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Annual Notice of Disclosures of Student Consumer Information 2014

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. The following list provides a brief description of the information required to be made available to students as well as how to obtain the information. This notice was organized using a reference list created by the National Postsecondary Education Cooperative (NPEC). The NPEC report can be found on the National Center for Education Statistics website.

Graduation Rates 2017

The table below includes hyperlinks to information that is available on the Flashpoint website, as well as elsewhere on the web. Each hyperlink will open in a new window.

What to Disclose, When, and to Whom Description of Information to be Disclosed Where to Find Information
What: Institutional Information

When: Upon Request

To: Enrolled Students; Prospective Students

Cost of attending school, e.g., Tuition and Fees Tuition and Financial Aid
Institutional Refund Policy Institutional Refund Policy
Requirements for officially withdrawing from school Change of Enrollment Status
Requirements for Return of Title IV, HEA Federal Pell Grant funds Return of Title IV Funds
Entities that accredit, license, or approve the school and its career majors and procedures for reviewing school’s accreditation, licensing, or approval documentation Licensing and Accreditation
Description of any special services and facilities for disabled students Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities
Current programs, length, and materials covered
List of Instructor Faculty
Transfer Credit Earned at Another School Transfer Credit Policy
Student Body Diversity Student Body Diversity
What: Financial Assistance Information (§668.42)

When: Upon Request

To: Enrolled Students; Prospective Students

Titles and availability of employees responsible for dissemination of institutional and financial assistance, disclosure information, and how to contact them Financial Aid Assistance – Contact Information; Student Bulletin, Financial Aid (FA) office
Description of all available federal, state, local, private, and institutional financial assistance, and a description of:

  • Application and procedures;
  • Student eligibility requirements;
  • Verification selection criteria;
  • Criteria for determining the amount of a student’s award
Scholarships and Grants; Military Aid and Private Loans; Federal Financial Aid; Flashpoint catalog; Financial Aid (FA) office
Rights and responsibilities of students receiving Title IV and other financial aid, including:

(1) criteria for continued eligibility;
(2) satisfactory academic progress (SAP) standards;
(3) criteria to re-establish eligibility if student fails to maintain SAP;
(4) method and frequency of financial aid disbursements;
(5) sample loan repayment schedule;
(6) importance of repaying your loans

Student Bulletin
What: Net Price Calculator

To: Prospective Students

The Net Price Calculator is available to all prospective students to provide information with net price estimates of what it will cost to attend school at  Flashpoint. These numbers are only estimates and are subject to change. Net Price Calculator
What: Disbursement for books and supplies for Pell Eligible Students

When: Prior to Enrollment

To: Prospective Students

Disbursement of books and supplies policy for Pell eligible students Flashpoint orientation packets (sent 4-6 weeks before orientation)
What: Code of Conduct for Education Loans

When: Upon Request

To: All Students

This policy is applicable to Flashpoint officers and employees and it prohibits a conflict of interest with their responsibilities with respect to Title IV loans Code of Conduct – Title IV and Financial Aid; Financial Aid Department Handbook
What:NSLDS (National Student Loan Data System)

When: Completion of Virtual Financial Aid Office Student Interview

To: Student Loan Borrowers; Prospective Students

Notice to students and parent(s) of a student regarding a Title IV, HEA loan, that the loan will be submitted to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) and will be accessible by guarantee agencies, lenders, and schools determined to be authorized users of the data system Federal Financial Aid, Financial Aid Office, NSLDS website
What: Entrance Counseling for Student Borrowers

When: Prior to first loan disbursement

To: Student Loan Borrowers

Prior to the time of disbursement, Flashpoint will provide, to a first-time borrower of a Federal Direct Loan (excluding Parent PLUS loans), comprehensive information on the terms and conditions of the loan and of the borrower’s responsibilities Entrance and Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers; FA office; website
What: Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers

When: Prior to Graduation, Withdrawal, or taking an LOA

To: Student Loan Borrowers

Flashpoint will provide counseling and a detailed presentation to borrowers of loans under the Federal Direct Loan program (excluding Parent PLUS loans) shortly before the student borrower graduates, withdrawals, or begins a LOA (Leave of Absence) Entrance and Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers; FA presentation at graduation rehearsal and FA office; website
What: Completion/Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

When: Annually by July 1

To: Enrolled Students; Prospective Students

The institution’s completion or graduation rate for full-time, first-time, certificate-seeking students enrolled at the post-secondary level who graduated or completed their career major within 150% of the normal time (scheduled length of career major) for graduation or completion

Transfer-out rate

Disaggregated Completion/ Graduation Rates

Retention rates of certificate or degree-seeking first-time, full-time undergraduate students

Licensing and Accreditation; Flashpoint Enrollment Agreement; Office of Academic Affairs; Career Services
What: Campus Security Report (§669.46)

When: Annually by Oct. 1

To: Enrolled Students; Current Employees

(Notice also provided to prospective students and employees)

Statistics for most recent calendar year concerning the occurrence on campus, in or on non-campus buildings or property, and public property of following offenses reported to campus security authority or local police

(1)    murder and non-negligent manslaughter;
(2)    negligent manslaughter;
(3)    sex offenses-forcible and non-forcible;
(4)    robbery;
(5)    aggravated assault;
(6)    burglary;
(7)    motor vehicle theft;
(8)     arson

Statistics above are also reported by category of Hate Crimes (i.e. offense manifests evidence that victim was intentionally selected because of victim’s actual or perceived race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or disability)

Statistics for most recent calendar year concerning the occurrence on campus, in or on non-campus buildings or property, and on public property of following offenses reported to campus security authority or local police:

(1) arrests for liquor law violations, drug law violations, and illegal weapons possession; or

(2) persons referred for campus disciplinary action such violations

Policies concerning the security of & access to campus facilities & procedures to report campus crimes

Disciplinary actions imposed for the possession, use, and sale of alcoholic beverages and illegal drugs and enforcement of state underage drinking laws and federal and state drug laws

Safety and Security Policies; Campus Safety and Security Statistics website; Flashpoint Catalog
What: Gainful Employment Disclosures

To: Prospective Students

Gainful employment information on tuition, graduation and placement rates, occupational outlooks, and student debt is provided for each program Academics; Flashpoint Enrollment Agreement; Flashpoint catalog; Career Services (CS) Office
What: Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

When: Upon Request

To: Enrolled Students; Prospective Students; Parents of Enrolled Students under 18

Right to and procedures for inspecting and reviewing student’s education records

Right to and procedures for requesting amendment of student’s education records believed to be inaccurate, misleading, or in violation of student’s privacy rights

Right to consent to disclosure of personally identifiable information contained in student’s education records

Right to file a complaint with ED for alleged school’s or educational agency’s failure to comply with FERPA requirements

Right to the criteria used to determine what constitutes a school official and a legitimate educational interest if school’s or educational agency’s policy is to disclose personally identifiable information

Privacy of Student Records – Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA); Flashpoint Catalog; Students fill out their FERPA upon orientation and is kept in their student file
What: Consumer Information on College Navigator Website

To: Prospective Students

The federal Department of Education is required to post 26 items on the College Navigator website for each institution, including a link to the institution’s website. Flashpoint on website
What: Notice of Copyright Infringement

To: Prospective and Current Students, Staff

When: Annually

Flashpoint’s policies of unauthorized use of copyrighted materials, and sanctions for violating these policies Copyright Infringement and Computer Use Policy; Flashpoint catalog;  Flashpoint student bulletin
What: Notice of Federal Student Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations

To: All Student Loan and Pell Grant Recipients

When: Prior to receiving first loan or Pell disbursement

Flashpoint will distribute a notification that each Pell and loan recipient must sign prior to receiving their first disbursement. This will notify students of the penalties for drug related offenses and their financial aid. If convicted,  Flashpoint will notify the student of the penalties, and will notify them of how to regain their eligibility. Drug and Alcohol Policy; Notification signed and kept in FA office under their FA student file
What: Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

To: Current Students and Employees

Standards of Conduct that clearly prohibit the use of alcohol or drugs on campus property. Also, any penalties and sanctions, health risks, and where to get help. Drug and Alcohol Policy; Counseling services provided for employees through  Flashpoint’s Human Resources (HR) Department and its accompanying services, Flashpoint catalog, student counseling services introduced at orientation
What: Vaccination Policy

To: All Prospective and Current Students

Currently, Flashpoint does not have any vaccination Policies established.  Flashpoint catalog
What to Disclose: Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education.

When: Ongoing as outlined in the policy.

To Whom: This policy applies to all members of the TF community, and includes, but is not exclusive to faculty, staff, students, TF visitors, volunteers, vendors, and persons related to, receiving or seeking to receive services, or otherwise pursuing studies with the organization. It also applies, as appropriate, to any alleged act of sex and/or gender-based misconduct that adversely impacts the TF community, whether those acts occur on or off campus.

Description of Information to be Disclosed

This comprehensive policy applies to complaints or reports of alleged sex and/or gender-based misconduct.  Flashpoint College (“Flashpoint”) expressly prohibits sex and/or gender-based misconduct which include sexual harassment, sexual assault, rape, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, sexual exploitation, and gender-based harassment.

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