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Student Consumer Information Requirements

The Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, includes reporting and disclosure requirements for
schools participating in Title IV programs. Providing consumer information and making it readily
accessible allows students, parents, and employees to make informed decisions about postsecondary
education and employment. The U.S. Department of Education requires schools to provide information
on several subjects, including but not limited to financial aid, completion and graduation rates, campus
safety, loan counseling and drug and alcohol abuse prevention.

This information is available to employees as well as both potential and current students and their
parents and can be found online or by request of a paper copy. For additional information, including
requesting a paper copy of any materials, please call the appropriate office or visit the indicated
websites. To request a paper copy of this list of disclosures, please contact the Student Services Office or phone at 269-749-7645.

Information about Olivet College
Cost of attending the institution

The cost of attendance includes tuition, fees, and room and board.

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Net Price Calculator

Incoming and/or prospective students can utilize the net price calculator to understand all the potential aid the student may be eligible for, including merit-and need-based aid.

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Textbooks

Olivet College helps students in finding and buying textbooks required or recommended for its classes.

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Refund Policies

Tuition, room and board, and student fees are refunded according to the college policy outlined in the academic catalog.

Official withdrawal procedures

Upon formal withdrawal from the college prior to the end of a semester, a student may be eligible for a tuition and fee adjustment. The adjustment will be based upon the date which Student Services is informed in writing of the withdrawal by the student. Students considering withdrawing from Olivet College must contact the Student Services office.

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Return of Title IV funds requirements

According to Section 484B of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended) students who withdraw or are withdrawn from all classes in a term may be required to return all or part of their Title IV aid received for that term. These policies apply only to students who completely terminate their enrollment or stop attending classes before completing more than 60 percent of the enrollment period (term). This policy does not apply to students who withdraw from individual courses unless all courses are eventually dropped. Please contact the Students Services office for more information.

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Academic programs, facilities, and instructional personnel

Information about academic programs, facilities, and instructional personnel are included in the academic catalog. Please email the Registrar’s Office for more information.

Accreditation and licensing of the institution

Olivet College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL, 60604.

The Olivet College RN-BSN program is accredited through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing (CCNE), 655 K. Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001.

Services and facilities for students with disabilities

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Olivet College provides accommodations to students who have disabilities to enable them to work equitably toward academic success. Olivet College is committed to ensuring that all students have access to the educational, social, and cultural opportunities that are a part of the Olivet experience. Classroom accommodations, housing accommodations, assistive technologies, and advocacy and support are all part of the services we provide to students who self-identify as having a disability and provide the required documentation.

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Drug and alcohol abuse prevention program information

Information about the college’s drug and alcohol policies are outlined in the Olivet College Student handbook and the Olivet College Annual Security report.

Please email campus safety or call 269-749-7911 to request a copy of the report.

Copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing issues

Information technology facilities (computer hardware, software, networks, data and other information, etc.) are made available at Olivet as shared resources intended to support and facilitate the teaching, research and administrative functions of the college. These facilities may not be used in any manner prohibited by law or disallowed by licenses, contracts, or college regulations.

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Vaccination policies

Olivet College does not require proof of immunization or vaccination of its students.

Personnel responsible for providing consumer information
Notice to enrolled students of the availability consumer information
Voter registration

Institutions of higher education must make a good faith effort to distribute voter registration forms to all enrolled students physically in attendance at the institution for primary elections as well as for general elections. The Higher Education Amendments of 1998 states that the law “shall apply to elections as defined in section 301 (1) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 and includes the election for Governor or other chief executive within such State.”

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Information about Financial Aid
Available financial aid

There are a variety of grants (federal, state, and institutional) and scholarships (merit, performance, and institutional) available to students to help defray the cost of college.

Information about financial aid services are included in the Olivet College Academic Catalog:

Grants and Scholarships

Please refer all financial aid related questions to the Student Services office, located in Room 205 of the Mott Academic Center at Olivet College. The office can be reached by email or by calling 269-749-7645.

Applying for financial aid

In order to be eligible to receive federal or state of Michigan financial aid, students must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and comply with all federal, state of Michigan and Olivet College regulations and policies affecting financial aid.

Information about financial aid services are included in the Olivet College Academic Catalog:

Applying for Financial Aid

You may also email the office of Admissions, located in the Welcome Center in Dole Hall, at call 800-456-7189. You may also email the office of Student Services, located in Room 205 of the Mott Academic Center, or call 269-749-7645.

Rights and responsibilities of financial aid recipients

Information about the rights assured, and the responsibilities required of all students applying for and receiving financial aid while attending the College are available in the Olivet College Academic Catalog:

You may also email the student services office or call 269-749-7645.

Disbursement of student aid

Students are notified of aid eligibility in a timely fashion upon receipt of the need analysis document or financial aid application from the student. Requests for any additional materials needed to finalize the financial aid package for distribution is included with the award letter.

Additional information is available in the Olivet College Academic Catalog.

You may also email the student services office or call 269-749-7645.

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Federal regulations require that students make Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) towards the completion of their degree and maintain good academic standing. Students who fall behind in their coursework or fail to achieve minimum standards for grade point average and completion of classes, risk losing their eligibility for federal and state financial aid and external scholarships/grants/loans.

Additional information is available in the Olivet College Academic Catalog.

You may also email the student services office or call 269-749-7645.

Study abroad and financial aid

Olivet College encourages undergraduate students to pursue study in a foreign country. Foreign scholastic experiences are available through a wide variety of excellent programs abroad. While abroad, the student can pursue a course of study tailored to his or her area(s) of interest.

Additional information on the programs offered, locations and possible financial aid eligibility for study abroad semesters is available through the following links:

Global Learning

Preferred lender list and disclosures

Olivet College has no preferred lender arrangements for private student loans.

Code of conduct if preferred lender arrangement

Olivet College has no preferred lender arrangements for private student loans.

Private education loan disclosures if school provides information about a private education loan from a lender to a prospective borrower

Olivet College has no preferred lender arrangements for private student loans.

Private education loan disclosures if preferred lender arrangement exists

Olivet College has no preferred lender arrangements for private student loans.

Entrance counseling – Title IV loan program

First time borrowers are required to complete Loan Entrance Counseling and the Master Promissory Note (MPN). Complete this on the U.S. Department of Education’s website.

Please refer all financial aid related questions to the Student Services office, located in Room 205 of the Mott Academic Center at Olivet College. The office can be reached by email or by calling 269-749-7645.

Exit counseling – Title IV loan program

The Financial Aid Office contacts borrowers via mail before graduation or shortly after a student ceases at least half-time enrollment regarding exit counseling for the Federal Direct Loan program.

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Please refer all financial aid related questions to the Student Services office, located in Room 205 of the Mott Academic Center at Olivet College. The office can be reached by email or by calling 269-749-7645.

State grant assistance

Students may be eligible for assistance from their state of residency. The state educational agency provides information on these programs.

Please refer all financial aid related questions to the Student Services office, located in Room 205 of the Mott Academic Center at Olivet College. The office can be reached by email or by calling 269-749-7645.

Student Loan Repayment Options and Obligations

Please refer all financial aid related questions to the Student Services office, located in Room 205 of the Mott Academic Center at Olivet College. The office can be reached by email or by calling 269-749-7645.

Additional information is available through the following links:

Federal Student Aid – Replayment Plans 

Private education loan disclosure information about a private education loan from a lender to a prospective borrower

Private educational loan lenders must provide applicants with certain disclosures about their loans. Please refer all financial aid related questions to the Student Services office, located in Room 205 of the Mott Academic Center at Olivet College. The office can be reached by email or by calling 269-749-7645.

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Loans

Because of a change in the law, starting February 14, 2010, lenders will require student applicants to supply a Self-Certification Form as part of the application process. The lender should provide the form to you either online or in the mail.

Campus employment/work study program
Reimbursements for service on advisory boards
Preferred Lender Arrangement Annual Report

Olivet College has no preferred lender arrangements for private student loans.

Academic Data
Transfer credit policies

Credits may be transferred from another two- or four-year institution. Olivet will accept up to 62 semester hours from a two-year college and up to 90 semester hours from a four-year institution or a combination of two and four-year institutions toward graduation. There is no minimum number of completed credits required to transfer.

Olivet College will accept credit earned from regionally accredited colleges or universities in the United States. An evaluation of credit gained is available upon submission of an application and transcripts to the Admissions Office. Limitations are as follows:

  1. Only non-developmental courses that are graded “C” (2.0) or higher will be accepted for credit.
  2. All transfer students must complete the final 68 credits for the degree in residence at Olivet.
  3. Transferred credit must be documented by receipt of an official transcript from each institution attended.

Transfer students are encouraged to consult with the Associate Dean for Academic Records to review transfer credit equivalencies.

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Completion or graduation rate, retention rate, and transfer-out rate of full- time undergraduates

Completion/graduation rate, retention rate, and transfer-out rate of full-time undergraduate students for Olivet College are available through the National Center for Education Statistics.

Report on completion or graduation rate or transfer-out rate of student athletes

The Olivet College report on completion, graduation rate or transfer-out rate of student athletes is available through Equity in Athletics Data Analysis.

Report on athletic program participation rates and financial support data (EADA)

The Olivet College report on athletic program participation rates and financial support data (EADA) is available through Equity in Athletics Data Analysis.

Diversity of student body

Information about the make-up of the Olivet College student body (diversity) is available through the National Center for Education Statistics.

Retention rate reported to IPEDS

Data on retention rate (as reported for IPEDS) is available through the National Center for Education Statistics.

Graduate or professional education of graduates from institution’s 4-year degree programs

For information related to the graduate or professional education of graduates from the institution’s 4- year degree programs, please email the Office of Student Engagement.

Placement and employment information of degree or certificate program graduates

For information related to the placement and employment information of graduates, please email the the Office of Student Engagement.

Campus Safety
Annual security and fire safety report

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act is a federal statute that 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.

In August 2008, the Higher Education Opportunity Act instructed institutions of higher education to annually disclose information regarding fires and fire safety in residential buildings.

Copies of Olivet College’s Annual Security Report (including campus crime statistics, and fire and safety information) is available upon request. Please email campus safety or call 269-749-7911 to request a copy of the report.

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