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22,000 SQUARE FEET OF EDUCATIONAL GOODNESS

Aveda Experience Center

A retail center for Aveda hair, skin, flower and plant Pure-Fume, body care, makeup and lifestyle products. The retail store and our Aveda trained personnel give you the opportunity to practice your service and retailing skills with clients.

Guest Service Area

A diverse array of clients come to the Aveda Institute for beauty and wellness services. As a student, you will receive training in a variety of salon and spa settings under the direct supervision of your licensed instructors. The Institute has 122 Cosmetology stations, 8 manicure and 10 pedicure stations, 8 fully equipped spa rooms, and a private wax room for students to perform services on guests.

Student Classrooms

Individual classrooms have been designed to provide the proper environment for different types of learning and activities. All of the classrooms are equipped with ample seating and learning space, as well as state-of-the-art audio and visual learning devices. Classrooms can be opened to provide additional space for continuing education classes sponsored by the Institute.

Resource Library and Administrative Offices

A resource library has books on styling, motivation, health, wellness and environmental consciousness for your reference. The clinic floor is surrounded by administrative offices and the leads are available throughout the day to answer student questions. Educator offices are located near the classrooms. Laptop and copy machines are available for student use.

Common Areas

The Aveda Institute offers water fountains in the Experience Center, restrooms located in both the Cosmetology and Spa areas, and a student break room equipped with refrigerators, microwaves and vending machines for student use. The common areas also include a dispensary with state-of-the-art equipment, including industrial washers and dryers.

Lockers & Workstations

Students are responsible for all of their belongings. Students will be provided with a locker and workstation. If the student leaves the Aveda Institute by transfer, withdrawal or extended leave of absence, they need to take all of their belongings with them. Items left in the locker/workstation will be disposed of after 5 school days in order to provide space for incoming students.

Parking & Entrance

The Aveda Institute offers student parking directly north of the Institute (across the street). All spaces located on the west side of the Institute should be reserved for our guests. Students must enter the building through the doors marked “student entrance” at the front of the building.

Aveda Institute Des Moines
6905 Mills Civic PKWY #120
West Des Moines, IA 50266
515-224-5244

Hours:
Monday: 8:30a – 7p
Tuesday: 8:30a – 7p
Wednesday: 8:30a – 8p
Thursday: 8:30a – 8p
Friday: 8:30a – 7p
Saturday: 8:00a – 7p
Sunday: Closed