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 »

Withdrawal

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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

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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 »

Tuition and Fees

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The total cost for ABTU programs consists of three components, tuition, technology fee, and registration fee.  To provide all ABTU students with a simple pricing structure, all semester credit hour (SCH) bearing courses, regardless of program level, have the same tuition cost per credit hour.  Any increases in tuition levels, or the course materials fee will apply… Read more »

Transfer of Credits

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TRA-PL-0113   Transfer of Credits At ABTU, every effort is made to ensure students receive the maximum amount of applicable transfer credits, and also that top-quality programs and courses are presented to our students.  The University seeks to achieve academic excellence and ensure the substantial content of each ABTU course.  When attempting to transfer ABTU credits… Read more »

Sufficient Course Progress – SCP-PL-0814

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Sufficient Course Progress A student must maintain sufficient progress through the midpoint of the course in order to maintain enrollment beyond the mid-term. ABTU will check a student’s progress through the first 4 weeks of the course, to ensure they are making sufficient weekly progress through the course. If the student fails to meet the… Read more »

Student Records & Privacy

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Student Records & Privacy The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) ABTU complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) which requires ABTU to allow students to review and request changes to the student’s education records maintained by ABTU, notify students at least annually of this inspection right, and maintain… Read more »

Student Inquiries – STI-PL-0211

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Student Inquiries   Students’ inquiries related to the curriculum are addressed to the instructors. Questions related to academics and advising are addressed to the Dean of the College. Inquiries related to administrative services are addressed to the Registrar. Staff members should strive to respond to students’ inquiries and questions promptly. All inquiries should be answered… Read more »