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Address: 351 Second Street Napa, CA, 94559  |  Phone: 800-797-0867  |  Fax: 707-253-7149

Email: [email protected]  |  www.americangunsmithinginstitute.net

 

Enrollment Agreement 2024

A - EDUCATIONAL OFFERING

 

Professional Gunsmithing Master Level Course

 

Total Instruction Hours: 363

Enrollment Date Start

Estimated Program Completion Date: Date Signed + 12 Months

For pricing information, including fees, shipping, and handling, please see the Tuition Schedule of this enrollment agreement.

 

B - Payment Plan: Professional Gunsmithing Master Level Course – 12 Payment Plan (DVD)

  • $999.75 per month for 12 months

C - Itemization & Total Tuition Fees

Registration Fee

Tuition

Sales Tax

Shipping and Handling

Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF)
($2.50 for every $1,000 over the 1st $1,000 rounded to the nearest 1,000). If total tuition is less than $1,000 there is no STRF fee.

Total Charges For The Current Period Of Attendance Estimated

Total Charges For The Entire Educational Program Total

Charges The Student Is Obligatory To Pay Upon Enrollment

$0.00

$11,997.00

N/A – Refundable

$900.00 ($75 Per Shipment x 12 Shipments) – Non-Refundable

N/A Non-Refundable (CA Students Only)

$ 1,074.75

$ 12,987.00

$ 1,074.75

D - Distance Education

AGI provides distance educational program where the instruction is not offered in real time. AGI shall transmit the first lesson and any materials to any student within seven days after the institution accepts the student for admission.

  1. AGI shall transmit all lessons and materials to the student if the student has fully paid for the educational program and, after having received the first lesson and initial materials, requests in writing that all of the material be sent.
  2. If AGI transmits the balance of the material as the student requests, the institution shall remain obligated to provide the other educational services it agreed to provide but shall not be obligated to pay any refund after all of the lessons and materials are transmitted.

E - Student's Right To Cancel

A student may cancel their enrollment at any time. At the time of cancellation of their course and payment plan, the student’s testing access is immediately terminated.  Students who withdraw from the program will be ineligible for any testing or certification after the time of termination.  All course materials that were physically provided to the student up until the time of withdrawal will remain the property of the student.

The request to cancel their enrollment must be dated or postmarked prior to the expiration of the 365-day term. From the time of cancellation of the course, the student’s course access is immediately terminated.  Students who withdraw from the program will be ineligible for any testing or certification after the time of termination.

F - Withdrawal & Refund Policy

Students will only be eligible to receive a refund for their first month’s tuition if they withdraw from the program within 30 days of enrolling. Any applicable refunds will be paid within 30 days of cancellation. No other retroactive refunds of previous tuition payments or enrollment fees will be refunded.

Any physically delivered course materials sent to the student over the course of their payment plan remain the property of the student. Students may NOT return materials for any additional refund. All testing access and other student privileges will be terminated at the time of withdrawal. Students who withdraw from the program will be ineligible for any testing or certification beginning at the time of termination.

If the student requests a refund, when applicable as described above, and then withdraws from the American Gunsmithing Institute courses that they enrolled in, they will be prohibited from further enrollment unless the student appeals to the Director of Admissions.  After the student submits the application, the Director of Admissions will review the application and determine if the student’s appeal warrants readmission/reenrollment. If accepted back into the program, the formerly dropped student will be required to pay a $197 reenrollment fee. To contact the Director of Admissions the student will call 1-800-797-0867 for more information.

Cancellation Date

G - Failure To Pay

If a student’s tuition payment is unable to process on the scheduled due date, the student will be sent an email notification of the failed payment. Five (5) additional automated attempts to process the tuition payment will be made on the next five consecutive days. If after the five (5) additional attempts the payment still has not been successfully processed for that month the student’s course testing access will be immediately suspended, no further course materials shipments will occur until they bring their account back to current paid status.

Current status is defined as having made one payment to return their account to good standing and resume their course where they had left off. If a student account has been delinquent for more than one payment period, the student will NOT be required to make multiple payments to return their account to current status. The student’s program end date will be extended to accommodate the period of nonpayment.

A Student may request a Leave of Absence due to financial hardship under certain circumstances. See Section H Leave of Absence & Financial Hardship for full details.

The school will make all reasonable efforts to notify the student of their suspended course status via email and other notifications. If a student’s course and account status is suspended for tuition payment delinquency for more than 90 days their account will be canceled, and they will be dropped from the course.

A student who has been dropped from the course will be prohibited from further enrollment unless the student appeals to the Director of Admissions. After the student submits the application, the Director of Admissions will review the application and determine if the student’s appeal warrants readmission/reenrollment. If accepted back into the program, the formerly dropped student will be required to pay a $197 reenrollment fee. To contact the Director of Admissions the student will call 1-800-797-0867 for more information.

H - Leaves of Absence & Financial Hardship

A student may request a temporary leave of absence and program pause without penalty if they contact student support prior to a monthly payment or after a failed payment. A student must fill out a Request for Leave of Absence form to receive a program pause and hold. To receive the form, they will contact student support at 1-800-797-0867 or [email protected] or locate the form from their student dashboard. Students may request a leave of absence of no longer than 90 days once per calendar year. Any further or extended leaves of absence require express written approval from the Director of Admissions.

For more information contact the Director of Admissions at 1-800-797-0867.

I - QUALIFIERS

J - CATALOG

Information about the American Gunsmithing Institute is published in a school catalog that contains a description of certain policies, procedures, and other information about the School. The American Gunsmithing Institute reserves the right to change any provision of the catalog at any time. Notice of changes will be communicated in a revised catalog, an addendum or supplement to the catalog, or other written format. Students are expected to read and be familiar with the information contained in the school catalog, in any revisions, supplements and addenda to the catalog, and with all school policies. By enrolling in the American Gunsmithing Institute, the Student agrees to abide by the terms stated in the catalog and all school policies.

Prior to signing this enrollment agreement, you must be given a catalog or brochure which you are encouraged to review prior to signing this agreement.

K - English Language Proficiency

I attest that I am proficient in the English language, and that I am able to read and understand the terms and conditions of this Enrollment Agreement.

L - Document Awarded

I understand that I will be awarded a Certificate when I have completed and taken and passed all of the program tests and requirements. A graduate must have met all specified requirements and have satisfied all financial obligations.

M - Certificate Disclosure

I understand it is not a requirement in the State of California to obtain a Gunsmithing Certificate to practice gunsmithing. However, possessing a Gunsmithing Certificate will demonstrate a proven level of competence. A Federal Firearms License and state licenses are required to operate a gunsmithing business.

N - NOTICE CONCERNING TRANSFERABILITY OF CREDITS AND CREDENTIALS EARNED AT OUR INSTITUTION:

The transferability of credits you earn at American Gunsmithing Institute is at the complete discretion of an institution to which you may seek to transfer. Acceptance of the certificate you earn in the Professional Gunsmithing Master Level Course program is also at the complete discretion of the institution to which you may seek to transfer. If the credits or certificate that you earn at this institution are not accepted at the institution to which you seek to transfer, you may be required to repeat some or all of your coursework at that institution. For this reason, you should make certain that your attendance at this institution will meet your educational goals. This may include contacting an institution to which you may seek to transfer after attending the American Gunsmithing Institute to determine if your credits or certificate will transfer.

O - Distance Education Equipment and System Requirements:

The course material is delivered on DVD. A DVD player or device capable of playing DVDs and a screen for viewing the material are required. For online testing access students will need an email account, web browser, and internet access with sufficient bandwidth for internet usage. Other requirements are listed in the school catalog.

P - Job Placement and Employment Assistance:

Employment assistance is not provided. It is understood that the School does not and cannot promise or guarantee either employment or level of income or wage rate to any Student or Graduate.

Q - Collections:

Collection procedures used by the institution, or third parties reflect sound and ethical business practices. Tuition collection practices and procedures are fair, encourage students’ progress, and seek to retain their good will. Collection practices consider the rights and interests of the students and the institution.

R - Arbitration:

Any dispute arising from enrollment at this Institute, no matter how described, pleaded or styled, shall be resolved by binding arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act conducted by the American Arbitration Association ("AAA"), under its Commercial Rules. All determinations as to the scope and enforceability of this Arbitration Agreement shall be determined by the Arbitrator, and not by a court. The award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction.

S - Questions:

Any questions a student may have regarding this Enrollment Agreement that have not been satisfactorily answered by the Institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education Address: 1747 N. Market Blvd. Ste 225 Sacramento, CA 95834 P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818

Web site Address: www.bppe.ca.gov Telephone and Fax #'s: (888) 370-7589 or by fax (916) 263-1897

(916) 574-8900 or by fax (916) 263-1897

T - Complaints:

Any questions a student may have regarding this Enrollment Agreement that have not been satisfactorily answered by the Institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education Address: 1747 N. Market Blvd. Ste 225 Sacramento, CA 95834 P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818

Web site Address: www.bppe.ca.gov Telephone and Fax #'s: (888) 370-7589 or by fax (916) 263-1897

(916) 574-8900 or by fax (916) 263-1897

U - Idaho Students: Idaho State Board of Education:

I understand that AGI is registered with the State Board of Education in accordance with Section 33-2403, Idaho Code. I also understand that the State Board of Education has not accredited or endorsed any course of study being offered by AGI, and that these courses may not be accepted for transfer into any Idaho public postsecondary institution.

V - Financing:

The student understands that if a separate party is financing his/her education that the Student, and the Student alone, is directly responsible for all payments and monies owed to the school listed on this agreement

  1. Loan
    1. If a student obtains a loan to pay for an educational program, the student will have the responsibility to repay the full amount of the loan plus interest, less the amount of any refund.
    2. If a student is eligible for a loan guaranteed by the federal or state government and the student defaults on the loan, both of the following may occur:
      1. The federal or state government or a loan guarantee agency may take action against the student, including applying any income tax refund to which the person is entitled to reduce the balance owed on the loan.
      2. The student may not be eligible for any other federal student financial aid at another institution or other government assistance until the loan is repaid.

W - CA STUDENTS ONLY: Student Tuition Recovery Fund Payment

The State of California established the Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) to relieve or mitigate economic loss suffered by a student in an educational program at a qualifying institution, who is or was a California resident while enrolled, or was enrolled in a residency program, if the student enrolled in the institution, prepaid tuition, and suffered an economic loss. Unless relieved of the obligation to do so, you must pay the state-imposed assessment for the STRF, or it must be paid on your behalf, if you are a student in an educational program, who is a California resident, or are enrolled in a residency program, and prepay all or part of your tuition. You are not eligible for protection from the STRF and you are not required to pay the STRF assessment, if you are not a California resident, or are not enrolled in a residency program. It is important that you keep copies of your enrollment agreement, financial aid documents, receipts, or any other information that documents the amount paid to the school. Questions regarding the STRF may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education, 1747 North Market Blvd., Suite 225, Sacramento, CA 95834, P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818, (916) 431-6959 or (888) 370-7589. To be eligible for STRF, you must be a California resident or enrolled in a residency program, prepaid tuition, paid or deemed to have paid the STRF assessment, and suffered an economic loss as a result of any of the following:

  1. The institution, a location of the institution, or an educational program offered by the institution was closed or discontinued, and you did not choose to participate in a teach-out plan approved by the Bureau or did not complete a chosen teach-out plan approved by the Bureau.
  2. You were enrolled at an institution or a location of the institution within the 120 day period before the closure of the institution or location of the institution, or were enrolled in an educational program within the 120 day period before the program was discontinued.
  3. You were enrolled at an institution or a location of the institution more than 120 days before the closure of the institution or location of the institution, in an educational program offered by the institution as to which the Bureau determined there was a significant decline in the quality or value of the program more than 120 days before closure.
  4. The institution has been ordered to pay a refund by the Bureau but has failed to do so.
  5. The institution has failed to pay or reimburse loan proceeds under a federal student loan program as required by law or has failed to pay or reimburse proceeds received by the institution in excess of tuition and other costs.
  6. You have been awarded restitution, a refund, or other monetary award by an arbitrator or court, based on a violation of this chapter by an institution or representative of an institution, but have been unable to collect the award from the institution.
  7. You sought legal counsel that resulted in the cancellation of one or more of your student loans and have an invoice for services rendered and evidence of the cancellation of the student loan or loans.

To qualify for STRF reimbursement, the application must be received within four (4) years from the date of the action or event that made the student eligible for recovery from STRF.

A student whose loan is revived by a loan holder or debt collector after a period of non-collection may, at any

time, file a written application for recovery from STRF for the debt that would have otherwise been eligible for recovery. If it has been more than four (4) years since the action or event that made the student eligible, the student must have filed a written application for recovery within the original four (4) year period, unless the period has been extended by another act of law.

However, no claim can be paid to any student without a social security number or a taxpayer identification number.

THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT ARE NOT SUBJECT TO AMENDMENT OR MODIFICATION BY ORAL

AGREEMENT. I, THE UNDERSIGNED PURCHASER OF THE PROGRAM OF TRAINING, HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED HEREIN AND WITH MY SIGNATURE I CERTIFY HAVING RECEIVED AN EXACT COPY OF THIS AGREEMENT, A COPY OF THE SCHOOL CATALOG AND SCHOOL PERFORMANCE FACT SHEET. I FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT NO VERBAL STATEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE CONTRARY TO WHAT IS CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT. THIS ENROLLMENT AGREEMENT IS A LEGALLY BINDING INSTRUMENT WHEN SIGNED BY THE STUDENT AND ACCEPTED BY THE SCHOOL.

 

I understand that this is a legally binding contract. My signature below certifies that I have read, understood, and agreed to my rights and responsibilities, and that the Institution’s cancellation and refund policies have been clearly explained to me.

06 MASTER LVL 12 PAY DVD All Others Tuition Table

Elizabeth Bieter - Director Of Admissions

Signature and Title of School Official Accepting Enrollment

Elizabeth Bieter - Director Of Admissions

Signature and Title of School Official Accepting Enrollment

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