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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Consumer Information

Admissions Information

Prospective students interested in applying for admission to Antelope Valley College may obtain information about eligibility requirements, application filing periods and deadlines, and the application process by visiting Admissions and Records.

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Annual Security Report (Clery)

Annual Clery Reports can be obtained by contacting the Campus Police at (661) 722-6399 or by accessing the Campus Police website. The report includes statistics concerning crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the college and on public property within or immediately adjacent to the campus.

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Athletic Participation Rates and Financial Support Data

This disclosure provides information on the number and gender of students participating in the intercollegiate athletic competitions and on each team. Also included is the information on coaches, coach salaries, and the revenues and expenses associated with each sport. This can be found on the homepage of the Kinesiology division..

Questions? Please contact the Kinesiology Office at (661) 722-6300, extension 6440.

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College Navigator

The College Navigator, provided by the U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences, helps prospective students find the right college. The website allows users to refine their search and export results, build a list of schools and compare them, and save their session.  Interactive features include school location maps and cost calculators. Additional resources to prepare for college and careers are also provided.

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Copyright Infringement

The purpose of this document is to establish uniform policies and campus wide procedures that assure campus compliance with all state and federal laws applying to copyrighted material. This policy applies to all copyrighted materials that in any way use campus-computing resources, including unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing.

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Questions? Please contact Library Services at (661) 722-6300, extension 6533.

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Costs and Consumer Information

The following resources are provided to assist students and their families with calculating the likely costs of attendance:

The average net price of attending AVC —the total cost of attendance minus the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid—is available on the College Navigator website.

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Drug and Alcohol Prevention

This disclosure provides information on Antelope Valley College compliance with Title 34 C.F.R. 668.14 that requires notice to all students, faculty and employees concerning its drug and alcohol abuse prevention program.

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Questions? Please contact the Student Health Services at (661) 722-6300, extension 6683.

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Drug Violations and Consequences

Students with criminal convictions have limited eligibility for federal student aid. Please visit the Federal Student Aid website for more information.

Questions? Please contact the Financial Aid Office at (661) 722-6300, extension 6337.

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Emergency Management

Visit the Campus Police page for information regarding immediate emergency response and evacuation procedures.

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Faculty Personnel

The faculty members of Antelope Valley College are listed in the online college
Catalog
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Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

This disclosure informs students of their rights and the college's policies and procedures concerning access to and privacy of student educational records. Information on FERPA is published in the following locations:

Questions? Please contact the Office of the Vice President for Student Services (661) 722-6303.

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Financial Assistance

This disclosure provides information on all available federal, state, local, private, and institutional financial need-based and non-need-based assistance programs.

Financial Assistance Available to Students:

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Questions? Please contact the Financial Aid Office at (661) 722-6300, extension 6337.

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General Information Contacts

Each of the disclosures on this web page links to relevant offices that include contact information for additional specific information and paper copies upon request.

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Health Services for Students

The Care-A-Van provides health services to Antelope Valley College students, and we also provide educational information to our students via health related events held throughout the year.

Physical and mental health services are available for students as well as health education and prevention activities.  Students are required to pay the Student Health Services Fee except for religious reasons.  Students must come to the Student Development and College Activities office to complete the waiver each semester and term.

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Questions? Please contact the Student Health Services at (661) 722-6300, extension 6683.

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Identity Theft

This disclosure certifies that the AVC Financial Aid Office has systems to identify and resolve discrepancies in information received from different sources including the use of false identities. Suspected violators will be referred to the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Education.

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Institutional Information for Antelope Valley College

This disclosure provides general information related to Antelope Valley College including, but not limited to: cost of attendance, procedures to withdraw from school, refund policies, return of Title IV funds, academic programs, accrediting agencies, special services for disabled students, study abroad, and availability of employees responsible for the dissemination of this information. To request a paper copy of any disclosure, please contact the appropriate office(s) listed below.

The college Catalog, both the current and archived editions, is available online at http://www.avc.edu/information/catalog/

More specific information is available through the following web links or by calling (661) 722-6300 to connect to the desired department or office.

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Instructional Facilities

Current and prospective students and their parents can become familiar with the instructional, laboratory and physical facilities of Antelope Valley College by taking a campus tour.

You can schedule a tour by contacting the Information and Welcome Center at (661) 722-6300, extension 6331.

 

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Mission Statement

Antelope Valley College exists to enable students to realize their educational goals. For the full text, please see Mission, Values, and Vision.

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Required Reports: Completion/Graduation, Continuation/Retention, and Transfer-Out Rates

Several resources provide information on student completion/graduation rates, continuation/retention rates, and transfer-out rates:

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State Law Violation Complaint Procedure

Most complaints, grievances or disciplinary matters should be resolved at the campus level.  Therefore, you are encouraged to work through the campus complaint process to resolve any issues you have. This is the quickest and most successful way of resolving issues involving Antelope Valley College.

A detailed complaint policy is available in our Student Handbook.

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Textbook Information

The Marauder Bookstore website allows students to find information regarding course textbooks and materials.

Questions? Contact the Marauder Bookstore at (661) 722-6545.

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Title IX Statement

In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Antelope Valley College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in academic, educational, extracurricular, and athletic programs and activities. Title IX protects all people regardless of their gender or gender identity from sexual harassment and violence, which are forms of sex discrimination.

For more information, read our Non Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Policy.

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Transfer Course Information

Transferable courses are those designated for baccalaureate credit by the regionally accredited college or university offering the courses and accepted as such by the campus to which the applicant seeks admission. For transfer information, visit our Catalog's Transfer Information page.

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  • ASSIST at www.assist.org - Use ASSIST to see how course credits earned at one public California college or university can be applied when transferred to another. ASSIST is the official repository of articulation for California public colleges and universities.
  • Transfer Center

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Voter Registration

The Office of the Secretary of State and the college are committed to making voter information forms and online registration available.

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Withdrawal from the Institution

Students who find it necessary to cancel their registration or to withdraw from all classes after enrolling for any academic term are required to follow the college's official withdrawal procedures. Failure to follow formal college procedures may result in an obligation to pay tuition and other fees as well as the assignment of failing grades in all courses.

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