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Required Notifications for CAS Students

Responsible University Officer:  Marie Wisner - Dean of Students

Policy Contact: Marie Wisner: m-wisner@bethel.edu 

Required Notifications for CAS Students

The following information is available to any student, parent, prospective student, and other interested parties. Copies of each are also available in the Office of the Registrar and Office of Student Life.

Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data (Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act or EADA) 

This report includes data about participation, staffing, revenues, and expenses attributable to Bethel University intercollegiate athletic activities. This report is available upon request from the Department of Athletics.

Completion/Graduation Rates

This report documents the number of students counted as a completion or graduation if, within 150 percent of the normal time for completion of or graduation from the program, the student has completed or graduated from the program or enrolled in any program of an eligible institution for which the prior program provides substantial preparation. This report covers the one-year period ending on August 31 of the preceding year. This report is available upon request from the Office of the Registrar.

Confidentiality of Student Records and FERPA

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) is a federal law enacted to establish procedures for disclosing information contained in student records and to protect the privacy of these records. Non-disclosure forms, release of information forms, and full information about Confidentiality of Student Records (FERPA) are provided by the Office of the Registrar.

Criminal Records, Employment, and Financial Aid

Bethel University is required by law to notify students that arrests, charges, or convictions of criminal offenses may limit employment possibilities in specific careers and occupations and may limit their ability to obtain federal, state, and other financial aid. If ­students have questions about the possible impact of criminal records, they should investigate any such requirements for their desired occupation(s) or financial aid. 

Drug- and Alcohol-Free Campus Policy

The standards of conduct at Bethel University clearly prohibit the use, possession, and/or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol by students on and off the Bethel premises during the school year. Learn more about university policies concerning alcohol and drug use, resources for rehabilitation and counseling, and disciplinary sanctions regarding this policy. The Covenant for Life Together also provides additional information.

Financial Assistance and FFEL/Direct Loan Deferments for Peace Corps or Volunteer Service

Information concerning available financial assistance and FFEL/Direct Loan Deferments for Peace Corps or volunteer service is available from the Office of Financial Aid.

Harassment Policies

The Office of Student Life maintains information on Bethel's Harassment Policies.

Hazing Policy

The Office of Student Life maintains information on Bethel's Hazing Policy. http://cas.bethel.edu/student-development/policies/hazing

Institutional Information

For information about cost, refund policies, withdrawing from Bethel, academic programs, accreditation, services, facilities, and study abroad programs, consult the College of Arts & Sciences Catalog

Official Withdrawal (Leaving Bethel)

The Office of Student Life maintains information on Bethel's withdrawal policies.

Missing Student Policy

The Office of Student Life maintains Bethel's Missing Student Policy.

Nondiscrimination Policy

The Office of Student Life maintains Bethel's Nondiscrimination Policy.

Patriot Act

The Office of Student Life outlines details related to the Patriot Act.

Peer to Peer File Sharing

The illegal distribution of copyrighted materials may subject students to criminal and civil penalties. Information Technology Services outlines more information about peer to peer file sharing.

The Annual Security Report of Bethel University

This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Bethel; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Office of Security and Safety.

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