Student Consumer Information

Regulations promulgated by the United States Department of Education to implement changes made to the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, includes many disclosure and reporting requirements. Disclosure of financial assistance and institutional information to students under the student financial assistance programs under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (Title IV) is required. These programs include the Federal Pell Grant Program, the campus-based programs (Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study (FWS), and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) programs), the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program, the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program, and the Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) Program (formerly called the State Student Incentive Grant (SSIG) Program). Under the regulations the College annually must distribute to all enrolled students a notice of the availability of financial assistance and institutional information required to be disclosed pursuant to the Higher Education Act amendments and pursuant to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) which governs access to student educational records maintained by educational institutions and the release of information from those records. 
Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information

Student consumer information is available to all enrolled and prospective students. You can obtain the following information below.

  • a description of all Federal, State, local, private and institutional student financial assistance programs available. 
  • how to apply for student financial assistance 
  • student eligibility requirements, including standards for satisfactory academic progress 
  • the method of award and distribution of student financial assistance 
  • the rights and responsibilities of students receiving financial assistance, including the terms of any loans received, the terms and conditions of employment provided as part of a student’s financial assistance, and the terms and conditions under which students receiving FFEL and Direct loans may obtain deferrals 
  • the cost of attendance at the institution, including tuition and fees, room and board and estimates of the costs of books and supplies and transportation 
  • the requirements for refunds of tuition, fees, and costs, for the return of federal funds, and for officially withdrawing from the institution 
  • academic program information, including instructional, laboratory and physical facilities and faculty and other instructional personnel. 
  • the designated College personnel available to assist enrolled or prospective students in obtaining the required financial assistance and institutional information 
  • information pertaining to the College’s accreditation, approval or licensure 
  • special facilities and services available to disabled students 
  • notice that study abroad is considered at the College for purposes of federal student financial assistance 
  • the College’s completion or graduation rates 
  • enrollment status or withdraw from the College and how financial aid may be impacted by any status changes 

Individuals who need assistance in obtaining financial aid information for Onondaga Community College should contact:  

Director of Financial Aid
Onondaga Community College
4585 West Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, NY 13215
Telephone: 315-498-2291

General Institutional Information

The following links provide general institutional information about Onondaga Community College to student consumers, parents, and other audiences through the College’s website. 

Student Financial Assistance

Onondaga's Office of Financial Aid provides comprehensive information about student financial assistance on the office website and through the current edition of the College Catalog. Information available from these web sources includes (but is not limited to): 

Health and Safety   

Student Outcomes 

Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support

 Voter Registration 

If you have any questions or need assistance obtaining institutional information regarding compliance please contact: 

Chief Compliance Officer
Onondaga Community College
4585 West Seneca Tpke.

Syracuse, NY 13215

(315) 498-2274