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- DIS-PL-1211

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 – DIS-PL-0915

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 – COM-PL-1015

Filed under General University Policies

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

Payment of Tuition

Filed under General University Policies

Payment of Tuition ABTU ordinarily invoices students at the start of each 18 week term. However, for vocational or professional development programs a student may be charged for the entire program on their start date. These students typically have a funding source that pays for the entire program at once, or the student sets up… Read more »

Campus Security

Filed under General University Policies

Campus Security We are committed to a safe and secure campus facility for all students, employees, faculty, staff, and visitors both within our online education system and the physical buildings. Our campus and classrooms are located on the world wide web; however, we have a main administrative campus at 1018 St. Maartens Dr, St. Joseph,… Read more »

Course Materials

Filed under General University Policies

Filed under General University Policies Course Materials As a part of the total cost, ABTU will provide all of the textbooks, software, and resources needed to successfully complete a chosen program with ABTU. In an effort to be environmentally friendly, reduce costs, and expose students to, and encourage new technologies, eBooks will be provided for each… Read more »