Institutional Information

Institutional Information

Information concerning Institutional Information can be found in the Current School Catalog for the program the student is currently attending or planning to attend – click here and/or the programs website click here unless otherwise notated in the information below.  The information includes but is not limited to:

The cost of attending the school including tuition and fees charged to full-time and part-time students; estimates of costs for necessary books and supplies; estimates of typical charges for room and board; estimates of transportation costs for students and any additional cost of a program in which a student is enrolled or expresses a specific interest

Any refund policy with which the school is required to comply for the return of unearned tuition and fees or other refundable portions of costs paid to the school

The requirements and procedures for officially withdrawing from the school

A summary of the requirements for the return of title IV grant or loan assistance

The academic program of the school, including the current degree programs and other educational and training programs; the instructional, laboratory, and other physical facilities which relate to the academic program; the school’s faculty and other instructional personnel and any plans by the school for improving the academic program of the school, upon a determination by the school that such a plan exists.  Faculty and Staff Directory can be found here

The names of associations, agencies, and/or governmental bodies that accredit, approve, or license the school and its programs, and the procedures by which a student may receive a copy for review of the school’s accreditation, licensure, or approval.

A description of the services and facilities available to students with disabilities, including students with intellectual disabilities

Required disclosures to prospective & enrolled students applicable to all schools where program is designed to be offered by another entity; Portion of program not being offered by the degree/certificate granting school, name and location of the other school/organization, method of delivery not being offered by the degree/certificate granting school and estimated additional costs that may incur due to arrangement

School policies and sanctions related to copyright infringement including a statement that explicitly informs its students that unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, including unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing, may subject the students to civil and criminal liabilities; a summary of the penalties for violation of Federal copyright laws and a description of the school’s policies with respect to unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing, including disciplinary actions that are taken against students who engage in illegal or unauthorized distribution of copyrighted materials using the school’s information technology system  - Click Here 

A description of the transfer of credit policies established by the school which must include a statement of the school’s current transfer of credit policies that includes, at a minimum any established criteria the school uses regarding the transfer of credit used at another school;

The school must make available for review to any enrolled or prospective student a copy of the documents describing the school’s accreditation, approval or licensing.

The school must make available to current and prospective students information about its vaccinations policies.

Other Institutional Requirements

The school should also ensure the following requirements are met.

The school must provide to each student upon enrollment, a separate, clear, and conspicuous written notice with information on the penalties associated with drug-related offenses under existing section 484(r) of the HEA. The school must also provide a timely notice to each student who has lost eligibility for any grant, loan, or work-study assistance as a result of the penalties under 484(r)(1) of the HEA. It must be a separate, clear, and conspicuous written notice that notifies the student of the loss of eligibility and advises the student of the ways in which to regain eligibility. - Click Here

Student activities offered by the school; Services offered by the school for individuals with disabilities; Career and placement services offered to students during and after enrollment; Click Here

Policies of the school related to transfer of credit from other schools

The school must make available to current and prospective students information about student body diversity, including the percentage of enrolled, full-time students in the following categories: Male, Female, Self-identified members of a major racial or ethnic group, and Federal Pell Grant recipients – Click Here

To the maximum extent practicable, and in a manner of the school’s choosing, the school must disclose on the school’s internet course schedule used for preregistration and registration purposes, the International Standard Book Number (ISBN) and retail price information or required and recommended textbooks and supplemental materials for each course listed. If the ISBN is not available, the school must include the Internet course schedule, the author, title, publisher, and copyright date for the textbook or supplemental material. If the school determines that the disclosure of the information is not practicable for a textbook or supplemental material, the school shall use the designation “To Be Determined.” If applicable, the school must include on the school’s written course schedule a notice that the textbook information is available on the Internet course schedule and the Internet address for the schedule – Click Here

Upon the request of a college bookstore operated by or affiliated with the school, the school must make available as soon as practicable the most accurate information available regarding the school’s course schedule for the subsequent academic period, the information provided for students regarding the required recommended textbooks and supplemental materials for each course or class, the number of students enrolled in each course or class and the maximum student enrollment for each course or class – Click Here

Disbursement of books and supplies policy for Pell eligible students must be provided to students in their consumer information – Click Here

The school must provide a Teacher Preparation Report annually to the state and to the general public (if the school prepares teachers for initial State Certification or Licensure). The states must submit to the U.S. Department of Education, and make available to the public, an annual report containing school and state-level information. The Department makes the state reports available to the public. To access this report – Click Here

The school must make a good faith effort to distribute a mail voter registration form (for federal elections and state elections for governor or other State chief executive) to each student enrolled in a degree or certificate program and physically in attendance at the school, make the voter registration form widely available to students at the school, and request forms from the state 120 days prior to the deadline for registering to vote within the state. The school may electronically distribute the voter registration form from an Internet address where such a form can be downloaded. Contact the Director of Student Activities whose office is located in the Vera Low center at 731-352-4068.

Constitution and Citizenship Day

Each educational institution that receives Federal funds for a fiscal year shall hold an educational program on the United States Constitution on September 17 of such year for the students served by the educational institution. Section 111 requires that Constitution Day be held on September 17 of each year, commemorating the September 17, 1787 signing of the Constitution. However, when September 17 falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday, Constitution Day shall be held during the preceding or following week. For more information contact Contact the Director of Student Activities whose office is located in the Vera Low center at 731-352-4068.

Credit Hour Policy