The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) requires that postsecondary institutions participating in federal student aid programs make certain disclosures to students. The following information is disclosed to you as a student at Missouri Western State University (MWSU) in compliance with federal law.

For additional information, including requesting a paper copy of any materials, please call the appropriate office or visit the indicated webpages.

Academic Programs and Accreditation

Accreditation (institutional and program)

Office of the Provost
Phone: (816) 271-4364
Email: provost@missouriwestern.edu
Undergraduate: catalog.missouriwestern.edu/undergraduate/accreditations-approvals
Graduate: catalog.missouriwestern.edu/graduate/university-accreditations-approvals

Course Descriptions

University Catalog
Registrar’s Office
Phone: (816) 271-4211
Email: registrar@missouriwestern.edu
Undergraduate: catalog.missouriwestern.edu/undergraduate
Graduate: catalog.missouriwestern.edu/graduate

Faculty Credentials

Office of the Provost
Phone: (816) 271-4364
Email: provost@missouriwestern.edu
Undergraduate Faculty: catalog.missouriwestern.edu/undergraduate/faculty
Graduate Faculty: catalog.missouriwestern.edu/graduate/faculty

Program, Degree and Licensure Requirements

University Catalog
Registrar’s Office
Phone: (816) 271-4211
Email: registrar@missouriwestern.edu
Undergraduate: catalog.missouriwestern.edu/undergraduate
Graduate: catalog.missouriwestern.edu/graduate

Cooperative Programs

Partnership Program: missouriwestern.edu/admissions/pirates2griffons
Internships: missouriwestern.edu/appliedlearning

Teach-Out Plans (discontinued majors)

Student Success and Academic Advising
Phone: (816) 271-5990
Email: advisor@missouriwestern.edu
Webpage: intranet.missouriwestern.edu/advising/teach-out-plans


Accessibility Resources

Accessibility Resource Center
Email: arc@missouriwestern.edu

The Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) works with faculty and staff to create an inclusive and accessible learning environment for students with disabilities. Faculty are encouraged to utilize principles of universal design of instruction supplemented with appropriate accommodations when necessary. The ARC staff work with students to create a letter outlining strategies for their instructors that will make course information, course delivery and course assessments accessible and inclusive to the student. The ARC supports collaboration by providing the necessary resources for students and instructors. The ARC also includes the Griffon Testing Center where students who need accommodated testing may be referred.

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/arc


Athletic Program Student Participation Rates and Financial Support Data

Equity in Athletics Act

Department of Athletics
NCAA Compliance Office
Griffon Indoor Sports Complex
Phone: (816) 271-4481

The NCAA Gender Equity Survey includes the number of male and female student-athletes; listing of teams; the total number of participants. The report also includes operating expenses for each team; total amount of money spent for athletic aid for student-athletes; ratio of aid between male and female student-athletes; recruiting expenditures by sport; revenue generated by each sport; average salaries of head coaches and assistant coaches.
Webpage: https://ope.ed.gov/athletics/#/

Graduation Rates for Students Receiving Athletically-Related Aid

NCAA Webpage: ncaa.org/sports/2013/11/19/graduation-rates.aspx


Banking Relationship Disclosures

Business Office
Phone: (816) 271-4324
Email: businessoffice@missouriwestern.edu
Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/businessoffice/banking-relationship-disclosures


Complaint Resolution

Missouri Western State University is committed to delivering quality instruction and service. In doing so, the institution encourages members of the campus community, as well as all its many constituents, to report concerns and cases where university programs, policies and services need improvement.
Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/feedback
Feedback Form: missouriwestern.edu/feedback/form


Confidentiality of Student and Health Records

Office of the Registrar
Phone: (816) 271-4211
Email: registrar@missouriwestern.edu
Webpage: catalog.missouriwestern.edu/undergraduate/university-information/academic-standards-regulations/rights-responsibilities

Student Health Center
Phone: (816) 271-4495
Email: health@missouriwestern.edu
Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/student-services/health-center


Constitution Day

Constitution Day will be celebrated on Friday, September 16, 2022, from Noon-1 p.m. with campus community members reading the Constitution in Kelley Commons.


Diversity of Student Population

Office of Institutional Research
Phone: (816) 271-4275
Email: ir@missouriwestern.edu
Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/ir
College Navigator: http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/


Drug and Alcohol Programs

Information about alcohol and other drug health risks, drug alcohol laws and penalties, and campus alcohol and other drug education and counseling resources may be found in the Annual Security and Fire Report. Information specifically addressing student conduct related to alcohol and other drugs can be found in the MWSU Student Handbook.

Annual Security and Fire Report

Webpage: https://www.missouriwestern.edu/policedepartment/wp-content/uploads/sites/112/2018/11/Annual-Security-and-Fire-Report.pdf

Alcohol and other Drug Policy

Student Handbook: griff.vn/handbook


Facilities

Computer Labs and Other Technology Services

Phone: (816) 271-4555
Assistance Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/techservices
Computer Lab Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/techservices/computer-labs

Instructional, Laboratory and Other Physical Facilities

Webpage: 25live.collegenet.com/pro/missouriwestern#!/home/dash


Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Office of the Registrar
Phone: (816) 271-4211
Email: registrar@missouriwestern.edu
Webpage: catalog.missouriwestern.edu/undergraduate/university-information/academic-standards-regulations/rights-responsibilities


Federal HEERF Student Emergency Funds Reporting

Business Office
Phone: (816) 271-4324
Email: businessoffice@missouriwestern.edu
Quarterly Reporting Webpage: \missouriwestern.edu/covid-19/cares


Financial Aid

Office of Financial Aid
Phone: (816) 271-4361
Email: finaid@missouriwestern.edu
Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/finaid

Aid Programs

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/finaid

Applying for Financial Aid

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/finaid/applying-for-aid

Code of Conduct

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/finaid/policies

Cost of Attendance

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/finaid/cost-of-attendance

Determination of Financial Need

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/finaid/calculating-financial-need

Disbursement of Financial Aid

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/finaid/policies

Eligibility for Financial Aid

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/finaid/policies

Employment: Federal Work Study

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/finaid/work-study

Federal Loan Information and Requirements (Student and Parent)

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/finaid/federal-loan-information

Federal Loan Repayment Forgiveness Programs

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/finaid/federal-loan-information

Federal Loan Borrower Rights and Responsibilities

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/finaid/federal-loan-information

Federal Loan Repayment Information

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/finaid/repay

Ineligibility Due to Drug Conviction

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/finaid/policies

Net Price Calculator

Webpage: forms.missouriwestern.edu/finaid

Return of Federal Financial Aid

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/finaid/policies

Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/finaid/policies


Graduation and Retention Rates (Student Right to Know Act)

Office of Institutional Research
Phone: (816) 271-4275
Email: ir@missouriwestern.edu
Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/ir
College Navigator: http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/


Job Placement Rates

The Student Success After Graduation report provides post-graduation outcomes of MWSU baccalaureate degree recipients. The report is prepared using information obtained annually from students who received a baccalaureate degree, offering a snapshot of their progress during the transition out of college.
Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/student-services/student-success-after-graduation-2


Peer to Peer File Sharing and Copyright Infringement

Technology Services
Phone: (816) 271-4555
Email: helpdesk@missouriwestern.edu
MWSU policies and sanctions related to copyright infringement and unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing, including disciplinary action taken against students who engage in illegal downloading or unauthorized distribution of copyrighted materials using MWSU information technology systems.

The information also includes a notice that informs students that unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material may subject the students to civil and criminal liabilities. A summary of the penalties for violation of federal copyright laws is also provided.
Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/techservices/file-sharing


Pregnancy and Parenting Accommodation Policy

Title IX Office
Phone: (816) 271-4557
Email: titleix@missouriwestern.edu
Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/policy-guide/wp-content/uploads/sites/173/2020/08/Pregnant_and_Parenting_Students_Accommodation_Policy_419_1.pdf


Refund Policy

Office of the Registrar
Phone: (816) 271-4211
Email: registrar@missouriwestern.edu
Webpage: intranet.missouriwestern.edu/registrar/withdrawal

Sexual Harassment Policy and Grievance Resolution Procedures

Title IX Office
Phone: (816) 271-4557
Email: titleix@missouriwestern.edu
Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/student-services/titleix


Security Policies, Crime and Fire Statistics

Phone: (816) 271-4438
Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/policedepartment
Information regarding public safety at MWSU is provided in the Annual Security and Fire Report. The report includes crime statistics for the previous three years concerning certain crimes reported to have occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by MWSU; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.

The Campus Safety Report also includes information about police and public safety resources, reporting crimes, coordination between law enforcement agencies, fire and medical emergencies, crime prevention, victim support services, the law and MWSU policies, campus facilities, residence hall security, timely warning policy statement, the MWSU Policy on Sexual Harassment, and the MWSU Alcohol and Other Drug Policy.

To obtain a paper copy of the Security Report or the crime log, contact the Missouri Western State University Police Department at (816) 271-4438.

Annual Security and Fire Report

Webpage: https://www.missouriwestern.edu/policedepartment/wp-content/uploads/sites/112/2018/11/Annual-Security-and-Fire-Report.pdf

Timely Warning Policy Statement

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/policedepartment/griffonalert

Public Safety Guide

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/policedepartment/safety-guide

Emergency Response Guide

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/policedepartment/wp-content/uploads/sites/112/2018/11/EmergencyResponseGuide.pdf

Sex Offenders Registration and Community Notification

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/policedepartment/wp-content/uploads/sites/112/2018/11/Annual-Security-and-Fire-Report.pdf


Student Handbook and Code of Conduct

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/saem/wp-content/uploads/sites/180/2022/02/2022-2023-MWSU-Student-Code-of-Conduct-and-Housing-and-Residential-Life-Policies.pdf


Study Abroad

Global Engage
Phone: (816) 271-4266
Email: global@missouriwestern.edu
Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/global/study-abroad

Financial Aid for Study Abroad

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/global/financing-study-abroad


Textbook Information and Required Course Materials

University Bookstore
Phone: (816) 271-4457
Webpage: missouriwestern.bncollege.com

Financial Aid Advance to Purchase Books and Supplies

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/finaid/policies


Transfer and Advanced Placement Credit

Office of Admissions
Phone: (816) 271-4266
Email: admissions@missouriwestern.edu

Transfer Admission Policy

Webpage: catalog.missouriwestern.edu/undergraduate/university-information/admission/transfer

Advanced Placement Credit

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/admissions/freshman-students/advanced-placement-ap

Transfer Credit

Webpage: forms.missouriwestern.edu/admissions/transfer-programs-and-credit-guidelines.asp


University Nondiscrimination Statement

Human Resources
Phone: (816) 271-4587
Email: humanresources@missouriwestern.edu

University Nondiscrimination and Equality Opportunity Policy

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/hr/policies

University Prodcedures for Reporting and Investigating

Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/hr/policies


Vaccination Requirements

Student Health Center
Phone: (816) 271-4495
Email: health@missouriwestern.edu
Webpage: missouriwestern.edu/student-services/health-center


Voter Registration Information

Webpage: studentvote.org


Withdrawal from the University (requirements and procedures)

Office of the Registrar
Phone: (816) 271-4211
Email: registrar@missouriwestern.edu
Webpage: intranet.missouriwestern.edu/registrar/withdrawal

Return of the Title IV, HEA Financial Aid when a Student Withdraws

Office of Financial Aid
Phone: (816) 271-4361
Email: finaid@missouriwestern.edu