Platt College is dedicated to academic excellence, personal and professional ethics, integrity, and growth in an environment of mutual respect and diversity that meets the needs of a changing global environment.
Statement of Mission
Platt College prepares students for professional nursing practice.
At Platt College, we place high value on:
- Platt College embraces diversity in cultural backgrounds, personal characteristics and recognizes the free expression of ideas, opinions, and differences in people, and respects the rights of students, faculty, and staff.
Excellence in the Learning Process
- Platt College values the role that faculty play in individualizing instruction, encouraging critical thinking, stimulating creativity, and in providing student-centered academic instruction and information literacy.
Ethics and Integrity
- Platt College promotes a strong work ethic and places fairness, objectivity, honesty, and accountability at the forefront of its policies and procedures in all aspects of the College.
- Platt College is committed to intellectual and personal growth of students, faculty, and staff.
- Platt College is committed to being a caring campus community of students, faculty, and staff to work collaboratively to foster leadership and development.
Limitations and Reservations
Platt College reserves the right to make changes as required in course offerings, curricula, academic policies, and other rules and regulations affecting students. These changes will govern current and formerly enrolled students and will become effective whenever determined by the College. Enrollment of all students is subject to these conditions.
The course offerings and requirements of the College are continually under examination and revision. This catalog presents course offerings and requirements in effect at the time of publication but does not guarantee that they will not be changed or revoked. However, adequate and reasonable notice will be given to students affected by any changes. This catalog is not intended to state contractual terms and does not constitute a contract between the student and the College.
Platt College provides the opportunity for students to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from faculty who meet the academic and professional preparation criteria required by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, and the Colorado Board of Nursing. The College does not warrant that any student who completes the nursing program will be able to successfully sit for, pass, or complete the NCLEX for licensure. While the program prepares students for a bachelor of science in nursing, the student has the responsibility of successfully passing the NCLEX in order to receive licensure.
In order to be current in nursing science, Platt College maintains the right to revise, at any time, and without prior notice, the programs of study, courses, hours, academic calendars, policies, faculty, regulations, or tuition and fees as circumstances may require. In no case will the tuition and fees be greater than the contract amount for the academic year.
Students will be notified in an addendum as changes, additions, or deletions occur to the current catalog, college policies, and curricula. Current information about offerings and requirements are available in the Admissions Office.
Diversity Mission Statement
Our purpose at Platt College is to foster and promote an inclusive environment. We are committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty, staff and students from varied backgrounds. We are committed to encouraging faculty, staff and students to cultivate an environment of diversity and inclusion, which are essential for strengthening our core values, our holistic awareness and our success in embracing everyone.
Platt College complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, related Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and all civil rights laws of the State of Colorado. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment and admission shall be extended to all persons, and the institution shall promote equal opportunity and treatment through a positive and continuing Affirmative Action Program.
Platt College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer related or genetic characteristics), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services in educational and employment opportunities, and is committed to the education of a non-racially identifiable student body.
Platt College recognizes and supports the standards set forth in Section 504 of the Rehabilitations Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, which are designed to prevent discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities. In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, students are encouraged to contact the designated Platt College ADA Coordinator located in the Academic Support and Career Services Department at the beginning of their program for possible assistance with accommodations. Individuals are responsible for voluntarily and confidentially disclosing a disability and providing appropriate documentation regarding the nature and extent of a disability and the individual’s functional limitations. Documentation need only discuss a disability or limitation that pertains to the reasonable modification(s) being requested. Platt College cannot make reasonable modifications that are unduly burdensome or that fundamentally alter the nature of the College’s programs. Medical documentation of disabilities and requested reasonable modifications must be presented in writing according to Policy 03:05:00 ADA.
Platt College is committed to equal access and participation for all persons, including those with disabilities, in employment, academics and other programs sponsored by Platt College. The Academic Support and Career Services Coordinator currently serves as the designated Platt College ADA Coordinator, and assists the College community to create and maintain a welcoming, accessible environment for perspective students, students and employees with disabilities.
*Accommodations that are deemed to be “unduly burdensome”, are usually decided by policy, curriculum, or finances. However, Platt College will work towards reasonably accommodating each individual.