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RULE §807.175Catalog

(a) The catalog shall include the following:

  (1) table of contents or index;

  (2) name and complete street address of the school;

  (3) volume number, date of publication, and effective dates;

  (4) history of any accreditations or approvals, including statement of approval and regulation by the Commission;

  (5) description of space, facilities, and equipment;

  (6) list of all trustees, directors, officers of the corporation, and owners;

  (7) list of management staff and faculty, including education relating to the areas of instruction;

  (8) tuition, fees, other charges, and applicable scholarship terms;

  (9) school calendar;

  (10) school hours of operation and class schedule, including the amount of time allocated for breaks and mealtimes;

  (11) policies regarding enrollment, including entrance requirements, previous education credit, cancellation and refund, progress, attendance, leave of absence, and conduct;

  (12) veterans administration refund policy, if applicable;

  (13) description of courses of instruction, including the number of hours of course time of a seminar, seminar topic, lecture, lab, and externship, as well as credit hours in each class, if applicable;

  (14) description of each class;

  (15) description of the grading policy, including requirements for graduation;

  (16) description of placement assistance, if available;

  (17) statement of polices regarding grievances; and

  (18) a statement signed by the owner or director indicating that all of the information contained in the catalog is true and correct.

(b) Any classes defined as self-paced shall be noted as such in the catalog.

(c) In addition to the information contained in subsections (a) and (b) above, the catalog for a school that charges tuition and fees for a residence program or a synchronous distance education course based on more than one period shall also include a complete description of the following:

  (1) the number of periods of time and the course time scheduled in each period;

  (2) the amount of tuition charged for each period;

  (3) the type and amount of fees charged for each period; and

  (4) any other charges for each period.

(d) All changes to the catalog shall be disclosed to the Agency, using forms provided by the Agency. Failure to disclose changes may result in penalties and sanctions, including refunds.

Source Note: The provisions of this §807.175 adopted to be effective August 28, 2006, 31 TexReg 6803; amended to be effective November 14, 2016, 41 TexReg 9020

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