The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) requires that postsecondary institutions participating in federal student aid programs make certain disclosures to students. The following information is disclosed to you as a student at Everett Community College (EvCC) in compliance with federal law. For additional information, including requesting a paper copy of any materials, please call the appropriate office or visit the indicated websites.
Academic Programs and Accreditations
Information concerning EvCC’s current educational programs and course descriptions includes information about instructional, laboratory, and other physical facilities that relate to the academic programs, as well as faculty and other instructional personnel.
We invite you to view the EvCC Core Learning Outcomes, and program level outcomes are available on each department website.
Details about accreditation and related initiatives are regularly updated and published on the main website.
Policies and procedures related to academic governance and Faculty Senate are available through the Office of Instruction Services.
Alcohol and Other Drug Policy
The Drug Free Campus Policy outlines the College's current standards, and the Annual Security Report (Clery Report) provides information about alcohol and other drug health risks, drug alcohol laws and penalties, and campus alcohol and other drug education and counseling resources. Additional information specifically addressing student conduct related to alcohol and other drugs can be found in the EvCC Student Rights, Responsibilities & Policies.
Campus Security Policies, Crime Statistics and Crime Log
Information regarding public safety at EvCC is provided in the Annual Security Report. To obtain a paper copy of the Security Report or the crime log, contact EvCC’s Security Office at 425-388-9990.
EvCC makes available the statement advising the campus community about registered sex offenders on campus.
General consumer information can be found about Everett Community College using the National Center for Education Statistics College Navigator .
Copyright Infringement and Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Policies and Sanctions
The following links provide information about EvCC policies and sanctions related to copyright infringement and unauthorized data file sharing, including disciplinary action taken against students who engage in illegal downloading or unauthorized distribution of copyrighted materials using EvCC’s information technology systems. The information also includes a notice that informs students that unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material may subject the students to civil and criminal liabilities. A summary of the penalties for violation of federal copyright laws is also provided.
- Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy
- Acceptable Use Policy
- Compliance with Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) Copyright Requirements
Cost of Attendance
You can view the latest estimates concerning the cost of attending EvCC. These costs include tuition and fees, books and supplies, living expenses, transportation, and any additional costs for a program in which the student is enrolled or expresses an interest.
Students may use the Net Price calculator to estimate their cost of attendance. The estimates provided by this calculator apply to full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students only. These estimates do not represent a final determination, or actual award, of financial assistance or a final net price; they are only estimates based on price of attendance and financial aid provided to students in 2009-10. Price of attendance and financial aid availability change year to year. These estimates shall not be binding on the Secretary of Education, the institution of higher education, or the State. Please click here to access the Net Price calculator.
Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations
Federal law provides that a student who has been convicted of an offense under any federal or state law involving the possession or sale of a controlled substance during a period of enrollment for which the student was receiving financial aid shall not be eligible to receive any federal or institutional grant, loan, or work assistance. Use this link to access the separate, written notice of the penalties for drug violations provided to students upon enrollment.
The Financial Aid Office website includes information about need-based and non-need-based federal, state, local, private, and institutional financial assistance programs available to students; eligibility requirements and procedures for applying for aid; criteria for selecting recipients and determining amount of award; methods and frequency of disbursements of aid; financial aid terms and conditions, including terms applicable to employment provided as part of a financial aid package; rights and responsibilities of students receiving Title IV, HEA loans; the availability of financial aid for study abroad programs; how financial aid is handled when students withdraw; and whom to contact for questions regarding financial aid.
Graduation and Retention Rates (Student Right-to-Know Act)
Graduation data of degree-seeking, full-time undergraduate students and retention rate information for EvCC students is available at the IPEDS Data Center . General EvCC data is posted on the Institutional Research page.
Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data (Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act)
In compliance with the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act, information on men’s and women’s athletic programs at EvCC is available . A paper copy of the report may be obtained by contacting the EvCC Athletic Department at 425-388-9328.
Placement of Graduates
The Higher Education Act Gainful Employment and Graduation Rate Data is provided by the Office of Institutional Research.
Privacy of Student Records (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that gives students the right to review their education records, to request amendment of their records, to consent to disclosures of personally identifiable information, and to file complaints with the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information is available regarding student rights under FERPA in the Admission area of the EvCC site. If you have any questions about your rights under FERPA, please contact the Registrar at 425-388-9210.
Refund Policy, Requirements for Withdrawal, and Return of Title IV, HEA Financial Aid
If a student withdraws or drops a course, EvCC will adhere to its official College refund policy.
Services for Students with Disabilities
The Center for Disability Services (CDS) provides support services for students with documented disabilities.
Student Body Diversity
Information about student body diversity is located on the EvCC Data page and the number of undergraduate students who receive a Federal Pell Grant is available through the College Navigator site.
Textbook Information/Required Course Materials
Required textbooks and course material information is found on the EvCC Bookstore page. The site can be used to purchase or compare textbook prices.
Title IV Student Complaint Process
The Higher Education Act (HEA) prohibits an institution of higher education from engaging in a “substantial misrepresentation of the nature of its educational program, its financial charges, or the employability of its graduates.” 20 U.S.C. §1094(c)(3)(A). Further, each state must have “a process to review and appropriately act on complaints concerning the institution including enforcing applicable state laws.” 34 C.F.R. § 600.9.
The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) maintains a process to investigate complaints of this nature brought by community and technical college students in the state of Washington. For information, contact SBCTC Student Services, PO Box 42495, Olympia, WA 98504-2495, firstname.lastname@example.org, 360-704-4315 or visit sbctc.edu.
EvCC offers programs that may have vaccination requirements, depending on each program of study. Please refer to the program requirements for information. EvCC does not have a requirement of vaccination for all students.
EvCC readmits veterans who left college in order to perform military service according to the Veterans' Readmission Process.
Information on voting in local, state, and federal elections, including registration procedures are found on the Washington Secretary of State website.