the school unless the provisions of the specific policy of Webster University delegates authority elsewhere.
  5. An appeal for a decision regarding instruction should be directed to the Office of the Director of the Community Music School of Webster University.  The appeal will be reviewed by the CMS Director and the Dean of the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts.
  6. The Community Music School reserves the right to modify or cancel any class, lesson or course due to insufficient enrollment or instrumentation or extenuating circumstances.