Disclaimer and Compliance Statements

While Presentation College reserves the right to make changes in its calendar, policies, regulations, fees, prices and curriculum, the information in this Catalog accurately reflects policy, and states progress requirements for graduation effective August 1, 2018.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974

The College complies with the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. This Act, as it applies to the institutions of higher learning, ensures that students have access to certain records that pertain to them and that unauthorized persons do not have access to such records. A full statement of Presentation College’s policy regarding the implementation of the Act is available upon request to the Registrar.

Solomon Amendment

The College is required to provide recruiting information to all branches of the U.S. military (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, Reserves, and National Guard) as requested, excluding students who have filed non-disclosure forms. Student recruiting information includes name, address, e-mail, telephone, age, level of education, and current major. A list may be requested each semester of all students enrolled in one or more credits who are age 17 or older.

Student Right-to-Know Act of 1990

The College complies with the provisions of the Student Right-to-Know Act of 1990. This Act requires institutions of higher learning who receive Title IV student financial assistance to be responsible for calculating completion or persistence rates, and make them available to current and prospective students through "appropriate publications and mailings." A full statement of Presentation College’s policy regarding the implementation of the Act is available upon request to the Registrar.

Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999

The College complies with the provisions of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999. This Act, as it applies to institutions of higher learning, ensures that students, faculty, staff, and alumni financial information is kept confidential. It allows people to decide whether to make any of that information publicly available. This Act also ensures that the institution will protect the data to the best of the institution’s ability. A full statement of the Act is available upon request to the Director of Technology.

Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990

The College complies with the provisions of the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990. This Act requires institutions of higher learning who receive Title IV funding to publish an annual report that sets forth its policies on crime prevention issues and gives statistics on the number of specific crimes which have occurred on campus and the number of arrests on campus for liquor law violations, drug abuse violations, and weapons possessions. In addition, the Act requires that institutions provide timely warnings to the campus community of certain crimes reported to campus security or local law enforcement which may be considered a threat to other students and employees. A full statement of the Act is available upon request to the Vice President for Student Affairs. The Presentation College Campus Crime and Security Survey data can be viewed on the following website: http://ope.ed.gov/security or a copy may be obtained upon request to the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Policy of Nondiscrimination

Presentation College's policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, and age is in conformity with applicable federal laws and regulations.

It is the policy of Presentation College not to discriminate against students because of a disability with regard to enrollment, accommodations in the classroom and the student suites, and telecommunication services. Ramps have been put in place to allow individuals the ability to gain access to the buildings and elevators, handicap parking spaces have been designated to each of the entrances and a number of the student suites have been built to accommodate individuals who may have this need where housing is concerned. This policy is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Minnesota Notification Requirement

Minnesota Statutes, section 144.057, requires the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) to conduct background studies of individuals providing direct contact services with patients and residents in hospitals; boarding care homes; outpatient surgical centers; nursing homes; licensed home care agencies; residential care homes; and board and lodging establishments that are registered to provide supportive or health supervision services. The background studies are to be completed according to the requirements of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A and Minnesota Rules. The background study will include, but not be limited to, a review of criminal conviction records held by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and records of substantiated maltreatment of vulnerable adults and children. Individuals who are found to have histories with particular characteristics, as identified in Minnesota statute and Rules, may be disqualified for the internship portion of the program and/or employment in this occupation in the State of Minnesota.

File Sharing and Copyright Infringement

Federal copyright law applies to all forms of information, including electronic communications. Members of the Presentation College community should be aware that copyright infringement includes the unauthorized copying, displaying, and/or distributing of copyrighted material. All such works, including those available electronically, should be considered protected by copyright law unless specifically stated otherwise.

Presentation College complies with all provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Any use of the Presentation College network, e-mail system, or website to transfer copyrighted material including, but not limited to, software, text, images, audio, and video is strictly prohibited. Therefore, the use of popular file sharing programs such as Limewire, KaZaA, Morpheus, iMesh, etc., is a violation of Presentation College policy and federal law.

Anyone using Presentation College network resources to commit acts of copyright infringement may be subject to disciplinary action and loss of access to the network. Acts of piracy are violations of state and federal laws, and as such may be result in civil and/or criminal charges.

Mailing Lists

It is the policy of Presentation College not to distribute lists of students or employees.

Social Security Policy

In compliance with applicable statutes, Presentation College collects student’s Social Security Numbers, uses and discloses them when required and necessary for the performance of the College’s duties and responsibilities. The College takes appropriate measures to secure Social Security Numbers from unauthorized access and does not release Social Security Numbers to other parties except as required to fulfill the College’s duties and responsibilities.