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Disclosures List

The following is a complete list of disclosures required by the Higher Education Act. Many disclosures are required to be updated annually.

The updated disclosures can be obtained from the office of the Education Director, Melodie Dembs, or at the links provided below. All enrolled students receive this list in the Student Handbook prior to enrollment. The school is required to send an updated notice annually. Most SSMT students complete their program within one year, however, any student still enrolled after one year will receive an updated list from a current Student Handbook.

Disclosures Found on the Financial Aid Page

Terms and conditions of the Title IV, HEA loans students receive, including information published by the Department.

A description of all the Federal, State, local, private and institutional student financial assistance programs (need based and non-need based) available to students who enroll at the institution.

For each program, information must include:

  • Procedures and forms students use to apply for admission or for financial aid
  • Student eligibility requirements
  • Criteria for selecting recipients from the group of eligible applicants
  • Criteria for determining amount of student's award

Rights and responsibilities of students receiving financial assistance, to include [34 C.F.R. § 668.42(c) except where indicated]

Disclosures Found on the Main Disclosures Page

Contacts for information on financial assistance and institutional issues

Information disclosed to students or parents of students who enter into an agreement regarding a Title IV, HEA loan that the loan will be submitted to NSLDS and accessible by authorized agencies, lenders, and institutions [HEOA 489 amended HEA Sec. 485B]

Cost of attendance (including estimates of tuition/fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation costs (such as commuting) if applicable, and any additional costs associated with a program in which the student is enrolled or expressed an interest

Refund policy with which the institution is required to comply for return of unearned tuition and fees or other refundable portions of costs paid to the institution

Requirements and procedures for officially withdrawing

Summary of requirements related to return of Title IV funds (grant and loan aid)

Names of associations, agencies, and/or governmental bodies that accredit, approve, or license the institution and its programs; and procedures for obtaining or reviewing documents describing accreditation, approval, or licensing

Services and facilities available to students with disabilities, including students with intellectual disabilities

Transfer of Credits policies, including established criteria on transfer of credit earned at another institution

Copyright Information - Policies and sanctions

Voter Registration Form Availability

Constitution Day

Student Body Diversity - Information on diversity of the student body, including percentage of enrolled, full-time students who are male, female, self-identified members of a major racial or ethnic group, and Federal Pell Grant recipients

Vaccination Policy

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

Clery (Campus Security Act) - Two most recent Annual Security Reports

Crime Statistics

Timely Warning and Emergency Notification

Emergency Response/Evacuation

Student Right-To-Know Act

FERPA Information - Privacy rights for students and families

Establishing and Maintaining an Information Security Program


Availability of Employee for Dissemination Purposes

Disclosures Found in the Massage Therapy Program Section

Academic program information (current degree programs; instructional, lab, or other physical facilities which relate to the program(s); faculty & instructional personnel; and any plans for improving academic programs, if such a plan exists

Gainful Employment - Disclosures related to programs preparing students for gainful employment, including the massage therapy program at SSMT

A list of all programs that are offered at physical campus locations (there is only one, the 730 clock hour massage therapy program)

Disclosures Found on the Book Information Page

Textbook information the International Standard Book Number (ISBN) and retail price information of required and recommended textbooks and supplemental materials.

Disclosures Found on the Net Price Calculator Page

Net Price Calculator

This Disclosure is Given as a Document to All Students Selected for Verification of Information Submitted in the FAFSA

Verification - To students selected for verification, a written statement explaining:

  • Documents required for verification
  • Student's responsibilities (correction procedures, deadlines, consequences of missing deadlines)
  • Notification (how school will notify student of award changes based on verification and the timeframe for the notification)

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