Important Policies

 

IMPORTANT NOTICES

The University reserves the right to delete programs and change any provisions, course offerings, or other requirements, including fees and other charges, at anytime with or without notice. The University reserves the right to cancel any class or section in which fewer than fifteen (15) students are enrolled.

A student who has registered in other colleges and universities may not disregard his/her record in such institutions and make application for admission to Tuskegee University solely on the basis of the high school record. Any student who does is subject to suspension from the University and transfer credit will be denied.

The University further reserves the right to require a student to withdraw at any time under appropriate procedures. There will be no refund of tuition, fees, charges, or any other payments made to the University in the event the operation of the University is suspended at any time as a result of an act of God, strike, riot, disruption, or for any reasons beyond the control of the University.

ACCREDITATION STATUS

Tuskegee University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone: 404-679-4501, to award doctoral, masters and bachelors degrees.

TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY’S PROCEDURE TO INSPECT EDUCATION RECORDS

Students may inspect and review their education records upon written request to the Registrar. This request should identify as precisely as possible the record(s) he/she wishes to inspect. The Registrar or staff designee will make the needed arrangements for access as promptly as possible and notify the student of the time and place to inspect the record(s). Access will be given in 10 days or less from the date of receipt of the request. A student may inspect and review only the record(s), which relate to him/her.

RIGHT OF UNIVERSITY TO REFUSE ACCESS

Tuskegee University reserves the right to refuse to permit a student to inspect the following records:

  1. The financial statement of the student’s parents.
  2. Letters and statements of recommendation for which the student has waived his or her right of access, or which were placed in the file before January 1, 1975.
  3. Those records, which are excluded from the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), Definition of Education Records.
  4. Copies of transcripts from other institutions (high school/college) cannot be provided to the student. Copies of Tuskegee University transcripts will not be released to students who have unpaid financial obligations to the University.
  5. Files that are closed as a result of disciplinary action cannot be inspected or reviewed.