REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Register early. Registrations are processed in the order received. No spaces will be held without payment in full. Students who register by mail or fax should assume acceptance unless otherwise notified. It is the responsibility of the student to appear in class on correct day and hour without additional notice. There are no prerequisites for admission and all classes are open to beginners unless otherwise noted. You and/or your work may be pictured and/or reproduced in the Hoyt’s promotional materials. Materials fees are included in the class fees unless otherwise noted. When students are responsible for providing their own supplies, a supply list will be provided. Registration is accepted by mail, phone, fax, or in person. Cash, check, and Visa, Mastercard and Discover are accepted. Registrations is also accepted at

LATE REGISTRATION: Students may register for any class, space permitting, up until the second class meets. However, class fees are not prorated and the full tuition and materials fee will be charged. Please be advised that cancellation decisions are made 48 hours in advance. Early registration is thus encouraged.

TRANSFER POLICY: Students may transfer without charge from one class to another before either class has met twice by calling the Main Office at 724.652.2882. Additional class and materials fees may apply. No transfers will be accepted once the second class begins.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Occasionally classes are canceled due to insufficient registration. In such cases, the Main Office will notify you approximately 48 hours before the class is to begin and a full refund will be issued by check. The center reserves the right to substitute instructors and/or combine classes.

REFUND POLICY: If a student must cancel enrollment in a course, he/she must contact the Main Office at 724.652.2882 at least 3 business days prior to the start date in order to receive a partial refund by check (the course fee less a $15 cancellation charge) or a credit voucher in the full amount. NO REFUNDS OR CREDIT VOUCHERS WILL BE GIVEN WITHOUT THREE BUSINESS DAYS NOTICE.
The Hoyt is not responsible for student absenteeism. If a student is unable to attend a class or workshop for any reason, the Hoyt is not responsible for providing make-up classes or tuition reimbursement.

TUITION ASSISTANCE: Tuition Assistance (up to 100%) is available for children, adults, and seniors demonstrating financial need. Please contact the Main Office for an application. All applications must be received at least one week prior to the first day of class. Students may be responsible for all applicable materials fees.

STUDIO USE: Students currently enrolled in ceramics, stained glass, sculpture, mosaics, and metalsmithing may use these studios outside of class time when not in use by another class, at no additional charge. Non-enrolled individuals may also use the studios when not in class use by paying the corresponding course fee. It is recommended that you call in advance to check availability. Students must sign in and out upon arrival and departure in the Main Office. Studio Use is not permitted for business or commercial purposes.

CHILD DROP OFF AND DISMISSAL POLICY: In order to keep your child safe, children ages 3-15 should be escorted to and from class each day. If your older child has permission to meet you outside of the classroom, you must write a note stating this and give it to the instructor.

MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNTS: Membership benefits are valid for 12 months from the date of application, and include discounts on classes, workshops, and the museum Gift Shop. Benefits can not be transferred to another non-member.