Kirkman building on campus in Fall

Student Consumer Information

Student Consumer information is information that Barton is required to make available to all enrolled students on an annual basis. Enrolled students will receive notification of the availability of this information via their Cougar email address. The Financial Aid Office may be contacted with questions regarding the information below during normal business hours.

General Institutional Information:

Academic Information:

Student Financial Aid Information:

  • Alternative Loan Code of Conduct - Expectations for Barton Financial Aid staff members to adhere to with regard to private lenders and alternative student loans.
  • Applying for Financial Aid - Step-by-step guide to completing the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) process with Barton.
  • Cost of Attendance and Additional Program Costs - An estimate of the total expenses for a student attending Barton Community College. The total figure includes tuition and fees, room and board (dorm and meal plan costs for an on campus student, or housing and food allowances for an off campus student), books, transportation, and miscellaneous expenses.
  • Eligibility - Eligibility requirements for students to receive Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
  • Financial Aid Disbursement - Explanation of how Federal and other student aid is disbursed and distributed to students.
  • Financial Aid Employee Code of Conduct - Expectations for Barton Financial Aid staff members to adhere to in the administration all types of financial aid.
  • Refund and Return to Title IV Policies - Procedures that Barton must follow when students fail to complete 100% of their enrolled coursework within a semester.
  • Rights and Responsibilities of Students Receiving Aid - Information pertinent to students receiving aid to understand their responsibilities for maintaining their eligibility and their rights to information regarding their aid.
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy - Policy regarding the standard of academic achievement that must be maintained to remain eligible for financial aid.
  • Student Employment and Federal Work Study - Information about student employment opportunities and payment rates.
  • Student Loan Information - Pertinent information for student loan borrowers regarding student loan requirements, types of federal student loans and annual interest rates.
  • Types of Financial Aid - Description of aid administered by Barton’s Financial Aid Office.

Health and Safety Information:

  • Annual Security and Fire Safety Report - Information regarding student safety and crimes reported on Barton’s campuses and Annual fire safety reports.  (In compliance with the Clery Act)
  • Counseling Resources - Services available to help students with personal issues or academic concerns. 
  • Drug Free Environment - Barton's policy on maintaining an alcohol and drug-free environment; policies for drug violations; annual notification to employees; annual notification to students and link to Biennial Review.
  • Emergency Procedures and Resources - Barton’s emergency operations plan.
  • Missing Persons Policies - Policies and procedures to be followed by Barton Community College employees in the event that any person from campus is believed to be missing.
  • Sex Offender Information - Kansas Bill of Rights for Victims of Crime.
  • Vaccination Policies - Information regarding any recommendations and requirements for student vaccinations.

Student Outcomes:

Institutional Policies: