Timely Warning and Emergency Notification

Filed under General University Policies

Campus Safety Warnings ABTU will issue timely warnings to the campus community of violent crimes against a person, a substantial crime against property or an emergency situation on or near campus that represents a serious or ongoing threat to the college, its staff, faculty and students both on and off campus. Campus Safety/Crime warnings are… Read more »

Terms, Conditions, Disclosures of Title IV

Filed under Title IV Specific Policies

All students at American Business & Technology University that intend to use Federal Student Aid / Financial Aid / Title IV, are required to complete the FAFSA, click the following link: http://policies.abtu.edu/financial-aid-process/ During your digital interview, you will observe the following: Information disclosed to students or parents of students who enter into an agreement regarding a… Read more »

Net Price Calculator

Filed under Title IV Specific Policies

Net Price Calculator A college net price calculator is designed to help you see the true and full cost of college beyond just the cost per credit hour. At ABTU, our tuition and fees are very simple and transparent. This allows you to see the true full cost of education in just 3 simple steps…. Read more »

Career Services

Filed under General University Policies

ABTU encourages all of its students to participate in ongoing Career Services prior to completing their training or program. Participation is not mandatory, but students must opt out if they do not wish to participate. Debra Hayes is the Career Services Specialist. The purpose of Career Services is to provide ABTU students with the necessary tools, information, and resources… Read more »

Information Security Program

Filed under General University Policies

American Business and Technology University Information Security Program 1.0 Policy Statement The American Business and Technology University Information Security Program Security Program is intended as a set of comprehensive guidelines and policies designed to safeguard all sensitive data maintained at the University, and to comply with applicable laws and regulations on the protection of Personal… Read more »

Student Consumer Information Notification Policy

Filed under General University Policies, Title IV Specific Policies

Higher Education Opportunity Act Disclosures In accordance with the 2008 Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), American Business & Technology University makes certain disclosures available to prospective and current students Contact Information for assistance in obtaining institution or financial aid information Student financial aid information  Notice of federal student financial aid penalties for drug law violations… Read more »

Attendance Policy

Filed under General University Policies

Attendance Policy Attendance & Academic Activity Attendance is defined as participating in a qualifying Academic Activity.  ABTU defines Academic Activity as any activity carried out by the student which contributes to his or her academic progress and establishes a last date of attendance (LDA). Qualifying activities include: Attending a live-online class session Watching a recorded… Read more »

Academic Channels

Filed under General University Policies

Academic Channels   ABTU subscribes to the notion of following channels in its organization for resolving differences in the classroom.   Step 1: The student must contact his or her instructor when there is a question, concern, or difference in opinion to find a common-ground solution. The instructor and the student should engage in a… Read more »


Filed under General University Policies

ABTU Withdrawal Policy Students may withdraw in accordance with the withdrawal process outlined below: Contact an Advisor by mail, e-mail, phone, chat, fax or withdraw form: American Business & Technology University 1018 St. Maartens Drive St. Joseph, MO  64506 E-Mail: successteam@abtu.edu Tel: (816) 279-7000 Fax: 888-890-8190 Withdrawal on or before the 28th calendar day from the… Read more »

Tutoring and Student Support

Filed under General University Policies

ABTU provides tutoring to current students seeking additional assistance in completing homework assignments and preparing for weekly/final exams.  Tutoring sessions are available at no additional cost to the student   Tutoring Usage Students must have entered attendance codes for all lectures relating to the material of which the student is requesting tutoring, to be eligible… Read more »