Federal Requirements

Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information

Here is a summary of private student information that is required to be made available through FERPA.

Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information

For information or assistance in applying for or understanding institutional or other forms of financial aid, please contact our financial aid staff.

You can also find information in the financial aid section of our website.

General Institutional Information

Privacy of Student Records−Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

In the interest of upholding students' privacy, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) gives students some rights about what can and cannot be done with their educational records.

To get the complete details about what rights students have under FERPA, please click here.

Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities

JCSU maintains a disability services office and a disability/language specialist in order to allow all of our students to achieve their goals.

For more information about JCSU Disability Services, please click here.

Student Diversity

JCSU works to maintain a diverse student experience, and we track and publish statistics on our student body according to federal guidelines.

You can get a snapshot of what our school looks like from our Quick Facts sheet.

Net Price Calculator

JCSU's Net Price Calculator can be found in our admissions section.

Credit Balance Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Federal Financial Aid

For information about JCSU's refund policy, complete requirements and procedures for official withdrawal and requirements for return of Title IV, HEA grant or loan aid, please look at the course catalog.

For a summary of our withdrawal policy, click here.

For a summary of our credit balance refund policy, click here.

Textbook Information

Spring 2012 textbook list

Transfer of Credit Policies and Articulation Agreements

For complete information on JCSU's credit transfer policies, please look at our course catalog.

For a quick summary of the policy, click here.

JCSU is a member of the Charlotte Area Educational Consortium, which allows for easy transfer of credits among participation Charlotte-area institutions.

Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution and Programs

For information on our school's accreditation, please click here.

Computer Use and File Sharing

A summary of JCSU's policies regarding copyright infringement as they pertain to using the internet can be found in the student handbook.

Students found in violation of these policies may be subject to the university's disciplinary sanctions, which can also be found in the student handbook.

Student Activities

JCSU offers a variety of student activities for students to participate in.

Teacher Preparation Program Report

JCSU's education department has a handbook that sums up the goals of the teacher education program.

Here is a link to the teacher education reporting requirements.

Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP)

List of academic programs with their CIP codes can be found online.

Health and Safety

Emergency and Safety Procedures

An outline of what students, faculty and staff need to do during an emergency situation can be found in the student handbook.

Fire Safety Policies, Fire Statistics and Fire Log (On-Campus Housing Facilities)

2012 fire safety report

Student Outcomes

Graduation Rates (Student Right-to-Know Act)

Information about athlete graduation rates can be found in the the the NCAA Success Rate Reports.

Voter Registration

The national mail voter registration form allows any US Citizen to register to vote anywhere in the United States by filling out only one document.


Online State Authorization

Notice for applicants from outside the State of North Carolina.

Admission of Metropolitan College applicants residing outside the state of North Carolina to an online degree program offered by Johnson C. Smith University is dependent upon JCSU’s ability to secure authorization from the applicant’s state of residence, if such authorization is required. If you have any questions, please contact Johnson C. Smith e-Learning at 704.378.1253.

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