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).
The College Navigator for Midland College contains information compiled by the National Center for Education Statistics such as student body diversity, price of attendance, net price calculator, completion, graduation and transfer-out rates and retention rates.
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.
Disabled Student Services
Services for Midland College students with disabilities are provided through the Counselor/Disability Specialist. For more information, visit the MC Accommodation Services page.
EQUITY IN ATHLETICS DISCLOSURE ACT
Each year, as part of the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act, 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 of Athletics, PE 135, (432) 685-6436, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Athletic Participation Data: Equity in Athletics (opens external site in new window)
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, go to:
- U.S. Copyright Office FAQ's
- Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA)
- Midland College Policy on Intellectual Property
FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES
Midland College offers a payment plan, scholarships and other forms of financial aid to help pay for your courses while pursuing your education at Midland College. The MC Financial Aid site offers more information regarding help with paying for your education.
Institutional and Program Accreditations
Placement in Employment
Information on employment us reported to the Texas Higher Education Board and can be found at txhighereddata.org (opens external site in new window).
Safety and Security
The MCPD gathers data from around the campus along with their own data and the statistics are prepared and distributed in the Annual Security Report (ASR) required by the Clery Act. Along with the crime statistics, the ASR includes Timely Warnings, Missing Person Notification Policy, Fire Safety Report and Fire Log.
Midland College is committed to providing and strengthening an educational, working, and living environment where students, faculty, staff and visitors are free from sex discrimination or related retaliation of any kind. For more information, visit our Title IX web page.
Title IX Policy Violation
For information on disciplinary action in cases of alleged dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking is found in the Midland College catalog or under the Midland College Policy FM (LOCAL) or FMA (LOCAL).
STUDENT BODY DIVERSITY
College Navigator contains a collection of information regarding student body diversity at Midland College.
STUDENT REGISTRATION INFORMATION
The Midland College Academic Calendar is the main calendar for the school, including registration dates, withdrawal dates and holidays. It includes all dates important to the school year.
The Midland College Catalog includes important information about applying to the college, registering for classes, academic policies, degree and certificate programs, graduation requirements, and general information and data about the college.
Degrees & Certificates
Midland College offers many different degrees and certificates for those who wish to pursue their education here at Midland College. To view what we have to offer, visit the MC Degrees & Certificates index page.
Midland College is privileged to be one of the few community colleges in Texas to offer a four-year degree. At this time, we offer Bachelor of Applied Technology in Organizational Management and Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Service Management.
Certificates are offered within the areas of Career and Technical Education. For more information about special admission requirements for some of these programs, visit the CTE Admissions Information page.
As of January 1, 2014, all entering students under the age of 22 at an institution of higher education are required to show proof of an initial meningococcal vaccination or a booster dose during the five-year period prior to enrolling. More information at Midland College Policy FFA(LEGAL)
For information obtaining a refund see the Midland College Refund Policy in the MC catalog.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords eligible students certain rights with respect to their education records. An “eligible student” under FERPA is a student who is 18 years of age or older or who attends a postsecondary institution.
Transfer Credit to Midland College
Read Acceptance of College Credit policy in the catalog for more information regarding transferring credit from another college/university.
Transfer Midland College Credits to another College or University
Students who intend to transfer to a senior college or university should check with that institution regarding their transfer regulation requirements. If students wish to utilize one of our University Partnerships, visit the MC University Partnerships index page, then click on the different options to see what we have to offer.
Course drops that occur after the census date require completion of the Course Withdrawal form and students will receive a grade of “W” for that course. It is important to know the implications that may occur if you choose to withdraw from a course. You can read more about the Course Withdrawal Policy in the MC catalog.
The Midland College Bookstore located in the Scharbauer Student Center, provides textbook information (including ISBN and retail price, when available) for courses listed in the course schedule each semester. This information can be accessed at the MC Bookstore's website (opens external site in new window) OR current students can access through My MC Portal.
The Texas Voter Registration website can help you register to vote in Texas, and assist you with the steps for getting and completing the application. application.
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Thank you for choosing Midland College! If you are here to collect a few credits, take courses to transfer, or here to start a new career, we welcome you.