Consumer information

Federal regulations require that institutions provide specific consumer information about the school and about financial aid to enrolled and prospective students. The following list includes websites or web addresses for the information required to be disclosed.​

Availability of ins​​titutional and financial aid informati​on

​​​Category Address​​
​​Contact information for assistance in obtaining institutional or financial aid informationContact Us

​Student Financial AidApplications at a glance​
​Eligibility for Title IV aidEligibility criteria for federal student aid programs​​
​Disbursements of aid​ (select Manage​, How aid is applied for your student type)​
​Student's Rights and ResponsibilitiesStudent rights,​ responsibilities and disclosures​​​
Education abroad and federal financial aidEducation Abroad
​Student employment (Federal Work-Study)​Federal Work-Study program
​Satisfactory Academic ProgressSatisfactory Academic Progress-policy
​Notice of federal student financial aid penalties for drug law violations of eligibilityDrug convictions and financial aid eligibility
​Ohio State drug and alcohol policyOhio State drug and alcohol policy
​External complaint process
​State authorization and complaint process

General information​

​Category​ ​Address​​
​Constitution and Citizenship DayConstitution Day​
​Academic programs and facultyColleges and schools
​Instructional facilities​Check individual sites:
​Accreditation and licensing
​Facilities and services available to students with disabilitiesOffice of Student Life Disability Services​
​Costs of​ (select About, Cost ​​and aid eligibility for your student type)
​Transfer of credit
​Articulation agreementsArticulation Agreement and Credit Transfer Task Force
​Student body diversity
​Student life resources and policiesImportant student policies, programs and resources
​Requirements for withdrawalWithdrawal
​Refund policy and return of Title IV federal aidDrop and withdrawal
​Privacy of student records - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA)FERPA
​Copyright, piracy and responsible use of computing network resources

Peer-2-peer networking

Responsible use policy

​Peer-to-peer file sharingSecure file sharing
​Voter registrationMy Vote​
​Textbook information
​Gainful employment disclosures

​Student outcomes

Category ​​Address
​Retention and graduation ratesRetention and graduation rates
​Placement in employment​Buckeye Careers
​Types of graduate and professional education in which the institution’s graduates enroll

Consumer tools​

​​Category ​Address
​Net Price CalculatorNet Price Calculator
​The College NavigatorCollege Navigator
​Consumer Financial Protection BureauConsumer Financial Protection Bureau
​The College Scorecard​College Scorecard
​Paying for College webpageConsumer Financial Protection Bureau
​The Financial Aid Shopping Sheet​A standardized award letter designed to simplify the information prospective students receive about costs and financial aid so they can easily compare institutions and make informed decisions about where to attend school. Ohio State students may view their individual shopping sheet via My Buckeye Link under the Award Summary tab.

Health and safety​

​Category Address
​Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention ProgramAlcohol, tobacco and other drugs
​Vaccination policiesVaccination Requirement
​Security Report (including emergency response and evacuation procedures), timely warnings, crime log and missing person notification policyCampus ​Safety
​Fire safety report and fire logCampus safety
​Information for crime victims about disciplinary hearingsReporting sexual assault

​Intercollegiate Athletic Program​

Category ​Address
​​Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA)Ohio State certifications

Disclosure requirements relating to education loans​

Category​ Address
​State grant​​​
​Student loan information published by Department of EducationFederal Student Aid​​
​National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)NSLDS
​Entrance and exit counseling​Federal Student Aid
​Private education loan disclosures including self-certification form​​ FastChoice