Military Deployment – MDP-PL-0812

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Military Deployment   ABTU ensures appropriate tracking and readmission of service members deployed during their period of study. Any student whose absence from ABTU is necessitated by reason of service in the uniformed services shall be entitled to readmission to the College with the following conditions: The student (or an appropriate officer of the Armed… Read more »

Media Consent

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Media Consent ABTU may occasionally request use of a testimonial and/or image of a current student, graduate, staff member or instructor for advertising/promotions of the University or its programs.  The University must obtain a signed Media Release Form prior to publishing the testimonial or any advertising or marketing material. The signed Media Release Form will be maintained on the… Read more »

Licensing, Certification, Registration Disclaimer

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Licensing, Certification, Registration Disclaimer ABTU makes no claims that students will be eligible for any specific licensing, certification, or registration after completion of an ABTU course/ program.  By this disclaimer, ABTU is released from any responsibility if a student is unable to pass (for whatever reason) local, state or federal licensing, certification, or registration. ABTU,… Read more »

Leave of Absence – LOA-PL-1117

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Leave of Absence – LOA A leave of absence (LOA) is defined as a temporary interruption in a student’s education.  An LOA must be requested prior to the beginning of a course. A student should only request an LOA if the student intends on returning within the allowed time. If a student is uncertain of… Read more »

Intellectual Property – INP-PL-0412

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Intellectual Property The American Business and Technology University recognizes and encourages the individual effort on the part of its employees, faculty, and students leading to the creation of intellectual property.  It is the college’s intent to protect the rights of the individual, the college, and the sponsoring entity (if involved) and to effectuate reasonable and… Read more »

Instructional Methods – INS-PL-0211

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Instructional Methods Instructional Methods ABTU employs a comprehensive, but user-friendly method of instructional delivery that includes the ABTU eLearn online delivery platform. eLearn allows both synchronous and asynchronous communication; live, interactive audio lectures and recorded lectures; and assignments, projects, online tests, and proctored exams. ABTU eLearn ABTU eLearn is a distance-learning platform on the Internet… Read more »

Granting of Extensions

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Granting of Extensions Extensions ABTU understands that the rigorous nature of its programs, combined with the busy lifestyles of adult learners, will occasionally lead to the student requiring extra time for the completion of homework assignments. Assignments submitted beyond the original due date, will receive a maximum of 10% deduction. *Students needing an extension on… Read more »

Grading and Transcripts

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Grading and Transcripts Instructors must exercise fairness, consistency, and accuracy when correcting and grading assignments, lessons, projects, and examinations. In order to maintain fairness, consistency, and accuracy, ABTU relies on the following: Grading rubrics are used where applicable, to ensure fairness and accuracy in grading projects, papers, and essay portions of exams. The Chief Academic… Read more »

Financial Aid Verification

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Financial Aid Verification Federal law requires verification documents be produced in the event there is a discrepancy in information provided during the Financial Aid application process. A student may also be chosen for verification randomly. If a student is chosen for verification, he or she will be notified by phone or e-mail. The student, and… Read more »

Financial Aid Refund

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Financial Aid Refund Title IV Federal Financial Aid is awarded assuming a student will attend school for the entire payment period for which the funds were intended. If a student withdraws prior to the end of the payment period, portions of the aid may need to be returned. This could leave the student owing a… Read more »