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Consumer Information - Morris

This information is provided according to federal requirements set forth in the Higher Education Act.


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State regulations require we inform students that criminal offenses may limit employment possibilities in specific careers and occupations. If you are in this situation, investigate with your adviser any restrictions you may face in your field of study.

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Complaint process for students in online and distance courses

Students participating in online and distance education courses should follow the outlined complaint process after all internal avenues of conflict resolution have been exhausted.

Online courses for non-Minnesota residents

If you are not a resident of Minnesota and you are taking an online course leading to professional licensure, check with the appropriate licensing board in your state to verify that the course meets requirements for licensure for your state.

Program Review and Accreditation

Accreditation is a process of reviewing the quality of higher education institutions. 

Disability Resource Center

Facilities and services for students with disabilities

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

The University of Minnesota is envisioned as a community free from prejudice, discrimination, hatred, and ignorance-an intellectually and culturally vibrant place of learning and leadership where all individuals are valued, respected, and unobstructed in their pursuit of excellence in their work and scholarship. 

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

As a University student, you are required to give certain information in order that the University may make reasonable judgments about you, provide services, and give informed advice regarding courses to be followed. Such personal data and information may become part of your University student education record. You may make the justifiable assumption that the University, as custodian of this data, will preserve the data’s private nature. By requiring or requesting such information, the University gives assurance that the information will be protected against improper disclosure and only those within the institution who have a legitimate need-to-know will have access to this information. All student information is stored in decentralized locations.

Please be aware that some of your student record is public information, such as your name, address, email address, and telephone number(s); dates of enrollment and enrollment status (full time, part time, not enrolled, withdrawn, and withdrawal date); college and class, major, adviser, academic awards and honors received; and degrees earned. If you are currently enrolled, you may prevent the release of your public information through MyU.

You may also choose to allow access to your student record information to third parties (e.g., parent, spouse) through MyU. 

Read more about the University’s guidelines and practices related to student records privacy.

Office of Institutional Research

The Office of Institutional Research (OIR) at the University of Minnesota, Morris provides statistical information about the Morris campus in support of internal planning and decision making, assessment, external reporting, accreditation, and program review.

Admissions

For specific information about admissions requirements, please contact the Office of Admissions directly. 

Enrollment

You are encouraged to maintain the same number of credits throughout the semester. In the event that you must reduce your credit load, the University has an established refund schedule for tuition and fees. 

University Student Account

Your student account is used to view a summary of all financial transactions such as tuition, fees, on-campus room and board and other campus charges. Every university student has a student account. Students can pay online through MyU for a convenient, secure payment. It is the student’s responsibility to understand the billing due dates and payment options. Students must also be aware of the consequences of nonpayment.

Transfer Credit Policy

Transfer coursework is reviewed by the Office of the Registrar. Prospective students should submit official transcripts to the Office of Admissions.

One Stop Student Services

For information about financial aid, student records, student accounts, student employment, veteran services, and general institutional issues.

Rights and responsibilities of aid recipients

Rights

  • Be informed about financial aid application procedures, cost of attendance, aid available, and renewal requirements
  • Confidential protection of your financial aid records, i.e., the contents of your financial aid file are maintained in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Appeal decisions made by the financial aid staff at the University of Minnesota, Morris (a written appeal must be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid)

Responsibilities

  • Complete applications correctly and on time
  • Read and understand all materials sent to you from the Office of Financial Aid and other financial aid agencies
  • Keep copies of all forms and materials submitted
  • Know and comply with the rules governing your aid programs
  • Comply with the provisions of any promissory note and all other agreements you sign
  • Register for the number of credit hours required and maintain satisfactory academic progress
  • Request personal assistance, if you have questions or don’t understand the information provided to you

Applying for financial aid

To be considered for aid, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), available online each year for the upcoming academic year that begins in the upcoming fall term. Applying online is faster and more accurate than submitting a paper application. However, you may request a paper application at the FAFSA Website if you prefer to complete a paper form. Be sure to include the University’s Federal School Code of 002389 to release your information to the University of Minnesota, Morris. 

The cost of attendance (COA) at the University of Minnesota, Morris includes, but is not limited to: tuition and required fees, room and board, books and supplies, transportation, and miscellaneous expenses. 

Expected family contribution

Your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is a figure determined by the results of your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).Your financial need is the difference between our estimates of your cost of attending the University and the amount the federal and state governments expect you and your family to contribute to those costs, e.g., your expected family contribution (EFC). Your total EFC is calculated using a federal needs analysis formula and is based on income and other data you report on the FAFSA, including your own savings and employment income.

Cost of attendance minus (–) expected family contribution = financial need

Need-based financial aid

If you have financial need, you will be offered financial aid to meet that need. The aid offered may be any combination of grants, loans, scholarships, or work-study jobs. If you are awarded financial aid, in particular student loans, accept only the amount necessary to meet your expenses.

  • Grants
  • Scholarships
  • Student Employment
  • Loans

Net Price Calculator

This calculator is designed to give you an estimation of the need-based financial aid you might qualify for if you were a college freshman attending the University of Minnesota, Morris full-time in the academic year indicated. 

Financial aid satisfactory academic progress

Financial aid satisfactory academic progress (SAP) and your academic performance are reviewed to ensure that you are making progress toward graduation. Your financial aid eligibility is based on standards that are established, published, and applied by the Office of Financial Aid, as required by the U. S. Department of Education. 

Financial Aid Shopping Sheet

The Financial Aid Shopping Sheet is designed to simplify the information that prospective students receive about costs and financial aid. An individualized shopping sheet is available to all students through MyU.

Return of financial aid after withdrawal

Be aware that changes in your enrollment may require you to return all or a portion of the financial aid disbursed to you. If you received a credit balance check or direct deposit earlier in the semester, you may be required to return a portion of those funds to the financial aid programs from which the aid was received. This portion represents funds that were intended to pay education-related expenses through the end of the semester. The amount to be returned to the University will be calculated from the date on which you officially withdrew.

    • Repayment of Financial Aid
    • Federal Title IV Funds
    • State of Minnesota Funds
    • University of Minnesota, Morris Funds
    • Withdrawal

University of Minnesota code of conduct for financial aid professionals

As required by law, the University publishes its code of conduct for officials responsible for Title IV financial aid programs. 

Exit counseling

Exit counseling sessions are required of all borrowers of federal and University-administered student loan programs. 

One Stop Student Services

For information about financial aid, student records, student accounts, student employment, and veteran services.

Campus Security Act (Clery Act)

Statistical reporting of campus crime 

Morris Campus Police

University of Minnesota, Morris Campus Police (UMMPD) serves the Morris campus and is responsible for all property owned by the University of Minnesota, Morris. Campus Police is committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment for Morris students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Campus Police provides proactive patrol, crime prevention and safety programs including personal safety, safe escort services, investigations, parking and law enforcement, building access and security, and emergency services. 

Fire safety in University Housing

This report summarizes each facility’s fire safety system and fire drills held.

Drug-free schools/workplace

Drug use, trafficking, and possession are violations of the established University Board of Regents Policy regarding Student Conduct Code. In compliance with the federal regulations on drug free schools, the University has the following policy and listing of resources for faculty and staff.

Immunization requirements

Minnesota law requires all students born after December 31, 1956, who enroll in a Minnesota college or university to be immunized against certain medical conditions. 

Student Conduct Code

All students at the University are bound by the Student Conduct Code. It is the policy of the University of Minnesota (University) that certain minimum standards of conduct are necessary to safeguard the rights, opportunities, and welfare of students, faculty, staff, and guests of the University community and to assure protection of the interests of the University as it seeks to carry out its mission. The University requires a community free from violence, threats, and intimidation; protective of free inquiry; respectful of the rights of others; open to change; supportive of democratic and lawful procedures; and dedicated to a rational and orderly approach to the resolution of conflict.

Digital copyright compliance information

Federal and University policies related to the illegal sharing or distribution of copyrighted materials.