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Required Disclosures and Consumer Information Disclosures
This webpage provides a comprehensive location for links to information about Texas A&M University on a variety of subjects which may be helpful to prospective students, their families, high school counselors and coaches, as well as prospective employees, current students and current employees. This information is presented to comply with the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, which requires institutions of higher education to disclose information and reports on various aspects of the institution's policies, procedures, operations and costs.
Non-Loan Related Disclosure Requirements
Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information
(1) Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information.
A Student Notification is emailed to each enrolled student annually. A link to Financial Aid information is also mailed to each enrolled student with the first term bill. Paper copies available upon request.
(2) Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information

Student Financial Assistance
(3) Student Financial Aid Information: Prospective Students / Current Students
(4) Notice of Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations
The Office of the Dean of Student Life send out a notice of Federal Student Financial Aid penalties for drug violations in late August /early September. Drug and Alcohol education programs are provided to students through Alcohol & Drug Education Programs (ADEP) under the Offices of the Dean of Student Life.
(5) Study Abroad Programs There are many instances in which your financial aid packages is applicable to a study abroad opportunity. It is best to speak with a Financial Aid Advisor for more information when you are exploring the possibilities of studying abroad.

General Institutional Information
(6) Privacy of Student Records – Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
For additional information on FERPA, visit the U.S. Department of Education website
(7) Consumer Information on College Navigator Website
(8) Facilities and Services Available to Students with Disabilities
(9) Student Body Diversity
(10) Cost of Attendance
(11) Net Price Calculator
(12) Refund Policy, Requirements for Withdrawal and for the Return of Title IV, HEA Financial Aid
(13) Textbook Information
(14) Academic Program (Educational Programs, Instructional Facilities, and Faculty)
Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs
(15) Transfer of Credit Policies - Articulation Agreements
(16) Institutional and Program Accreditation, Approval, or Licensure. List of Accredited Programs.
For more information, contact the Office of the Provost.
(17) Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions (Including Computer Use and File Sharing)
(18) Vision 2020: Creating a Culture of Excellence

Health and Safety
(19) Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program.
The Department of Student Life sends out a notice of Federal Student Financial Aid penalties for drug violations in late August/early September. Scholarships & Financial Aid notifies students of their loss of eligibility and ways to regain it as those cases occur.
(20) Vaccinations Policies
(21) Security Report, Timely Warnings, (Code Maroon: Emergency Notification System and Crime Log.
A Student Notification is emailed to each enrolled student annually
(22) Security Report − Missing Person Notification Policy
This notice is emailed directly to students and employees.
(23) Fire Safety Report and Fire Log
(24) Information for Crime Victims About Disciplinary Hearings

Student Outcomes
(25) Retention Rate
(26) Completion/Graduation and Transfer-out Rates (Including Disaggregated Completion/Graduation Rates)
(27) Placement in Employment: Not Applicable if we do not calculate job placement rates.
The Career Center publishes certain salary information and types of employment obtained by graduates on their website through a salary survey report link in which parents, faculty/staff, and currents students have access. At the beginning of each fall semester they send an email to each student through the NEO email account that advises the student of the availability of this information with instructions on how to access it. Texas A&M does not calculate an ‘official’ placement rate. A voluntary survey is completed by approximately 70% of students at graduation and that information published on TAMU’s Accountability website.
(28) Job Placement Rates: Not Applicable since we do not calculate job placement rates.
(29) Types of Graduate and Professional Education In Which the Institution's Graduates Enroll

Intercollegiate Athletic Program
(30) Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data and Academic Success.
To view the Graduation Success Rates for Texas A&M University, please search for the cohort year and sport you wish to view on ncaa.org.
(31) Completion/Graduation and Transfer-out Rates for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid (Including Disaggregated Completion/Graduation Rates).

Voter Registration
(32) Voter Registration Forms.
The Student Government Association passes out registration cards in the weeks leading up to registration deadlines. The Student Government Association sends an annual email to all students in conjunction with their existing campaign.
Disclosure Requirements Relating to Education Loans
(L-1) State and Federal Grant Assistance
(L-2) Federal Student Loan Information (including a link to Publications by Dept of Education)
(L-3) National Student Loan Data System
(L-4) Entrance Counseling for Student Borrowers
(L-5) Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers
(L-6) Private Education Loan Disclosures (Including Self-Certification Form)
(L-7) Code of Conduct for Education Loans
(L-8) Preferred Lender Lists - Texas A&M University conducts a Request for Information for alternative loans biannually. Lenders are selected based on that Request for Information. Students are free to choose any lender for their alternative loan.
(L-9) Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
(L-10) Public Service Loan Forgiveness
(L-11) Consolidation Information
(L-12) Repayment Options for Loans
(L-13) Deferment & Forbearance

Texas A&M University is fully committed to compliance with the applicable regulations and to providing candid, honest and reliable disclosure and student consumer information. Students or other persons with questions about the disclosures or consumer information posted on this page may contact Scholarships & Financial Aid at 979-845-3236.