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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 for:

  • Undergraduate admission and readmission
  • Graduate program policies
  • College of Adult Professional Studies (CAPS)
  • Physician Assistant Studies (PA): www.cbu.edu/pa-admission

Academic Integrity

The responsible office is the Dean of Students Office:

Dean of Students
650 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN 38104
(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.
www.cbu.edu/judicial-affairs

Academic Programs

Information regarding academic programs:

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

Information on CBU’s academic Quality Enhancement Plan:

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 maintains various articulation agreements.

Athletic Reporting, Completion/Graduation Rates of Student Athletes

The responsible party is the Director of Athletics:

Brian Summers
(901) 321-3373 
bsummers@cbu.edu
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.

Attendance

Information can be found in the Academic Catalog:

  • Undergraduate Class Attendance
  • Administrative Withdrawals - N/A
  • Tardiness – N/A

Awarding of Title IV Funds

Information on Satisfactory Progress Policy for Title IV Aid (PDF).

Campus-Based Programs

Information on CBU's Campus-Based Programs:

Catalog

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
(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

Course Repeats

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 on the Professional Judgment page.

Disbursement of Books and Supplies Policy

Information on Book Vouchers can be found on the Disbursement and Refunds page.

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
(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
(901) 321-3307
Office Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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.

Estimated Cost of Attendance

FERPA

CBU's FERPA policies:

Financial Aid Programs

  • A description of all federal, state, and institutional student financial assistance programs is available on the Finanicial Aid Resources page
  • This information is also available in the Academic Catalog

Fire Safety Report

The responsible office is Campus Police & Safety:

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

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 Post Graduate Report summarizing postgraduate activities for each

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.

Leave of Absence

CBU has no official Student Leave of Absence policy.

Misrepresentation

Net Price Calculator

Placement/Matriculation of Graduate, Educational Enrollment Information

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

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.

Refund Policy

Return of Title IV Funds / Return of Funds to the Federal Government

Information on return of Title IV funds is found on the Withdrawal Policy page.

Satisfactory Academic Progress

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 an annual Campus Security Report by October 1 of each year.  Read the full information on CBU's compliance with the CLERY Act, including links to the reports.

Services and Facilities Available to Students with Disabilities

Policies, services, and facilities available to students with disabilities:

Student Rights and Responsibilities

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

Student Body Diversity

 Information on diversity of the student body can be found on the About page.

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 
(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.
www.cbu.edu/counseling-services

Student Employment Information

The Office of Financial Aid publishes information on student employment, including the general terms and conditions applicable to work-study.

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
(877) 557-2575; FAX (202) 275-0549
studentaid.ed.gov/repay-loans/disputes/prepare

Study Abroad Credit

  • Information on receiving credit for study abroad programs

Teacher Preparation Program Report

Transfer Credit

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

Tuition and Fees

University Code of Conduct

Vaccination Policy

CBU's Vaccination Policy can be found on the Common Health Questions page.

Verification

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

Withdrawals

CBU's Withdrawal policies and procedures are provided by the Business Office, and can also be found in the Academic Catalog.