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 »

Intellectual Property – INP-PL-0412

Filed under General University Policies

Intellectual Property The American Business and Technology University recognizes and encourages the individual effort on the part of its employees, faculty, and students leading to the creation of intellectual property.  It is the college’s intent to protect the rights of the individual, the college, and the sponsoring entity (if involved) and to effectuate reasonable and… Read more »

Instructional Methods – INS-PL-0211

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Instructional Methods Instructional Methods ABTU employs a comprehensive, but user-friendly method of instructional delivery that includes the ABTU eLearn online delivery platform. eLearn allows both synchronous and asynchronous communication; live, interactive audio lectures and recorded lectures; and assignments, projects, online tests, and proctored exams. ABTU eLearn ABTU eLearn is a distance-learning platform on the Internet… Read more »

Granting of Extensions

Filed under General University Policies

Granting of Extensions Extensions ABTU understands that the rigorous nature of its programs, combined with the busy lifestyles of adult learners, will occasionally lead to the student requiring extra time for the completion of homework assignments. Assignments submitted beyond the original due date, will receive a maximum of 10% deduction. *Students needing an extension on… Read more »