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Central Ohio Technical College’s mission is to meet the higher education and training needs of students and employers in the area, and the college aspires to be recognized as Ohio’s premier technical college focused on student success as well as for excellence in workforce development and technical education.  We welcome inquiries about our programs and services.  In accordance with federal regulations set forth by the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, this web page provides links to required consumer information.

Pursuant to the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008, Central Ohio Technical College must make available to current and prospective students the following information:

General Institutional Information

Publications
Guide to Student Consumer Information
Student Body Diversity - Enrollment By Term and Admissions Reports
Accreditation
Applying for Admission
Educational Programs and Degree Offerings
Course Offerings
Faculty
Textbooks
Instructional Facilities and Locations
FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)
Copyright Policy (including peer-to-peer file sharing)
University Withdrawal Policy
4.2.10 Prior Learning Assessment
Articulation Agreements  (See page 26)
Disability Services for Students
Study Abroad.  COTC does not offer Study Abroad programs. 
Voter Registration

Financial Assistance and Costs 

The COTC Office of Student Financial Aid assists both new and returning students in learning about available resources to fund their attendance at COTC.

Applying for Financial Aid
Rights & Responsibilities of Students Receiving Financial Assistance 
Eligibility
Types of Aid Available
Disbursements, Refunds and Bookstore Charges
General conditions and terms applicable to employment provided as part of financial assistance package 
Student Loans and Repayment
Entrance and Exit Counseling
SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress)
Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations 
Tuition Costs 
Net Price Calculator
Refund Adjustment Schedule
Enrollment Change Policy/Return of Title IV Aid
Loan Disclosures 

Health & Safety Information 

The COTC Office of Public Safety aims to provide a safe and harmonious environment wherein our community can thrive. The daily Crime Log is available at Office of Public Safety, Warner Center Room 105, 1179 University Drive, Newark, Ohio 43055 | 740-366-9237 

​Annual Fire Safety Report
Campus Safety and Crime Statistics (Clery Report)
Emergency Response and Evacuation Procedures
Policy for Drug Free Schools and Campuses
Vaccination Policy- COTC does not have an institutional immunization requirement for students.  However, enrollment in most Health programs requires students to document adequate immunizations to specific diseases.

Student Outcomes

Graduation Rates
Retention Rates
Job Placement Information