HEA Student Consumer Information

Higher Education Act Student Consumer Information

Federal regulations require certain information be disclosed to current students, prospective students (and/or their families), current employees, prospective employees, and/or the community.  Some items require specific methods of disclosure but all are listed here for informational continuity.  Click the links to find detailed descriptions within each category and specific college policies.

Any information found herein will be made available in paper form, upon written request, by emailing Paul Kyle or by sending a letter to Paul Kyle, Title IX Coordinator/Dean of Student Services and Success, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS  66210.

Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information
Includes a copy of the annual disclosure to students.

Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information (PDF)
Contains details for an individual wishing to request additional information or to obtain a paper copy of this document including subsequent links.

General Institutional Information

Information about Federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination, federal protection for an individual's privacy of certain records, academics accreditation and licensure, JCCC degree and certificate programs, faculty, and facility locations; student responsibilities including copyright infringement, transfer of credit policies, and college comparison data for prospective students.

Accessibility

Computer Use and File Sharing

Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanction
Unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, including unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing, may subject individuals to civil and criminal liabilities.

Nondiscrimination Policies
Applies to all academic and service areas and departments of the college including; financial aid, employment, admissions, placement, recruitment and educational services.  Includes information on how to report an incident or file a complaint. For information, questions or concerns connected to issues related to Office of Civil Rights (OCR), Title IX, American Disabilities Act (ADA, section 504) and the college’s Nondiscrimination Policy contact the Title IX Coordinator/Dean of Student Services and Success, located in room 325 of the Student Center, call 913-469-8500 ext. 3806, or the Director of Human Resources, call 913-469-8500, ext. 3267.

Privacy of Records
JCCC protects the privacy of certain personal health information, financial records, educational records, and personal computer information.

Specific Data for College Comparison
Actual and estimated amounts to attend and associated living expenses as well as education programs offered, campus faculty and facilities, and activities for student engagement.

Comparison Tools

  • College Navigator
    U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences and National Center for Education Statistics website to help students search for and compare colleges including JCCC.
  • Net Price Calculator
    An interactive calculator for prospective and current students and their families that provide estimated net price information using Cost of Attendance minus estimated aid based on what similar students paid in a previous year.  The FAFSA must be completed at www.fafsa.ed.gov to be eligible for and receive Federal student aid funds once all required school-requested documents have been submitted.
  • Price of Attendance
    JCCC tuition costs by semester per credit hour and includes billing deadlines and payment options.

Educational Programs

  • Academic Policies (attendance, transfer credit, advanced standing credit, grading system, honors, academic standing policy, academic renewal policy, student grade review and appeals)
  • Catalog
    • Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution and Programs
      To review documents; contact Dean of Student Services and Success.
    • Credit Course Descriptions
      Credit course offerings are listed alphabetically by subject area for each semester.
    • Degrees and Certificates
    • Degree Requirements
    • Faculty and Staf
      A list of all current faculty members are listed here.  A specific employee can also be found at Find People.
    • Continuing Education Certificates
  • Class Search (schedule and locations of classes offered by term)
    Once a student has enrolled locations can be found on their Detail Schedule of their student account.
  • Instructional Facilities
    Includes campus map, floor plans with room locations, other campus locations, parking areas, parking regulations and available bus services.

Student Activities

Transfer of Credit Policies, Articulation Agreements and Study Abroad

  • Articulated Programs
    List of agreements with four-year schools for transfer of JCCC associate degrees to specific bachelor’s degrees and majors.
  • Cooperative Programs
    Lists selected career programs offered between JCCC and MCC.
  • High School Articulation Agreements (College Now)
    Information for high school students taking college courses as it pertains to transferability.
  • Study Abroad
    Students who are enrolled in credit courses, in a JCCC-approved eligible program of study abroad, will be considered as enrolled at JCCC for the purpose of applying for federal student aid.
  • Transferring Credits, Special Transfer Program Agreements and Reverse Transfers
    Information for transferring to other college or university programs, bachelor degree-completion for non-traditional students, as well as pre-med, pre-law, pre-education, and pre-business majors, and reverse transfers to JCCC.

Student Responsibilities
Contains specific academic, financial, and personal conduct requirements that students must know and follow while attending JCCC.

Health and Safety Information and Policies

As a member of the JCCC community, you will learn that students, faculty, staff and visitors all work together to maintain a pleasant and safe campus environment. We want your stay here, as student, faculty, staff or visitor, to be an enjoyable one.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention

Campus Security

Vaccination Policies
JCCC does not require vaccinations for student enrollment. JCCC Student Health Requirements:

Intercollegiate Athletic Program

Co-educational institutions that have intercollegiate athletic programs must make certain information available to current and prospective students and to the public, as well as to the Department of Education. The Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data (Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA)) contains information including athletic income and expenditures, male and female undergraduate enrollment by sport, salaries and gender of coaches, and completion/graduation and transfer-out rates for students receiving athletically-related student aid.

Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data (Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act)
For additional information contact the Athletic Director in the Athletic Staff Directory.

Student Financial Assistance

Types of assistance available from Federal, State, Local, and Institutional programs, the penalties for drug law violations for federal financial aid students, and student loan information for loan counseling, Institutional Code of Conduct for Education Loans, preferred lender lists, and preferred lender arrangements.

Student Loan Information
When a potential student, student, or parent of a student enters into an agreement with JCCC regarding a Title IV, HEA loan, the information will be reported to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS), and it will be accessible by guaranty agencies, lenders, and institutions determined to be authorized users of the data system.  Borrowers can access the same information at NSLDS.

Student Outcomes and Employment

Student Right to Know Act

Other Required Disclosures and Congressional Initiatives

  • Constitution Day (Congressional Initiative)
    JCCC celebrates this day on September 17 of each year, commemorating the September 17, 1787 signing of the Constitution.  If the date falls on a weekend, the event will be held during the preceding or following week. Campus announcements using JCCC website and other electronic media will be posted to inform the campus community of scheduled events. For more information, contact the Marketing Communications department located in GEB 140 at 913-469-8500 x3120.
  • Voter Registration
    Electronic or paper registration forms are made available to students prior to federal elections and state elections for governor.  Individual emails are sent to all enrolled students prior to registration deadlines.

Not Applicable Disclosures

An explanation for why JCCC is not required to comply with these disclosures.

  • Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary Program
    JCCC does not currently offer this program

  • Fire Safety Policies, Fire Statistics and Fire Log (On-Campus Housing Facilities)
    This applies to on-campus student housing facilities.  JCCC does not offer campus housing.

  • Missing Persons Procedures
    This applies to on-campus student housing facilities.  JCCC does not offer campus housing.

  • Teacher Preparation Program Report
    This applies to schools who prepare teachers for initial State Certification or Licensure.  JCCC does not offer courses for initial State Certification or Licensure.

  • Types of Graduate and Professional Education Placement for Graduates
    This pertains to 4-year schools.  JCCC does not offer courses past sophomore level classes.

Title IX Disclosures

  • Areas of the College that the Nondiscrimination Statement Applies
    JCCC nondiscrimination policy applies to all academic and service areas and departments of the college including; financial aid, employment, admissions, placement, recruitment and educational services.

  • Concerns, Complaints or Grievance Procedures
    Students who have concerns, complaints or a grievance need to follow the Student Code of Conduct section of the Student Handbook.

  • JCCC Compliance Officer/Coordinator for OCR, Title IX, ADA and Nondiscrimination
    For information, questions or concerns connected to issues related to Office of Civil Rights (OCR), Title IX, American Disabilities Act (ADA, section 504) and the college’s nondiscrimination policy contact the dean of Student Services and Success, located in room 325 of the Student Center, call 913-469-8500 ext. 3806, or the director of Human Resources located in GEB 275, ext. 3267, Deputy Title IX Coordinators, Pam Vassar located in COM 100, ext. 3409, or Brian Evans located in GEB 274, ext. 2907.

Enrollment Dates & Deadlines

Academic Calendars by term include additional dates and deadlines.

Fall Credit Enrollment

  • Schedule is available online March 24.
  • Enrollment begins April 23, 9 p.m.
  • Payment is due August 11 by 6 p.m.
  • First day of fall semester is August 18.

Continuing Ed Enrollment

  • The ce schedule is online.
  • Payment for ce classes is due at registration.

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