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Notice of Availability

The Higher Education Amendments of 1998 clarified the information that colleges must disclose to current students. The following Notice of Availability describes the kinds of information available and where you can gain access to it. You may request a paper copy of any information referenced below by contacting the office listed.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Description: FERPA affords students certain rights with respect to the student's educational records.
Contact: Registrar
Email: Registrar@fitchburgstate.edu
Phone: 978-665-4196

FFEL/Direct Loan Deferments for Performed Services

Description: FFEL/Direct Loan deferments available for Peace Corps or volunteer service.
Location: Financial Aid Office
Contact: Director of Financial Aid
Email: finaid@fitchburgstate.edu
Phone: 978-665-3156

Financial Assistance Available

Description: Federal, state and institutional need-based and non-need based financial assistance available to students. Rights and responsibilities (MS Word) of financial aid recipients are also available.
Location: Financial Aid Office
Fitchburg State Undergraduate and Graduate Course Catalog
Contact: Director of Financial Aid
Email: finaid@fitchburgstate.edu
Phone: 978-665-3156

Cost of Attendance - Undergraduate Day

Description: Cost of attendance for undergraduate day students.
Location: Student Accounts
Contact: Director of Student Accounts
Email: stuaccnts@fitchburgstate.edu
Phone: 978-665-4126

Cost of Attendance - Graduate & Continuing Education

Description: Cost of attendance for undergraduate evening and graduate students.
Location: Graduate and Continuing Education
Contact: Dean of Graduate & Continuing Education
Email: gce@fitchburgstate.edu
Phone: 978-665-3182

Return of Title IV Funds Refund Policy

Description: Policy regarding recipients of federal Title IV financial aid that withdraw from the University.
Location: Financial Aid Office
Fitchburg State Undergraduate and Graduate Course Catalog
Contact: Director of Financial Aid
Email: finaid@fitchburgstate.edu
Phone: 978-665-3156

Withdrawal Policy

Description: Policy regarding students enrolled at Fitchburg State who officially withdraw from the University.
Location: Fitchburg State Undergraduate and Graduate Course Catalog
Contact: Dean of Student & Academic Life
Phone: 978-665-3130

Academic Programs

Description: Information regarding Fitchburg State's academic programs.
Location: Academics
Fitchburg State Undergraduate and Graduate Course Catalog
Contact: Academics
Email: registrar@fitchburgstate.edu
Phone: 978-665-4196

Accreditation/Approval/Licensure

Description: Entities that accredit, license, or approve the University and its programs and procedures for reviewing Fitchburg State's accreditation, licensing, or approval documents.
Location: Facts- About Us
Contact: Vice President for Academic Affairs
Phone: 978-665-3185

Special Facilities and Services for Disabled Students

Description: Special services and facilities available for disabled students.
Location: Disability Services
Contact: Director of Disability Services
Phone: 978-665-4020

Study Abroad

Description: Federal Title IV financial aid eligibility for students enrolled in a Study Abroad program.
Location: Financial Aid
Contact: Director of Financial Aid
Email: finaid@fitchburgstate.edu
Phone: 978-665-3156

Completion/Graduation Rates

Description: The percent of first-time full-time freshmen who successfully complete a baccalaureate program at this university with six years.
Location: Institutional Research
Contact: Director of Institutional Research
Email: tcarroll@fitchburgstate.edu
Phone: 978-665-3171

Campus Security Report

Description: The Department of Public Safety/Campus Police Annual Security Report which includes required policies and procedures and crime statistics.
Location: Campus Police
Contact: Director of Public Safety
Phone: 978-665-3110

Report on Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data

Description: Data regarding athletic program participation rates of students at Fitchburg State and related costs and revenues.
Location: Athletics Department
Contact: Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Services
Email: slauder@fitchburgstate.edu
Phone: 978-665-3314