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Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008: Federal Compliance and Student Consumer Information
The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) requires institutions of higher education participating in federal student aid programs to report and disclose information from various administrative areas to current and prospective students, current and prospective employees and the public.  In compliance with Title IV and other federal disclosure laws, below is a list of consumer information that is available and links to directly access the information. 

 

 

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Notice of Non-discrimination

TCU is committed to providing a positive learning and working environment free from discrimination and harassment. In support of this commitment, TCU prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, and any other basis protected by law. Inquiries about TCU's policies and compliance with Title IX, The Age Discrimination Act of 1975, or the aspects of TCU's equal opportunity or affirmative action programs should be directed to:

Dr. Darron Turner
Associate Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs
TCU Box 297090
Jarvis Hall 228
Fort Worth, TX 76129
817/257-5557
d.turner@tcu.edu

 

Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information
http://financialaid.tcu.edu/

 

Contact information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information
http://financialaid.tcu.edu/contact-us/

 

General Institutional Information
Privacy of Student Records – Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
http://www.reg.tcu.edu/privacy.asp
                 

*For additional information regarding FERPA, please visit the U.S. Department of Education website http://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html)
                 
Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities
http://www.acs.tcu.edu/disability_services.asp

 

Student Body Diversity
http://www.ir.tcu.edu/factbooks.asp

                 

Price of Attendance

http://financialaid.tcu.edu/what-is-the-cost

                 

Net Price Calculator

http://financialaid.tcu.edu/texas-christian-university-net-price-calculator/

                 

Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Federal Financial Aid

http://financialaid.tcu.edu/withdrawals-and-return-of-funds-policy/

                 

Textbook Information

https://classes.tcu.edu/

*Information regarding textbooks for a specific course is located in the Course Materials column               

 

Academic Programs: Educational Programs, Instructional Facilities and Faculty
Undergraduate Catalog – http://tcu.smartcatalogiq.com/current/Undergraduate-Catalog

 

Graduate Catalog – http://tcu.smartcatalogiq.com/current/graduate-Catalog

 

Transfer Credit Policies and Articulation Agreements

http://www.admissions.tcu.edu/Transfer/Credit-Transferability

 

Accreditation

Texas Christian University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, masters, doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Texas Christian University.

http://www.sacscoc.org

 

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness

http://assessment.tcu.edu/

 

Approval and Licensure of Institution and Programs
Approval and Licensure of Institution and Programs.pdf
                 
Copyright Infringement – Policies and Sanctions
https://security.tcu.edu/hea-and-copyright-violations/

 

Computer Use and File Sharing

https://security.tcu.edu/polproc/usage-policy/

 

Student Activities

http://studentactivities.tcu.edu

 

Career and Job Placement Services

http://careers.tcu.edu/

 

Teacher Preparation Program

College of Education Teacher Certification Information

http://coe.tcu.edu/prospective-students/certification/

 

College of Education Undergraduate Catalog

College of Education Undergraduate Catalog.pdf

 

Student Financial Assistance

Assistance Available From Federal, State, Local and Institutional Programs

http://financialaid.tcu.edu/
                 
Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations

https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/ondcp/recovery/fafsa.pdf

 

Student Loan Information

http://financialaid.tcu.edu/loans

 

Initial Loan Counseling for Student Borrowers

http://financialaid.tcu.edu/loan-entrance-exit-counseling/

                                   

Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers
http://financialaid.tcu.edu/loan-entrance-exit-counseling/

 

Institutional Code of Conduct for Education Loans
http://financialaid.tcu.edu/education-loan-code-of-conduct-2/

 

Preferred Lender Lists

http://financialaid.tcu.edu/private-education-loans/

 

Preferred Lender Arrangements

https://choice.fastproducts.org/FastChoice/home/363600/1

 

Health and Safety

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

http://ade.tcu.edu

 

Alcohol Use Policy

Alcohol Use Policy.pdf

 

Drug Abuse Policy

Drug Abuse Policy.pdf

 

Legal Sanctions for Illegal Use of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Legal Sanctions for Illegal Use of Alcohol and Other Drugs.pdf

 

Vaccination Policies

Vaccination Policies.pdf

 

Campus Security Polices, Crime Statistics, Crime Log
Campus Security Policies (Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report)

http://police.tcu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/TCU-Annual-Security-Report-2016.pdf

     

Crime Statistics
http://police.tcu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/crimestats.pdf

                                   

Crime Log
http://police.tcu.edu/crime-information-statistics/daily-crime-fire-log/

 

Fire Safety Policies, Fire Statistics and Fire Log (On-Campus Housing Facilities)
Fire Safety Policies (Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report)

http://police.tcu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/TCU-Annual-Security-Report-2016.pdf

                                   

Fire Statistics and Fire Log (On-Campus Housing Facilities)

http://police.tcu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/TCU-Annual-Security-Report-2016.pdf
                 
Texas Christian University's Annual Security and Fire Safety report is available at any time. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the University. The policy statements address the school's policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, for example, policies for responding to emergency situations and sexual offenses. Three years' worth of statistics are included for fire and certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in or on off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University and on public property within or immediately adjacent to the campus. This Annual Security and Fire Safety report is available online at http://police.tcu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/TCU-Annual-Security-Report-2016.pdf. You may request a paper copy from the TCU Police Department.

 

Missing Person Notification Policy
http://police.tcu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/TCU-Annual-Security-Report-2016.pdf
           
Missing Persons (as listed in the TCU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report)
If anyone has reason to believe that a student who resides in on-campus housing is missing, he or she should immediately notify the TCU Police Department at 817- 257-7777. The TCU Police Department will generate a missing person report and initiate an investigation. After investigating the missing person report, should the department determine that the student is missing and has been missing for more than 24 hours, TCU Police Department will notify the Fort Worth Police Department and also the student’s emergency contact no later than 24 hours after the student is determined to be missing. If the missing student is under the age of 18 and is not an emancipated individual, the University will notify the student’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s) within 24 hours after the TCU Police Department has determined that the student is missing. If a missing student is over 18 and an emergency contact has not been given to TCU, the Fort Worth PD (or other appropriate law enforcement agency) and the student’s parents will be notified.

In addition to registering an emergency contact, students residing in on campus housing have the option to identify, confidentially, an individual to be contacted by the University in the event the student is determined to be missing for more than 24 hours. If a student has identified such an individual, the University will notify that individual no later than 24 hours after the student is determined to be missing.

 

Student Outcomes

Retention Rate
http://www.ir.tcu.edu/factbooks.asp

                 

Graduation Rates (Student Right-to-Know-Act)
http://www.ir.tcu.edu/factbooks.asp

 

Transfer-out Rates (Student-Right-to-Know-Act)

http://www.ir.tcu.edu/factbooks.asp

 

Graduation Rates for Students Receiving Athletically-Related Student Aid (Student Right-to-Know-Act)                 

http://www.ncaa.org/about/resources/research/graduation-rates

 

Transfer-out Rates for Students Receiving Athletically-Related Student-Aid (Student-Right-to-Know-Act)

http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228875#retgrad

 

Graduation Rate Data Disaggregated by Financial Aid Status

http://www.ir.tcu.edu/post_grad_info.asp

 

Job Placement for Graduates

http://www.ir.tcu.edu/post_grad_info.asp

 

Job Placement Rates for Graduates

http://www.ir.tcu.edu/post_grad_info.asp

 

Graduate and Professional Education Placement for Graduates

http://www.ir.tcu.edu/post_grad_info.asp

 

Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data (Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act)

http://www2.ed.gov/finaid/prof/resources/athletics/eada.html
*Obtain data for one institution (http://ope.ed.gov/athletics/GetOneInstitutionData.aspx)

 

Intercollegiate Athletics Academic Success

http://www.ncaa.org/about/resources/research/division-i-academic-progress-rate-apr

 

Voter Registration
http://www.votetexas.gov/register-to-vote/

 

 

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