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CONSUMER INFORMATION AND STUDENT RIGHT TO KNOW

The federal law requires institutions that receive Title IV student financial aid to collect report and disclose certain information. Each topic listed below is a brief description of the information that must be disclosed and explains how it may be obtained.

Academic Programs

Programs offered by the College are presented in a variety of college publications including the College Catalog and semester schedule of classes. Information is also available at on KBOCC’s website at the following URL:

http://www.kbocc.edu/degree-programs/

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Information regarding support services for students with disabilities are provided in KBOCC’s Student Handbook and College Catalog.   Information is also available on KBOCC’s website at http://www.kbocc.edu/disability-accomodations/

List of Faculty and Other Instructional Personnel

A directory of the College’s faculty is available on KBOCC’s website at the following URL: http://www.kbocc.edu/faculty/

Accreditation, Approval and Licensure

Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, 312.263.0456.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Policy and Prevention Plan

The Drug Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989 requires institutions who participate in federal student aid programs to provide information to its students, faculty, and employees to prevent drug and alcohol abuse. Information about  the College’s drug and alcohol abuse education programs, standards of conduct relating to drug and alcohol use, and the possible repercussions of violating state and institutional drug and alcohol policies can be found on pages 25 – 29 in KBOCC’s Student Handbook.  The Student Handbook is available at the following URL: 2015-2017 Student Handbook

Annual Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act is federal law which requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs to keep and disclose information about crime on, and near their respective campuses.

KBOCC’s Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crime that occurred on campus including certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by KBOCC, on public property within or immediately adjacent to KBOCC and or accessible from the campus.  The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus safety, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, crime reporting, sexual assault and others. A detailed safety and security report is distributed to all current students and employees by October 1 each year. The 2016 Annual Security Report is available at the following URL:  http://www.kbocc.edu/crime-statistics/

Privacy of Student Records

Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that is meant to protect the privacy of educational records. FERPA gives students the right to review educational records, seek to amend inaccurate information in their records and provide consent for the disclosure of their records. More information concerning FERPA may be found on pages 11-14 in KBOCC’s Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available at the following URL: http://www.kbocc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/2015-2017-Student-Handbook-9-22-16-002.pdf

Costs of Attending KBOCC — (Includes tuition, fees, books & supplies, as well as any additional costs of the program in which you are enrolled or have expressed an interest.)

Information about the costs of attending KBOCC can be found on page 12 of the KBOCC College Catalog. The College Catalog can be found at the following URL: http://www.kbocc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/2016-2018-KBOCC-Catalog-final-with-cover-1-002.pdf

Textbook Information

Information regarding textbooks can be found in page 13 of KBOCC’s College Catalog. The College Catalog can be found at the following URL: http://www.kbocc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/2016-2018-KBOCC-Catalog-final-with-cover-1-002.pdf 

Refund Policy

The refund policy can be found on page 13 in KBOCC’s College Catalog. The College Catalog can be found at the following URL: http://www.kbocc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/2016-2018-KBOCC-Catalog-final-with-cover-1-002.pdf

Withdrawal Procedures

Withdrawal Procedures can be found on page 11 in KBOCC’s College Catalog. The College Catalog can be found at the following URL: http://www.kbocc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/2016-2018-KBOCC-Catalog-final-with-cover-1-002.pdf

Financial Assistance Available

You have the right to know what financial aid programs are available to you, including information on all federal, state and college financial aid programs. Financial Aid information can found on pages 14-24 in the College Catalog.The College Catalog can be found at the following URL: http://www.kbocc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/2016-2018-KBOCC-Catalog-final-with-cover-1-002.pdf 

Information is also available at on KBOCC’s website at the following URL: http://www.kbocc.edu/financial-aid/

*Information below is provided in accordance with the federal Student Right to Know Act.

KBOCC GRADUATION RATE, RETENTION RATE, TRANSFER -OUT RATE DIVERSITY, EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

OVERALL GRADUATION RATE AND TRANSFER-OUT RATE

The overall graduation rate is also known as the “Student Right to Know” or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as certificate within 150% of “normal time” for completing the program in which they are enrolled. Some institutions also report a transfer-out-rate, which is the percentage of the full-time students who transferred to another institution. Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another post-secondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate.

At this institution, 42 percent of entering students were counted as “full-time” as reported in 2015.

Overall graduation rate is 6%, overall transfer-out rate is 18%, as reported in 2015.

STUDENT BODY DIVERSITY

The demographic data provided below are based on students enrolled the academic year 2014-2015 as reported in the 2015 IPEDS Survey. Race/ethnicity identification is reported at the option of the student.

Overall Student Body Demographics (part-time and full-time)

Male                                                                            32%
Female                                                                        68%
American Indian or Alaskan Native                             57%
Asian                                                                             0%
Black or African American                                             1%
Hispanic                                                                        3%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander                     0%
White                                                                          36%
Two or more race (not reported)                                  3%
Race/ethnicity unknown                                               0%
Non-resident alien                                                        0%

PELL RECIPIENTS

Overall percentage of full-time students receiving Pell Grants in 2014-2015, as reported in the 2014-2015 IPEDS Student Financial Aid Survey: 58%

Overall percentage of full-time and part-time students receiving Pell Grants in 2014-2015, as reported in the 2014-2015 IPEDS Student Financial Aid Survey: 74%

RETENTION RATE

This is the percentage of first-time (no prior post-secondary education) bachelor’s degree-seeking undergraduates from the previous fall (2014) who are again enrolled in the fall term (2015).

The retention Rate for this campus is 17% for full-time students and 33% for part-time, as reported in 2014-2015.

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

Due to the small number of graduates at KBOCC at present, employment information is not disclosed in this report. Interested students and parents can contact the Dean of Student Services or Department Chairpersons for Student Employment Information.

Voter Registration

KBOCC fully supports and advocates that students and staff register to vote. Voter Registration forms are available for download here: Voter Registration