The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA), includes many disclosure and reporting requirements for College’s like Harrison College which participate in Title IV programs. A disclosure requirement is information that the College is required to distribute or make available to students (and sometimes employees). A reporting requirement is information submitted to the U.S. Department of Education or other agencies. Disclosure and reporting requirements sometimes overlap.
The following is a list of the key disclosure and/or reporting requirements, along with a description of how and when this information is distributed and where it can found. Most of this information can be found in the current Harrison College Catalog and Student Handbook
Where This Information
|Academic Program||Educational Programs, Instructional Facilities and Faculty|| |
The Catalog contains complete and current information about Harrison College-Programs by School of Study.
|Annual Security Report (ASR)|| |
Mandated by the Clery (Campus Security) Act (as recently amended):34 CFR 668.46; DCL GEN-14-13, the ASR details the following items
The most current ASR is located here.
The ASR is available in hardcopy at each campus.A link to the ASR is sent to all students on or before Oct 1 each year via email along with the Drug and Alcohol Policy notice.
|Constitution and Citizenship Day||This policy describes the College’s expectations of student and employee conduct, defines drug- and alcohol-related offenses, describes the physical effects of alcohol, as well as sanctions against infringement violations. The prevention plan also provides abuse prevention and assistance programs. See also the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act; Public Law 101-226||Each year the College sends information about the College’s Drug and Alcohol to each student via email with the Annual Safety Report is sent. The Drug and Alcohol policy is permanently located on the College website. |
Additional information is found in the Student Handbook.
|Employment Positions and Placement Rates Available||This disclosure provides a list of the employment positions by field and corresponding program and the placement rate (with a description of the methodology used to obtain the rate) by program.||Placement rate data is on each individual program page and available by clickng the Gainful Employment Disclosures button.|
|Facilities and Services Available to those with Disabilities||This is a discussion of the College’s policy and procedure for providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability participating in the school’s programs.||Harrison College-Students with Self-Disclosed Disabilities|
|Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)|| |
This is a discussion of the College’s policy for complying with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), which gives students the right to:
Also discusses the disclosure exceptions – including the health and safety emergency exception.
The College provides annual notice to its students of their rights under FERPA:
during the enrollment process and by directing the students, via email, to the location in the Harrison College Catalog.
|Financial Assistance|| |
Each school must make available to prospective and enrolled students information about:
All required information is generally provided to students directly at the time of loan packaging and re-packaging. Supplemental information is provided through appropriate publications, mailing, or electronic media including. And can be found in the Harrison College Catalog and on the U.S. Department of Education’s website.
|Gainful Employment|| |
The College provides the following disclosures using the prescribed template:
|The College’s gainful employment disclosures can be found here on the website.|
|Institutional and Program Accreditation, Approval, or Licensure||Information on the College’s accreditation and various programmatic accreditations.||Harrison College-Accreditations and Memberships|
|Institutional Information (Miscellaneous)||Institutional information required by 34 CFR Sec. 668.43 and other institutional information|| |
The College has several formal processes in place to ensure that
This memo from the Vice President of Legal and Compliance briefly describes the College’s compliance program. Additional questions or concerns regarding misrepresentations of this nature should be submitted through the Ethics Point reporting system, which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, where students can log complaints, anonymously if they chose, via the Internet:
|Student Code of Conduct||This document provides a code of ethics and conduct that students are expected to follow while on campus or in attendance at a school sponsored function.||Additional information is found in the Student Handbook.|
|Student Right-to-Know Act|| |
The completion or graduation rate of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, full-time, undergraduate students. The data are to be available by July 1 each year for the most recent cohort that has had 150 percent of normal time for completion by August 31 of the prior year.
If the information is requested by a prospective student, it must be made available prior to the student’s enrolling or entering into any financial obligation with the school.
Further the completion or graduation rates are disaggregated by:
The College distributes graduation rates, to students each year. Annual graduation rates are distributed on or before July 1 each year to each student via email. The graduation and placement rate information can be found on the Harrison College website.The College does not have athletic teams and does not provide athletic scholarships. Further, because the College, determines that its mission includes providing substantial preparation for students to enroll in another Title IV, HEA-eligible school must disclose a transfer-out rate for each cohort.
|Transfer of Credit||The Harrison College statement of transfer of credit policies.|| |
From the Catalog.
|Voter Registration Form||The College encourages eligible students to vote –this link shows where voter registration forms can be downloaded.|| |
The cohort graduation rate shows the percentage of first-time, full-time and degree- or certificate-seeking students from a specific cohort who graduated within 150% of the normal time frame for the degree or certificate program. The current cohort contains students who entered in fall 2008. For bachelor’s degree-seeking students, 150% is calculated as of August 31, 2014; for associate degree-seeking students, 150% is calculated as of August 31, 2011.
School of Business
The Chef’s Academy at Harrison College
School of Criminal Justice
School of Health Sciences
School of Information Technology
School of Veterinary Technology