Policies

Acceptance
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).

If special accommodations are required please contact Center personnel and allow at least two weeks to coordinate appropriate, reasonable accommodations. For classes other than those youth-specific, students must be at least 18 years of age unless accompanied by an adult and approved by the individual instructor and management. Contact The Jacksonville Center for more information.

The center reserves the right to refuse service to individuals for reasons other than those named above.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write to:

USDA, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1 4 00 Independence Avenue, S. W., Stop 9410
Washington, DC 20250-9410

Or call toll-free at (866) 632-9992 (English) or (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (English Federal relay) or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish Federal relay). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Studio Safety
All studio users must abide by the safety guidelines posted in each studio and prescribed by instructors. Failure to do so may result in removal from a class without a refund.

Alcohol
Alcohol is not permitted in studios or public areas, except during special events and then only under the direct supervision of the center.

Smoking
Smoking is not allowed inside any building at The Jacksonville Center.

Drugs
Illegal drugs are not permitted on campus.

Firearms
Firearms are not permitted on campus.

Pets
Visitors are not permitted to have pets with them on campus with the exception of disability service animals.

Personal Property
The Jacksonville Center is not responsible for the security of property belonging to students and instructors.