Consumer Information

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FERPA Statement

Nondiscrimination Policy

The College prohibits discrimination, harassment, or intimidation based on gender, age, race, ethnicity, disability, national origin/citizenship status, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

Equal Opportunity

The College is an equal opportunity educator and employer. It supports the goals of equal opportunity in its educational programs and activities.

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy

The Satisfactory Academic Progress policy applies to all students enrolled in all programs offered at Midwestern Career College. All periods of a student’s enrollment in the program of study, including those in which financial aid was not received, are used in determining Satisfactory Academic Progress.

Standards of Student Conduct

Students at MCC assume the obligation of conducting themselves in a manner appropriate to an educational institution. Misconduct that will expose students to disciplinary action, including warning, probation, termination and dismissal.

Grievance Procedure

Students with a complaint or a grievance of a non-academic nature related to their experience at the school should follow the grievance process outlined below:

Step One: The student should first request a conference with the staff member who is directly involved in the matter. The student should discuss the issues and seek a resolution.

Step Two: If a mutually satisfactory resolution cannot be reached through a direct conference, the aggrieved party should request a conference with the employee’s immediate supervisor.

Step Three: If, after all the above steps have been completed and the grievance is still not satisfactorily resolved, the aggrieved party may present all facts relevant to the grievance in writing to the Sr. Director of Institutional Effectiveness. Sr. Director of Institutional Effectiveness will schedule a Grievance Committee Hearing and notify all parties concerned. The Committee will consist of the Sr. Director of Institutional Effectiveness or designee and two staff members not involved in the matter in question. All persons directly involved, or their representatives, must be present at the hearing. Both parties will be given the opportunity to discuss the grievance at that time. The Grievance Committee will then excuse the parties and immediately review and rule on the case. The decision of the Committee will be communicated to those involved in the grievance within five business days. The Committee’s decision will be final.

Students with a complaint or a grievance of an academic nature should follow the grievance process outlined below:

Step One: The student should first request a conference with a faculty member who is directly involved in the matter. The student should discuss the issues and seek a resolution.

Step Two: If a mutually satisfactory resolution cannot be reached through a direct conference, the aggrieved party should request a conference with the Program Director.

Step Three: If it is an education matter and a conference with the Program Director fails to result in a resolution satisfactory to all concerned parties, the aggrieved party may seek a resolution from the Academic Operations Director (Associate level programs) or Academic Effectiveness Manager (Certificate level programs).

Step Four: If, after all the above steps have been completed and the grievance is still not satisfactorily resolved, the aggrieved party may present all facts relevant to the grievance in writing to the VP of Academic Affairs. VP of Academic Affairs will schedule a Grievance Committee Hearing and notify all parties concerned. The Committee will consist of the VP of Academic Affairs or designee and two staff members not involved in the matter in question. All persons directly involved, or their representatives, must be present at the hearing. Both parties will be given the opportunity to discuss the grievance at that time. The Grievance Committee will then excuse the parties and immediately review and rule on the case. The decision of the Committee will be communicated to those involved in the grievance within five business days. The Committee’s decision will be final.

While MCC does its best to resolve student complaints, students who remain unsatisfied after exhausting their remedies with MCC may elect to seek resolution with appropriate external bodies.

Complaints against this school may be registered with the Private Business and Vocational Schools Division, Illinois Board of Higher Education at 1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333 Springfield, IL 62701-1377 at (217) 782-2551; General information website: www.ibhe.org ; Institutional Complaint Hotline: (217) 557-7359; or with the school’s accrediting body Council on Occupational Education (COE) Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, Telephone: 770-396-3898, Fax: 770-396-3790, www.council.org

Campus Security Report

Midwestern Career College is dedicated to ensuring student safety on and around campus. The Campus Security Report contains crime statistics on the MCC campus.

If you are a victim and do not want to pursue action within MCC’s system or the criminal justice system, you may still want to consider making a confidential report. With your permission, the Title IX Coordinator can file a report about the incident without revealing your identity. The purpose of the confidential report is to comply with your request to keep the incident confidential while ensuring safety of yourself and others. Crimes are encouraged to be reported to ensure inclusion in the annual crime statistics and to aid in providing timely warning notices (Security Alerts) to the MCC community, when appropriate.

Institutional Disclosures Reporting Table

The Institutional Disclosures Reporting Table reports data on student population and outcomes.

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Tuition and Fees

Comprehensive information on tuition and fees as well as payment plans, free course repeats, and Gainful Employment Disclosures.

Transferability of Credit

Midwestern Career College (MCC) does not guarantee that the credits obtained at MCC are transferable to another institution. Credits or coursework are not likely to transfer. Any decision on the comparability, appropriateness and applicability of credit, as well as whether credit should be accepted is the decision of the receiving institution. In cases where transferability is guaranteed, MCC must provide the student with copies of transfer agreements that name the exact institution(s) and include agreement details and limitations.

Voter Registration

Eligible students are encouraged to register and vote. Read more about Voter Registration.

Illinois Department of Employment Security Virtual Labor Market Information System

The Illinois Virtual Labor Market Information System interactively delivers labor market and occupational information and resources, such as local area profiles, industry employment trends, largest employers, average wages, population and employment data, available by geographic area including counties, metropolitan areas, and local workforce areas.

Career Outlook

For more information on career outlook and statistics see the following links:

Other Disclosures and Links