Policy & Consumer Info

College policy is maintained in the Administrative Policy Manual, Student Handbook, and College Catalog.

Institutional Profile

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) has created an institutional profile for Thomas Nelson that includes general information on our students and their educational outcomes.

Student Achievement

Goals for student achievement and the success of students in achieving those goals.

United States Department of Education requires colleges and universities to provide students and employees access to certain information to which they are entitled as consumers. Each category of information can be located as indicated in the chart below.

Communication of Consumer Information

Consumer Information Where Available

Student Records

  • Procedures for inspecting and reviewing of student’s education records
  • Procedures for amending student records
  • Procedures for disclosing student’s educational records

Complaints

  • Procedures for filing a complaint to the U.S. Department of Education

Financial Assistance & Disclosure

  • A list of all available federal, state, local, private, and institutional financial need-based and non-need-based assistance programs
  • The application procedures, eligibility criteria, method and frequency of disbursements, terms of loans, general conditions, and exit counseling information for these assistance programs
  • Title and availability of Thomas Nelson staff responsible for dissemination of institutional and financial assistance disclosure information and how to contact them

Costs & Fees

  • Cost of attending College

Withdrawing from the College & Refund policy

  • Refund policy
  • Grant or loan return or repayment procedures for withdrawn students
  • Requirements for officially withdrawing from the Collage

Academic Programs

  • Academic programs information

Accreditation

  • Organizations that accredit, license, or approve the College and its programs. Procedures for reviewing schools’ accreditation, licensing, or approval documentation

 Students with Disabilities

  • Description of any special services and facilities for disabled students

Crime Reports

  • Campus security report. The Annual Security Report includes statistics concerning crimes on College property. The report includes institutional policies on campus security, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters.