Student Right to Know
The Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act requires colleges and universities that administer federal Title IV produce statistics and/or information on the following subjects: (1) retention and graduation rates; (2) financial assistance available to students and requirements restrictions imposed on Title IV aid; (3) crime statistics on campus; (4) athletic program participation rates and financial support (not applicable at Platt College); and (5) other institutional information including: the cost of attendance, accreditation and academic program data, facilities and services available to disabled students, and withdrawal and refund policies.
Consumer information may be found in the College Catalog and through direct distribution to each individual. You have the right to receive this information in paper copy. Contact the office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs to receive paper copies of any of the information listed below.
On March 7, 2013, President Obama signed the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA) (Pub. Law 113-4) which, among other provisions, amedned section 485(f) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), otherwise known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). VAWA amended the Clery Act to require institutions to compile statistics for incidents of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking and to include certain policies, procedures, and programs pertaining to these incidents in their annual security reports (ASRs).
Platt College adheres to the VAWA of 2013 and includes annual security reports online to students, employees, prospective students, and the general public.
- Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA)
- Platt College Annual Security Reports
- The Jeanne Clery Act
- Information on the Basic Rights Guaranteed Victims of Sexual Assault including Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Sexual Assault, Sexual Respect at Platt College, and What to Do if You or Someone You Know Has Been Sexually Assaulted.
Missing Student Policy and Protocol
In compliance with the Federal Higher Education Opportunity Act, federal law, 20 U.S.C § 1092j, a student may identify an individual to be contacted by the college not later than twenty-four (24) hours after the time circumstances indicate that the student may be missing. The student should notify the emergency contact that he or she has been designated as an emergency contact. All enrolled students at the college, regardless of their living circumstances, should designate an emergency contact person. Every student has her/his own student account and may enter or change, under personal information/address, a designated emergency contact person at any time by updating their contact information. Students should update their personal information when applicable and are solely responsible for the accuracy of the information provided and updating the information when needed.
For more information about how to report a student missing, review Policy 03:21:00 Missing Student Policy and Protocol.