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.
Northern Wyoming Community College District is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Nursing Program is accredited by the National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission and the Dental Hygiene Program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
We, the campus police department, exist to serve all people within our campus with respect, fairness and compassion. 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.
To fulfill its mission, the campus police are dedicated to providing a quality work environment and the development of its members through effective training and leadership.
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.
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.
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.
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.