Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination

Filed under General University Policies

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination ABTU is committed to providing equal opportunities in student admissions, financial assistance, and other policies and procedures without regard to age, sex, race, color, religious belief, national origin, status as a qualified person with a disability or handicap, marital status, or sexual orientation. All interested individuals are encouraged to apply. Admissions… Read more »

Employee Hiring Policy

Filed under General University Policies

Employee Hiring Policy ABTU selects personnel who meet high standards of character, education, and occupational qualifications, which can help ABTU advance the goals of skills, knowledge, and education for its students. Prospective and potential personnel should also possess academic qualifications of unquestionable merit, the capacity for growth, and the ability to become a viable part… Read more »

E-Mail and Student Portal Use – EMA-PL-0812

Filed under General University Policies

E-Mail and Student Portal Use American Business & Technology University has designated the ABTU e-mail system and the student portal http://eLearn.abtu.edu as the official method of communication with students, faculty, and staff. Each student, faculty member, and staff member will be given an ABTU-hosted e-mail account and network login and password. This e-mail account is… Read more »

Document Retention – DOC-PL-0315

Filed under General University Policies

Document Retention   ABTU maintains digital student documents within the student information system. Any physical student documents received are stored in locked cabinets which are accessible only by authorized personnel. The cabinets are monitored by video and the office is an alarmed facility. Physical student records are also scanned and stored on the ABTU local… Read more »

Do Not Call – DNC-PL-0211

Filed under General University Policies

Do Not Call ABTU maintains a Do Not Call Policy for the protection of prospective students and those persons not wanting to be contacted by ABTU. ABTU does not place unsolicited telephone calls (cold calls). However, ABTU has an established business relationship with a person if that person is currently a student, if that person… Read more »

Dismissal Policy

Filed under General University Policies

Dismissal Policy A student may be dismissed for failing to maintain ABTU’s policies. Below is a list of violations that may result in a student’s dismissal. Please note this list may not cover all situations. Failure to maintain SAP Failure to comply with ABTU policies Academic Dishonesty Failure to pay Failure to maintain attendance Poor… Read more »

Disability Accommodations

Filed under General University Policies

Disability Accommodations This institution complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and state and local requirements regarding students with disabilities. In compliance with federal and state regulations, reasonable accommodations are provided to qualified students with disabilities. It is the student’s responsibility to identify him or herself to the university as… Read more »

Course Assessment – COA-PL-0411

Filed under General University Policies

Course Assessment Assessment All ABTU courses must include a core assessment that measures the course’s Core Learning Outcomes and competencies. The purpose of the assessment is to verify that the learning outcomes have been achieved and to what extent they have been met. For each course, the core assessment is performed online on a weekly… Read more »

Complaint Resolution

Filed under General University Policies

American Business & Technology University adheres to the Missouri Coordinating Board of Higher Education, the Missouri Department of Higher Education, the United States Department of Education, and the Distance Education Accrediting Commission’s rules, regulations, and procedures regarding complaint resolution. ABTU defines a complaint, in accordance with DEAC Policy as a notification of dissatisfaction with ABTU… Read more »