Consumer Rights

Consumer Information and Student Right To Know

In accordance with federal regulations set forth by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 1965, as amended, below is a summary of consumer information that must be made available to all prospective and enrolled students at Northampton Community College. Additional information is also provided on this page.

The following links contain academic program information, including links to the academic catalog, accreditation, policies and fast facts about the university.


Academic Calendars

Academic Catalog

Accreditation, Approval and Licensure of Institution and Programs

Athletically Related Student Aid and Graduation Rates for Students Receiving

Fast Facts

Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support

  • Data (Equity in Athletics Report)

Selected Academic Policies

Textbook Information

Transfer of Credit Policy and Articulation Agreements

The following links point to venues for students to submit a concern or complaint.


Students Concerns & Complaints

The following links contain useful information about student activities, student services, equal opportunity policies and more.


Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions (including Computer Use and File Sharing)

  • Peer-to-Peer and Copyright Information
  • Student Conduct and Community Standards: Illegal Downloading
  • Acceptable Use Policy

Equal Opportunity - Equality and Diversity

Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities

Graduation Rates

Privacy of Student Records - Family and Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)

Student Activities

Study Abroad Office

Voter Registration

The following links promote the health and safety of Drexel students, including information about campus security, fire safety, drug and alcohol abuse prevention.


Campus Security Policies, Crime Reporting and Statistics

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Information

Fire Safety Report and Fire Log

Information for Crime Victims regarding Disciplinary Hearings

  • Conduct Process

Missing Person Notification Policy

  • NCC University Missing Student Reporting Policy and Procedures


The following links share key statistics about student outcomes including NCC’s retention rate, student diversity and graduation rates.


Consumer Information on College Navigator Website

Retention Rate

Student Diversity

Transfer-out Rates

The following links contain information about program costs as well as opportunities for grants and financial aid.


Cost of Attendance

Federal Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations

  • Sanction Guidelines for Violating the Drug Policy (5)(r)(1) - page 63 of Student Handbook

Net Price Calculator

The Office of Financial Aid

  • Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers: Federal Loan Entrance and Exit Counseling
  • Financial Aid
  • Grant Assistance
  • Historical Private Loan Lender List: Historical Private Loan Lenders
  • Initial Loan Counseling for Student Borrowers: Federal Loan Entrance and Exit Counseling
  • Federal Student Aid Default Rates

Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Federal Financial Aid

Satisfactory Academic Progress

The Board of Trustees recognizes the importance of public records as the record of the College’s actions and the repository of information about the College. With certain exceptions, subject to law, College policy and administrative regulations, the College shall make the public records of the College available for public access and duplication to requesters, in accordance with the Pennsylvania Open Records Law, which is effective as of January 1, 2009. Academic transcripts and educational records are not open records under the law.


Sedgwick L. Harris, Ed.D.
Vice President of Administrative Affairs
3835 Green Pond Road
Bethlehem, PA  18020


Right-to-Know Form (PDF)


To find contact information for the Commonwealth appeals officer, and obtain important information regarding the Open Records Law, view the website of the Open Records Office for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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