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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, or contact the Student Service Center.

Academics
Academic Programs
Accreditation and Approval
Transfer Credit

Completion and Employment
Completion, Graduation and Transfer Rates
Completion, Graduation and Transfer Rates for Student Athletes
Employment of Graduates
Retention Rate

Books
Book vouchers
Textbooks

Campus Information
Campus Safety
College Navigator
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention
Equity in Athletics Disclosure
Responsible Computing
Services for students with disabilities
Student Body Diversity
Student Records and FERPA
Vaccinations
Voter Registration

College Costs and Financial Aid
CARES Act and Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund
Code of Conduct for Education Loans
College Costs
College Financing Plan
College Scorecard
Credit Balance Refunds
Entrance Counseling for Student Loan Borrowers
Exit Counseling for Student Loan Borrowers
Financial Aid
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
Net Price Calculator
Paying for College
Preferred Lender List / Preferred Lender Arrangements
State Grant Assistance
Withdrawals, Refunds, and Return of Title IV Funds

Academic Programs

The Owens catalog provides information about available academic programs.

Read our faculty credentials.

Read information regarding the complaint procedure for out-of-state online students.

Accreditation and Approval

Please visit the Academic Affairs website for information about accreditation.

Transfer Credit

Information regarding transfer is available at our transfer webpage.
View our articulation agreements with other schools.

Completion, Graduation and Transfer Rates

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.

Completion, Graduation and Transfer Rates for Student Athletes

Completion, graduation and transfer-out rates for basketballbaseball, and other sports are available on the Student Right to Know webpage.

Employment of Graduates

Information about employment obtained by Owens graduates is available here.

Retention Rate

Retention rates are available on the Student Right To Know web page.

Book vouchers

Please visit the financial aid website for information about book vouchers.

Textbooks

For textbook information, please visit the Class Schedule Search and find the student’s registered courses. Click on “Find Books” to be directed to the bookstore.

The student can also access the online Follett bookstore.

Campus Safety

The Department of Public Safety provides information regarding safety and security at Owens. Information provided on the website includes the following:

All colleges report crime statistics to the U.S. Department of Education. This information is available at https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety/#/.

College Navigator

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.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

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.

Equity in Athletics Disclosure

Participation rates, financial support and other information about athletic programs is available in the Equity in Athletics Disclosure.

Responsible Computing

The Responsible Computing Policy provides information regarding acceptable computer use.

Unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, including unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing, is prohibited, may be subject civil and criminal liabilities, and is subject to the disciplinary actions listed in the Student Code of Conduct.  View legal alternatives for accessing copyrighted material.

Read information regarding unauthorized distribution of copyright material, unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing, and the penalties of violating federal copyright laws.

Services for students with disabilities

The Office of Disability Services website contains information about services and facilities available to students with disabilities.

Student Body Diversity

Visit our  Student Body Diversity page for more information.

Student Records and FERPA

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.

Vaccinations

Owens Community College does not currently have a vaccination policy.

Voter Registration

Voter registration information is available at MyOhioVote.com.

CARES Act and Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

Find information about the CARES Act at Owens.

Code of Conduct for Education Loans

Owens has a policy and procedure with respect to private education loans.

College Costs

Please visit the Tuition & Fees website for information about tuition, fees, and additional costs.

College Financing Plan

The College Financing Plan 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 College Financing Plan in Ozone by clicking on the Financial Aid link, then clicking on College Financing Plan. View an example of the College Financing Plan for an independent student with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of zero.

College Scorecard

The College Scorecard provides information about a college’s affordability.

Credit Balance Refunds

Credit balances are refunded to students based on their refund preference with BankMobile, who is the College’s contractor for refund processing. Review the contract between BankMobile Disbursements and Owens Community College.

Entrance Counseling for Student Loan Borrowers

Federal student loan borrowers can complete Entrance Counseling at StudentAid.gov.

Exit Counseling for Student Loan Borrowers

Federal student loan borrowers can complete Exit Counseling at StudentAid.gov.

Financial Aid

For assistance with financial aid questions, please contact the Student Service Center.

Owens offers a variety of financial aid programs to assist the student. Please refer to the links on the left for information about the types of aid available, terms and conditions, eligibility requirements, and disbursement information.

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

Federal student loan information is reported to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS). This information can be viewed by schools, lenders, and guarantors who are authorized users of NSLDS.

Net Price Calculator

The Owens Net Price Calculator can assist you with planning for college costs.

Paying for College

The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau’s Paying for College website provides information about paying for college and a tool to compare financial aid offers.

Preferred Lender List / Preferred Lender Arrangements

Owens Community College does not have a preferred lender list or preferred lender arrangements.

State Grant Assistance

Information about grants and scholarships available from the State of Ohio are listed on the Financial Aid website.

Withdrawals, Refunds, and Return of Title IV Funds

The Owens Board Policy manual contains the withdrawal policy and procedures.
Instructions for adding and dropping courses are available.

Information about refunds is available at our Payments and Refunds webpage.

Students receiving federal financial aid may be subject to the Return of Title IV Funds policy.