5.4.1 Student Right-to-Know Act

A. Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to provide for compliance with and implementation of the Federal Student Right-to-Know Act, concerning reporting of graduation rates to current and prospective students. Congress Passed the Student Right to Know Act in 1990 which requires institutions eligible for Title IV funding, under the Higher Education Act of 1965, to  calculate completion and graduation rates and disclose those rates to prospective students.   

B. Persons Affected

Current and prospective students.

C. Definitions

Not applicable.

D. Policy and Procedures

In compliance with the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act (the Act), U. T. Tyler collects specified information on campus crime statistics, campus security policies, and institutional completion or graduation rates.

U. T. Tyler calculates and discloses institutional completion or graduation rates to all prospective and current students annually. The University also publishes online Fact Books with University Performance Measures on the Office of Information Analysis website at uttyler.edu/institutional-analysis/factbooks. 

Prior to the offer of athletics-related student aid to a potential student athlete, U. T. Tyler will provide information on graduation rates specified by the Act to the prospective student and to the student’s parents and coach.

E. Responsibilities

The Vice President for Technology; Chief Information Officer is responsible for this policy. 

F. Review

This policy shall be reviewed every five years or sooner if necessary by the following stakeholders:

Vice President for Technology; Chief Information Officer

Registrar

Director of Athletics

Director of Institutional Compliance

ORIGINALLY APPROVED:  12/01/2001
AMENDED:  04/22/2009

AMENDED: 04/2019