Policies, Rules & Regulations

Rules and Regulations

a)  Drug use, sexual harassment, or any other illegal act is strictly prohibited while participating in or under the employment of VAO Bodrum and will result in the immediate dismissal without prior notice or payment.

b)  In case of missed flight or other travel delays it is the responsibility of the Student/Artist/Faculty/Staff to notify VAO Bodrum immediately.  VAO Bodrum takes no responsibility for said travel disturbances and/or the additional costs potentially incurred by them.

c) All Payments (application fees/deposits/tuition) are taxable according to USA tax law and non refundable. The $500 deposit is non-refundable and everything else is refundable until the final payment deadline is reached.

d) VAO Bodrum exercises all possible care in the preparation and operation of its programs, but acts only as an agent for airlines or contractors providing transportation, accommodations, or other services. All coupons, vouchers, tickets or receipts issued are subject to the tariffs, terms, and conditions under which such transportation, accommodations or other services are provided by the airlines or contractors. Neither VAO Bodrum nor any affiliated or subsidiary companies shall be or become liable or responsible to any purchaser or passenger for any loss, injury or damage to persons, property, for accommodations, transportation, or other services, resulting directly, or indirectly, from acts of God, dangers, incident to the sea, fire, breakdown in machinery or equipment, acts of governments or other authorities, de jure or de facto wars, whether declared or undeclared, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferage, epidemics, quarantine or customs regulations, delays or cancellations of, or any loss or damage resulting from improper or insufficient passports, visas, or other documents.

e) In the event of cancelation either in part or whole, due to unforseen circumstances including but not limited to acts of governments or other authorities, acts of God, dangers, de jure or de facto wars, whether declared or undeclared, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, epidemics or terrorism, neither VAO Bodrum nor any of its affiliates will be held liable and no reimbursment for payments made either directly to or on behalf of VAO Bodrum will be made.  

f) VAO Bodrum  in compliance with the quickly evolving global travel situation will defer to all local and national authorities regarding COVID regulations for travel and/or presentations, gatherings and responsible practices. VAO Bodrum in no way accepts responsibility for the health or medical treatment of its audience, faculty, staff or students as it is the sole responsibility of each and every individual to maintain protocols regarding the public health crisis and to maintain an informed status regarding said protocols and rules.

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