BBI students are required to be in professional attire while in attendance. As such, all students must adhere to the following dress code:
- Solid black, ankle length or longer pants secured at the waist.
- Solid black skirts or dresses secured at the waist that are no shorter than the top of the knee.
- Solid black, form-fitting/skin tight pants, such as leggings and tights are acceptable only when worn under a top, dress or skirt that is no shorter than the top of the knee.
- Solid black, sleeved tops or VBI logo-wear of appropriate length and fit with VBI nametag attached and visible at all times.
- Shoes or boots with closed toe and closed heel. Athletic shoes are not permitted unless they are predominantly black in color.
- Permitted accessories include jewelry, belts, neck scarves and decorative hair accessories of any color.
- Hairstyling, makeup and facial hair must be professional and complete prior to arrival at school.
- Clothing must be neat and clean. Excessive wear (holes, frayed hems, stains, etc.), unprofessional language or images, logo-wear other than VBI logo-wear, are prohibited.
- Denim jeans, sweat pants/shirts, bib overalls, hoodies or hoods, hats, visors, head-wraps, sweatbands, bandanas, scarves or any other article of clothing that cover the hair is prohibited.
- No skin or undergarments may be visible between the shirt and pant or skirt. Abdomens, armpits, bottoms, shoulders, cleavage, lingerie and undergarments must be covered at all times.
- Hands and fingernails must be clean and manicured. Students shall maintain fingernail lengths and follow guidelines appropriate for the career they have chosen.
- Tattoos may be visible so long as they do not depict images of nudity, profanity, violence or gang related activity.
- Maximum of two (2) facial piercings, excluding the ears and tongue, are allowed when worn as studs or clear spacers. Ears pierced with holes larger than the standard stud (gauges) are allowed when holes are covered with like skin colored plugs. No barbells or chains may be visible.
- Students are required to dress professionally according to their gender identification/expression.
- Student Dress Code must be followed at all times during School hours, while on School premises or at School sponsored events.
- Students who do not adhere to the Student Dress Code must clock out and leave BBI premises or School sponsored event until they are in compliance with the Student Dress Code.
Appearance, attitude and professional behavior are important elements of the student’s career preparation and job success.
- When a student’s appearance and/or attitude is in opposition to the career education goals to which the School’s academic and placement assistance are dedicated, the student may be advised, dismissed for the day and/or placed on probation. If no progress is shown during the probation period, the student may be dismissed.
- When a student’s behavior interferes with the rights of others, disrupts and/or prohibits the learning process of other students, or is in opposition to policies and rules of the classroom and the School, the student may be advised, dismissed for the day and/or placed on probation. If no progress is shown during probation period, the student may be dismissed.
- When a student is guilty of negligent and/or careless acts and/or omissions in the learning process so as to endanger or to cause injury to another person or property, the student may be advised, dismissed for the day and/or placed on probation or may be automatically dismissed.
- Under certain circumstances, a student’s conduct may warrant immediate dismissal. Examples of this include, but are not limited to:
- Engaging in verbal threats, intimidation, use of foul or profane language, physical threats, sexual assault, physical violence, racial or sexual harassment in or around the School.
- Possession of weapons, firearms and knives while on School property or when involved in any School sponsored activity.
- Possessing, distributing or using alcohol and/or illegal drugs in or around the School.
- Vandalizing, stealing or being in possession of stolen property.
- Falsifying personal information on School documents and/or presentation of forged documents.
If a final determination is made that any student of BBI is found to be abusing alcohol or using, possessing, manufacturing or distributing controlled substances in violation of the law on school property or at BBI events, they shall be subject to, at a minimum, the referral to counseling and automatic and immediate suspension or dismissal from School. BBI imposed sanctions are additional to any legal actions taken by local, state or federal authorities.
BBI is committed to complying with all laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in admission to, employment with, and otherwise in the operation of its educational program and activities. Among the applicable laws, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination and sexual harassment in schools. In compliance with Title IX, BBI is committed to ensuring that all its students have equal opportunity to benefit from our program and activities, and that all its employees enjoy equal employment opportunity, free from sex discrimination and sexual harassment. The protections of Title IX also extend to third parties.
Sexual harassment is unwelcomed advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects a person’s employment or education, unreasonably interfered with a person’s work or educational performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive working or learning environment.
Individuals who believe they are victims of sexual harassment should make it clear that such behavior is offensive to them. If the behavior continues, document the matter and refer it to school officials.
Responsible employees must promptly report sexual harassment that they observe or discover.
Students who are found to be participating in any form of sexual harassment will be subject to disciplinary action, including but not limited to suspension or dismissal from school.
Any student, employee or other person who believes that he or she has been subjected to any form of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, or sexual assault in violation of this policy should make a complaint. BBI takes all such complaints seriously and will take immediate action.
Each student is responsible for his or her own equipment, books and personal belongings and is provided a locker or BBI rolling case for storage of these items. Purses, coats, bags, backpacks and other personal belongings must be kept in a locker or VBI case at all times during School hours. BBI is not responsible for lost or stolen items and it is the student’s responsibility to replace any missing equipment or supplies at his or her own expense.
Students are required to have the equipment they need to complete services and assignments at all times. Failure to do so may result in dismissal from the class.
- Students are required to remain with their Instructor in their classrooms or assigned work areas unless at scheduled lunch or break.
- There will be a charge for all services and products provided to clients unless otherwise approved in advance by the School Director (or designate). Students cannot bring into the School any beauty product not sold or carried at BBI nor should students advise clients to do so.
- Stations are assigned at the beginning of each client service, for the duration of that service and may be reassigned at the discretion of School Staff. All equipment and personal belongings must be stored in the student’s assigned locker or student case.
- Daily sanitation is a part of students’ learning program and must be completed each day to the satisfaction of their Instructor before student departs for the day. Students must adhere to all TDLR Health and Safety Standards as outlined in the published rules and regulations. Students may be required to perform additional cleaning and sanitation duties within the establishment to maintain a clean and safe environment for all students, staff and clients. Those duties may include sweeping, mopping, wiping down surfaces and walls, laundry, and emptying trash containers. Students are responsible for keeping stations, mirrors, lockers, personal cases, chairs, clinic, classroom and public areas in a neat and sanitary condition at all times. Implements must be sanitized before and after every use. Students must sanitize workstations and remove hair by sweeping before they style.
- All theory class in any session must be attended as scheduled.
- Students must bring all necessary supplies and instrument to the class. Failure to do so will result in dismissal from that class.
- Tardiness of more than 10 minutes to a scheduled theory class is not allowed and will result in absence for that class.
- Student may get a special permission to attend another theory class with space available when:
- Making up a missed class
- Valid excuse is given for missing a class
- Missing any scheduled class may result in delay of graduation until the requirements are met.
- No food or drinks are allowed on the clinic floor at any time.
- No tobacco use or vapor products use is allowed in school at any time.
- Only clear bottled water is allowed on the clinic floor and must be kept closed when not in use.
Failure to meet expectations for all classes will result in disciplinary actions.
- All students are required to clock in and out and be present each class.
- BBI cannot adjust any student hours at any time. Any missed clocked in/out hours will not be counted in the student’s requirement for graduation and must be made up in order to graduate.
- All students are required to clock out for any scheduled breaks.
- All missed hours for any reason must be made up during make up days unless arrangement has been made with school official to join another like class.
Failure to adhere to attendance policy will result in disciplinary actions and/or delay in graduation.
Disciplinary actions will be imposed for following infractions:
- Lack of preparation
- TDLR violations
- Dress code violations
- Inappropriate and disruptive behavior
- Insubordination – Any student disrespect or lack of cooperation toward Instructors as a result of constructive criticism will be regarded as exhibiting unprofessional behavior and may result in the student being withdrawn from VBI.
- Failing a class
- Use and abuse of any drugs and/or alcohol. This includes any abuse of prescription drugs.
- Criminal actions – any criminal actions during the school year which result in prosecution or incarceration will result in immediate dismissal
BBI students are required adhere to all rules and regulations of the school as stated. Any violations will result in any of the following actions:
- Disciplinary Write up – any 2 write-ups will result in probation or suspension.
- Probation – any missed hours due to probation must be made up during make up days.
- Suspension – suspended students may be readmitted after suspension time has elapsed. The length of suspension time is at the discretion of the director of the school or director of instruction. All hours missed due to suspension must be made up during make up days.
- Dismissal from a class or classes – any missed hours due to dismissal must be made up during make up days.
- Dismissal from school – students who are dismissed will be deemed terminated and will not be reinstated at any time.
BBI does not discriminate in its employment, admission, instruction or any academic policies on the basis of: Sex, Age, Race, Religion or Ethic origin/ practices or veteran status.
If student would like to request an academic adjustment or any auxiliary aids, please contact the Director of School. Student may request academic adjustments or auxiliary aids at any time. Director is responsible for compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation act of 1973 and the Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Applicants, who are persons with disabilities, as defined in paragraph 104.3(j) of the regulation under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, may apply for admittance into the program.
Any qualified individual with a disability requesting an accommodation or auxiliary aid or service should follow this procedure:
Notify School Director in writing of the type of accommodation needed, date, documentation of the nature and extent of the disability, and of the need for the accommodation or auxiliary aid. The request should be made at least three (3) weeks in advance of the date device is needed.
Academic Dishonesty is any incident whereby a student or group of students knowingly and willingly offers or seeks to gain an academic advantage by giving or receiving inappropriate assistance in the preparation and completion of assignments and evaluations.
Students engaging in any form of Academic Dishonesty will be disciplined appropriately
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