Consumer Information

 

About MC (General Information)

Athletic Participation Data: Equity in Athletics
   (Click on "Varsity Athletic Teams")

Campus Security
   (Annual MC PD Security Report)

Computer Usage
   (from the "Midland College Student Handbook")

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention
   (from the "Midland College Student Handbook")

FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)

Fire Safety in the Residence Halls
   (from MC Campus Housing Regulations)

Gainful Employment (graduates matched to employment records) 

   2010

   2009 

Gainful Employment Programs 

image memoThe 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.” Midland College is committed to creating an educated workforce by offering occupational programs that lead to gainful employment.

Aviation Maintenance Technology - Airframe

Aviation Maintenance Technology - Powerplant

Cosmetology

Long-Term Care Administration

Vocational Nursing

Graduation & Completion Rates: Student Right to Know Disclosures
   (Click on "Retention/Graduation Rate")

Missing Persons Procedure
   (from MC Campus Housing Regulations)

Student Athlete Drug Testing Program  
    • Policy
    • Consent Form

Student Work-Study Opportunities (College Central Network) 





 

In accordance with federal regulations set forth by The Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, below is a summary of consumer information that must be made available to all students at Midland College (MC). Each topic listed gives a brief description of the information that must be disclosed and explains how it can be obtained or is hyperlinked. If you have questions or need assistance obtaining information listed, please contact the Office of Financial Aid.

 College Navigator

Click here to access the College Navigator for Midland College. The web site includes important data and information for Midland College in the following areas:

  • General Information
  • Tuition, Fees and Estimated Student Expenses
  • Financial Aid
  • Net Price Calculator
  • Enrollment
  • Admissions
  • Retention and Graduation Rates
  • Programs/Majors
  • Varsity Athletic Teams
  • Accreditation
  • Campus Security
  • Cohort Default Rates

 

General Information

 

Financial Aid Information

  • Cost of Attendance
  • Net Price Calculator
  • Student Financial Assistance Programs at Grantham
  • Applying for Federal Student Aid
  • Eligibility Requirements
  • Financial Aid Awarding Process
  • Student Rights and Responsibilities
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  • Refund and Withdrawal Policies
  • Student Loan Information
  • Entrance Counseling Information
    • All first time Federal Direct Loan borrowers must complete an entrance interview at StudentLoans.gov.
    • Exit Counseling Information
      • Upon completing your studies or ceasing half-time enrollment (less than 6 credit hours), you must complete an exit interview.  This may be done at StudentLoans.gov or in person at the financial aid office.  The exit interview covers:
        • average anticipated monthly repayment amounts;
        • Repayment plan options;
        • options to prepay or pay on shorter schedule;
        • use of Master Promissory Note;
        • debt management strategies;
        • the seriousness and importance of the student's repayment obligation;
        • terms and conditions for forgiveness or cancellation;
        • rights and responsibilities of students under Title IV, HEA loan programs;
        • terms and conditions for deferment or forbearance;
        • consequences of default;
        • options and consequences of loan consolidation;
        • tax benefits available to borrowers
  • Additional Loan Disclosures

Academic Programs
MC offers a wide variety of degree, certificate and transfer programs. Click here to access the current catalog.

 Accrediting Agency Information
Midland College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award certificates and associate and baccalaureate degrees. Please click here to access the current college college for a full list of MC's accreditation and program approvals.

 

College Calendar

 College Catalogs
Please click here to access the current and prior mc Catalogs, which contain important information on applying to the college, registering for classes, academic policies, degree and certificate programs, graduation requirements and general information and data about the college.

 

Constitution Day
In order to comply with the federal regulation requiring the development of educational programming to celebrate Constitution Day on September 17th of each year, Midland College’s Student Government provides faculty, students and staff with access to U.S. Constitution Day educational and media resources, and free pocket size U.S. Constitution books. Click here for information from our most recent Constitution Day celebration.

Summary of Civil and Criminal Penalties for Violation of Federal Copyright Laws

Copyright infringement is the act of exercising, without permission or legal authority, one or more of the exclusive rights granted to the copyright owner under section 106 of the Copyright Act (Title 17 of the United States Code). These rights include the right to reproduce or distribute a copyrighted work. In the file-sharing context, downloading or uploading substantial parts of a copyrighted work without authority constitutes an infringement.

Penalties for copyright infringement include civil and criminal penalties. In general, anyone found liable for civil copyright infringement may be ordered to pay either actual damages or "statutory" damages affixed at not less than $750 and not more than $30,000 per work infringed. For "willful" infringement, a court may award up to $150,000 per work infringed. A court can, in its discretion, also assess costs and attorneys' fees. For details, see Title 17, United States Code, Sections 504, 505.

Willful copyright infringement can also result in criminal penalties, including imprisonment of up to five years and fines of up to $250,000 per offense.

For more information, please see the Web site of the U.S. Copyright Office at www.copyright.gov, especially their FAQ's at www.copyright.gov/help/faq.

 

 

Disabled Student Services
Services for Midland College students with disabilities are provided through Student Services. Medical documentation must be on file with the Counselor/Disability Specialist to qualify for services. Services include, but are not limited to: assistance with the registration process, technical assistance with modification of course requirements, and referral to other appropriate campus and community resources. Academic, career, and personal counseling are available upon request.Services for Midland College students with disabilities are provided through Student Services. Medical documentation must be on file with the Counselor/Disability Specialist to qualify for services. Services include, but are not limited to: assistance with the registration process, technical assistance with modification of course requirements, and referral to other appropriate campus and community resources. Academic, career, and personal counseling are available upon request.

Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act
Each year, MC submits a federally mandated Equity in Athletic Report (EAR), which includes demographic, expense and revenue information on its intercollegiate athletic program. For copies of this report contact Forrest Allen, Director- Athletics, PE 135, 685-6436, fallen@midland.edu.

Gainful Employment Data

 GED Test Center

Student Body Diversity

The Midland College.

 Textbook Information

The MC's Bookstore provides textbook information (including ISBN and retail price, when available) for courses listed in the course schedule each semester. This information can be accessed through Campus Connect or at the Bookstore's web site here..

Transfer of Credit Policy
Transfer students are required to provide official copies of all transcripts from every college or university previously attended. As transcripts from accredited colleges and universities are received for degree-seeking students, they are evaluated in the Registration Office.
Click here for MC's policy on the transfer of academic credit. 

 

Voter Registration Information
MC College encourages eligible students to register to vote. Students may access the Texas Voter Registration web site by logging onto http://votetexas.gov/register-to-vote/. Students wishing to register via voter registration card may pick one up in the Scharbauer Student Center.  

 

Health & Safety

Missing Person Procedures
If a member of the MC community has reason to believe that a student who resides in on-campus housing is missing, he/she should immediately notify MCPD at 432-685-4734. MCPD will generate a missing person report and initiate an investigation.

After investigating the missing person report, should MCPD determine that the student is missing and has been missing for more than 24 hours, MCPD will notify the Midland Police Department and the student’s emergency contact no later than 24 hours after the student is determined to be missing. If the missing student is under the age of 18 and is not emancipated, MC will notify the student’s parent or legal guardian immediately after MCPD has determined that the student has been missing for more than 24 hours.

Campus Safety Reports and Statistics
The MC Campus Police Office prepares, maintains and publishes the following safety information here: 

  • Annual Clery Security Reports
  • Annual Security Report (ASR)
  • Crime Statistics
  • Timely Warning & Emergency Notification
  • Daily Crime Log
  • Emergency Response/Evacuation

 

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention
Midland College is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace for staff, faculty and students. Residents participating, possessing and/or witnessing a violation of the alcohol policy are subject to fines, law enforcement citations and immediate expulsion from campus housing. If an alcohol violation occurs and a resident is under 21 years of age, Midland College may notify the parents or guardian of the resident in accordance with the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. Unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession or use of a controlled substance is prohibited in all buildings, property, facilities, service areas and centers of the College and all employees are required to comply with this policy. All employees receive a copy of this policy and are notified of the consequences of non-compliance.

A mandatory alcohol awareness program is presented at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters for all residence hall students. Presenters include law enforcement, judicial representatives, recovering addicts, and/or drug and alcohol abuse counselors.

 Student Activities and Health and Wellness plan activities and provide general information on drug and alcohol abuse throughout each semester. Examples include: mocktail parties, newsletters, flyers with facts, and referral information, fatal vision impairment simulation goggles obstacle courses and sobriety tests. Click here to view the entire Student Policy Manual.

Policies and Procedures

 Acceptable Use Policy - Internet and Other Computer Networks

Privacy of Student Records: Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)

Midland College is committed to the protection and confidentiality of student educational records by adhering closely to the guidelines established by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) - a federal legislation established to regulate access and maintenance of student educational records

 FERPA affords students certain rights with respect to their educational records, including the right to inspect their education records, request an amendment of the records that the student believes are inaccurate, and the right to control disclosures of their records except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent. Educational records for the most part include, with certain exceptions, all records maintained in any medium, which can identify the student. Click here for update information on MC's FERPA process.

 

For further information on FERPA please use the link below:
U.S. Department of Education FERPA Guidelines http://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/students.html