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General Institutional Information

How disclosed: Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media.

Office/person responsible: Academic Affairs, Facilities

Each institution must make available to prospective and enrolled students information about academic programs of the institution, including:

  • Current degree programs and other educational and training programs
  • Instructional, laboratory, and other physical facilities that relate to the academic programs
  • Faculty and other instructional personnel
  • Any plans by the institution for improving the academic programs

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How disclosed: Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, and electronic media.

Office/person responsible: Strategic Planning and Accountability Office

Each institution must make available to prospective and enrolled students.

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  • Accreditation at MCTC
    • Names of associations, agencies and governmental bodies that accredit, approve, and license the institution and its programs
    • Procedures for obtaining or reviewing documents describing accreditation, approval or licensing

How disclosed: Made available through electronic media

Office/person responsible: Student Support Services and Compliance

Each institution must provide its current students and prospective students with contact information for filing complaints and its accreditor and with its State approval or licensing entity and any other relevant State official or agency that would appropriately handle a student’s complaint.

Policies and Sanctions, including Computer Use and File Sharing

How disclosed: Made available through appropriate mailings, and electronic media

Office/person responsible: Information Technology Services

Institutions must annually make available to current and prospective students the institution’s policies and sanctions related to copyright infringement including:

  • A statement that explicitly informs students that unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, including unauthorized peer to peer file sharing, may subject students to civil and criminal liabilities.
  • A summary of the penalties for violation of federal copyright laws.
  • The institution’s policies with respect to unauthorized peer to peer file sharing, including disciplinary actions taken against students who engage in illegal downloading or unauthorized distribution of copyrighted materials using the institution’s information technology system.

How disclosed: Made available through appropriate publications, or electronic media.

Office/person responsible: Financial Aid Office

Each institution must make available to prospective and enrolled students information about the cost of attendance, including tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation costs, and any additional costs for a program in which the student is enrolled or expresses and interest.

How disclosed: Made available through appropriate publications, mailings or electronic media

Institutions must make available to current and prospective students information about student body diversity, including the percentage of enrolled, full-time students who:

  • Are male
  • Are female
  • Are a self-identified member of a major racial or ethnic group
  • Receive a Federal Pell Grant

The race/ethnicity and the gender data are collected in the IPEDS survey. Information about Pell Grant recipients is collected for the prior year in the IPEDS Financial Aid survey.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

How disclosed: Any means reasonably likely to inform students of their rights.

Office/person responsible: Registration and Records Office

Each institution must annually provide notice to all enrolled students about:

  • The right to review their education records, to request amendment of record, to consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information, and to file complaints with the Department of Education.
  • Procedures for reviewing education records and requesting amendment of the records.
  • If applicable, information about the institution’s policy regarding disclosures to school officials with a legitimate educational interest in the education all records.

In order to disclose directory information without prior consent, an institution must provide to students a notice of directory information, which includes:

  • The types of information the institution has designated as directory information.
  • The student’s right to refuse to allow any or all such information about the student to be designated as directory information, and the time period the student has for notifying the institution in writing.

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How disclosed: Made publicly available on the institution’s website

Office/person responsible: Minnesota State System Office creates calculator, hosts website and provides college with link

Institutions must make available on their website a net price calculator. The institution may use the Department of Education’s template or develop a customized version that must include at a minimum, the same elements as the Department’s version.

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How disclosed: Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, and electronic media

Office/person responsible: Strategic Planning and Accountability Office

Consumer Information Requirements:

Federal law requires all colleges and universities participating in federally funded financial aid programs to make information about the institution available to the public, current and prospective students, current and prospective loan borrowers, and current employees.

Minneapolis Community and Technical College is committed to the principal of promoting access to information that will allow consumers to make informed decisions about postsecondary education.

This information is available on the College Website in other campus departments.

How disclosed: Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media

Office/person responsible: Registrar, Business Services, Financial Aid

Each Institution must make available to prospective and enrolled students information regarding:

How disclosed: Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media.

Office/person responsible: Accessibility Resource Center

Each institution must make available to prospective and enrolled students information about facilities and services available to student with disabilities, including students with intellectual disabilities.

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Office/person responsible: Bookstore, Academic Affairs

Each institution must disclose, on the institution’s Internet course schedule used for pre-registration and registration processes, the International Standard Book Number (ISBN) and retail price information of required and recommended textbooks and supplemental materials for each course listed, to the extent the disclosure of the information is determined to be “practicable.”

If the ISBN is not available, the institution must include in the Internet course schedule the author, title, publisher, and copyright date for the textbook or supplemental material, or, if applicable, the designation “To Be Determined.”

If applicable, the institution must include on the institution’s written course schedule a notice that textbook information is available on the internet course schedule and the Internet address for the schedule.

If applicable, the institution must include on the institution’s written course schedule a notice that textbook information is available on the Internet course schedule and Internet address for the schedule.

Upon the request of the college bookstore operated by or affiliated with the institution the institution must make available as soon as practicable the most accurate information regarding the:

  • Institution’s course schedule for the subsequent academic period
  • Information provided for students (see above) regarding required or
  • Recommended textbooks and supplemental materials for each course or class
  • Number of students enrolled in each course or class
  • Maximum student enrollment for each course or class

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How disclosed: Publicly disclosed 

Office/person responsible: Academic Affairs/Registrar

Each institution must publicly disclose information about the institution’s policies regarding the transfer of credit earned at another higher education institution, including:

  • Any established criteria the institution uses to determine transfer of credit.
  • A list of institutions with which the institution has established an articulation agreement.

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