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ACADEMIC PROGRAMS OFFERED
Parkland College Website: www.parkland.edu/academics/programs-majors/

DROP/WITHDRAWAL PROCEDURES
Parkland College Website: www.parkland.edu/admissions/withdrawal.aspx

TUITION AND FEES COSTS
Parkland College Website: www.parkland.edu/admissions/payingForCollege/tuition-fees.aspx

ACCREDITATION
Parkland College is accredited by the North Central Association of Schools, Higher Learning Commission, 30 N. La Salle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, 800-621-7440 www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/
Parkland College Website: http://www.parkland.edu/about/accreditation.aspx

ALCOHOL & DRUG POLICY
Parkland College Website Student Policies and Procedures Manual:  www.parkland.edu/Media/Website%20Resources/PDF/StudentPolicy/Student%20Policies%20and%20Procedures.pdf#page=13&zoom=100,0,600
Consequences of Drug Conviction While Receiving Federal Student Aid
If you have been convicted of possessing or selling illegal drugs you may not be eligible to receive federal student aid. You may be able to regain your eligibility by:
- Completing an acceptable drug rehabilitation program or
- Passing two unannounced drug tests administered by an acceptable drug rehabilitation program
Even if you are not eligible for federal student aid, you may still be eligible for aid from your state or college.

ATHLETICS
Parkland College Website: www.parkland.edu/athletics
Teams in the Parkland College Athletic Department are governed by the rules and guidelines of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and the Mid-West Athletic Conference (M-WAC).
  • Academic advising
  • Career and transfer planning
  • Personal counseling – including personal crisis or emergency

DISABILITY SERVICES
Parkland College Website: www.parkland.edu/resources/disabilityservices

  • Academic accommodations
  • Technical resources

FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT (FERPA)
Parkland College Website: www.parkland.edu/about/ferpa.aspx

FINANCIAL AID and VETERAN SERVICES
Parkland College online catalog: http://www.parkland.edu/Media/Website%20Resources/PDF/catalog/catalog%202012-13.pdf#page=28

  • Types of need- and non-need based federal financial aid available at Parkland College
  • Types of need- and non-need based state and local aid, school aid programs and other private programs
  • How financial aid eligibility is determined
  • Rights and Responsibilities of students receiving institutional aid at Parkland
  • Rights and Responsibilities of students receiving federal aid at Parkland
  • Criteria for measuring Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) and how student who has failed to maintain SAP may reestablish eligibility for federal aid.
  • Summary of requirements for Return of Title IV funds if a student withdraws from classes

Parkland College Website: www.parkland.edu/studentservices/financialaid

  • How to apply for financial aid
  • How Parkland College distributes aid among students
  • How and when federal funds are disbursed
  • How and when institutional grants and scholarships are disbursed

Individual State Financial Aid programs: Illinois Student Assistance Commission web site: www.isac.org/

GRADUATE CHARACTERISTICS
http://www.parkland.edu/Media/Website%20Resources/PDF/ip/Graduation Rates and Char 3.pdf

  • Graduation Rates for Fall 2008 Cohort Graduating in 150% Completion Time
  • FY2012 Graduate Characteristics

PAYING FOR COLLEGE
Parkland College Website: www.parkland.edu/admissions/payingforcollege 

PLACEMENT INFORMATION
Occupational Follow-Up Survey
Parkland College Website: www.parkland.edu/Media/Website%20Resources/PDF/about/IAR%20docs/Student%20Occupational%20Follow-Up%202009-2010.pdf


Transfer Program Graduate Follow-Up Survey
Parkland Colllege Website: http://www.parkland.edu/Media/Website%20Resources/PDF/about/IAR%20docs/Student%20Transfer%20Follow-Up%202009-2010.pdf

PUBLIC SAFETY
Parkland College Website: www.parkland.edu/police

  • Crime prevention programs
  • Crime statistics
  • Parking regulations
  • Services to the public
 

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