The Higher Education Opportunity Act, as amended, includes many requirements for disclosing information to the public; to current students and their families; prospective students and their families; university employees and prospective employees; prospective student-athletes and their parents, guidance counselors and coaches; college bookstores; borrowers or prospective borrowers of education loans; researchers; policymakers and legislators.
Anne Arundel Community College provides an Annual Notice of Student Consumer Information available on this webpage.
Information about student’s rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Information regarding financial aid and its availability to students can be obtained in person at all three of our campus locations. Additional information can be found on the Financial Aid webpage.
Financial Aid and Veterans Benefits Main Office
Student Services Building, Room 160
101 College Parkway
Arnold, MD 21012
Financial Aid Arundel Mills
7009 Arundel Mills Circle, Room 105F
Hanover, MD 21076
Financial Aid at Glen Burnie Town Center
101 N Crain Highway, Room 209
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
Any student with a documented disability is eligible to request services through Disability Support Services. Each student has the responsibility to notify Disability Support Services should he or she seek accommodations with Anne Arundel Community College.
The College Navigator is a free consumer information tool designed to help students, parents, high school counselors, and others get information about over 7000 institutions across the U.S. The data included in the College Navigator is derived from institutions reported data to the Integrated Post-Secondary Education Data System (IPEDS).
For information contact AACC Planning, Research and Institutional Assessment at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information about current academic programs and instructional facilities can be found in the college catalog.
Anne Arundel Community College will evaluate a transcript from another college or university for acceptance toward a degree or certificate program. Information on transferring credit is available online. AACC has established transfer agreements with dozens of schools inside and outside of Maryland for a variety of majors.
AACC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, which maintains quality assurance in institutions of higher education for the mid-Atlantic region. In addition to Middle States, many of AACC’s academic programs receive additional accreditation from other organizations recognized by the Maryland Higher Education Commission, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the United States Department of Education. You’ll find the separate accreditation status of select AACC academic programs, such as Nursing and other health-related degrees, the culinary program, the Child Development Center and more, within the descriptions of the individual programs.
State regulations require legal authorization for post-secondary institutions to offer distance education to student who are located outside of the institution’s home state. Anne Arundel Community College is an approved institutional member of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) and is offering distance education in compliance with all other states’ laws. More information regarding state authorization is available on the college’s State Authorization webpage.
Professional licensure is a process of state or other governmental entities that establish standards of practice and give legal permission to practice a profession by providing licenses or certifications to individuals who meet those standards. Requirements for professional licensure in fields, such as accounting, education, and nursing, and many others, vary from state to state. Certain credit and noncredit programs offered by the college are designed to meet licensure or certification requirements in the state of Maryland and may not meet requirements from other states.
If you plan to apply for licensure or certification in a state other than Maryland, please review our Professional Licensure webpage for information about your specific program of interest as well as contact information for the licensure and certification boards for programs of study that may lead to licensure or certification.
Anne Arundel Community College sends each enrolled student and employee by October 1 of each year a notice of the availability of the Annual Security Report. This report is available online and upon request.
Any coeducational institution of higher education that participates in Title IV, the federal student aid program, and has an intercollegiate athletics program, per 34 CFR 668.47, must prepare an annual report by October 15 each year. It must be made available upon request to students, prospective students, and the public. A prospective student is defined as an individual who has contacted an eligible institution requesting information concerning admission to that institution.
All users of college computers are required to read and acknowledge an Acceptable Use statement prior to gaining access to the network. This information identifies the specific college policies for which the user needs to abide by.
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), Anne Arundel Community College has designated the following individual to receive and respond to reports of alleged copyright infringement on AACC's website:
Anne Arundel Community College
101 College Parkway
Arnold, MD 21012
Notifications of alleged infringement must be in writing and include the following information:
A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf;
Students wishing to be admitted to certain programs of study at Anne Arundel Community College may be required to provide proof of immunization or immunity for required vaccinations prior to enrollment in the program. These immunization requirements are based on guidelines set forth by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, program accreditation standards and the best interest of students. The admission requirements for most health profession programs of study require completion of a heath examination record with conformation of the required vaccinations.
In addition, Anne Arundel Community College makes all required disclosure information available to the public on the college’s Consumer Information page.
Upon request you are entitled to a paper copy of the Annual Notice Disclosure, please contact the Director of Financial Aid at email@example.com for more information.