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Payment Options:

Upon registration, choose between a full payment for tuition, lodging, and meals, or a 25% down payment. Unpaid balances are due 60 days before the workshop starts.



Regardless of the reason, cancellations incur fees covering registration, staff, instructor contracts, materials, and other services. We encourage you to consider the use of trip insurance to safeguard against unexpected situations that would cause you to cancel your workshop registration. Options for cancellations include transfers or refunds with applicable fees.


– Transfer Policy:

If you need to cancel your workshop enrollment, you can make a one-time transfer to any other workshop. This transfer is valid during the current workshop season or any workshop in the following year. Additionally, you can transfer your registration to another person within the same time limit. The following conditions apply:

  – $200 transfer fee.

  – Transfers permitted up to 31 days before the workshop.

  – No refunds or transfers within 30 days of the workshop.


– Refund Policy:

If you prefer not to transfer your workshop registration, the following fees apply:

  – More than 90 days prior: Refund of deposit less $200.

  – Less than 90 but 60 days prior: Refund of deposit less $400.

  – Less than 60 days prior: No refunds; refer to Transfer Policy.

  – Less than 30 days prior: No refunds or transfers.


MISA Cancels a Workshop:

MISA reserves the right to cancel a workshop 30 days prior to the start of the class if the minimum number of students has not been met. MISA will notify the registrants if there is a need to cancel. Options for affected participants include transferring or receiving a full refund, excluding non-refundable airline tickets. In the event that an instructor cancels, and MISA runs the workshop with an equivalent caliber instructor, no refunds will be issued. 


Late Arrivals and Early Departures:

Participants are encouraged to attend the entire class as scheduled. Tuition adjustments won’t be made for late arrivals or early departures.


MISA Online Workshops:

Payment Options are the same for both in-person and online programs. Transfer and cancellation policies apply with these modified terms:

  – Unpaid balances are due 21 days before the workshop.

  – $50 transfer fee.

  – Transfers permitted up to 7 days before the workshop.

  – More than 14 days prior: Refund of deposit less $75.

  – Less than 14 days prior: No refunds; refer to Transfer Policy.


Tuition for Area Residents:

Full-time residents of Bayfield and Ashland counties in Wisconsin are eligible for a $150 discount on Madeline Island Workshops. Discount is applicable on a space-available, stand-by basis. In the event that the class reaches maximum capacity, local residents may choose to pay full tuition for a confirmed space or cancel without penalty. Cancellations for any other reasons are subject to the policy set out above. Local residents must present a valid driver’s license.



Studios and lodging are handicapped accessible. If you have mobility restrictions, please contact us to discuss access to studios and other facilities.


Covid Policy:

MISA encourages full vaccination, including boosters where eligible. Additional Covid requirements by instructors are detailed in the workshop description.



MISA is an equal-opportunity organization open to all.


No Smoking:

Smoking is not allowed inside any MISA buildings or on MISA Grounds.


Personal Property:

MISA is not responsible for the security of students’ and instructors’ property.



Please leave your furry friends at home. We do, however, welcome service animals to MISA. Please contact the Registrar regarding this policy.

Questions about your registration or class status?

We are available from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday to help.

Call us at 715-747-2054 or send us an email.