Welcome to Owens Community College! This page contains a summary of consumer information that is available. For a printed copy of any of these disclosures, please contact the office or individual listed on that specific disclosure.
The Annual Notice to Students regarding the Family Education Rights & Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) explains the student's rights related to his/her student education records, including disclosure of information and directory information.
For assistance with financial aid questions, please contact Oserve.
Owens offers a variety of financial aid programs to assist the student. Please refer to the financial aid website for information about the types of aid available, terms and conditions, eligibility requirements, and disbursement information.
The Office of Disability Services website contains information about services and facilities available to students with disabilities.
Please visit the Tuition / Fees website for information about tuition, fees, and additional costs.
Information about refunds is available at https://www.owens.edu/bursar/refunds.html.
Students receiving federal financial aid may be subject to the Return of Title IV Funds policy.
Credit balances are refunded to students based on their refund preference with BankMobile (formerly known as HigherOne) who is the College's contractor for refund processing. To review the contract between BankMobile Disbursements and Owens Community College, please go to https://www.vibeaccount.com/swc/doc/landing/m3mxgjlx9mkidp2xlc7c.
The Owens College Catalog provides information about available academic programs.
Information regarding faculty credentials can be found at https://www.owens.edu/credentials/faculty.pdf.
Information regarding the complaint procedure for out-of-state online students can be found at https://www.owens.edu/distance_ed/outofstate.html.
Information regarding transfer is available at https://www.owens.edu/transfer/index.html. For a list of articulation agreements with other schools, please visit https://www.owens.edu/transfer/articulation.html.
The Responsible Computing Policy provides information regarding acceptable computer use.
Please visit the Academic Affairs website for information about accreditation.
Owens Community College does not currently have a vaccination policy.
College Navigator provides information about schools which includes costs, financial aid, enrollment, and other information. Owens Community College information can be found on the U.S. Department of Education's College Navigator site.
The College Scorecard provides information about a college's affordability.
The Financial Aid Shopping Sheet provides a summary of a student's financial aid in a standardized format so that students may compare costs and financial aid at various colleges and universities. Students who have applied for financial aid can view their Shopping Sheet in Ozone by clicking on the Financial Aid link, then clicking on Shopping Sheet. Click here to view an example of the 2016-2017 Shopping Sheet for an independent student with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of zero.
The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau's Paying for College website provides information about paying for college and a tool to compare financial aid offers.
Information about the student body diversity is available at https://www.owens.edu/student_right/heoa-diversity.html.
The Owens Net Price Calculator is available at https://www.owens.edu/calculator/npcalc.htm.
For textbook information, please visit the Course schedule and find the student's registered courses Click on “Find Books” to be directed to the bookstore.
Please visit the financial aid website for information about book vouchers.
Voter registration information is available at MyOhioVote.com.
Per College policy, Owens is a drug free school. Information about Campus Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention and Education is available at the following locations:.
Additional information regarding sanctions, health risks, and assistance programs can be found in the Student Code of Conduct.
Participation rates, financial support and other information about athletic programs is available in the Equity in Athletics Disclosure.
The Student Right to Know Graduation Rates provides completion, graduation and transfer rate information regarding full-time students by gender, ethnic group, and Federal Pell Grant eligibility status.
Retention rates are available on the Student Right To Know web page.
The Department of Public Safety provides information regarding safety and security at Owens. Information provided on the website includes the following:
Information regarding gainful employment specific to federal aid eligible certificate programs can be found in the College Catalog.
Federal student loan information is reported to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS).
Federal student loan borrowers can complete Entrance Counseling at studentloans.gov.
Federal student loan borrowers can complete Exit Counseling at studentloans.gov.
Owens Community College does not have a preferred lender list or preferred lender arrangements.