Consumer Information

Consumer Information

Federal regulations require schools which administer federal student financial aid funds to provide certain information to prospective and current students, parents, and employees. Below you will find links regarding various important topics relative to CBU.

Availability of University Employees for Information Dissemination

The University is required to designate an employee or group of employees to assist enrolled or prospective students in obtaining all of the information specified below. If the University has designated one person for an area of responsibility, that person shall be available, upon reasonable notice, to any enrolled or prospective student throughout the normal administrative working hours listed. If more than one person, often an entire office, is designated, their combined work schedules have been arranged so that at least one of them is available, upon reasonable notice, throughout the normal administrative working hours listed.

Admission/Readmission

The responsible office is Enrollment Management. Procedures can be found in the Academic Catalog:

  • Undergraduate -  Pages 14-15
  • Graduate - Page 203-204
  • Master of Accountancy - Pages 203-208, 217
  • College of Adult Professional Studies (CAPS) - Page 191
  • Physician Assistant Studies (PA) - PA Student Handbook - Pages 11-17
Academic Integrity

The responsible office is the Dean of Students Office:

Dean of Students 
650 East Parkway South 
Memphis, TN 38104 
Phone: (901) 321-3536 
Office Hours: M-Th 8:30 a.m - 6:00 p.m., Fri 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Evenings by appointment 
Website: www.cbu.edu/judicial-affairs  
Academic Programs

Information regarding academic programs can be found at:

This information is also available in the undergraduate and graduate catalogs:

Information on CBU’s academic Quality Enhancement Plan can be found at:

Each CBU school provides faculty and staff member contact information on its individual website.

Academic Year Definition
Accreditation

The University maintains hard copies of all letters of accreditation for inspection. The University is accredited by the following:

Articulation Agreements

CBU's Articulation Agreements can be found HERE.

Athletic Reporting, Completion/Graduation Rates of Student Athletes

The responsible party is the Director of Athletics:

Brian Summers
Phone: (901) 321-3373 
Email: bsummers@cbu.edu 
Website: www.gobucsgo.com

The University is required to report information on gender equity in athletics participation, coaching staff and salaries, and revenues and expenses. That data can be found by inputting “Christian Brothers University” as search criteria in the “Name of Institution” field at:

CBU is an NCAA Division II institution and a member of the Gulf South Conference. As an NCAA Division II school, CBU offers athletics-related financial aid based on student ability. In addition, federal graduation rates for CBU student athletes can be found at:

Attendance

Information can be found in the 2014-2015 Academic Catalog:

  • Undergraduate "Class Attendance" - Page 25
  • Graduate "Attendance" - Page 207
  • Administrative Withdrawals - N/A
  • Tardiness – N/A
Awarding of Title IV Funds

Information on the Awarding of Title IV Funds can be found HERE.

Campus Based Programs

Information on CBU's Campus Based Programs can be found at the following:

Catalog

CBU's Academic Catalog can be found HERE.

Clock Hour Programs

N/A

Constitution and Citizenship Day

A school that receives Federal funds for a fiscal year must hold an educational program on the United States Constitution on September 17 of said year for the students served by the school.

The responsible office is the Office of Undergraduate Education:

CBU Office of Undergraduate Education 
650 East Parkway South 
Memphis, TN 38104 
Phone: (901) 321-3116 
Office Hours: M-Fri 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  

CBU observes Constitution Day annually and in compliance with federal law.

Copyright Infringement

CBU's copyright definitions and policies can be found HERE.

Course Repeats

Information on repeating courses can be found HERE.

Credit Balance

Credit Hour Calculation

N/A

Dependency Overrides

Information regarding Dependency Overrides can be found in CBU's Financial Aid Policy and Procedures Manual: Section 10.2 and online HERE.

Disbursement of Books and Supplies Policy

Information on Book Vouchers can be found HERE.

Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention

The responsible offices are the Student Wellness Center, which is under the Division of Student Affairs, and Human Resources Management:

CBU Student Wellness Center
650 East Parkway South 
Memphis, TN 38104 
Phone: (901) 321-3527 
Office Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  

CBU Human Resources Management 
650 East Parkway South 
Memphis, TN 38104 
Phone: (901) 321-3307 
Office Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Student information on drug and alcohol abuse awareness is available HERE.
Employee information on drug and alcohol abuse awareness is available HERE.

Emergency Notification

Christian Brothers University encourages all students, faculty and staff to update their emergency contact number(s) in the mass notification system, the University’s primary emergency notification system.

  • Criteria for issuing a CLERY Timely Warning Notice or Security Alert can be found HERE.
  • Emergency Response policies and procedures can be found in the Compass Student Handbook HERE - Pages 63-64.
  • CBU's Missing Student Policy can be found HERE.
Estimated Cost of Attendance
  • Estimated Cost of Attendance for 2014-2015 can be found HERE
  • Estimated Cost of Attendance for 2015-2016 can be found HERE.
  • Estimated Cost of Attendance for 2016-2017 can be found HERE.
FERPA

CBU's FERPA policies can be found at the following:

Financial Aid Programs
Fire Safety Report

The responsible office is the CBU Campus Police & Safety:

Campus Safety & Police
St. Joseph Hall
650 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN  38104
Phone: (901) 321-3550
Website: www.cbu.edu/campus-police-and-safety

  • The Annual Fire Logs can be found HERE
  • The Annual Security Report can be found HERE.
Gainful Employment Privacy Policy

CBU does not offer any academic programs that are subject to "gainful employment" regulations.  

Graduate Outcomes

CBU Career Services surveys undergraduate and graduate degree recipients, and produces a report summarizing postgraduate activities for each.  The most recent reports can be found HERE

Institutional Retention Rate

The institutional retention rate of degree-seeking, first-time, full-time undergraduate students can be found on the National Center for Education Statistics IPED report for CBU HERE

Leave of Absence

CBU has no official Student Leave of Absence Policy.

Misrepresentation

CBU's Misrepresentation Policy can be found HERE.

Net Price Calculator

Net Price Calculator is available at:

Placement/Matriculation of Graduate, Educational Enrollment Information

Information on CBU's Placement/Matriculation rates can be found in the Annual Post Graduate Report HERE.

Professional Judgment

The Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA) provides the authority for the financial aid administrator to exercise discretion in a number of areas when a student has special or unusual circumstances. This authority is known as professional judgment (PJ). Information on CBU's Professional Judgment Policy can be found HERE

Refund Policy

CBU's refund process can be found HERE.

Return of Title IV Funds

Information on Return of Title IV funds can be found HERE.

Return of Funds to the Federal Government

The Return to Title IV policy is available at: www.cbu.edu/financial-aid-withdrawal-policy 

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Title IV policy on Satisfactory Academic Progress can be found HERE. 
Additional information on CBU's Academic Progress Policies can be found in the Academic Catalog - Pages 19-20, and in the Financial Aid Policy and Procedures Manual, Section 12.

Scholarships and Scholarship Fraud

Information on Scholarships and Scholarship Fraud can be found at: www.cbu.edu/scholarships-and-scholarship-fraud

Information on loan terms, exit counseling for borrowers, and a repayment calculator can be found at the following websites:

Security Policies and Crime Statistics - CLERY (Campus Security Act)

The Department of Campus Police & Safety, in cooperation with many other departments at Christian Brothers University, prepares and distributes this annual Campus Security Report by October 1 of each year.  Information on CBU's compliance with the CLERY Act can be found HERE.

Services and Facilities Available to Students with Disabilities

Policies, services, and facilities available to students with disabilities can be found at the following:

  • Disability Services HERE.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act - Higher Education Requirements HERE.
  • Guidelines for Documentation of a Specific Learning Disability HERE.
  • Attendance Policies for Students with Disabilities HERE.
Student Rights and Responsibilities

Student Rights and Responsibilities can be found in the Student Handbook, The Compass

Student Body Diversity

 Information on graduation rates and diversity of the student body can be found HERE.

Student Counseling Center

The CBU Counseling Center offers assistance and services to all students affiliated with Christian Brothers University. Confidential, professional services include personal counseling, crisis counseling/ intervention, personal development seminars, consultation and referrals.

The Student Counseling Center contact information:

Student Counseling Center 
Thomas Center 100
650 East Parkway South 
Memphis, TN 38068 
Phone: (901) 321-3527 
Office Hours: Mon 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m, Tue-Th 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., Fri 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Website: www.cbu.edu/counseling-services  

Student Employment Information

Information on student employment, including the general terms and conditions applicable to work-study, can be found HERE.

Student Loan Information

Information on loan terms, exit counseling for borrowers, and a repayment calculator can be found at the following websites:

Student Loan Ombudsmen

The United States Department of Education provides a service to assist the borrowers of  federal student loans who have difficulties working with the lender or the servicer of their loan. Additional information regarding this service can be found at:

U.S. Department of Education
FSA Ombudsman Group 
830 First Street, N.E., Mail Stop 5144 
Washington, DC 20202-5144 
Phone: (877) 557-2575; FAX (202) 275-0549 
Website: studentaid.ed.gov/repay-loans/disputes/prepare  

Study Abroad Credit

Information on receiving credit for study abroad can be found HERE.

Teacher Preparation Program Report

The U.S. Department of Education Report on the State of Tennessee can be found HERE.
A list of CBU’s approved Educator Preparation Programs can be found HERE.    

Transfer Credit

CBU's Transfer Credit Policies can be found at the following:

  • Undergraduate Transfers HERE.
  • Master of Business Administration HERE.
  • College of Adult Professional Studies HERE.
Tuition and Fees

Information on Tuition and Fees can be found HERE.

Vaccination Policy

CBU's Vaccination Policy can be found HERE.

Verification

To complete verification, applicants are asked to submit federal tax documents and/or complete some forms, found HERE, and submit them to the Office of Student Financial Assistance. 

Withdrawals

CBU's Withdrawal policies and procedures can be found HERE.
Information can also be found in the Academic Catalog:

  • Undergraduate "Dropping, Adding, Withdrawing" - Page 28
  • Graduate "The Withdrawal Grade 'W'" - Page 206