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The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) requires that postsecondary institutions participating in federal student aid programs ensure that various institutional information and policies be made available to students.  The following information is disclosed to you as a current or prospective student of Bastyr University in compliance with federal law and other law.  

Academic Programs and Accreditations

Information concerning Bastyr University's programs, faculty, and course descriptions is available from the University's Academic Catalog.  This catalog also provides information on Academic Policies and Procedures.

Campus Security Policies, Crime Statistics and Crime Log 

Information regarding public safety at Bastyr is provided in the Campus Safety Report. The Safety Report includes crime statistics for the previous three years concerning certain crimes reported to have occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by UCSB; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. This report also includes the following information:

  • Police and public safety resources;
  • Reporting crimes;
  • Coordination between law enforcement agencies;
  • Fire and medical emergencies;
  • Crime prevention;
  • Annual fire report, 
  • Campus sexual violence prevention programs and resources;
  • "Timely warning" and emergency notification policy statement;
  • Missing student notification policy;  
  • Alcohol and Illicit Drug Free Workplace policy
  • Title IX
  • Nondiscrimination and Civil Rights policies
  • Harassment and Sexual Misconduct (Dating Violence, Domestic Violence and Stalking)

 

Copyright Infringement - Policies and Sanctions

Bastyr University's Copyright Policy outlines the University's policies on and consequences that will result from copyright infringement.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

Bastyr University's Alcohol and Illicit Drug Free Workplace Policy provides information about alcohol and other drug health risks, drug and alcohol laws and penalties, and campus alcohol and other drug education and counseling resources. 

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) 

Bastyr University conforms to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), commonly known as the Buckley Amendment, which requires that Bastyr adopt guidelines concerning the right of a student to inspect her/his educational records and guidelines concerning the release of personally identifiable information to third parties. The Act further provides that such a student has the right to a hearing in order to provide for the correction or deletion of inaccurate, misleading or otherwise inappropriate data and provides that students be informed annually of the types of educational records maintained by the University that are directly related to students. Consistent with that act, the University's policy on Compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is established to ensure that information contained in such records is treated in a responsible manner with due regard to the personal nature of the information. Prospective and incoming students are not covered under FERPA.

Financial Aid 

The Financial Aid section of the Bastyr University website provides the types of financial aid available; eligibility requirements and procedures for applying for aid; financial aid terms and conditions, including rights and responsibilities of students; and whom to contact for more information.

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

Click here for information regarding the requirements and procedures for students seeking to withdraw officially, including the policy on refunds and return of Title IV financial aid.

Student Outcomes

The Fast Facts page on the University website provides links to the following information:

  • Retention Rate
  • Graduation Rates (Student Right-to-Know Act)
  • Outcomes for Graduates
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