Refund of Tuition

Filed under General University Policies

The ABTU Refund Policy is also in the University Catalog Refund of Tuition Policy  ABTU’s refund policy conforms to the standards set by the Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE) and Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).  ABTU uses a time-based Refund Policy; it applies to all certificate, diploma and degree programs offered at ABTU. ABTU does not charge application or… Read more »

Proctored Examinations

Filed under General University Policies

Proctored Examinations Degree Programs In an effort to protect the integrity of ABTU’s degree programs, our graduates, as well as the realm of online education, ABTU degree seeking students are required to complete periodic proctored final exams, which are appropriately spaced throughout the duration of the program. The table below indicates the number of proctored exams… Read more »

Official Transcripts – TRA-PL-1015

Filed under General University Policies

Official Transcripts All transcripts that contain a signature, seal, certification, or any other image or mark required to validate the authenticity of the document will be maintained in its original hard copy in the student’s file or in an imaged media format. ABTU may maintain a record in an imaged media format only if the… Read more »

College Holidays – HOL-PL-1210

Filed under General University Policies

College Holidays American Business & Technology University recognizes ten (10) official holidays per year during which the students and the instructors/faculty and staff do not have classes or report for work.  These holidays are as follows: New Year’s Day Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Memorial Day Independence Day Labor Day Veterans Day Thanksgiving Day Day… Read more »

No Course Offered – NCO-PL-1117

Filed under General University Policies

No Course Offered – NCO If a course in a student’s payment period becomes unavailable and there is no other course available, the student will post-pone their studies for six weeks until the next course available course within the students degree program is offered. During this time, the student and the student’s funds will be… Read more »

Military Deployment – MDP-PL-0812

Filed under General University Policies

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

Filed under General University Policies

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

Filed under General University Policies

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

Filed under General University Policies

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 »