Kendall College Consumer Information Summary Listing

Kendall College provides consumer information to prospective and current students as follows:

Institutional and Financial Aid Information 

The Kendall College Catalog contains information about the College to include:

  • academic calendar. 
  • academic programs,  
  • access to student loan history on National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS), 
  • approvals and accreditations and procedure to review approval and accreditation documents,  
  • facilities,  
  • faculty and instructional personnel, 
  • financial aid policies and procedures for students and their families,  
  • financial aid programs, term, conditions, application instructions, distribution, and delivery,  
  • satisfactory academic progress requirements,  
  • services for students with disabilities, 
  • student financial aid rights and responsibilities, 
  • student services,  
  • study abroad and financial aid eligibility, 
  • transfer of credit policies  
  • tuition and fees,  
  • withdrawal and refund policies,

Navigation to the Kendall College Academic Catalog on www.Kendall.edu is accessed from the drop-down menu of the Academics section. From this menu, select Academic Catalog. Prospective students may request a hard copy of the catalog from the Admissions Department at info@kendall.edu, in Chicago at 312-752-2020. or Toll Free 877-588-8860. The exact link for the catalog is: http://www.kendall.edu/academics/academic-catalog/.

Additional items including faculty and staff information and financial aid department contact information is available on the Kendall College website at www.Kendall.edu. Current plans for improvements to academic programs and current articulation agreements described at the following link here.

Additional information about federal student loans is provided during required loan entrance and exit counseling.  Applicants are directed to the US Department of Education Loan Entrance site at: www.StudentLoans.gov.

Student Outcomes and Student Characteristics

Each year, Kendall College makes available information about graduation/completion rates as required by the Student Right to Know Act. The completion/graduation rates for the group of first-time, full-time fall start students for which 150% of the normal time for completion elapsed in the one year prior to August 31st, 2012 is as follows:  Associate’s Degrees 45.7% and Bachelor’s Degrees 58.6%.

Additional information on Student Program Completion for full-time Bachelor’s Degree students who started in Fall 2006 and full-time Associate’s Degree students who started in Fall 2009 by race/ethnicity and by receipt of certain types of financial aid is available on the college’s website here.

Information on Kendall College student Retention Rates is available here.

Information on Graduate Employment Rates and Job Titles is available here.

Information on Graduate and Professional Education pursued by Kendall College bachelor degree graduates is available here.

Information on Student Body Diversity is available here.

Student Rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) gives students specific rights with regard to the review, confidentiality, and release of personally identifiable information. Please see the complete Kendall College FERPA policy statement in the “College Policies” section of the Kendall College Academic Catalog or for a hard copy contact the Registrar at 312-752-2030.

Jeanne Cleary Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act 

Kendall College publishes the Annual Security Report by October first of each year. This report includes campus security-related institutional policies including those on alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters.  The report also includes statistics for the previous three years on federally prescribed reportable crimes. The hyperlink to download a copy of the report is located on the Campus Safety & Security page. You may also obtain a paper copy of the report by contacting the Office of Student Affairs at 312-752-2154 or studentlife@kendall.edu.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Kendall College follows the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides reasonable accommodations to individuals who provide appropriate documentation of disabilities.  If you are interested in applying to Kendall College, and require accommodation during the admissions process, an enrollment advisor will be happy to facilitate your ability to speak with Kendall’s Disability Officer to discuss your specific needs.
 
For information regarding services, accommodations, academic adjustments and modifications on the basis of disability, please contact the Academic Success Center at 312.752.2376 or via e-mail at asc@kendall.edu. All inquiries are confidential.

Vaccination Policy

Illinois State Law requires School of Education Teacher Certification Candidates to have a current TB clearance prior to Clinical Practice/Student Teaching. Candidates will be required to obtain and submit an updated TB clearance after applying for Clinical Practice if a TB clearance has not been administered within one year of the first Clinical Practice experience.  School of Education students are encouraged to gather immunization records and a tuberculosis (TB) clearance as they may be required to show proof of that health information to the school/child care center in which they complete fieldwork.  Immunization and TB clearance records do not need to be submitted to the School of Education.

Copyright Infringement and Illegal Downloads

Unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material may subject students to civil and criminal liabilities as well as institutional sanctions.  The Kendall College policy for copyright infringement and illegal downloads is available on the ―Legal & Consumer Information link at the bottom of the Kendall College website here. Hard copies of the policy are available by contacting the Office of Student Affairs at 312-752-2154 or studentlife@kendall.edu.

Voter Registration

The National Mail Voter Registration Form is the one document that allows you to register to vote from anywhere in the United States. Visit http://www.eac.gov/voter_resources/register_to_vote.aspx for the form and additional information.

Required Notice to Students Concerning Penalties for Drug Violations

Kendall College must provide each student written notice advising of the penalties for drug violations under The Higher Education Act (Title IV, Section 484(r)). Suspension of eligibility applies only for offenses which occur while the student is enrolled in college and receiving Title IV federal financial aid. The suspension applies only to federal aid and all other aid is subject to policies of the college or other fund source.

Section 484(r) SUSPENSION OF ELIGIBILITY FOR DRUG-RELATED OFFENSES.— 

 (1) IN GENERAL.—A student who has been convicted of any offense under any Federal or State law involving the possession or sale of a controlled substance shall not be eligible to receive any grant, loan, or work assistance under this title during the period beginning on the date of such conviction and ending after the interval specified in the following table: 
 If convicted of an offense involving: 
 The possession of a controlled substance: Ineligibility period is:

  • First offense ................................... 1 year 
  • Second offense ................................2 years 
  • Third offense .................................. Indefinite 


 The sale of a controlled substance: Ineligibility period is: 

  • First offense ................................... 2 years 
  • Second offense ................................Indefinite


REGAINING ELIGIBILITY – A student may regain eligibility for Federal Financial Aid after the required period of time has elapsed since the conviction, or if the conviction is reversed or set aside, or if the student can certify completion of a qualified drug rehabilitation program.
 
A qualified drug rehabilitation program must include at least two unannounced drug tests and must also satisfy at least one of the following requirements:

  • Be qualified to receive funds either directly or indirectly from a federal, state, or local government program.
  • Be qualified to receive payment either directly or indirectly from a federally or state-licenses insurance program.
  • Be administered or recognized by a federal, state, or local government agency or court.
  • Be administered or recognized by a federally or state-licensed hospital, health clinic, or medical doctor.

(Last Updated - July 2013)