Student Consumer Information

This page has been created to fulfill North Country Community College’s compliance with the disclosure requirements under Title IV, Title IX and the Clery Act. Below is a list of disclosure requirements, and links to pages that contain the actual information required.

Title IV Compliance
The Director of Financial Aid at North Country Community College is responsible for ensuring institutional compliance with Title IV regulations.

Contact the Director of Financial Aid at:
23 Santanoni Ave.
PO Box 89
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
518-891-2915

Important Links:
1. Federal Student Financial Aid information can be found through the U.S. Department of Education, and their Financial Aid Resources link can be found here.
2. North Country Community College’s Financial Aid information can be found here.
3. Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Federal Financial Aid can be found here.
4. Notice to All Students on Drug Use and Ineligibility for Federal Financial Aid can be found here.
5. Tuition and Fees at North Country Community College can be found here.
6. Refund Schedule can be found here.
7. Change of enrollment information can be found here.
8. Information on Student Record privacy and FERPA can be found here.
9. Recommended Financial Aid Exit Counseling steps are shown here.

Code of Conduct – We are members of NASFAA and as members follow their ethics and code of conduct.  This information can be found at https://www.nasfaa.org/Ethics_Values

Preferred Lender List – We do not have a Preferred Lender List

Preferred Lender Arrangement – We do not engage in an Preferred Lender Arrangements.

Contact information for FERPA and Student Records issues is:
Registrar
23 Santanoni Ave.
PO Box 89
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
518-891-2915 ext. 1689

10. Academic Program information can be found here.
11. Transfer information can be found here.
12. Contact information for Transfer Process at North Country Community College is:
Office of Campus & Student Life — 518-891-2915 ext. 1205
13. Accommodative Support Services for Students information can be found here.
14. Contact information for Accommodative Services for Students is:
Cammy Sheridan

csheridan@nccc.edu 518-891-2915 ext.1271

Title IX Compliance
North Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, gender identity arrest record, veteran or marital status in its education programs or activities, including employment and admissions. The Human Resources Specialist title is the designated Title IX Coordinator for matters related to the application of Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendment and its respective regulations. Individuals with questions or concerns about Title IX, and/or those who wish to file a complaint of non-compliance (regardless of whether it’s against a student, staff, faculty, visitor, or otherwise) may contact the College’s Title IX Coordinator:
Tara Smith, Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator–email: titleixcoordinator@nccc.edu or tara.smith@nccc.edu; 518-891-2915 ext. 1209

Individuals who wish to file a complaint of non-compliance against the Human Resources Department may contact Robert Farmer, Vice President for Administration/CFO at rfarmer@nccc.edu or 518-891-2915 ext. 1264

For matters impacting Athletic Compliance for Title IX contact:

Chad LaDue, Athletic Director
email: cladue@nccc.edu; 518-891-2915 ext. 1323

The Office for Civil Rights can be contacted at the following:
Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education
75 Park Place, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10007-2146

Important Links:
1. Link to the Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement can be found here.
2. Link to the Policy Against Harassment and Discrimination/Bias can be found here.
3. Link to the Policy Against Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment can be found here.
4. Link to a summary of What To Do If You’ve Been Sexually Assaulted can be found here.
5. Link to the Policy on Partner Violence and Stalking can be found here.
6. Link to the North Country Community College Code of Student Conduct can be found here.

Clery Compliance
The Director of Campus & Student Life  maintains all student and campus judicial and behavior files and is responsible for preparing the annual report and disclosure of campus crime statistics. The Director of Campus and Student Life is also responsible for producing the annual Security Report.
Important links:
1. To report a violent crime click here. To report any non-violent crimes, file an Incident Report.

Reporting a Crime or Missing Person
Contact the Office of Campus and Student Life at 518-891-2915 ext. 1205 or Campus Safety (Saranac Lake: 518-368-8945; Malone: 215-378-9100). Any suspicious activity should be reported. Those who report Clery Act violations are protected under the College’s non-retaliation policy. Anonymous reporting of sexual violence, click here.
1. Emergency Response link here.
2. Missing Persons Policy here.
3. Annual Security Report link here.
4. New York State Sex Offender Registry http://www.criminaljustice.ny.gov/nsor/

Health Immunization Requirements
1. Immunization Requirements for Students link here.
2. Contact information for Immunization Policy: Office of Campus  and Student Life  ; 518-891-2915 ext. 1204

Higher Education Reauthorization Act Compliance Summary
1. Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid information can be found here.
2. Contact information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid information can be found here.
3. Definition of Estimated Financial Assistance Calculations can be found here.
4. General Institutional Information-This section provides information about the institution and compliance with specific regulations
a. Privacy of Student Records – Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) can be found here.
b. Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities can be found here.
c. Student Diversity information, in the form of full time student demographic information, can be found here.
d. The price of attendance can be found here.
e. The Net Price Calculator can be found here.
f. Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Federal Financial Aid can be found here.
g. Textbook Information can be found here.
h. Information on our Educational Program can be found here.
i. Plans for Improving the Educational Program can be found here.
j. Information on our Instructional Facilities can be found here.
k. Information on our Faculty can be found here.
l. Transfer of Credit Policies can be found here.
m. Articulation Agreements can be found here.
n. Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution and Programs information can be found here. Information pertaining to the Licensure for our Nursing Program can be found here.
o. Copyright Infringement – Policies and Sanctions can be found here.
p. Computer Usage and File Sharing Policy information can be found here.
q. Student Activities information can be found here.
r. Information on Career and Job Placement Services can be found here.
5. Student Financial Assistance Summary
a. Information Summarizing Assistance Available from Federal, State, Local, and Institutional programs can be found here.
b. Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations can be found here.
c. Student Loan Information
i. Information Pertaining to Initial Loan Counseling for Student Borrowers can be found here.
ii. Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers information can be found here.
iii. Institutional Code of Conduct for Education Loans (not applicable as a direct lending institution, information which can be found here.
v. Preferred Lender Lists (not applicable as a direct lending institution, information which can be found here.
vi. Preferred Lender Arrangement (not applicable as a direct lending institution, information which can be found here.
6. Health and Safety Summary
a. Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program can be found here.
b. Information Pertaining to our Vaccination Policies can be found here.
c. Information Pertaining to our Campus Security Policies can be found here.
d. Information Pertaining to our Crime Statistics and Crime Log can be found here.
e. Information Pertaining to our Fire Safety Policies can be found here.
f. Information Pertaining to our Fire Statistics and Fire Log can be found here.
7. Student Outcome Information Summary
a. Retention Rates can be found here.
b. Graduation Rates can be found here.
c. Transfer Out Rates can be found here.
d. Job Placement and Job Placement Rates data can be found here.
e. Student Body Diversity Rates can be found here.
8. Equity in Athletics: Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates can be found here.
9. Voter Registration information can be found here.