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Introduction

The University of Mount Union is providing the following information in compliance with disclosure requirements established by the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008. This page contains links for easy access to important information about Mount Union, our educational programs, student support services, financial assistance, and many other aspects of the student experience at our University. Please select the down arrows next to each tab heading to view information and/or links to additional resources.   

  • General Institutional Information

    Educational Programs

    Faculty

    Instructional Facilities

    University and Programmatic Accreditation and Licensure

    About Mount

    Articulation Agreements

    Diversity and Inclusion

    University Data (National Center for Education Statistics)

  • University Compliance and Disclosure Statements

    Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act

    Statement on Compliance

    Non-Discrimination Statement

    Title IX

    Professional Licensure Disclosure

    Title II Report on the Quality of Teacher Education

    Security and Fire Safety Policies, Procedures, and Practices

    NC-SARA

    • The University of Mount Union has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of post-secondary distance education.
    • The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) is responsible for responding to formal complaints against public, independent non-profit and proprietary institutions of higher education in Ohio. While the ODHE has limited authority over colleges and universities, and cannot offer legal advice or initiate civil court cases, the Chancellor's staff will review submitted complaints and work with student complainants and institutions. Website: http://nc-sara.org/agency/ohio-department-higher-education

    Student Loan Code of Conduct

    • The University of Mount Union is committed to providing students and their families with the best information and processing alternatives available regarding student borrowing.  In support of this and to rule out any perceived or actual conflict of interest between University of Mount Union officers, employers or agents and private education loan lenders, University of Mount Union has adopted the following code of conduct:
      • The University of Mount Union does not participate in any revenue-sharing arrangements with any private lender.
      • The University of Mount Union does not permit any officer, employee or agent of the school who is employed in the financial aid office or is otherwise involved in the administration of education loans to accept any gifts of greater than a nominal value from any lender or servicer.
      • University of Mount Union does not permit any officer, employee or agent of the school who is employed in the financial aid office or is otherwise involved in the administration of education loans to accept any fee, payment, or other financial benefit (including a stock purchase option) from a lender or affiliate of a lender as compensation for any type of consulting arrangement or contract to provide services to a lender or on behalf of a lender relating education loans.
      • University of Mount Union does not permit any officer, employee or agent of the school who is employed in the financial aid office or is otherwise involved in the administration of education loans to accept anything of value from a lender, guarantor, or group of lenders and/or guarantors in exchange for service on an advisory board, commission or other group established by such a lender, guarantor group of lenders and/or guarantors.  The University of Mount Union does allow for the reasonable reimbursement of expenses associated with participation in such boards, commissions or groups by lenders or groups of lenders.
      • The University of Mount Union does not assign a private lender to any first-time borrower through financial aid packaging or any other means.
      • The University of Mount Union recognizes that a borrower has the right to choose any private lender from which to borrow to finance his/her education.  The University of Mount Union will not refuse to certify or otherwise deny or delay certification of a loan based on the borrower's selection of a private lender.
      • The University of Mount Union will not request or accept any offer of funds to be used for private education loans to students from any lender in exchange for providing the lender with a specified number or volume of Title IV loans, or a preferred lender arrangement for Title IV loans.
      • The University of Mount Union will not request or accept any assistance with call center or financial aid office staffing.
  • University Policies

    Copyright Infringement - Policies and Sanctions

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

    Transfer of Credit Policies

    Refund Policy

    Computer Use and File Sharing

  • Student Support and Resources

    Student Accessibility Services

    Raider Ready Program for Textbooks and Material

    Student Involvement and Leadership

    Student Success

    Career Development

    Health and Wellness

    Voter Registration

  • Student Financial Assistance

    Price of Attendance

    Net Price Calculator

    Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information

    Contact Information for Assistance in Applying for Finanical Aid

    Process for Withdrawal and Return of Federal Financial Aid

    Scholarships and Grants

    Student Loan Information and Lender List

    Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - Office of U.S. Dept. of Education

  • Student Complaint Policy and Procedures

    Formal and Informal Student Complaint Procedures Policy

    • Informal Complaint Procedures
      • It is the wish of the University to provide an education and services of high quality to its students and to provide fairness and equity in the application of policies and procedures. When a student has a complaint, the resolution should be sought through informal communication with the appropriate instructor, university dean, staff member, or representative who may be able to help rectify or clarify the situation before a formal written complaint is initiated. 
    • Formal Complaint Procedures
        • Please note: This Student Complaint Policy does not supersede specific policies and procedures for non-disciplinary academic matters or student conduct matters as described in Handbooks and Catalogues. This process is not intended for grievances regarding sex or gender conduct or violence described in Handbooks and Catalogues. A student who files a student complaint in error will be redirected to those who are better prepared to respond.
        • Lodging a Formal Student Complaint: A student who wishes to lodge a formal complaint with the University must complete and submit the formal complaint for to the appropriate Vice President. (See Administrative Levels for Student Complaints, below.) A complaint form is available in the Office of Academic Affairs and the Office of Student Affairs, as well as online in iRaider under the "Policies" tab.
        • Administrative Complaint Acknowledgement: Formal student complaints will be forwarded to the director or staff person most immediately responsible for the area to which the complaint pertains. The director of staff person will send a written acknowledgment to the student within five (5) working days of receiving the complaint indicating that (1) the formal complaint has been received, (2) the nature of the complaint, and (3) the student will receive a written response after deliberation within (10) working days. Copies of the written student complaint and the acknowledgment letter will be sent to the vice president for that area. 
        • Administrative Deliberation and Response: If the director or staff person to whom the complaint is forwarded determines that the nature of the complaint is beyond his or her area of supervision or expertise, the next level administrator in the area would be consulted and may be requested to respond to the student. Administrative disposition of the complaint will generally consist of an investigation into the source of the complaint, previous efforts to resolve the issue, and any contingencies that will aid in deliberation and disposition of the problem. A copy of the deliberation process will be sent to the appropriate vice president. All formal student complaints will be forwarded upon resolution to the President's Office by each vice president where a log will be kept.
      Student Appeal Process: 
        Upon receiving a deliberation response to the written complaint, the student has the right to appeal to successive levels of administrators within the area. This appeal must be made in writing within five (5) days of receiving the response. In each case, the student will receive an acknowledgment of the complaint within five (5) working days and a deliberation response within ten (10) working days from the date of the acknowledgment letter.
      • Administrative Levels for Student Complaints: The appropriate vice president for student complaints will be as follows:
        • Vice president for academic affairs (Beeghly Hall)- academic, athletics, assessment, accreditation, institutional research, library, and registrar issues
        • Vice president for student affairs and dean of students (HPCC)- alcohol/drug issues, international student services, residence life, security, spiritual life, student activities, student conduct, student organizations, and student services
        • Vice president for business affairs (Beeghly Hall)- food services, bookstore, human resources, facilities, student payroll, student accounts, and information technology
        • Vice president for marketing (Beeghly Hall)- media issues, publications, public relations, social media, and website
        • Vice president for university advancement (Beeghly Hall)- alumni, call center, university events, fundraising

    The decision of the vice president regarding a formal student complaint will be final. If a student feels they did not receive satisfactory attention, they may also register the complaint with the Ohio Department of Higher Education

  • Student Outcomes

     

    Retention rate - first to second year first-time bachelor's degree-seeking undergraduates (2021 cohort)

    Fall 2021 to Fall 2022

    71%

    Bachelor's degree graduation rates within 4 years, 6 years, and 8 years (2014 cohort)

    4-year graduation rate

     

    58%

    6-year graduation rate

     

    66%

    8-year graduation rate

     

    66%

    Graduation and transfer-out rates (2016 cohort)

     

    Graduation rate

    Transfer-out rate

       Men

    52%

    27%

       Women

    75%

    13%

    Overall Rates

    62%

    21%

    4-year average rates (Cohort year 2016)

     

    Graduation rate

    Transfer-out rate

    Student Right-to-Know calculation

    65%

    22%

    Graduation rates for students pursuing bachelor's or equivalent degrees (2016 cohort)

     

    4-year graduation rate

    6-year graduation rate

    Total

    58%

    62%

    Men

    47%

    52%

    Women

    72%

    75%

    U.S. Nonresident

    30%

    40%

    Hispanic/Latino

    44%

    48%

    American Indian or Alaska Native

    33%

    33%

    Asian

    78%

    78%

    Black or African-American

    19%

    27%

    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

    50%

    50%

    White

    65%

    68%

    Two or more races

    50%

    67%

    Race and ethnicity unknown

    33%

    33%

    Graduation and Transfer-out Rates for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid (Student Right-to-Know Act)

    As an NCAA Division III College, the University of Mount Union does not offer athletic scholarships. The University of Mount Union offers need-based financial aid for students with demonstrated financial need. The University of Mount Union also offers merit-based aid for students with demonstrated strengths in academic performance. Additional financial aid information can be found at  bodebarker.com/financial-aid.

    Post Graduation Report

  • Health and Safety

    Alcohol, Drug, and Wellness Education

    Health Center (see Health Requirements tab for Prior to Arrival Vaccination Requirements)

    Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

  • Teacher Preparation Programs and Performance Reports

    Title II and Educator Preparation Performance Reports