Consumer Information


Student Right to Know

In compliance with federal regulations, Labette Community College provides prospective and current students with information regarding academics, financial assistance, graduation rates, security and crime statistics, athletic program participation rates and our institution.

For copies of any of the following material, please contact Kathy Johnston, Dean of Enrollment Management at kathyj@labette.edu or 620-820-1274, Cindy Dyson, Assistant Registrar at cindyd@labette.edu or 620-820-121244 or Rhonda Baker at rhondab@labette.edu or 620-820-1219.


General Institutional Information

Constitution Day
Section 111 requires Constitution Day be held on September 17 of each year, commemorating the September 17, 1787 signing of the Constitution.  However, when September 17 falls on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday, Constitution Day shall be held during the preceding or following week.  The LCC Library makes a display regarding the Constitution and provides this information for student review for a week. 


Campus Security and Crime Statistics

Statistics and campus crime/security information is posted in compliance with the Student Right to Know and the Crime awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990. 


Athletics Statistic and Reports

LCC is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and belongs to the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC).  The KJCCC is widely recognized as one of the most competitive in the nation. 


Financial Assistance Information

Student Rights and Responsibilities for Financial Aid – explains:

  • Federal, State, local, private and institutional student financial assistance programs
  • Need-based and non-need-based federal financial aid available to students
  • Terms and conditions under which students receive Federal Direct Loans
  • Procedures and forms by which student apply for assistance
  • Criteria for selecting recipients
  • Criteria for determining the amount of a student’s award
  • Criteria for continued student eligibility under each program
  • Standards which the student must maintain in order to be considered to be making satisfactory progress in his or her course of student for the purpose of receiving financial assistance
  • Criteria by which the student who has failed to maintain satisfactory progress may re-establish his or her eligibility for financial assistance
    Methods by which financial assistance disbursements will be made to the student and the frequency of those
  • disbursements
  • Terms of any loan received by a student as part of the student’s financial assistance package, a sample loan repayment schedule for sample loans and the necessity for repaying loans
  • General conditions and terms applicable to any employment provided to a student as part of the student’s financial assistance package
  • Exit counseling information the school provides and collects as required by 34 CFR 685.304 for borrowers under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Student Loan Program.
  • Return of Title IV funds

FERPA – Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

This law protects the privacy of a student’s educational records.

Schools may disclose, without consent, "directory" information such as a student's name, address, telephone number, date and place of birth, honors and awards, and dates of attendance. However, schools must tell parents and eligible students about directory information and allow parents and eligible students a reasonable amount of time to request that the school not disclose directory information about them. Schools must notify parents and eligible students annually of their rights under FERPA. The actual means of notification (special letter, inclusion in a PTA bulletin, student handbook, or newspaper article) is left to the discretion of each school.

LCC Directory Information:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Current telephone number  
  • Current enrollment status  
  • Activity/Athletic Program Information 
  • Photograph
  • Degrees & awards received
  • Dates of attendance
  • Date of graduation
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Concentration
  • Previous institution most recently attended

For more information please go to the FERPA Website


State Complaint Process

  • Consumer protection and/or fraud complaints may be filed with the Kansas Attorney General's office.
  • Discrimination complaints may be filed with the Kansas Human Rights Commission.
  • Complaints regarding State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) courses delivered by SARA member community colleges may be filed by students enrolled in those courses with the Kansas Board of Regents office.
  • Kansas Community Colleges are regionally accredited by the North Central Association of the Higher Learning Commission on Colleges and Universities (NCAHLC). Complaints regarding an institution's ongoing ability to meet the Criteria of Accreditation may be filed by following the guidelines at https://www.hlcommission.org/HLC-Institutions/complaints.html.

 

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