Consumer Information and Student Right-to-Know

Below you will find general consumer information for current students, prospective students and the general public.  In addition, the policies for the Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) set by the Board of Trustees, as well as corresponding procedures may be found here.

General Information

Northern Wyoming Community College District is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and the Dental Hygiene Program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Accreditation Information

Sheridan College Student Complaint Process

In support of our students and our commitment to providing a high-quality educational experience, Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) has established a process for registering a complaint. And in compliance with regulatory agencies, NWCCD tracks complaints so we may monitor quality of our service to students. Students have many avenues in which they may express concerns, including attempting to first resolve the issue with whomever the issue arose, if at all possible (this does not apply in cases of alleged sexual harassment, misconduct, or discrimination).  Students may submit concerns or complaints using My Voice on the HUB portal or may write or call the Office of Student Affairs directly, (307) 675-0123. More detail regarding NWCCD Student Complaint and Grievance Procedure NWCCD Procedure 5075.4.

Additional Resources

Wyoming Student Complaint Form

Distance Education Course Complaint Form

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Safety

We are committed to the prevention of crime and protection of life and property; the preservation of peace, order & safety; the enforcement of laws and ordinances; and the safeguarding of constitutional guarantees.

With service to the Students as our foundation, we are driven by goals to enhance the quality of life, investigating problems as well as incidents, seeking solutions and fostering a sense of security on our campus. We nurture trust by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics.

Our campus is dedicated to providing a quality work environment and the development of its members through effective training and leadership.

Campus Safety webpage

Equal Opportunity Education Act. Title IX is a federal civil rights law, enacted as a follow-up to the pass of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title IX forbids discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and prohibits gender discrimination in higher education.

Information about our commitment to Title IX

NWCCD Title IX – Know Your Rights Brochure

Report an Incident or Concern

Public Review of Trainings is all the trainings held at Northern Wyoming Community College District.

Review of Trainings

Financial

NWCCD Financial Aid Website
Students often graduate from NWCCD with little or no debt, so after graduation you can focus on your career goals instead of how to pay for your degree!

Student Financial Aid Assistance Programs & Eligibility
Federal financial aid programs at NWCCD includes the Pell Grant, Federal
Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Work-Study, Subsidized and Unsubsidized loans, as well as Parent Plus loans. See if you qualify.

Scholarships
NWCCD offers a variety of scholarships to assist students in achieving their educational goals.

Net Price Calculator
Please complete this calculator to assist you in the planning for the cost of attending Northern Wyoming Community College District.

Truth in Lending Act
The Truth in Lending Act (TILA) protects you against inaccurate and unfair credit billing and credit card practices. It requires lenders to provide you with loan cost information so that you can comparison shop for certain types of loans.

The Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) requires the Secretary of Education to collect information and provide Congress a report on financial and statistical information on men and women’s collegiate sports. As an institution that participates in a Student Financial Aid program, the Northern Wyoming Community College District participates in the collection of data.

EADA Annual Summary Report

Equity in Athletics Website

Students

Annual FERPA Notice

The Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their educational records.

FERPA DOE Site

It’s important that students understand their rights and responsibilities.  Series 5000 of our NWCCD policies and procedures addresses many issues associated with student services. The College Catalog is another excellent reference.

Student Appeal Packet
A Student Appeals process, as outlined by procedure 2005.11 is available to all students for appeals related to financial aid, operations of the college, academic standing, or student life. Appeals are generally requests for a change in a decision or action, such as an academic or financial aid suspension. Letters expressing discontent or concern fall within the District’s complaint process and are handled accordingly.

NOTE: This process does not apply to Title IX, conduct, residency, and grade appeals.

Student Outcomes

The Student Right-to-Know Act requires postsecondary educational institutions to report the percentage of first-time, full-time, degree or certificate-seeking students who graduate or transfer within 150 percent of the length of the program of study. Please refer to this web page for our graduation and transfer rates.

Graduation and Transfer Rate Information

Student Cohort Retention is a fall-to-fall measure of student persistence within the federally-defined cohort.

Student Cohort Retention Information

Enrollee success is defined as the total number of passing grades from credit classes divided by the total number of grades. An annual rate includes summer, fall, and spring.

Enrollee Success Rates Information

Wyoming Community College Commission (WCCC) develop performance benchmarks, outcome measures and other performance indicators which serve as the basis for annual reporting to the legislature and the governor. See report below.

PerformanceIndicatorReport.2020-2021 Final.