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Consumer Information Disclosures

The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA), includes many disclosure and reporting requirements that postsecondary institutions participating in federal student aid programs make to enrolled and prospective students, parents, employees, and the public.

In compliance with federal law, a brief description of the information that must be disclosed, where to find the information online, and contact information for the responsible department is provided below.   For your convenience, most of this information is provided in the College Catalog

If you have questions or would like to request a paper copy of any materials, please call or e-mail the appropriate office or visit the indicated websites.

Accreditation

Contact: Office of Institutional Research | Email: irpaa@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 866-217-9823

Baton Rouge Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.  Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Baton Rouge Community College.

Many programs at Baton Rouge Community College also hold additional program specific accreditation

Educational Programs, Instructional Facilities, and Faculty

Contact: Academic Affairs | Email: wilsonr@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 866-217-9823

Information concerning BRCC's current educational programs, course descriptions, and a listing of current faculty is available in the College Catalog.  A system map and a map of each instructional facility in our six-parish service area is available on our website.  You may complete a virtual tour of BRCC satellite sites.   

Campus Security Policies, Crime Statistics, Crime Log, Fire Log

Contact: Public Safety | Email: campussafety@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 225.216-8001
Information regarding public safety at BRCC is provided in the College Catalog and on the College’s website. The College Catalog and website provide information about police and public safety resources, reporting crimes, emergency notification, crime prevention, campus facilities, residence housing security, sexual harassment policy, Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention policy, and crime statistics.

College Navigator

College Navigator is a free consumer information tool designed to help students, parents, high school counselors, and others search for and obtain information about U.S. postsecondary institutions. It provides information about tuition and fees, retention and graduation rates, use of financial aid, student loan default rates and features a cost calculator and school comparison tool.

 College Scorecard

College Catalog is a free consumer information tool designed to help students and others search for and obtain information about the cost of postsecondary institutions.

Constitution Day

Contact: Office of Office of Student Life | Email: studentlife@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 866-217-9823
On May 24, 2005, the U.S. Department of Education released a Notice of Implementation, announcing that all educational institutions receiving federal funding must provide an educational program pertaining to the United States Constitution on September 17 of each year commemorating the September 17, 1787 signing of the Constitution. However, when September 17 falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday, Constitution Day shall be held during the preceding or following week. Students and classes are encouraged to participate in the events scheduled for Constitution Day.

To learn more about the United States Constitution, select from the following list of resources:

United States Constitution
Charters of Freedom
What is Your Constitution IQ?
Facts About the U. S. Constitution
National Constitution Center:  Interactive Constitution

Copyright & File Sharing

Contact: Information Technology Department | Email: helpdesk@mybrcc.edu | Phone: (225) 216-8448
Baton Rouge Community College maintains a campus network to support and enhance the academic and administrative needs of our students, faculty, staff and other campus users. Users of BRCC’s Open Computer Labs and the College’s computer system must adhere the College’s Computer Use Policy provided in the College Catalog and to federal and state laws related to computer fraud, software, piracy, unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing, etc.  

BRCC adheres to Educational Communications (EDUCOM) copyright policies. Most software used on BRCC computers is covered by copyright, license, or non-disclosure agreements.  Offending users may be assessed civil penalties in addition to being subjected to disciplinary action by the College.

Cost of Attendance

Contact: Director of Financial Aid | Email: finaid@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 866-217-9823
Information concerning the cost of attending BRCC is available from the Office of Student Financial Aid. These costs consist of tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, and any additional costs for a program in which the student is enrolled or expresses an interest. Students can use the Net Price Calculator to estimate the cost of attendance.

Office of Counseling and Disability Services

Contact: Director od Student Success Center | Email: disabilityservices@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 866-217-9823
The Office of Services for Students with Disabilities provides disability related information about facilities and services available to prospective and enrolled students.  Information is available on the College’s website and in the College Catalog.

Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

Contact: Vice Chancellor for  Academic and Student Affairs.  Email: studentaffairs@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 225.216.8058
BRCC publishes the Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention Policy in the College Catalog  and on the website. The policy includes information about alcohol and other drug health risks, drug alcohol laws and penalties, and campus alcohol and other drug education and counseling resources.

Equity in Athletics Data (EADA)

Contact: Athletic Director | Email: athletics@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 225-216-8169
The Annual Equity in Athletics Data report is available on the College’s website.

Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations

Contact: Director of Financial Aid | Email: finaid@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 866-217-9823
Federal law provides that a student who has been convicted of an offense under any federal or state law involving the possession or sale of a controlled substance during a period of enrollment for which the student was receiving financial aid shall not be eligible to receive any federal or institutional grant, loan, or work assistance.

Financial Aid Programs

Contact: Director of Financial Aid | Email: finaid@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 866-217-9823
The Baton Rouge Community College financial aid website provides information about the following: need-based and non-need-based federal, state, local, private, and institutional financial assistance programs available to students; eligibility requirements and procedures for applying for aid; criteria for selecting recipients and determining amount of award; methods and frequency of disbursements of aid; financial aid terms and conditions, including terms applicable to employment provided as part of a financial aid package; rights and responsibilities of students receiving Title IV, HEA loans; the availability of financial aid for study abroad programs; how financial aid is handled when students withdraw; and whom to contact for questions regarding financial aid; the terms and conditions of federal student loans; entrance and exit counseling information; and drug violation penalties. The Financial Aid Code of Conduct for financial aid administrators is provided on the College’s website.

Gainful Employment

Contact: Office of Institutional Research | Email: irpaa@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 866-217-9823
The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. We hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices.

Gainful Employment information for certificate programs is available by clicking the links below:

ACCOUNTING TECHNICAL STUDIESAC
REFRIGERATION- RESIDENTIAL (TECHNICAL DIPLOMA)

AVIONICS TECHNICAL STUDIES
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGYBARBERING-STYLING (TECHNICAL DIPLOMA)
COSMETOLOGY (TECHNICAL DIPLOMA)
CULINARY ARTS (TECHNICAL DIPLOMA)
DRAFT_DESIGN TECHNICIAN (TECHNOLOGY DIPLOMA)
GRAPHIC ARTS TECHNICAL STUDIES
GRAPHICS (TECHNICAL DIPLOMA)
PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN (CERTIFICATE OF TECHNICAL STUDIES)
PRACTICAL NURSING (TECHNICAL DIPLOMA)

Grievance Policy

Contact: Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs| Email: studentaffairs@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 225.216.8058
The Grievance Policy is available on the College website.

Net Price Calculator

Net Price Calculator is a calculator to help you identify your total cost of attending BRCC. 

Non-Discrimination Statement

Baton Rouge Community College does not discriminate in its educational and employment policies and procedures with regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies; Dr. Teresa Jones, Title IX Coordinator, 201 Community College Dr., Baton Rouge , LA. PH 225.216-8071.

Privacy of Student Records – Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Contact: Registrar | Email: brccregistrar@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 866.217.9823.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their education records. BRCC publishes a FERPA Notification that delineates student rights under FERPA. Additionally, BRCC information on confidentiality of student records is published in the College Catalog.

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

Contact: Director of Financial Aid | Email: finaid@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 866-217-9823
If a student completely withdraws from all courses, Baton Rouge Community College will adhere to its refund policy as published in the College Catalog (which includes requirements for return of Title IV, HEA grant or loan aid).

Shopping Sheet

Contact: Director of Financial Aid | Email: finaid@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 866-217-9823The Financial Aid Shopping Sheet is a consumer tool that Baton Rouge Community College will use to notify military students about their financial aid package. It is a standardized form designed to simplify the information that prospective students receive about costs and financial aid so that they can easily compare institutions and make informed decisions about where to attend school. More information can be found at financial aid shopping sheet section of the US Department of Education site. 

Student Diversity

Contact: Office of Institutional Research | Email: irpaa@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 866-217-9823
Information about student body diversity, including the number of enrolled full-time students by gender and race/ethnicity, is provided in the BRCC Fact Book

Student Outcomes

Contact: Office of Institutional Research | Email: irpaa@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 866-217-9823
Student Outcomes data is maintained and published by the Office of Institutional Research.   Information is made available on the Information Research webpage.  Additional graduation and retention rate information is available on the College Navigator website. 

Textbook Information

Contact: Bookstore Manager | Email:  bookstoreinfo@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 225-216-8012 
Textbook and required course material information is made available directly from the BRCC Bookstore website. 

Sexual Harassment / Discrimination Policies and Discrimination Grievance Procedures

Contact: Title IX Coordinator | Email: titleix@mybrcc.edu Phone: 225-216-8071
The Executive Director for Student Development Services serves as the Title IX Coordinator and is available to meet with individuals who believe sexual misconduct has occurred. The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for explaining applicable college policies and procedures (see below), including those pertaining to sexual misconduct, and will oversee the investigation. 

Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act
Grievances for All EmployeesHarassment
Title IX and Sexual Misconduct Policy

Transfer of Credit and Articulation Agreements

Contact: Registrar | Email: brccregistrar@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 225.216.8158
Transfer credit policies and articulation agreements are available on the Baton Rouge Community College website and in the College Catalog.  To obtain a copy of accreditation, approval, or licensing information, please contact Academic Affairs.

Vaccination Policies

Contact: Office of Enrollment Services/Registrar| Email: admissions@mybrcc.edu | Phone:866.217.9823
As required by Louisiana R.S. 17:110, Schools of Higher Learning, students born after 1956 must provide proof of immunization against measles, mumps, rubella, and tetanus-diphtheria as a condition of enrollment.  Specific requirements are published in the College Catalog.

Verifications & Certifications

Contact: Office of Enrollment Services/Registrar| Email: brccregistrar@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 225.216.8158
BRCC has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide degree and enrollment verifications.  If you are an Employer, Credit Grantor, Insurance Company, Background Screening Agency, please contact the National Student Clearinghouse.  Contact information is provided below:

Web: www.degreeverify.com
Mail: National Student Clearinghouse
2300 Dulles Station Boulevard, Suite 300
Herndon, VA 20171

Voter Registration

Contact: Office of Office of Student Life | Email: studentlife@mybrcc.edu | Phone: 866-217-9823
Baton Rouge Community College fully supports and advocates that students and employees register to vote.  Information on voting in local, state, and federal elections may be accessed at the Louisiana Secretary of State website. You can also register to vote online using the Secretary of State’s Online Voter Registration (OVR) system. 

 
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