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As a recipient of Federal Title IV funds, Morgan Community College is required to collect, publish and disseminate certain information to students, prospective students and employees. This Consumerism information is presented below. The college will also provide a printed copy of this information, including a full report of the institution's graduation rate and Annual Security Report if requested.

ACCREDITATION

Morgan Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Commission can be reached at: Telephone: 312.263.0456. Web address: www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org. The College operates under the jurisdiction of the Community Colleges of Colorado. MCC students regularly transfer credits to state colleges and universities within Colorado. Transfer information is available in Student Services or at your local MCC center.

CAMPUS SECURITY POLICY and CAMPUS CRIME STATISTICS ACT

The Clery Act report is available on the MCC website (click here) or from MCC Student Services. A list of sexual offenders in the area can be obtained through your local Police /Sheriff's Department. Additional information can be found at http://ope.ed.gov/security/ and http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/.

DRUG & ALCOHOL PREVENTION INFORMATION

and policies are available on the Website (click here) and in the MCC Student Service Office. MCC supports the efforts of local, state and federal governments in promoting a drug free America pursuant to Public Law 101.

FAIR AND ACCURATE CREDIT TRANSACTIONS ACT (FACTA)

In accordance with the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) of 2003, Morgan Community College adheres to the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Red Flag Rule (A Red Flag is any pattern, practice, or specific activity that indicates the possible existence of identity theft.), which implements Section 114 of the FACTA and to the Colorado Community College System's Identity Theft Prevention and Detection Program, which is intended to prevent, detect and mitigate identity theft in connection with establishing new covered accounts or an existing covered account held by the Colorado Community College System (System or CCCS) or one of its thirteen (13) community colleges, and to provide for continued administration of the Program.

If a transaction is deemed fraudulent, appropriate action will occur. Action may include, but is not limited to, cancelling of the transaction, notifying and cooperating with law enforcement, reporting to the Office of the Vice President of Student Success, and notifying the affected parties. For more information on FACTA, Red Flag Rules, and Identity Theft Consumer Information, please see the links provided below or you may contact Student Records.

Federal Trade Commission Statute
http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/sites/default/files/articles/pdf/pdf-0111-fair-credit-reporting-act.pdf

Red Flag Rules
http://business.ftc.gov/privacy-and-security/red-flags-rule
Identity Theft Consumer Information
http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/feature-0014-identity-theft

 

FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS & PRIVACY ACT (FERPA)

MCC complies fully with FERPA, which is designed to protect the privacy of student educational records and to insure the rights of students to examine their records. More information on FERPA is available online or in the Student Services Office.

 

FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION

is available for students and prospective students on the web and in the Office of Financial Aid, or your local MCC center.

 

GRADES AND GRADING

 

GRIEVANCES, SEXUAL MISCONDUCT, AND STUDENT DISCIPLINE

 

NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

Morgan Community College prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 or 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities. Morgan Community College will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs.

The College has designated Susan Clough as its Affirmative Action Officer/Equal Opportunity Coordinator/Title IX Coordinator with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures. For information, contact Susan Clough at 920 Barlow Rd. Fort Morgan, CO 80701, 970-542-3129.

You may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204, telephone (303) 844-3417.

PROHIBITION STATEMENT

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR PROVIDING SERVICES FOR NON-ENGLISH SPEAKING COMMUNITIES

 

STUDENT COMPLAINT CONTACT INFORMATION

Students enrolled in distance education courses that have exhausted the MCC complaint process may file a complaint with MCC's accrediting agency and/or with the appropriate state agency for handling complaints in the student's home state.

STUDENT RIGHT-TO-KNOW

In accordance with Title I of Public Law 101-542, information about graduation rates is available on http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/ or from the Office of Institutional Research; additional graduation data is also available at the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.

TRANSPARENCY ONLINE PROJECT (TOP)

 

USE OF COLLEGE PROPERTY

 

VAWA POLICY STATEMENT

 

VOTER REGISTRATION

MCC fully supports and advocates that students and staff register to vote. Voter Registration forms are available in the MCC Student Services Office, or on the Colorado Secretary of State website at www.elections.colorado.gov.