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NOVA 2010-2011 College Catalog

STUDENT SERVICES -- Student Consumer Information

The College is obligated under the 1998 Amendments to the Higher Education Act of 1965 to disclose annually where the following student consumer information may be found:

Consumer Information

Where Available

· Procedures for inspecting and reviewing of student’s education records.
· Procedures for amending student records.
· Procedures for disclosing student’s educational records.
Catalog: http://www.nvcc.edu/catalog/cat2009/admin/admissn.htm

Student Handbook: http://www.nvcc.edu/resources/stuhandbook/

Printed copies of the Catalog and Student Handbook are available at each campus STUDENT SERVICES Center.
· Procedures for filing a complaint to the U.S. Department of Education.

See U.S. Dept. of Education, Office for Civil Rights Website at:   www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/howto.html
and Office of Inspector General website at: www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oig/hotline.html?src=ct

· A list of all available federal, state, local, private, and institutional financial need-based and non-need-based assistance programs.
· The application procedures, eligibility criteria, method and frequency of disbursements, terms of loans, general conditions, and exit counseling information for these assistance programs.
Financial Aid: http://www.nvcc.edu/current-students/paying-for-college/financial-assistance/index.html

Printed copies of the Student Financial Aid Services Brochure and other pamphlets are available at each campus Financial Aid Information Services office and the College Financial Aid office.
· Cost of attending College.
· Refund policy.
· Grant or loan return or repayment procedures for withdrawn students.
· Requirements for officially withdrawing from the College.
Schedule of Classes: http://www.nvcc.edu/schedule/

Catalog:http://www.nvcc.edu/catalog/cat2009/admin/admissn.htm

Student Handbook:http://www.nvcc.edu/resources/stuhandbook/

Financial Aid Web site: http://www.nvcc.edu/current-students/paying-for-college/financial-assistance/index.html

Printed copies of the Schedule of Classes, Catalog, and Student Handbook are available at each campus Student Services Center. The Student Financial Aid Services Brochure is available online at the Financial Aid Website, and at each campus Financial Aid Information Services and the College Financial Aid Office.
· Academic programs information. Catalog: http://www.nvcc.edu/curcatalog/programs/

Schedule of Classes: http://www.nvcc.edu/schedule

Printed copies of the Catalog and Schedule of Classes are available at each campus STUDENT SERVICES Center.
· Organizations that accredit, license, or approve the College and its programs. Procedures for reviewing school’s accreditation, licensing, or approval documentation. Catalog: http://www.nvcc.edu/catalog/

A printed copy of the Catalog is available at each campus STUDENT SERVICES Center.
· Description of any special services and facilities for disabled students. Catalog: http://www.nvcc.edu/catalog/

Student Handbook:http://www.nvcc.edu/resources/stuhandbook/

Printed copies of the Catalog and Student Handbook are available at each campus STUDENT SERVICES Centere.
· Title and availability of NOVA staff responsible for dissemination of institutional and financial assistance disclosure information and how to contact them. Catalog: http://www.nvcc.edu/curcatalog/

Student Handbook:http://www.nvcc.edu/resources/stuhandbook/

Schedule of Classes: http://www.nvcc.edu/schedule

Financial Aid: http://www.nvcc.edu/current-students/paying-for-college/financial-assistance/index.html

Printed copies of the Catalog, Student Handbook, and Schedule of Classes are available at each campus STUDENT SERVICES Center. The Student Financial Aid Services Brochure is available at each campus Financial Aid Information Services and the College Financial Aid Office.
· Statement that enrollment in a study abroad program approved for credit may be considered enrollment at NOVA for the purpose of applying for Title IV assistance. Catalog: www.nvcc.edu/curcatalog/admin/academic.htm

If an NOVA credit course offers special studies abroad, it is treated as a regular credited course.

A printed copy of the Catalog is available at each campus STUDENT SERVICES Center.
· Completion or graduation rate for NOVA certificate- or degree-seeking, full-time students who graduated or completed their program within 150% of the normal time for graduation or completion.
· Transfer-out rate for above described students.
Office of Institutional Research and Analysis (OIR) Reports: http://www.nvcc.edu/oir/oirpubs/by_year_and_number.htm

Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Institutional Research Information: http://myfuture.vccs.edu/Research/
· Campus security report. The College Safety Report includes statistics concerning crimes on College property. The report includes institutional policies on campus security, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters.

College Safety Report: www.nvcc.edu/current-students/police/college-safety-report/index.html                                                 

A printed copy of the College Safety Report is available upon request from any Campus Police office.