Section 4: Federal Requirements
The institution makes available to students and the public current academic calendars, grading policies, and refund policies.
Narrative:The academic calendar and grading policies are in keeping with the generally accepted practices of higher education and in accordance with state mandates. Refunds of tuition and fees are provided in accordance with state law, as stipulated by §54.006 of the Texas Education Code.
Western Texas College publishes current academic calendars, grading policies, and refund policies in the Western Texas College Catalog and on the College web site. Grading policies are also published in the Student Handbook. These publications are reviewed for accuracy and updated each time they are published. In addition, course syllabi made available to students on the first day of class include a section explaining the instructor’s grading policy.
Evidence of Support:College Catalog
Texas Education Code, §54.006
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