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2011-2012 Springfield College Graduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Springfield College Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accreditation and Disclosure Statements


Accreditation Statement
Springfield College is recognized as an institution of higher learning of collegiate rank by the Board of Collegiate Authority of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), which accredits schools and colleges in the six New England states. Membership in this association, one of six accrediting associations in the United States, indicates that the college has been carefully evaluated and found to meet standards agreed upon by the qualified educators.

The College supports the efforts of secondary school officials and governing bodies to have their schools achieve regional accredited status, which provides reliable assurance of the quality of the educational preparation of its applicants for admission.

Springfield College is the only college officially affiliated with the National Council of YMCAs for the training of professional workers.

Policy Statement Regarding Students with Disabilities
Springfield College is committed to providing an equal educational opportunity and full participation in College programs and activities for persons with disabilities, in accordance with state and federal laws. The College fully supports the antidiscrimination policies expressed in state and federal legislation for persons with disabilities. It is the College’s intent that no person be subject to discrimination with regard to any College program or activity.

Springfield College recognizes the unique needs of students with disabilities and encourages these students to use the support services offered by the College to assist them in attaining their educational goals. The policy of Springfield College regarding admission and access to programs and activities prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. Students with documented disabilities are invited to contact the Learning Support Services, located in the Academic Success Center, Hickory Hall 109, at (413) 748-3747.

Nondiscrimination Statement
Springfield College is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Drug-Free Policy
Springfield College complies with all federal and state requirements for a drug-free campus and workplace.

Student-Right-To-Know Disclosure Statement
Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with the Student-Right-to-Know Act (Title 1 of Public Law 101-542), the graduation rates of degree-seeking, full-time students are available to all current or prospective students from the Office of the Registrar and will be provided upon request.

Student Affairs Policies
Further information on College resources and student affairs policies and procedures can be found in the Student Handbook, available in the Office of the Dean of Students.

This catalog has been prepared for the benefit of students, faculty, administrators of the College, and others wishing to know more about the College’s programs and activities. The information contained herein is accurate as of date of publication (August 2011). Springfield College reserves the right, without notice, to make any changes to this catalog, including, but not limited to, changes in policies, procedures, and/or regulations; changes in rates and fees, deadlines, course offerings, descriptions, grading, and/or graduation requirements.