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Student Disclosure

Last Updated - July 2007
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Sojourner-Douglass College is an accredited private institution offering Undergraduate Bachelorís degrees, Graduate Masterís degrees, as well as Certifications. In compliance with Federal law and regulation, we are required to disclose to each of our attending students specific information that meets the requirements of the Student Right-to-Know Act as well as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics.

Financial aid is available to enrolled students by resources eligible via the collegeís participation in the Federal Title IV program. It is currently offered in forms of grants, scholarships, loans, and Federal work-study (student employment). Students are individually counseled in order to verify efficient understanding of the financial aid programs; pertaining to rules, regulations, criteria, and any service or financial obligation that may accompany aid. Elaborated information as well as application procedures and process can be obtained through the Financial Aid Office. When determining eligibility for Financial Aid, Sojourner-Douglass College models itself and stays consistent with the eligibility determination procedures set by the U. S. Department of Education. Considering the student is making satisfactory progress, payment of approved eligible Financial Aid is set in conjunction with the collegeís current academic calendar as well as the disbursement rules set forth by the U.S. Department of Education.

Sojourner-Douglass College offers a wide variety of programs. Current programs offered can be obtained through the Admissions Office. In addition, the college has a set cost of attendance (COA), which includes, but is not limited to, tuition and fees, room and board, transportation, books and supplies. A current detailed listing of these charges can be obtained through the Bursarís Office. Sojourner-Douglass College also has a strict refund and repayment policy, which includes overpayments and student withdrawals. This policy can be obtained through the Registrarís Office. Faculty and Administrative personnel are made available to assist students during specific business hours. The appropriate office or staff should be contacted in order to obtain these specific times and locations.

Year-round assistance is provided to students seeking either part or full-time employment. Job descriptions are posted throughout the campus. Students may obtain assistance in resume writing, interviewing techniques, and application completion through the Department Chairs or the Office of Experiential Learning.

Students enrolled at Sojourner Douglass College have full and complete access to records and may review them by contacting the Registrar's Office. Faculty and staff also have access to these records so that they may effectively perform their responsibilities. Student records are released in accordance with the regulations of the Family Education Rights Privacy Act of 1974 (Buckley Amendment). A detailed statement of the Act and Sojourner Douglass College's policies on student records are maintained publicly in the Registrar's Office.

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