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We take pride in the academic integrity of our institution. Our students and faculty comprise dedicated individuals who are at the cusp of a pioneering approach to education in one of the most engaging and inventive environments among conservatories. Explore how academic rigor meets artistic passion at SFCM.

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Academic Freedom

We welcome a range of viewpoints in an endeavor to explore and push the boundaries of knowledge.

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Academic Honor Code

The Academic Honor Code outlines the expectations and guidelines of attending students.

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Academic Regulations

This document covers information regarding enrollment status, grading and credit policies, student code of conduct, and accomodation policies.

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Credit Hour Policy

The number of credits per course is determined by the nature of the class and are accumulated by semester.

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Find out more information on academic policies by perusing SFCM's catalog.

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Non-discrimination Policy

Learn about our non-discrimination policy and how we are committed to building an environment that provides everyone with equal opportunity to grow and learn.

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Refund Policy

Learn about how to withdraw from the Conservatory.

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Student Grievance Policy

Learn about how we ensure that the concerns and complaints of collegiate students are addressed fairly and are resolved promptly.

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Student Handbook

Get information on everything you need to know as an SFCM student, from dining plans to curricula.