In order to help consumers make well-informed decisions about postsecondary education, Federal regulations require higher education institutions to disclose certain information. Below is a list of disclosures provided by Marshall University pursuant to these regulations.
Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information
Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information
Office of Student Financial Assistance
Old Main Room 119
1 John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
General Institutional Information
- Privacy of Student Records − Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) allows present and future students to have access to their individual educational records, provides basic protections of privacy of their records, and allows them to request that certain "directory information" be kept confidential. Additional information regarding the rights afforded to students by FERPA is available at www.marshall.edu/disclosures/ferpa.
- Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities
Descriptions of facilities and services available for students with disabilities are available on the Office of Disability Services web site.
- Student Diversity
Marshall University annually calculates information relating to the diversity of its students. This information is available at www.marshall.edu/irp/student-right-to-know.
- Price of Attendance
Available at www.marshall.edu/sfa/eligibility-costs.
- Net Price Calculator
The University provides a calculator web page to assist students with determining costs of attendance and financial aid eligibility. A link to the calculator is available on the Office of Student Financial Assistance web page at www.marshall.edu/sfa.
- Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Federal Financial Aid
Available at www.marshall.edu/sfa/notificationdisbursement.
- Textbook Information
Marshall University provides textbook information on its internet class schedule web page. The textbook information includes title, author, edition ISBN, price, etc., when available. The internet class schedule is available at mubert.marshall.edu/scheduleofcourses.php.
- Transfer of Credit Policies and Articulation Agreements
Information for transfer students is available on the Admissions office web site at www.marshall.edu/admissions/transfer-students.
- Educational Program, Instructional Facilities, and Faculty
Information on the University’s various educational programs, instructional facilities and faculty may be found in the most recent undergraduate and graduate catalogs available at www.marshall.edu/catalog.
- Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution and Programs
A list of all agencies that accredit Marshall University or specific programs is available at www.marshall.edu/accreditation.
- Copyright Infringement − Policies and Sanctions
The University maintains a web site dedicated to issues related to copyright, including University policy, legal ramifications, a FAQ, etc., at the MU Copyright Education web site.
- Computer Use and File Sharing
Specific information related to computer use and file sharing is available in the Information Technology Acceptable Use Policy on the Board of Governors policies page and under File Sharing on the MU Copyright Education web site.
- Student Activities
Marshall University maintains a web site describing the activities available to Marshall students. The site is available at www.marshall.edu/student-activities. A list of student organizations is available at herdlink.marshall.edu/organizations.
- Teacher Preparation Program Report
Marshall University annually completes a report on preparation of teachers for initial state certification/licensure. The reports are available here.
Student Financial Assistance
- Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations
A conviction for any offense, during a period of enrollment for which a student was receiving Title IV, HEA Program (federal) funds, under any federal law involving the possession or sale of illegal drugs will result in the loss of eligibility for any Title IV, HEA grant, loan or work-study assistance (HEA Sec. 484(r)(1)); (20 U.S.C. 1091(r)(1)).
- Student Loan Information
- State Grant Assistance
Available at www.marshall.edu/sfa/types-of-aid.
- Student Loan Information Published by Department of Education
Available at www.marshall.edu/sfa/types-of-aid, under the Loan Programs heading.
- National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
Federal student loan records of students and parents will be submitted to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS), and will be accessible by guaranty agencies, lenders, and institutions determined to be authorized users of the data system. Students and parents may view their loan record history by visiting studentaid.gov and logging in using their FSA ID.
- Entrance Counseling for Student Loan Borrowers
Available at www.studentaid.gov/app/counselingInstructions.action?counselingType=entrance.
- Exit Counseling for Student Loan Borrowers
Available at www.studentaid.gov/app/counselingInstructions.action?counselingType=exit.
- Code of Conduct for Education Loans
Available at www.marshall.edu/sfa/files/downloads/2013/08/Institutional-Code-of-Conduct-for-Private-Educational-Loans.pdf
- Preferred Lender Lists and Arrangements
Marshall University does not recommend, promote or endorse lenders for private education loans.
- State Grant Assistance
Health and Safety
- Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program
Information related to the University’s drug and alcohol abuse program may be found at www.marshall.edu/disclosures/drugfree. This information applies to the entire University community, including students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the campus. Additional information for employees is available in the University’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy.
- Vaccination Policies
Information relating to required vaccinations and immunizations is available in Measles and Rubella Immunization Policy.
- Campus Security Policies and Crime Statistics
The campus security report, which provides detailed information regarding security practices at Marshall University and crime statistics for the last three years, is located at www.marshall.edu/disclosures/securityreport. Additional information may also be obtained from the U.S. Department of Education Campus Safety and Security web site at ope.ed.gov/campussafety. Marshall University maintains an extensive web page describing emergency response and evacuation procedures, at www.marshall.edu/emergency. Emergency notifications and warnings are provided via MU Alert, an alert system utilizing telephone, text, and e-mail messages. Information on MU Alert is available at www.marshall.edu/emergency/mualert.
- Fire Safety Policies, Fire Statistics and Fire Log (On-Campus Housing Facilities)
Marshall University provides an annual report which includes the campus fire safety policies, number of fire drills, and any fire-related incidents for on-campus housing. This report is at the end of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report found at www.marshall.edu/disclosures/securityreport.
- Retention Rate
Marshall University annually calculates the retention rate for new degree-seeking undergraduates. The rate is available at www.marshall.edu/irp/student-right-to-know.
- Graduation Rates
Marshall University annual calculates the graduation rate for new, full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates. The graduation rate is calculated based on the federal standard of 150% of the normal completion time. The rate is available at www.marshall.edu/irp/student-right-to-know.
- Transfer-out Rates
Marshall University annually calculates the rate at which students transfer out of the institution. The rate is available at www.marshall.edu/irp/student-right-to-know.
- Graduation Rates for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid
Marshall University annually calculates the graduation rate for new, full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates receiving athletically-related student aid. The rate is available at www.marshall.edu/irp/student-right-to-know.
- Transfer-out Rates for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid
Marshall University annually calculates the rate at which new, full-time, degree-seeking students receiving athletically-related student aid transfer out of the institution. The rate is available at www.marshall.edu/irp/student-right-to-know.
- Placement in Employment
Marshall University periodically surveys graduates and works with partners to determine the types of employment of our graduates. This information (much of it self-reported) is available at www.marshall.edu/assessment/alumni-outcomes.
Intercollegiate Athletic Program
Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data (Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act)
Marshall University annually reports to the federal government certain information regarding participation rates and financial support data for intercollegiate athletics. The report is available at ope.ed.gov/athletics/ (select "Get Data for One School" and enter “Marshall University").
Marshall University, as a participant in Federal Title IV Student Aid programs, is required to advise you that voter registration forms for West Virginia are available at the web site of the Secretary of State at ovr.sos.wv.gov/Register. (Select the "Register to Vote" link). In addition to voter registration forms, other information related to voting in West Virginia is available at the web site.