Arbitration Agreement – ARB-PL-0211

Filed under General University Policies

Arbitration Agreement By signing an Enrollment Agreement, the student agrees that any dispute arising from his or her enrollment at American Business & Technology University, no matter how described, pleaded, or styled, shall be resolved by binding arbitration under the substantive and procedural requirements of the Federal Arbitration Act, conducted by the American Arbitration Association… Read more »

Appeals – APP-PL-1216

Filed under General University Policies

Appeals   If a student is not satisfied with a decision the school has made, he or she has the right to appeal the decision. There are three (3) categories that an appeal can fall under: Academic Appeal, Financial Aid Appeal, and a Non-Academic/Financial Appeal. A student must follow the appeal process. All appeals must… Read more »

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention – ALC-PL-1117

Filed under General University Policies

To comply with federal regulations, ABTU is required to send annual notification to students and faculty members per the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA) and Drug and Alcohol Prevention Regulations. As required by law, ABTU administration will also conduct an annual review of its program to (a) determine its effectiveness and implement changes if… Read more »

Advisement – ADV-PL-0613

Filed under General University Policies

Advisement A student who is seeking direction on academic related issues may contact a qualified member of the ABTU faculty and staff.  Qualified members of the faculty and staff may advise students regarding their course of study, resources available at the college, policies and procedures, or clarification on degree requirements. For students who are on… Read more »

Advertising and Promotion

Filed under General University Policies

Advertising and Promotion All ABTU advertisements, website copy, or promotional literature with respect to ABTU, its personnel, its courses and services, or the occupational opportunities for its graduates comply with DEAC’S Business Standards and with federal and state regulations. ABTU requires a formal request for the placement of media or marketing materials before any advertising… Read more »

Accelerated Learning for Rapid Learners

Filed under General University Policies

Accelerated Learning for Rapid Learners ABTU encourages any student who wishes to accelerate their learning and decrease the duration of their program to participate in the accelerated learning program.  Students who are in good academic standing and believe they are capable of taking an extra course, can enroll in a second class in either a… Read more »

Academic Year Definition

Filed under General University Policies

Academic Year Definition American Business & Technology University’s academic year is 32 weeks long (2 semesters) based on the student’s enrollment.  The date the student starts classes at ABTU determines that student’s academic year.  ABTU has 6 predetermined start dates per year within 3 academic terms or semesters (2 starts per semester).  Each Calendar Year… Read more »

Academic Integrity

Filed under General University Policies

Academic Integrity A university’s intellectual reputation depends upon the maintenance of the highest standards of academic honesty.  Commitment to those standards is the responsibility of all members of the school community.  ABTU requires all students, faculty, and staff to conduct themselves properly and produce academic work in an ethical manner.  Students are expected to conduct… Read more »

Academic Freedom

Filed under General University Policies

Academic Freedom ABTU recognizes that its operations are enhanced and enriched by the diverse voices and visions of all of its faculty and staff who play a role in creating, implementing, and executing its training programs. To contribute to academic freedom, the Board and Executive Management shall:   affirm the right of faculty and staff… Read more »