Right to Know Information
General Student Information
CCA complies fully with this law, also known as FERPA, which is designed to protect the privacy of student educational records and to insure the rights of students to examine their records. More information is available in the Admission & Records Office, CTC Room A103 and on the FERPA Annual Notification handout.
Information regarding facilities and support services for students with disabilities are provided in a variety of college publications including the college CentreTech Campus map, Lowry Campus map and the Accessibility Services Web page.
The Community College of Aurora in Colorado is a unique global community with more than 100 countries represented in the student population. The community of students draws on the wealth of experience of fellow students who come from a variety of backgrounds and ages.
Going to college is one of the best things you can do for your future. A degree or certificate can help you advance your career or land a great job. Yet one of the questions we hear the most at The Community College of Aurora is, how can I afford to go to college? The fact is, you can make college a reality, whether you’re just getting started or returning after a few years away from the classroom.
An official withdrawal is when you notify the CCA Admissions Office in person, by phone, through an academic advisor, or on-line to withdraw from a course or courses.
The Community College of Aurora specializes in offering classes at convenient times and locations to meet students’ demanding schedules. CCA has campuses in Aurora and Denver, plus hundreds of online, hybrid, and evening/weekend classes, as well as “open entry” classes. Students may choose from more than 40 degrees and certificates in transfer and career and technical programs, and CCA’s core classes are guaranteed to transfer to Colorado public colleges and universities.
Did you know over half of the students who come to the Community College of Aurora are interested in transferring in order to earn their bachelor’s degree? Let CCA help you make sense of the transfer process and prepare for a successful transfer to the college or university of your choice. Click on the above link to find information about the transfer process, tips for a successful transfer, CCA degrees designed to make transferring easy, and many other great resources. Let CCA help you to start here and finish there!
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The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), like other voluntary higher education accrediting agencies in the United States, evaluates an entire organization and accredits it as a whole. The evaluation covers formal educational activities, student academic achievement, governance and administration, financial stability, resources, admissions and student personnel services, organization effectiveness, and relationships with outside constituencies.
What is copyright?
Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States (title 17, U.S. Code) to the authors of original works of authorship, including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works, including material published in electronic format. Copyright protection covers any work, published or unpublished.
The Community College of Aurora Career Center helps you to determine what career path to follow. The college provides answers to employment questions, access to job search information, help with resume writing, and much more. Visit online, Career Resources, or come to the college soon; we're ready to help.
Student Financial Assistance
The CCA Financial Aid Office is dedicated to providing support to students and their families in meeting the costs of a college education. The Community College of Aurora participates in a wide variety of federal, state, and private financial aid programs, including Federal Pell Grants, student loans, and work study. Also see Student Loan Information
Students who are currently enrolled and are completing the FAFSA will be asked: "Have you been convicted for the possession or sale of illegal drugs for an offense that occurred while you were receiving federal student aid?" Students who answer "Yes" will be asked an additional series of questions to determine if the conviction affects their eligibility for federal student aid.
- Apply on Campus with a friendly success coach who understands your needs
- Access to community resources.
- Can help you overcome obstacles to staying in school.
Health and Safety
The Community College of Aurora supports the efforts of local, state, and federal governments in promoting drug free America. Drug and alcohol abuse cause numerous problems in the domestic and working worlds. The challenges faced by our country cannot be effectively dealt with unless individuals work collectively in combating the problems caused by drug and alcohol abuse. The effects of drug and alcohol abuse are most damaging to the physiological and psychological systems of the human body. Through active abuse, a person is placing harmful toxins in his/her body which can cause illness and impact one’s ability to work and function fully in society. Awareness, education, and intervention all are components of addressing the problems created by substance abuse in our communities and country.
Community College of Aurora strives to provide a safe and healthy environment that enhances the learning process. Each student and employee should be able to attend classes, work on campus, and/or participate in activities with a feeling that they are in an environment that is safe and secure. Click Here for Staying Safe of Campus Brochure
Information about retention rates can be found on the Department of Education College Navigator Web site.
Information about graduation and transfer-out rates can be found on the Department of Education College Navigator Web site.
By clicking the above link you will be directed to the Colorado Community College System Webpage of reports. You will have to select Community College of Aurora from the "5 Year Placement Trends by Institution" drop down menu and run the report. The Community College of Aurora does its best to contact each graduate post-graduation to collect this data.
Military & Veteran Services is part of the Advising department at the Community College of Aurora. We have a dynamic veterans and military community at CCA and we are committed to assisting you in achieving your educational goals. This information is designed to provide you with the tools and guidelines you need to smoothly navigate in the academic world. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding this web page or the Veterans & Military Services Office, please feel free to contact us.
The Community College of Aurora is committed to helping our military and veteran students and their families. Below are many good resources to help you and your families, whether you're still active duty, have just left the service, or have been separated for years. For a printable list of resources, click here.
Employees and students of the Community College of Aurora shall not be subjected to unlawful discrimination and/or harassment on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion or sexual orientation in employment conditions or educational programs or activities.
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a law that gives you the right to access information from the federal government. It is often described as the law that keeps citizens in the know about their government.
In addition to rights extended to members of the Community College of Aurora student body, individuals also have rights and freedoms under federal, state and local law. Some of those college-related rights and freedoms include: Freedom to access the college and college facilities, services, and programs, in accordance with the civil rights Act of 1964; title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Colorado statutes and College policies and procedures.
Upon enrolling at the college, you assume an obligation to conduct yourself in a manner compatible with the college's function as a public educational institution. CCA expects each student to obey the federal, state, and municipal laws as well as college regulations. In addition, students must adhere to the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Polices, the Colorado Community College System President’s Procedures, and the CCA student code of conduct.
The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.” The information provided here is the best available to us but represents one year’s data only. However, we hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices.
The Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) maintains this site and evaluates the accuracy and integrity of all sexual offender registration records to determine if the data fulfills the minimum requirements for all Internet postings. These records are being updated daily and will be posted to the website as soon as they are available. If you believe any information found in these records is incorrect or if you have any questions, please contact CBI’s Program Support Unit at (303) 239-4222, or at email@example.com. You may also contact your local law enforcement agency.
Click here to access CCA’s Student Complaint form. This form can be submitted electronically or in hard copy to the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs.