International School of Gemology
Individual Course Student Agreement
Please read this information fully and fill out the form at the bottom of the page. This agreement establishes your rights and responsibilities as an ISG student.
The ISG Individual Course Program allows students to register and pay for a single ISG course of their choice. The courses are provided to you via the ISG website and the ISG Student Access codes that will be sent within 48 hours after this registration form and your tuition payment is received in the ISG office. Certain holidays may cause slight delays but we make every effort to minimize any delays to no more than 48 hours.
The ISG Individual Course Program provides online study only and does not reflect any equipment being provided by the ISG, or any practicals being required. Practicals are not required to complete the programs at this time.
NOTICE! Effective August 4, the ISG is suspending our Practicals Programs due to extreme delays and costs of international and domestic shipping. We will restart the Practicals Program when possible but this situation requires us to suspend the program due to the current world situation.
Legal Jurisdiction. The International School of Gemology is registered in Bexar County, Texas, USA. It is agreed that all parties will abide by the laws of the State of Texas in all matters relating to this agreement. And that in the case of any dispute, the legal jurisdiction of resolution shall be Bexar County, Texas.
Right of Cancellation. The Student has the right to cancel this agreement within 3 days (72 hours) of receipt of the ISG Website Access Codes, based on the laws of the State of Texas, USA. By submitting this Student Registration Agreement, the Student agrees to this right, and the time limitations set forth above. The Student further agrees to not make any attempt to create a credit card charge back after this 3 day time limit. The student will have access to all course notes sections in order that a full evaluation of the course material can be made during the initial 3 day time period. Full refunds will be given to anyone who requests same within this 3 day review period. Registration period for individual courses is 3 months. Anyone experiencing extenuating circumstances may call the ISG office and we will work with you whenever possible.
Maintain Services. The ISG agrees to provide the courses in a 24 hour internet based format, and to provide all due diligence in maintaining the website services, course quality, timely customer service, and support for The Student. ISG office hours will be 0900 until 1400 hrs CST Monday through Friday.
Program Items. The ISG reserves the right to alter the items listed in the program offerings at any time based on availability of gemstones and gemological equipment. In the event that an item is added or removed from the program, that change will be published in advance of the change whenever possible. However, the ISG reserves the right to end any promotion without notice, and to make changes and substitutions of equal or greater value if the availability of certain items becomes limited.
Hold Harmless. The Student agrees to hold harmless the ISG and all employees for loss of service due to internet service provider problems, Acts of God, Acts of War, criminal acts against the website by hackers, and any other problems resulting in loss of access to the ISG internet courses that are beyond the direct control of the ISG.
Respect of Copyrights. The Student agrees that the ISG course materials are copyrighted by the ISG, and further agrees to not copy, publish, or otherwise disseminate the ISG course materials for any reason other than their own personal study and reference.
Professional Conduct Code. The Student agrees to conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner at all times when dealing with other students and ISG staff members. This includes, but is not limited to, emails, forums board participation, and phone calls. Violations of the professional conduct agreement may lead to temporary or permanent suspension at the discretion of the ISG.
Please note that by completing a student registration form and paying your tuition you agree to abide by the above registration agreement. To begin your study fill out the ISG Student Registration Form below. You will be taken to the tuition payment page when you hit the SUBMIT button. Please contact us for any questions or if we can be of any assistance.