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Consumer Information and
Student Right-to-Know

The Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965 was amended in 2008 as the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA).

The changes implemented by the 2008 amendments require postsecondary institutions to make consumer information available to prospective and current students, prospective and current parents, employees, and the general public.

This section of the University's website is dedicated to providing access to the required consumer information in regard to financial aid, cost of attendance, health requirements, campus crime and safety, student graduation and retention statistics, and much more.

I. Non-Loan Related Disclosure Requirements

A. Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information
(1) Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information
(2) Contact information for obtaining Financial Aid information
     a. Contact the Financial Aid Staff

B. Student Financial Assistance
(3) Student Financial Aid Information
    a. How to Apply for Financial Aid - NewTransferReturningPart-TimeGraduate 
    b. Types of Financial Aid Available to Students
    c. Student Employment through the Federal Work Study Program
    d. Financial Aid Forms
    e. Financial Aid Determination

(4) Notice of Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations

C. General Institutional Information
(5) Information on the Privacy of Student Records
    a. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
        Undergraduate Catalog (see Contents section for specific page)
        Graduate Catalog (see Contents section for specific page)
    b. Parent Access to Student Information

(6) Consumer Information on College Navigator Website

(7) Facilities and Services Available to Student with Disabilities

(8) Student Body Diversity
   a. Gender of enrolled students
   b. Race and Ethnicity of enrolled students
   c. Enrolled Pell Grant recipients
   d. Graduation Rates Disaggregated by Eligibility for Title IV funds

(9) Price of Attendance 

(10) Net Price Calculator - First-Year and Transfer

(11) Financial Aid Policies
    a. Financial Aid Appeals Policy
    b. Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
    c. Refund Policy
    d. Financial Aid Withdrawal Policy

    e. Disbursement for Books and Supplies

    • Section 34 CFR 668.164 of the Federal Register requires that institutions provide a way for title IV eligible students to obtain or purchase books by the seventh day of a payment period, provided that the student would have credit balance produced by their combined financial aid awards. Cabrini University satisfies the requirements of this section by allowing the release of vouchers for bookstore purchases to eligible students at the beginning of the payment period. Vouchers for bookstore purchases are only released upon request.  

(12) Textbook Information
    a. Available Online in the Term Master Schedule
    b. Cabrini Bookstore

(13) Information about Academic Programs
    a. Undergraduate Academic Programs
    b. Graduate Academic Programs
    c. Instructional Facilities
    d. Faculty

(14) Transfer of Credit Policy Information

    a. Transferable Courses
    b. Undergraduate Transfers Admission Requirement
    c. Articulation Agreements
    d. Transfer of Graduate Credits (available in the Graduate Catalog)

(15) Institutional and Program Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure
    a. Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accreditation
        Statement of Accreditation Status
    b. The Children's School - NAEYC
    c. Pennsylvania Department of Education - List of Approved Certifications
    d. Teacher Education Department Certifications

(16) Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions
    a. Library Copyright and File-Sharing Policy
    b. Information Technology & Resources - Copyright Policy
    c. Information Technology & Resources - Digital Millennium Copyright Act
    d. Legal Sources of Online Content - Alternative to Unauthorized Downloading

D. Teacher Preparation Program
(17) Teacher Preparation Program Report
    a. Title II Report

E. Health and Safety 
(18) Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Programs
    a. Student Alcohol Policy 
    b. Student Drug Policy 
(19) Immunization Policy
(20) Annual Security Report, Timely Warnings, and Crime Log
(21) Missing Person Notification Policy
(22) Fire Safety Report and Fire Log
(23) Information for Crime Victims and Disciplinary Hearings

F. Student Outcomes
(24) Retention Rate
(25) Completion/Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates 
(26) Completion/Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid
       Note: Cabrini University does not offer athletically-related student aid.
(27) Placement in Employment
(28) Job Placement Rates
(29) Type of Graduate and Professional Education in which Graduates Enrolled

G. Intercollegiate Athletic Program
(30) Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation and Financial Support Data
    a. Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act
    b. NCAA Equity in Financial Aid Report

H. Voter Registration
(31) Voter Registration Forms

II. Disclosure Requirements Related to Education Loans

(L-I) State Grant Assistance 
PHEAA State Grant – Pennsylvania State Grants are awarded by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) to eligible Pennsylvania residents pursuing their first undergraduate degree.

Awards are based upon demonstrated financial need and enrollment (full-time, half-time) status. Continued eligibility (up to eight semesters) is based upon academic progress, housing status, and cost of attendance.

PHEAA measures academic progress based upon attempted/completed credits during an academic year (fall, spring, summer).
Information About Other State Higher Education Assistance Agencies

(L-2) Student Loan Information Published by Department of Education
Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, plays a central and essential role in America's postsecondary education community. 

Our core mission is to ensure that all eligible individuals benefit from federal financial assistance—grants, loans and work-study programs—for education beyond high school.

(L-3) National Student Loan Data System
The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED’s) central database for student aid.  NSLDS receives data from schools, guaranty agencies, the Direct Loan program, and other Department of Education programs. 

NSLDS Student Access provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants so that recipients of Title IV Aid can access and inquire about their Title IV loans and/or grant data.

(L-4) Entrance Counseling for Student Borrowers
All federal Direct Loan borrowers must complete an Entrance Counseling session prior to receiving the first disbursement of their loan. 

(L-5) Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers 
All federal Direct Loan borrowers must complete an Exit Counseling session before the borrower ceases at least half-time study at Cabrini University. 

The Financial Aid Office will notify students about the importance of completing this requirement. Those who fail to complete the exit counseling session will have a hold placed on their transcripts by the Office of the Registrar.

(L-6) Federal Direct Loan Disclosures

Pursuant to the requirements in section 34 CFR 601.30 of the Federal Register, disclosure information related to the Federal Direct Loan program is available here

(L-7) Private Education Loan Disclosures (Including Self-Certification Form)

(L-8) Code of Conduct for Education Loans
Cabrini University's Financial Aid Office abides by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) Statement of Ethical Principles.

(L-9) Preferred Lenders List
Cabrini recommends lenders based on the quality of products and services they provide to students and families. We have carefully considered our selections in order to provide you with the best possible list of suggested lenders.

(L-10) Preferred Lender Arrangements
Cabrini's University does not participate in any preferred lender arrangements.