Consumer Information Topics

Federal Financial Aid Regulations [The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA)], requires financial aid offices to provide consumer information to prospective and currently enrolled students. The following is an alphabetical list of the required topics and links to the detailed information. If you are unable to access the information below, contact Graceland University Financial Services to request a paper copy of this information.

Academic program [Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, Sec 488a]

Accreditation, approval, and licensure of institution and programs [Higher Education Act of 1965, Sec 485a]

Athletics, intercollegiate program participation rates and financial support [Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act]

Athletics, graduation rates for students receiving athletically-related aid [Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, Sec 488a]

College Navigator

Disabilities, facilities and services for students [Higher Education Act of 1965, Sec 485a]

Drug and alcohol abuse and prevention programs [Drug Free School and Community Act of 1989]

Emergencies [Information on all matters related to emergencies]

File sharing/copyright infringement policies and sanctions [Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, Sec 488a]

Financial aid, availability of student financial assistance programs [Higher Education Act of 1965, Sec 485a]

Financial aid, requirements for withdrawal and return of federal financial aid [Higher Education Act of 1965, Sec 485a]

Financial aid, student loans [Higher Education Act of 1965; Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008]

Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals

Federal student aid for drug conviction individuals

Fire safety policies and fire statistics for on-campus housing [Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, Sec 485i]

Gainful employment

Graduation rates [Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, Sec 488i]

Job and graduate school placement rates for graduates [Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, Sec 488a]

Net price calculator [Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, Sec 111]

Privacy of student records [Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 or FERPA]

Retention rates [Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, Sec 488i]

Satisfactory academic progress

Safety, campus security policies [Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act]

Student body diversity [Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, Sec 488(a)]

Teacher preparation program report [Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, Sec 201]

Text book purchasing [Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, Sec 112]

Transfer credit policies

Tuition and fees [Higher Education Act of 1965, Sec 485a]

Vaccination policies [Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, Sec 488a]

Voter’s registration [Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, Sec 493]