Applications Terms & Conditions

The following terms and conditions apply when you submit an application for the Emile Cohl Atelier, registered company in California as Emile Cohl US (“ECA”).

 

 

  1. Introduction

 

1.1 These terms and conditions represent an agreement between ECA and you, a prospective student. By submitting an application, you accept these terms and conditions in full, along with ECA’s rules, regulations, policies and procedures, form the contract between you and ECA in relation to your studies at the school as amended from time to time pursuant to Clause 1.3 (the “Contract”). All rules, regulations, policies and procedures for the Career Accelerator are available here. All rules, regulations, policies and procedures for the Prep School are available here.

 

1.2 If you have any questions or concerns about these terms and conditions, please contact ECA’s Admissions Department at admissions@cohl.art or +1 (323) 315-2323.

 

1.3 Any amendments made by ECA to the Contract will be made available on ECA’s website, which you should consult regularly. In the event that we are required to make any significant changes to the Contract, we shall take reasonable steps to bring these changes to the attention of affected students as soon as reasonably practicable.

 

1.4 Some programs & softwares may require you to agree to the terms and conditions of professional bodies or third-party providers. By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you also agree to abide by any relevant professional bodies’ terms and conditions.

 

 

  1. Application Process

 

2.1 It is your responsibility to ensure that all of the information you provide to ECA is true and accurate.

 

2.2 If it is discovered that your application contains incorrect or fraudulent information, ECA may withdraw or amend your application, or terminate your registration at our school, according to the circumstances. 

 

2.3 If you have not fulfilled the conditions of your application before the date notified to you in your application or any other date notified to you, ECA reserves the right to withdraw your application or defer it to the next session of entry.

 

2.4 Application steps – Career Accelerator

 

2.4.1 You will first be asked to enter personal information including but not limited to name, Zip code, gender identity, or household income. Please be advised that your answer will not affect your admission eligibility, but may allow us to seek additional funding opportunities on your behalf. You will also be asked to send links to your portfolio, join a portfolio and accept ECA’s Terms & Conditions. ECA offers two programs: Storyboard Artist Certificate and Background Designer Certificate. Applicants are allowed to apply to a single program per session. 

 

2.4.2 If you are selected for round two, you will be asked to proceed with an online personality test assessment. Failure to take the test on time will result in cancellation of your application. This test is designed to measure your resilience level and motivation to joining ECA’s program. 

 

2.4.3 If you are selected for the third and final round, you will be asked to proceed with an online skills test assessment. Failure to return these tests on time will result in cancellation of your application. 

 

2.4.4 The final 30 candidates per program (60 students total and per session, which occur twice a year) will be enrolled in our 4-months fully-sponsored program and will be notified of their enrollment at least 1 month prior to starting date (session 1: 03/01; session 2: 09/01). The final candidates will be asked to return all the application documents signed prior to enrollment. Failure to return these documents on time will result in cancellation of your application. The other finalists of the third round will be listed on a waiting list and will be notified of a potential enrollment.

 

2.5 Application steps – Prep School

 

2.5.1 You will first be asked to enter personal information including but not limited to name, Zip code, or email. Applicants are allowed to apply to a single program per session. Applicants may select one or several courses. The last page will ask applicants for payment.

 

2.5.2 Admissions will be final once payment was received, and a confirmation email will be sent to the applicant confirming enrollment.

 

2.5.3 Eligible students may apply for a scholarship. Applicants will be asked to certify age and household income. ECA offers a limited number of scholarships. Selection is based on submission of both an essay and three images as described in the selection process. Applicants failing to follow guidelines and deadlines will be disqualified. The admitted candidates will be asked to return all the application documents signed prior to enrollment. Failure to return these documents on time will result in cancellation of their application.

 

 

  1. Fees, Deposits & Tuition

 

3.1 Career Accelerator: You may NOT submit an application to both programs for the same session. Violation of this will result in the cancellation of ALL your applications. Prep School: You may apply to several courses of the same session.

 

3.2 Career Accelerator: There are no deposit required to secure a place on our program. Prep School: place will be secured once payment was received, or enrolment was confirmed in writing for scholarship recipients.

 

3.3 Career Accelerator: There are no tuition fees required to attend our program. Prep School: This program is paid for; ECA grants scholarships to eligible and selected students.

 

 

  1. Acceptance

 

4.1 Career Accelerator: Once notified of your acceptance into the next round of the admission process, you will be given 7 days to confirm your enrollment for the next round by written notice. Failure to confirm on time will result in cancellation of your application.

 

4.2 Career Accelerator & Prep School scholarship: Once notified of your acceptance into ECA’s program, you will be given 7 days to confirm your enrollment by written notice. Failure to confirm on time will result in cancellation of your enrollment.

 

 

  1. Immigration

 

5.1 Career Accelerator: You have to be eligible to work in the U.S. on the first day of school.

 

5.2  Please note that ECA does not deliver visas to foreign students.

 

 

  1. Data protection

 

6.1 ECA holds information about all applicants. ECA uses the information from your application to process your application, to collect feedback and to send you information about ECA and its events, such as open days; and if your application is successful ECA will also use the information it holds about you to deliver the program, to provide educational and support services to you, to monitor your performance and attendance, to collect feedback and for management activities such as strategic planning, statistical analysis, equal opportunities monitoring and maintaining our IT systems.

 

6.2 ECA may disclose your information to third parties. It is agreed that all submitted works of art in relation with the application process may NOT be shared by ECA for marketing or any other purposes, unless previously approved by you.

 

6.3 You may at any time ask for your personal information to be removed from our lists by emailing to admin@cohl.art. If you do not want your info to be shared with third parties, you should inform ECA immediately after submitting your application.

 

 

  1. General

 

7.1 The terms of the Contract, rand all the rules, regulations, policies and procedures shall only be enforceable by you and ECA.

 

7.2 The Contract and all the rules, regulations, policies and procedures constitute the entire agreement between you and ECA in relation to the application process.

 

7.3 No failure or delay by ECA or you to exercise any right or remedy provided under the Contract or by law shall constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor shall it prevent or restrict the exercise of that or any other right or remedy.

 

7.4 If any provision or part-provision of the Contract or all rules, regulations, policies and procedures is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable. If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision or part-provision shall be deemed deleted. Any modification to or deletion of a provision or part-provision shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of the Contract.

 

7.5 The courts in Los Angeles, California, will have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim arising out of or in relation to the Contract and that in any such proceedings these terms and conditions and the Contract into which they are incorporated will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of California, USA.

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