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Consumer Information

The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act
of 2008 (HEOA), includes many disclosure and reporting requirements. A disclosure requirement
is information that a postsecondary education institution is required to distribute or make available
to another party, such as students or 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 list provides links to the information required to be made available to students.

  1. Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information

    a.  Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid

  2. General Institutional Information

    a.  Privacy of Student Records-Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
    b.  Student Diversity
    c.  Price of Attendance
    d.  Net Price Calculator
    e.  Refund Policy
    f.   Textbook Information
    g.  Gainful Employment
    h.  Educational Program
    i.   Instructional Facilities
    j.   Faculty & Staff
    k.  Transfer of Credit Policies and Articulation Agreements
         1. Transfer of Credit Policies
         2. Articulation Agreements
    l.   Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution and Programs
    m. Copyright Infringement – Policies and Sanctions
    n.  Computer Use and File Sharing
    o.  Student Activities
    p.  Career and Job Placement Services
    q.  Student Right-To-Know reports
    r.   Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities
    s.  Requirements for Withdrawal  

  3. Student Financial Assistance

    a.  Assistance Available from Federal, State, Local, and Institutional Programs
    b.  Steps to Financial Aid
    c.  Return of Financial Aid funds
    d.  Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations  

  4. Student Loan Information

    a.  Initial Loan Counseling for Student Borrowers
         (Under "Accept or decline your loans")
    b.  Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers
    c.  Institutional Code of Conduct for Education Loans

  5. Health and Safety

    a.  Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program
    b.  Drug-Free Workplace Policy
    c.  Security Report
    d.  Jeanne Clery Act
    e. Weatherford College Annual Security Report
    f.  Fire Safety Policies, Fire Statistics and Fire Log
         (On-Campus Housing Facilities)
    g.   Missing Student Procedure
    h.  Title IX - VAWA
         1.  Notification
         2.  What are Sexual Violence, Dating/Domestic Violence, and Stalking?
         3.  Who Can Help?
         4.  Title IX Rights
         5.  Student Welfare - Freedom from Discrimination, Harrassment and Retaliation

         6.  Employee Welfare - Freedom from Discrimination, Harrassment and Retaliation

  6. Vaccination Policies

  7. Student Outcomes

             a.  Retention Rate-46%-Full-time students. (Student Right-to-Know Act)
             b.  Graduation Rates (Student Right-to-Know Act)
             c.  Transfer-out Rates (Student Right-to-Know Act)
           d.  Graduation Rates for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid 
(Student Right-to-Know Act)
e.  Transfer-out Rates for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid
                  (Student Right-to-Know Act)
             f.   Job Placement for Graduates
             g.  Equities in Athletics Data Analysis Report

        8.  Voter Registration


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