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The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) requires that postsecondary institutions participating in federal student aid programs make certain disclosures to enrolled and prospective students, parents, employees, and the public. The following information is disclosed to the public in compliance with federal law. For additional information, please communicate with the indicated responsible contact person(s) or visit the indicated websites. WTAMU directory/contact information can be found at: www.wtamu.edu/search/default.aspx

Consumer Information

WTAMU Consumer Information Disclosure Requirements

Non Loan Related and Loan Related

Non Loan Related Disclosure Requirements

Disclosure Topic

WTAMU Responsible Title

WTAMU Location/Link of Required Information

Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information

  • Registrar
  • Vice President of Enrollment Management

wtamu.edu/student-support/financial-aid-consumer-information

Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information

Vice President of Enrollment Management

wtamu.edu/student-support/financial-aid-consumer-information.aspx

Student Financial Aid Information

Associate Director of Student Financial Services

wtamu.edu/student-support/financial-aid.aspx

Facilities and Services Available to Students with Disabilities

Vice President of Student Affairs

wtamu.edu/student-support/disability-services.aspx

Price of Attendance

  • Textbooks Only: Bookstore Manager
  • Director of Financial Aid

www.wtbookstore.com

wtamu.edu/student-support/financial-aid-consumer-information.aspx

Refund Policy, Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Title IV Financial Aid

Associate Director of Student Financial Services

wtamu.edu/student-support/financial-aid.aspx

Academic Program (Educational Program, Instructional Facilities, and Faculty)

Vice President Academic Affairs

Undergraduate 2016-2017 Catalog:  http://catalog.wtamu.edu/content.php?catoid=14&navoid=1163

Graduate 2016-2017 Catalog: http://catalog.wtamu.edu/content.php?catoid=15&navoid=1238
 

Transfer of Credit Policies and Articulation Agreements

  • Office of Admissions
  • Vice President of Academic Affairs

Information regarding articulation agreements and general
transferring student information can be found in the University catalog at:

http://catalog.wtamu.edu/content.php?catoid=14&navoid=1123

University Transfer Information:
wtamu.edu/admissions/apply_transfer.aspx

Transfer Credit information is disclosed in the University catalog under the Admissions Section with a heading of “Transfer Credit”.
http://catalog.wtamu.edu/content.php?catoid=14&navoid=1162

Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions (Including Computer Use and File Sharing)

Chief Information Officer

wtamu.edu/webres/File/Student%20Life/Code-of-Student-Life.pdf

wtamu.edu/p2p

wtamu.edu/webres/File/Information%20Technology/University%20SAPs
/August%202011%20Review/Information%20Resources%20-%20Peer%202%20Peer.pdf

Required Written Arrangements Disclosures

Vice President of Academic Affairs

wtamu.edu/academics/the-texas-physics-consortium-tpc.aspx

School and Program Accreditation, Approval, or Licensure

  • Vice President of Academic Affairs:  SACSCOC
  • Academic Deans: program accreditation

wtamu.edu/home/accreditation.aspx;
Program/college accreditation information is on college/program websites (multiple entries at www.wtamu.edu)

Notice of Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations

Vice President of Enrollment Management

Every student, upon enrollment, receives information on the financial aid penalties associated with drug-related offenses. Students identified on the FAFSA as having a drug conviction are also provided information on the financial aid eligibility associated with drug-related offenses. The link to the information can be found at: wtamu.edu/webres/File/CONVICTED%20OF%20POSSESSION%20OR%20
SALE%20OF%20DRUGS.docx

Vaccinations Policy

Director of Admissions

wtamu.edu/student-support/bacterial-meningitis.aspx

Built into the  APPLYTEXAS.org  application  is a required acknowledgement statement about vaccine awareness. 
Additionally, the WTAMU EZ-Re-Entry application directs students to the WTAMU Meningitis (edu/meningitis) web-page.

Consumer Information on College Navigator Website

Director of Institutional Research

nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?s=all&zc=79016&zd=0&of=3&id=229814

Student Body Diversity

Director of Institutional Research

www.wtamu.edu/webres/File/Academics/Institutional%20Research/WTAMU_ACCOUNTABILITY_REPORT.pdf

Net Price Calculator

Director of Financial Aid

http://www.wtamu.edu/student-support/financial-aid.aspx

Textbook Information for Students for College Bookstores

  • Vice President of Academic Affairs
  • Vice President of Business and Finance Registrar
  • Bookstore Manager

sis.wtamu.edu/WebAdvisor/WebAdvisor?TOKENIDX=6982986477&CONSTITUENCY=WBAP&type=M&pid=ST-XWBST1

See Label: Required and Recommended Textbooks for Courses: http://www.wtbookstore.com/selecttermdept.aspx

wtbookstore.com (under the textbook tab and subsequent location of individual course).

Disbursement For Books and Supplies

Associate Vice President and Controller

wtamu.edu/administration/business-office-forms.aspx

wtamu.edu/student-support/financial-aid-consumer-information.aspx

Accountability For Programs that Prepare Teachers

University Teacher Certification Officer

WTAMU Department of Education: wtamu.edu/academics/education.aspx

Texas Education Agency: Consumer Information about Educator
Preparation Programs: tea.texas.gov/Texas_Educators/Preparation_and_Continuing_Education/
Consumer_Information_about_Educator_Preparation_Programs.aspx

U.S. Department of Education Title II Institutional Report: title2.ed.gov

Voter registration Forms

Associate Director of Student Financial Services

wtamu.edu/student-support/financial-aid.aspx

Constitution Day

  • Vice President Academic Affairs
  • Panhandle Plains Museum Associate Director for Community Engagement

Resources pages: wtamu.edu/~jrausch/constitutionday.htm

wtamu.edu/library/govt/constiday.shtml;

PPHM website: http://www.panhandleplains.org/p/education/educational-programs/387

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

  • Director of Human Resources: Employees
  • Vice President of Student Affairs: Students

wtamu.edu/webres/File/About/2015-ASR-updated-2-25-16.pdf 

http://www.wtamu.edu/safety

wtamu.edu/student-support/drug-free-schools-and-community-act-compliance.aspx

Completion/Graduation and Transfer-out Rates for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid (Including Disaggregated Completion/
Graduation Rates and Student Right-to-Know Act)

  • Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Academic Services
  • Associate Registrar

www.wtamu.edu/webres/File/Administrative/15-16NCAA%20Graduation%20Rates%20Report.pdf

Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support (Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act)

  • Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Academic Services
  • Associate Registrar

http://www.gobuffsgo.com/documents/2016/11/23//EADA_Report_11_23_.pdf?id=4518

Completion/Graduation and Transfer-out Rates
(Including Disaggregated Completion/
Graduation Rates and Student Right-to-Know Act)

Director of Institutional Research

WTAMU Accountability Report on IR page of website:
www.wtamu.edu/webres/File/Academics/Institutional%20Research/WTAMU_ACCOUNTABILITY_REPORT.pdf

Placement in Employment

  • Vice President of Student Affairs
  • Director of Career Services
  • Director of Admissions
  • Director of Institutional Research

wtamu.edu/student-support/cs-employment-data.aspx

Job Placement Rates

  • Vice President of Student Affairs
  • Director of Career Services
  • Director of Admissions
  • Director of Institutional Research

wtamu.edu/student-support/cs-employment-data.aspx

Types of Graduate and Professional Education in Which the School’s Graduates Enroll

Director of Career Services

wtamu.edu/student-support/cs-employment-data.aspx

Retention Rate

  • Director of Institutional Research
  • Vice President of Academic Affairs

WTAMU Accountability Report on IR page of website:
www.wtamu.edu/webres/File/Academics/Institutional%20Research/WTAMU_ACCOUNTABILITY_REPORT.pdf

Security Report (Including Crime Statistics, Timely Warnings and Emergency Notification, Crime Log, and Emergency response and Evacuation Procedures)

Clery Coordinator

http://www.wtamu.edu/safety

Crime Alerts
wtamu.edu/university_police/upd-crime-alerts.aspx

wtamu.edu/police

Daily Crime and Fire Log
wtamu.edu/university_police/upd-daily-crime-log.aspx

Security Report- Missing Person Notification Policy

  • Clery Coordinator
  • Senior Director of Residential Living

http://www.wtamu.edu/safety

Security Report- Programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking Policy

Clery Coordinator

http://www.wtamu.edu/safety

Institutional disciplinary action in cases of alleged dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking Information for Crime Victims about Disciplinary Proceedings

Clery Coordinator

http://www.wtamu.edu/safety

University Police Department

Privacy of Student Records – family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Registrar

wtamu.edu/administration/family-educational-rights-and-privacy-act-ferpa.aspx

Fire Safety report

  • Clery Coordinator
  • Director of Fire and Life Safety

http://www.wtamu.edu/safety

Gainful Employment (GE)

Director of Financial Aid

WTAMU does not provide any gainful employment programs.

Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses, and Other Family Members

  • Director of Financial Aid
  • Director of Veterans Services
  • Vice President of Academic Affairs

apps.wtamu.edu/npc/

Buff Advisor wtamu.edu/student-support/financial-aid-consumer-information.aspx

wtamu.edu/administration/veterans-services.aspx

wtamu.edu/academics/default.aspx

Misrepresentation

  • Associate Vice President of Risk Management
  • Vice President of Research & Compliance

wtamu.edu/about/rules-and-procedures.aspx 
Section B: Academic and Research Programs: Missions and Programs

Procedure titled:  34 CFR 668 71-74 Consumer Information Disclosure Requirements Related to Misrepresentation

Loan Related Disclosure

Disclosure Topic

WTAMU Responsible Person

WTAMU Location/Link of Required Information

State Grant Assistance

Assistant Director - Student Financial Services

wtamu.edu/student-support/financial-aid.aspx

Student Loan Information Published by the U.S. Department of Education

Assistant Director - Student Financial Services

wtamu.edu/student-support/financial-aid.aspx

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

Assistant Director - Student Financial Services

wtamu.edu/student-support/financial-aid.aspx

Entrance Counseling for Student Loan Borrowers

Assistant Director - Student Financial Services

wtamu.edu/student-support/financial-aid.aspx

Private Education Loan Disclosures

Self-Certification Form

Code of Conduct for Education Loans

Preferred Lender Lists

Preferred Lender Arrangements

Private Education Loans

N/A

WTAMU does not provide information regarding private loans, as such consumer information related to the following is non-applicable: Private education load disclosures, self-certification form, code of conduct for education loans, preferred lender lists, preferred lender arrangements, private education loans, and annual report on preferred lender arrangements.