Policies & Consumer Information
Consumer Information & Accreditation
The Federal Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) includes a variety of federal reporting and disclosure requirements. This page provides clear links to all of this required information.
- Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (Clery Act)
- Athletics Equity Data (participation rates and financial support)
- Emergency Preparedness
- Institutional Equity and Non-discrimination (Title IX)
- Privacy of Student Records Policy (FERPA)
- Academic Programs & Facilities
- Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution and Programs
- Undergraduate Catalogs and Courses
- Graduate Catalogs and Courses
- Faculty & Staff Directory
- Traditional Transfer Admission Process
- UMary Online Transfer Admission Process
- Transferring Credits
- Many of the University of Mary's programs offer rolling admissions, but some have specific application deadlines. Students who do not complete their application by the set deadline may apply as non-degree seeking students. However, students who take courses under the non-degree seeking status are not guaranteed placement into a degree-seeking program and must adhere to degree-seeking admission requirements.
Withdraw, Refund, and Return of Aid Policies
- Drops and Withdrawals
- Changes in Enrollment
- Withdrawing from the University
- Tuition & Costs
- Refund Policy
- Payment Deadlines
- Financial Withdrawal Reduction and Return of Title-IV Aid Policy
- Athletic Equity Data (This federal site provides data on each college’s men’s and women’s team participation, coaching staff, revenues, expenses, etc.)
- Applying for Aid
- Available Aid Programs (Federal, State, and Institutional)
- Federal Aid Eligibility Requirements
- Federal Financial Aid Penalties and Drug Law Violations
- Institutional Code of Conduct for Education Loans
- Mary also adheres to the NASFAA (National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators) Code of Conduct.
- How Are Financial Aid Need and Awards Determined?
- Financial Aid Glossary
Student Loan Information
- Terms & Conditions for Federal Title IV Loan Programs
- Entrance Counseling & Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers
- Mary does not have a preferred lender list or any preferred lender arrangements. Students are free to borrow from any lender of their choosing. A sample of the most commonly used lenders selected by Mary students is available here.
Health and Safety
- Substance Abuse Policies & Procedures
- Information on the UMary Alcohol Education Course can be obtained from the Office of Student Development.
- Immunization Policies
- Campus Safety and Security
- Campus Crime Prevention and Reporting
- Crime Stats
- Fire Safety Policies
- Fire Statistics – Available Upon Request from the Office of Campus Safety & Security
- Sexual Violence Prevention & Resources
Policies and Procedures
- Academic Policies and Procedures
- Other Policies, Procedures, & Guidelines Affecting Students
- Copyright Infringement Policy
- Acceptable Use Policies for Information Technology
Privacy of Student Records Policy: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Student Outcomes and Diversity
- Current Diversity Profile Based on Gender, Race, and Ethnicity
- See “Enrollment” for gender, race, and ethnicity data.
- See “Financial Aid” for Pell Grant recipient data.
Retention and Graduation Rates (Student Right-to-Know Act)
- For summary data, see the Mary data at the National Center for Education Statistics.
- For more detailed data on full-time freshmen, visit Retention and Graduation Rates.
- For placement rate data, review our First Destination Survey Highlights. (This survey summarizes students' post-graduation employment status and graduate school plans).
- Career and Job Placement Services
- Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities
- Student Activities
Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions/Computer Use and File Sharing
If you have questions about any of these topics, it is usually best to follow the links above, and then to use the “Contact Us” links from that page. If you need further assistance, please contact the staff of the Financial Aid Office or University Admissions. (Admission’s contact information is on the bottom of each Admission page).
For any questions regarding the Consumer Information & Accreditation page please contact: