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Consumer Information Disclosure

Hiram College’s Consumer information is being provided in compliance with the regulations outlined in the Higher Education Opportunity Act.  Questions regarding this information or requests for paper copies should be sent to Andrea Caputo, Director of Financial Aid, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 330-569-4441. Please allow 7-10 business days to process your request.

Institutional & Student Information

Academic programs

http://www.hiram.edu/academics/majors-and-minors

Accreditation

Details about our accreditation can be found online at http://www.hiram.edu/about. Interested parties that would like to view or receive a copy of our accreditation should contact the Dean’s Office at 330-569-5125.

Athletics

EADA report – updated by October 15th of each year

 

Faculty

At A Glance, located online at http://www.hiram.edu/about/profile

Student Body Diversity

At A Glance, located online at 

http://www.hiram.edu/about/profile

Teacher Preparatory Program Report

http://www.hiram.edu/majors-and-minors/education/teacher-licensure-program/title-ii-reports

FERPA (Federal Education Rights & Privacy Act)

Registrar’s Office
http://www.hiram.edu/academic-support-services/registrar/ferpa

Traditional College Student Handbook http://www.hiram.edu/campus-life/life/policies

Professional & Graduate Studies – PGS Bulletin http://www.hiram.edu/images/pdfs/adult-studies/2013-14-pgs.pdf

Strategic plan

http://www.hiram.edu/images/pdfs/about/strategic-plan.pdf

Written arrangements

Dual Degree Program with Case Western Reserve University http://www.hiram.edu/majors-and-minors/physics/dual-degree-program

Copyright and file sharing policies

Acceptable Use Policy
http://hiram.us/helpdesk/acceptable-use-policy/

Transfer of credit

Registrar’s Office
http://www.hiram.edu/academic-support-services/registrar/transfer-credit-guide-and-policy

Withdrawing from Hiram College

Traditional College – Student Handbook, available online at http://www.hiram.edu/campus-life/life/policies

Professional & Graduate Studies – PGS Bulletin, available online at http://www.hiram.edu/images/pdfs/adult-studies/2013-14-pgs.pdf

Impact on financial aid when withdrawing (Return of Title IV Refund Calculation) – available in the Financial Aid Handbook http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/documents-and-resources

Voter Registration

United States Election Assistance Commission
http://www.eac.gov/voter_resources/contact_your_state.aspx

Department of Education College Navigator Website

http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?q=Hiram+College&s=all&id=203128


Financial Information

Financial Aid Contact Information

http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/financial-aid-staff

Financial Assistance Available

http://www.hiram.edu/admission/financial-aid

Types of financial aid available

Students enrolling through the Traditional College http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/undergraduates/sources-of-financial-aid

Students enrolling through the Office of Professional & Graduate Studies http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/weekend-college

How to apply

Students enrolling through the Traditional College http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/undergraduates/apply

Students enrolling through the Office of Professional & Graduate Studies http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/weekend-college

Student eligibility requirements

Financial Aid Handbook
http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/documents-and-resources

Awarding criteria

Financial Aid Handbook
http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/documents-and-resources

Net Price Calculator

http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/undergraduates/net-price-calculator

Verification process

http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/verification

Continued eligibility for financial aid, including satisfactory academic progress

Financial Aid Handbook, available online at http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/documents-and-resources

Method and frequency of financial aid disbursements

Financial Aid Handbook
http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/documents-and-resources

Using excess financial aid to purchase books

See the ‘Terrier Cash/Triple D Request’ section online at http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/documents-and-resources

Study Abroad Programs and Financial Aid

Financial Aid Handbook, online at http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/documents-and-resources

General information about Study Abroad programs
http://www.hiram.edu/academics/study-abroad

Loan Information

Basic eligibility information for new and current students http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/loan-information

Exit loan counseling for students that have graduated or withdrawn from Hiram College, see the section titled ‘Completing an EXIT Interview’ at the bottom of the following webpage
http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/loan-information

Federal Work-Study general conditions and responsibilities

Located in the Financial Aid Handbook online at http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/documents-and-resources

Tuition and fees

Traditional College Students
http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/undergraduates/tuition-and-fees

Professional & Graduate Studies – Undergraduate Students
http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/weekend-college

Professional & Graduate Studies – Graduate Students
http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/graduate

 

Withdrawing from Hiram College

Traditional College – Student Handbook, available online at http://www.hiram.edu/campus-life/life/policies

Professional & Graduate Studies – PGS Bulletin, available online at http://www.hiram.edu/images/pdfs/adult-studies/2013-14-pgs.pdf

Impact on financial aid when withdrawing (Return of Title IV Refund Calculation) – available in the Financial Aid Handbook http://www.hiram.edu/financial-aid/documents-and-resources


Health & Safety

Campus Safety

 

Annual Security & Fire Report http://www.hiram.edu/resources/campus-safety/clery-act-annual-security-and-fire-report

Drug & Alcohol Policies

Traditional College Handbook http://www.hiram.edu/campus-life/life/policies

Professional & Graduate Studies – PGS Bulletin http://www.hiram.edu/images/pdfs/adult-studies/2013-14-pgs.pdf

Employees – Staff handbooks, available via the Hiram College Portal (login required) http://my.hiram.edu

Annual notice regarding financial aid implications for drug-related offenses 

Vaccination Policy 

Health Center
http://www.hiram.edu/resources/health-counseling-and-disability-services/health-center/health-records-forms

Facilities and services available to students with disabilities

Health Center http://www.hiram.edu/resources/health-counseling-and-disability-services/disability-services 

Student Outcomes

Graduation rates

Information is found in the ‘At A Glance’ publication found online at http://www.hiram.edu/about/profile, as reported on our IPEDS report.

(Includes information disaggregated by gender, race/ethnicity and financial aid)

Retention Rates

As reported on IPEDS, our retention rate for first-time, full-time degree-seeking students is 75.7% for the Fall 12 Cohort, returning for the Fall 13

Employment & Grad school attendance of recent graduates

Located in the “Class of 2012 First Destination Survey”, available online at

http://www.hiram.edu/resources/career/after-graduation 

 

 

The Center for Engaged Ethics hosts an annual Campus Day, where students get a day off from classes to perform community service.
In March 2012, the Center for Integrated Entrepreneurship hosted the Entrepreneurship Education Consortium's idealabs 2012 competition. Several area colleges attended.
The Center for Literature and Medicine began a Disease by Performance course for the 2011-2012 academic year, where students wrote a play about autism, and performed it across the state to raise awareness.
The Center for Scientific Engagement regularly conducts research and programming at the James H. Barrow Field Station.
The Garfield Institute for Public Leadership launched a study to gauge the mood of young voters leading up to the 2012 presidential election. Scholar-in-residence Jason Johnson has provided commentary on the study on national media.
The Lindsay-Crane Center for Writing and Literature hosts a Visiting Authors Series each year. In 2012, Thrity Umrigar, author of "The Space Between Us" gave a convocation and book signing on campus.
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