Consumer Information

Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information

 

This page has been created to fulfill K&G 5 Star Barber College’s compliance with the disclosure requirements under Title IV. Title IV requires institutions participating in financial aid programs to disclose specified information to all prospective students, applicants, employees and current students.

Release of Student Information and Privacy Policy

Release of Student Information

 

The school has a written policy that all information concerning the student is private and will not be released. This information can only be released to the student, parent or guardian to protect the rights of the students. Request to access student’s academic information may only be granted upon receiving written consent from the student or parent if the student is a minor. The exceptions to this rule pertain to the following: School employees who have a need-to-know, other schools to which a student is transferring, parents when a student over 18 is still dependent, certain government officials in order to carry out lawful functions, appropriate parties in connection with financial aid to a student, organizations doing certain studies for the school, accrediting organizations, individuals who have obtained court orders or subpoenas, persons who need to know in cases of health and safety emergencies, and state and local authorities to whom disclosure is required by state laws adopted before November 19, 1974.

 

Privacy of Student Records (FERPA)

 

In compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, K&G 5 Star Barber College does not release information pertaining to student cumulative record nor publish or sell “directory information” without written consent from the student or parent/guardian if the student is a dependent minor. All records will be maintained in the Administrator’s offices. Only instructors and the Director may have access to these files. The school guarantees the rights of students and parents (if applicable) to have access to the cumulative records and have proper supervision and interpretation of those records when they are being reviewed. Access to records must be requested in writing, arranged previously and a staff member must be present while the records are being reviewed. Copies of file documents may be obtained at a cost of fifteen cents per copy. Cumulative education records are maintained for five years or more after graduation or termination.

Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities

Students with Disabilities

 

Reasonable accommodations will be made on an individual basis. However, it is the responsibility of person with disabilities to seek available assistance and make their needs known at the time of enrollment. Documentation to support the disability must be provided to K&G 5 Star Barber College at the time of the request. Information pertaining to an Applicant’s disability is voluntary and confidential. If this information is supplied, a reasonable effort at no additional cost to K&G 5 Star Barber College will be made to overcome the effects of conditions that limit the participation of qualified disabled students. If Applicants or Students feel that they have been the subject of unlawful discrimination, they may notify K&G 5 Star Barber College by phone, in person, or in writing. Prompt action will be taken to resolve the conflict.

Copyright Infringement Policy

Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions

 

Unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, including unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing, will not be tolerated, and may subject a student to school sanctions and discipline, up to and including dismissal.  Students may request copies of copyrighted materials from the person or office in charge of those materials.

 

Unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, including unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing, may also subject the student to civil and criminal liabilities.  Specifically, Copyright infringement is the act of exercising, without permission or legal authority, one or more of the exclusive rights granted to the copyright owner under section 106 of the Copyright Act (Title 17 of the United States Code). These rights include the right to reproduce or distribute a copyrighted work. In the file-sharing context, downloading or uploading substantial parts of a copyrighted work without authority constitutes an infringement. Penalties for copyright infringement include civil and criminal penalties. In general, anyone found liable for civil copyright infringement may be ordered to pay either actual damages or “statutory” damages affixed at not less than $750 and not more than $30,000 per work infringed. For “willful” infringement, a court may award up to $150,000 per work infringed. A court can, in its discretion, also assess costs and attorneys’ fees. For details, see Title 17, United States Code, Sections 504, 505. Willful copyright infringement can also result in criminal penalties, including imprisonment of up to five years and fines of up to $250,000 per offense.  More information can be found at: www.copyright.gov.

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Misrepresentation

 

K&G 5 Star Barber College routinely reviews and updates information that it makes available to students, the public, and employees to ensure its accuracy and truthfulness.

 

Any school that substantially misrepresents the nature of its educational program, its financial charges, or the employability of its graduates is subject to fines, limitations, suspensions, or the termination of its participation in Federal Student Aid programs.

 

Examples of misrepresentation of the educational program would include, among other things, false or misleading statements about the school’s accreditation or the school’s size, location, facilities, or equipment.  Misrepresentation of financial charges includes, among other things, false or misleading statements about scholarships provided for the purpose of paying school charges or as to whether a particular charge is a customary charge for that course at the school.  Also, misrepresentation would include making any false or misleading statements about the employability of the school’s graduates.

Assistance

FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES

 

Federal student aid is available in the form of Pell Grants and Direct Student Loans for those who qualify. You may visit  http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ for more information or apply for aid.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Policy

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

 

Drug Policy

 

To ensure a DRUG-FREE school, all students/employees are given notice that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession or use of a controlled substance is prohibited in the school. If a student/employee is found to be in non-compliance with this notice, said student/employee will be given a minimum of thirty (30) days suspension. Said student/employee will also be asked to attend a drug abuse program which must be approved by the school administrator.  A second violation can mean the immediate termination of said student/employee without recourse. This school is also a smoke free facility.

 

Note: If you have a drug or alcohol related problem, the school staff is always available to you.  We also have a list of organizations available to you should you need any help.

 

ANTI-DRUG ABUSE ACT CERTIFICATION

 

MARCH 18, 1989

 

The students understand that as a condition of eligibility to attend this school, and as a condition of eligibility to receive Financial Aid, he/she must remain drug free.  The student also understands that if he/ she does engage in the unlawful manufacturing, distribution, dispensation, or possession of a controlled substance during their enrollment, he/she will be dismissed from school and not be allowed to return until they can show proof of being drug free, and until he/she has met the School’s requirements by the following:

 

A.  Attended an approved drug rehabilitation center.

B. Show proof of being drug free and/or alcohol free for thirty 30 days

The student has been informed of the penalties for the use of drugs.  The students have received written information on the Federal penalties and sanction for illegal possession of a controlled substance.  The students have received information on the use and effects of a controlled substance.

 

The student understands that if he/she needs help while attending school for the abuse of a controlled substance, they may go to the owner or director for help without recourse.  The school will assist the student in getting the counseling they need.

 

Notice of Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations

 

Effective July 1, 2000, students are ineligible for Title IV federal financial aid funds if convicted of an offense involving the possession of an illegal substance that occurred during a period of enrollment for which the students were receiving federal student aid (grants, loans and/or work-study). The ineligibility period is:

 

• First Offense = 1 year

• Second Offense = 2 years

• Third Offense = Indefinite

   For convictions involving sale of an illegal substance, the ineligibility period is:

• First Offense = 2 years

• Second Offense = Indefinite The Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended (HEA)

  suspends aid eligibility for students who have been convicted under federal or state

  law of the sale or possession of drugs, if the offense occurred during a period of

  enrollment for which the student was receiving federal student aid (grants, loans,

  and/or work-study). If you have a conviction(s) for these offenses, call the Federal

  Student Aid Information Center at 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243)

 

If you have lost federal student aid eligibility due to a drug conviction, you can regain eligibility if you pass two unannounced drug tests conducted by a drug rehabilitation program that complies with criteria established by the U.S. Department of Education.

 

Civil Commitment for Sexual Offenses - A student subject to an involuntary civil commitment after completing a period of incarceration for a forcible or non-forcible sexual offense is ineligible to receive a Federal Pell grant.

Vaccination Policy

Vaccinations Policy

 

K&G 5 Star Barber College complies with the State of Texas requirements for vaccinations.  At this time Texas does not require any vaccinations prior to or during enrollment in its programs.

K&G 5 STAR BARBER COLLEGE

Campus Security Act Disclosure Statement

The Campus Security Act (Public Law 102-26) requires postsecondary institutions to disclose the number of instances in which certain specific types of crimes have occurred in any building or on any property owned or controlled by this institution which is used for activities related to the educational purpose of the institution and/or any building or property owned or controlled by student organizations recognized by this institution.  In compliance with that law, the following reflects this institution’s crime statistics for the period between 10/1/2011 and 10/01/2013 (THREE MOST COMPLETED CALENDAR YEARS).

 

Note: In complying with the crime statistical reporting requirements, K&G 5 Star Barber College provides a map to current and prospective students and employees that depict its campus.  (K&G 5 Star Barber College does not have non-campus building or property, and public property areas)

 

The following criminal offenses, published each year and must be report no later than October 1 of each year, include any crime statistics that occurred on campus during the previous three calendar year periods.

 

Date updated as of 10/01/21/2013

Report Distribution Date:

Occurrences within the 2011, 2012 and 2013 Calendar Years

Information for Crime Victims and Disciplinary Proceedings

 

K&G 5 Star Barber College strives to foster a positive and enjoyable environment for professional learning. Should a student become a victim of a crime while at school or on school premises, the student should notify school staff immediately for assistance. The matter will be dealt with promptly and professionally.  When it is deemed necessary by school personnel, outside assistance, such as law enforcement will be called.

 

In the case of a student’s violation of rules and regulations the following will take place: K&G 5 Star College reserves the right to take disciplinary action against students for violations of K&G 5 Star Barber College rules and regulations.  These rules and regulations are contained in the catalog, enrollment agreement and/or distributed to students. K&G 5 Star Barber College also reserves the right to take disciplinary Action in those instances where it believes the students’ continued presence in the school facility is disruptive to the teaching and learning environment of the institution.  Disciplinary action may take the form of verbal or written warning, suspension from school for a period of time, or the termination of the student’s enrollment.  Students may be notified of disciplinary action either verbally or in writing.  Students must comply with disciplinary directives immediately and in a professional manner.

EVACUATION PROCEDURES

 

Emergency Evacuation

 

Curing an emergency evacuation, each instructor is responsible for the safe and orderly evacuation of his/her class.  Instructors not in class should assist with any evacuation problems that may arise.  It is the instructor’s responsibility to prevent panic, control traffic, and provide calm leadership.  The following guidelines should be observed:

 

• Instructors should know the shortest route from the classroom to the nearest exit.

• When the need to evacuate the building arises, the class should be directed to move single-file through the nearest exit and well

   beyond the building to an area of safety.

• The instructor should be last to leave in order to check that all students are out of the classroom and to close the door.

• Never return to the building until instructed to do so by the appropriate authorities.

Voter Registration

Voter Registration Forms

 

K&G 5 Star Barber College encourages all students and employees to exercise their right to participate in their government by voting.  To that end, voter registration forms can be obtained at its business office.  Registration forms and additional information on voter registration can also be obtained online at www.votexas.org.

Textbook Information Disclosure

Effective July 1, 2010, institutions receiving Federal Financial Assistance, are required to the maximum extent practicable, to post verified textbook pricing information for both required and recommended materials for each class. The information regarding textbooks at K&G 5 Star Barber College is as follows:

 

Milady's Standard Professional Barbering, 5th Edition

ISBN-13: 9781435497153

List/Net Price: $129.95/$104.00

 

Student Workbook

ISBN-13: 9781435497139 | List/Net Price: $61.95/$49.75