Consumer Info

In compliance with federal regulations which require disclosure to current and prospective students, Garrett College is providing the following notice which lists and describes student consumer information available from the College's website.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

Garrett College complies with the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and any regulations, which may be promulgated there under. The purpose of this act is to allow the student to be aware of what educational records are kept by the college, to provide the student the right to inspect such records and ask for corrections, if necessary, and to control the release of such information to those who are not involved in the educational process. (Requests to withhold release of information must be submitted to the Office of Records and Registration at the beginning of each academic semester.)

Anyone who believes that his or her rights have been abridged may file complaints with the:

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Office (FERPA)
Department of Education
Washington, D.C. 20201

Financial Assistance Information

The information includes eligibility requirements, application forms and procedures, satisfactory progress standards, cost of attendance, types of financial aid programs, disbursement of funds and return of Title IV assistance.

Institutional Information

The College Catalog, available upon request from Registration and Records Office in the Student Center, contains information on academic programs (including degree and career offerings) faculty, staff, and administration, accreditations, student services including those for students with disabilities, withdrawal and refund policies, tuition and fees for full- and part-time students and much more.

Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates

In accordance with federal Student-Right-to-Know regulations, information on graduation and transfer-out rates of first-time, full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates is available. This information is available from the Office of Institutional Research.

Institutional Security Policies and Annual Report on Crime Statistics

This report includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies covering alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The report also includes statistics for the previous three years on federally prescribed reportable crimes. You may obtain a copy of the report by contacting Campus Safety.

Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data

This report provides a listing of varsity sports with information about team participation by gender and operating expenses and revenues. This information is available on request from the Director of Athletics.