In accordance with the federal regulations set forth the by The Higher Education Act of 1965 (amended in 1998), educational institutions are required to disclose specific consumer information about the school and the availability of student financial aid to prospective and continuing students. The following is a detailed list of consumer information and references to additional details and/or reports.
Academic Programs- Programs of
study available at Alvernia University.
Accreditation Information- Alvernia is an accredited institution.
Computer Use and File Sharing- Alvernia's current policy for computer use and file sharing.
Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions- Alvernia's copyright infringement policy.
Instructional Facilities and Labs-Campus maps are available with information and photos of campus facilities.
Instructional Personnel- A list of our current professors, faculty, and staff.
Refund Policy- Information regarding tuition adjustments based on drops/withdrawals/refunds of credit balance.
Services for Disabled Students- Alvernia University offers services for students with disabilities.
Student Activities- Student clubs and organizations, including SGA and CAB as well as other campus happenings.
Transfer of Credit Policies and Articulation Agreement Programs- Alvernia has an articulation agreement or transfer partnership with various colleges.
Textbook Information- Visit the online bookstore to place orders for your textbooks, you can pick them up or have them delivered to your home.
Financial Aid Information
Applying for Aid- Applying for financial aid is easy at Alvernia. We encourage you to apply, even if you feel you may not be eligible for assistance. Pennsylvania residents should file the FAFSA before the May 1 state grant deadline. Be sure to list Alvernia University as one of the schools that will receive your information. Our school code is 003233.
Available Aid Programs-
Alvernia University offers a program of financial assistance that
includes grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study opportunities.
Determination of Eligibility- Financial aid eligibility differs depending upon the degree program in which you are enrolling. Minimum requirements are broken down by degree program.
Terms and Conditions of Student Employment- There are many types of student employment available at Alvernia – Federal Work Study, Intitutional Work Study, PA state work study and the Facilities Student Partnership Program.
Tuition and Fees- A current break down of tuition and fees by degree.
Health and Safety
Illegal Drug and Substances Policy- Click to see the student handbook to view Alvernia's drug and substance policy on page 63.
Vaccination Policies- Download a medical history form for your physician to complete. It is required that every student have a medical history form on file before the start of classes.
Emergency Guidelines and Procedures- Click to download Alvernia's emergency guidelines and procedures.
Confidentiality of Student Records- Download the current Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.
Job Placement for Graduates- The career services office is staffed by career development professionals, here to assist students and alumni in all phases of occupational exploration, career planning, and job seeking.