Member Institutions agree:
- To provide educational services according to standards of honesty and fairness and to render those services to students in a manner that, in the same circumstance it would apply to or demand themselves.
- To provide recruiting material that is clear, accurate and unambiguous as to content and purpose.
- To provide each prospective student with financial aid information concerning the total cost of their education and the repayment requirements of their student loans.
- To provide prospective students with accurate information about educational programs, services and performance in a manner that:
- Provides clear information regarding institutional accreditation and programmatic accreditation if applicable;
- Provides information about refund policies;
- Does not promise, guarantee, or mislead regarding transferability of credits to or from another institution;
- Does not promise of guarantee employment or income level after graduation.
- To safeguard the public trust by providing educational and related services in a manner that meets or exceeds minimum requirements under applicable federal and state laws and regulations and accrediting agency standards.
- To provide a method for school employees to inform senior management of potential violations of laws, regulation, accrediting agency standards and the institution’s policies and procedures.
- To provide a procedure for expeditious handling of student complaints and disputes.
- To provide a quality academic experience by:
- Maintaining strong, ethical leadership in management;
- Providing qualified faculty
- Developing, structuring and offering outcomes-focused program curricula;
- Periodically reviewing faculty, curricula, facilities, equipment, programs and staff;
- Providing appropriate resources to support the teaching and learning process.
- To assist graduates interested in finding full-time employment in jobs related to their program of study, without guaranteeing employment.
- The MAPCCS/KAPCCS Board of Directors shall remove an institution from the membership if:
- The institution has had its license to operate terminated or denied upon renewal by the state;
- The institution has had its accreditation terminated or denied upon renewal by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education;
- The institution has had its eligibility to participate in Federal Title IV financial aid programs terminated or denied upon recertification by the U.S. Department of Education.