The school operates throughout the year with no scheduled vacation periods. All students may request one leave of absence.
Legal holidays observed by the school are as follows: New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Additional holidays observed will be made up on the students following day off.
No attendance penalties are assessed by the School between Christmas and New Year’s Day. Attendance during this time is unscheduled and counts as make-up hours. The School remains open for learning during this period and allows students to accrue hours towards graduation. Classes are conducted on schedule and students who miss class receive individual assistance from the instructors upon return. Veterans must meet Veteran weekly attendance requirements to receive stipends for this period.