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Consumer Disclosures HEOA

University of Vermont Consumer Information for Prospective and Current Students and the Public (Higher Education Opportunity Act Disclosures)

Note:  This site is frequently modified, please check back often for newly added content.

This website serves to provide a single access site for information regarding certain disclosure requirements of the the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), as amended, and its implementing regulations.

This site contains information on the following topics:

  1. General Institutional Information

  2.  Financial Assistance Information and Related Policies

  3. Health and Safety Information

  4. Student Outcomes

  5. Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data

  6. Teacher Preparation Program Report 

  7. Voter Registration


1. General Institutional Information


Academic Programs:
Undergraduate Catalogue:
http://catalogue.uvm.edu/undergraduate/
Graduate Catalogue:
http://catalogue.uvm.edu/graduate/

Accreditation:
Institutional:
http://www.uvm.edu/~accredit/

Individual Academic Programs:
http://www.uvm.edu/~accredit/?Page=accrediting_agencies.html

For additional information on specific program accrediting processes please contact the Dean's Office of the School or College the program resides in.

Career Services:
http://www.uvm.edu/~career/

College Navigator:
http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

Complaint Procedure:
http://www.uvm.edu/president/?Page=complaint_procedure.html

Computer Use/File Sharing/Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions:
Computer, Communication,  and Network Technology Acceptable Use Policy:
http://www.uvm.edu/policies/cit/compuse.pdf

Peer to Peer File Sharing/Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions:
http://www.uvm.edu/it/policies/heoa.php

Equal Opportunity in Educational Programs and Activities and Non-Harassment Policy:
The University's policy prohibiting discrimination in it's educational programs and actives and prohibiting harassment in accordance with state and federal law. http://www.uvm.edu/policies/student/equaledu.pdf

Facilities/Services for Students with Disabilities:
http://www.uvm.edu/access/

Facilities- Instructional:
Campus Tour: http://www.uvm.edu/admissions/undergraduate/why/location/?Page=tour.php&SM=online_toursubmenu.html
Campus Map: http://www.uvm.edu/map/
Additional information regarding University facilities may be found in the University Sourcebook under UVM Real Estate Holdings and Facilities at: http://www.uvm.edu/~isis/?Page=sbook0.html

Faculty:
Undergraduate Faculty:
http://catalogue.uvm.edu/undergraduate/faculty/
Graduate Faculty:
http://catalogue.uvm.edu/graduate/faculty/

Student Diversity:
Fall 2013 Student Body Diversity:
http://www.uvm.edu/~isis/consumer/divecomp.pdf
Pell Grant Summary as of July 2013:
http://www.uvm.edu/~isis/consumer/pell.pdf

Net Price Calculator:
http://tcc.noellevitz.com/University%20of%20Vermont/Freshman-Students

Plans for Improvement to Academic Programs:
Planned Improvements to Programs:

Current institutional initiatives:
General Education System: http://www.uvm.edu/~facsen/generaleducation/
Transdisciplinary Research Initiative:  http://www.uvm.edu/~tri/

Other Academic Program Improvements: Proposals for additions, deletions or substantial revisions to academic programs must be approved by the Curricular Affairs Committee of the Faculty Senate.  For information regarding current proposals under consideration please contact: Ashley.Clark@uvm.edu

Completed additions, deletions and substantial revisions to academic programs:
http://www.uvm.edu/~isis/?Page=spec_chg.html&SM=submenu_spec_studies.html

Price of Attendance:
http://www.uvm.edu/~stdfinsv/?Page=tuition-fees.html&SM=tuitionsubmenu.html

Privacy of Student Records - FERPA:
http://www.uvm.edu/policies/student/ferpa.pdf


Refund and Withdrawal Information:
Refund and Bill Adjustment Policy: http://www.uvm.edu/policies/student/billadjust.pdf
Details located at: http://www.uvm.edu/~stdfinsv/?Page=refunddates.html&SM=billsubmenu.html

Withdrawal Information:
Academic Withdrawal return of Title IV funds in FA Handbook:  http://www.uvm.edu/~stdfinsv/?Page=fa_handbook_current.html#Withdrawal
Medical Withdrawal Policy: http://www.uvm.edu/policies/student/medicalwithdrawal.pdf

Student Activities:
http://www.uvm.edu/~slife/

Textbook Information:
http://uvmbookstore.uvm.edu/site_textbooks.asp
Note :  The online schedule of courses (http://www.uvm.edu/~rgweb/ ) links to the UVM Bookstore's textbook information.  Textbook information is organized by UVM Course Title, Section Number and Instructor, and the information provided regarding textbooks includes Title, Author, Edition, ISBN # and pricing information.

Transfer of Credit Policy/Articulation Agreements:
Transfer of Credit Policy:
http://www.uvm.edu/policies/student/transcredit.pdf

Articulation Agreements:
http://catalogue.uvm.edu/undergraduate/admissioninfo/articulationagreements/

2.  Financial Assistance Information and Related Policies


Notice of Availability of Financial Aid:
http://www.uvm.edu/~stdfinsv/

Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information:
http://www.uvm.edu/~stdfinsv/?Page=contact.html

Assistance Available from Federal, State, Local and Institutional Programs:
http://www.uvm.edu/~stdfinsv/?Page=typeug.html&SM=finaidmenu.html

Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations:
http://www.uvm.edu/~stdfinsv/?Page=fa_handbook_current.html#Drugs

Terms and Conditions of Accepting UVM Financial Aid Award:
http://www.uvm.edu/~stdfinsv/?Page=fa_handbook_current.html#Terms

Academic Progress and Financial Aid Eligibility:
http://www.uvm.edu/~stdfinsv/?Page=fa_handbook_current.html#SAP

Study Abroad and Financial Aid:
http://www.uvm.edu/~stdfinsv/?Page=fa_handbook_current.html#Study%20Abroad

Student Loan Information:
Initial Loan Counseling for Student Borrowers:
http://www.uvm.edu/~stdfinsv/?Page=fa_handbook_current.html#Loan%20Counseling

Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers:

For Institutional or Federal Perkins Loans:
http://www.ecsi.net/

For Federal Direct Stafford and Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loans:
http://www.uvm.edu/~stdfinsv/?Page=direct_loans_overview.html&SM=finaidmenu.html#Graduate

Code of Conduct for Education Loans:
http://www.uvm.edu/~stdfinsv/?Page=conduct.html

State Grant Assistance:
http://www.uvm.edu/~stdfinsv/?Page=typeug.html&SM=finaidmenu.html

Preferred Lender Information - UVM does not have any Preferred Lender Arrangements

3. Health and Safety Information


Alcohol and Drug Policies and Support Resources:
Alcohol and Other Drug Policy - Students:
http://www.uvm.edu/policies/student/drugandalco.pdf

Alcohol and Drug Support Services for Students:
http://www.uvm.edu/~CHWB/psych/
http://www.uvm.edu/recoverycommunity/

Drug Free Workplace Policy:
http://www.uvm.edu/policies/general_html/drugfreeworkplace.pdf

Alcohol - Faculty and Staff Policy:
http://www.uvm.edu/policies/general_html/alcohol_employees.pdf

Alcohol and Drug Support Resources for Employees:
http://www.uvm.edu/hrs/?Page=healthy/wellness.html

Public Safety Report and related Policies:
The annual Public Safety Report (Clery Report) provides detailed information about campus safety policies and crime statistics, including statistics on the types of crimes committed by category, a description of programs to inform current and prospective students and employees about the prevention of crimes, and various policy statements.


A copy of the Public Safety Report may be obtained by downloading the document at the link below or by contacting University Police Services: (802) 656-2027
http://www.uvm.edu/police/reports/clery/public-safety-report.pdf

Campus Safety and Security: Clery Act Policy:
http://www.uvm.edu/policies/riskmgm/clery.pdf

Missing Student Policy:
http://www.uvm.edu/policies/general_html/missingstudent.pdf

Emergency Management Policy:
http://www.uvm.edu/policies/riskmgm/emergency.pdf

Fire Safety Report and Policy:
The annual Fire Safety Report contains information about the campus fire safety practices and standards and provides data on any fires that may have occurred in on-campus housing facilities .

Fire Safety Report:
http://www.uvm.edu/police/reports/clery/fire-safety-report.pdf

A copy of the Fire Safety Report may be requested by contacting the University's Department of Risk Management and Safety: (802) 656-3242

Fire Safety Policy:
http://www.uvm.edu/policies/riskmgm/firesafety.pdf

Sexual Conduct Education and Resources:
http://www.uvm.edu/~aaeo/sexualmisconduct/

Vaccination/Immunization Requirements:
http://www.uvm.edu/~CHWB/health/?Page=immunization.html&SM=newstudentinfomenu.html

4. Student Outcomes


Retention Rate:
http://www.uvm.edu/~isis/consumer/retrate.pdf

Graduation Rates:
http://www.uvm.edu/~isis/consumer/gradr456.pdf

Intercollegiate Athletics Graduation Rates: 
http://www.uvmathletics.com/documents/2011/11/1/2011%20Federal%20Graduation%20Rates.pdf?id=247

Post Graduate Survey (Placement in Employment, Job Placement, and Graduate and Professional Education):
http://www.uvm.edu/~isis/?Page=grad_surveys.html&SM=submenu_ret_grad_deg.html

Vermont State Licensure Requirements
:
College of Education and Social Services Programs: http://www.uvm.edu/~cess/?Page=services/licensure.html&SM=servicesmenu.html

School of Engineering - See Professional Licensure information at: http://www.uvm.edu/~cems/soe/

College of Nursing and Health Sciences:
Communication Sciences and Disorders M.S. Program:
http://education.vermont.gov/new/html/licensing/slp_audiologist_licensure.html 
Radiation Therapy B.S. Program:
https://www.sec.state.vt.us/professional-regulation/professions/radiologic-technology.aspx
Nuclear Medicine Technology B.S. Program:
https://www.sec.state.vt.us/professional-regulation/professions/radiologic-technology.aspx
Athletic Training B.S. Program:
https://www.sec.state.vt.us/professional-regulation/professions/athletic-trainers.aspx
Physical Therapy Doctorate Program:
https://www.sec.state.vt.us/professional-regulation/professions/physical-therapists.aspx
Nursing B.S. Program:
https://www.sec.state.vt.us/professional-regulation/professions/nursing.aspx
Master's Entry Program in Nursing:
https://www.sec.state.vt.us/professional-regulation/professions/nursing.aspx

5. Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data:


The Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act requires co-educational institutions of postsecondary education that participate in a Title IV federal student financial assistance program and have an intercollegiate athletic program, to prepare an annual report to the Department of Education.  This report includes information on athletic participation, staffing, and revenues and expenses.  

Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data Report: http://ope.ed.gov/athletics/Index.aspx
A copy of this report may be requested by contacting Jeffrey Schulman, Associate Athletics Director, at  Jeffrey.Schulman@uvm.edu  or (802)-656-3075.

6. Teacher Preparation Program Report


State of Vermont Report (inclusive of University of Vermont information) is available at: https://title2.ed.gov/Public/Home.aspx

To request a copy of UVM's Teacher Preparation Program Report, please contact Dr. DeMethra LaSha Bradley at: demethra.bradley@uvm.edu

7. Voter Registration


The Office of Federal, State and Community Relations sends an electronic notice to all enrolled students  that includes an internet address where voter registration forms may be downloaded prior to the deadline for registering to vote for all Federal and State elections.  Voter Registration Forms may also be downloaded at: https://www.sec.state.vt.us/elections/voters/registration.aspx



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