Consumer Disclosure

In accordance with federal regulations (34CFR 668.41(b)(c), Faith International University (FIU) is providing the following information with regards to Reporting and Disclosure Information.

FIU, as permitted by federal regulation, provides access to its consumer information primarily through electronic means (via email or this website: www.faithseminary.edu). Paper copies of the information are available upon request. Enrolled or prospective students may contact John Wheeler, Dean of Students at (253) 752-2020 ext. 120.

Regular business hours are Monday through Thursday: 9am to 5pm, Friday: By Appointment Only. We are closed Saturday and Sunday.

General Disclosures

General Information about Faith International University

Information about Faith International University, including employee contact information, accrediting bodies, degree programs, faculty, cost of attendance, transfer of credit, course withdrawal procedures, facilities, services for students with disabilities, leave of absence policy, and all other general information required to be disclosed can be viewed in the Academic Catalog. A hardcopy of the FIU Academic Catalog can be obtained by clicking here or contacting the Registrar at registrar@faithseminary.edu. Information pertaining to student body diversity, institutional statistics, or public disclosures can be accessed by viewing pages within the Consumer Info section of this website.

The 2017-18 Student Handbook also contains information regarding Faith International University.


Financial Assistance Information Available to Students

Students attending Faith International University have access to several options for financial aid. This aid may be federal aidmilitary benefits, private education loans, or a combination of these. Information regarding aid types, application information, financial assistance, and contact information for the Financial Aid Office can be viewed or accessed from the FIU Financial Aid page. The Satisfactory Academic Progress policy for student eligibility, and other related questions addressing issues such as disbursement methods, financial assistance, enrollment at another institution or study abroad, and return of title IV funds when a student withdraws or is administratively withdrawn can be answered in our FIU Academic Catalog. To view the catalog, click here or for a hard copy, contact the Registrar at registrar@faithseminary.edu.

Listed below is a diversity breakdown of full-time, undergraduate students during fall 2015 who received Pell Grants:


Financial Aid Exit Counseling

If a federal loan recipient drops below half-time or completely withdraws, the recipient must fill out an exit counseling form, even if the loan recipient plans to return to Faith International University, the exit counseling form is a reminder to the loan applicant of his/her financial obligations. Loan exit counseling can be done online at www.StudentLoans.gov or by paper copy from the Financial Aid Office.


Financial Information

Financial information including tuition and fee costs, payment plan information, withdrawal requirements, and refund policy can be found in the financial services information section of the 2017-2018 FIU Academic Catalog. You may also view the annual estimated price of attendance for the various program levels available at Faith International University.


Campus Safety & the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Faith International University (FIU) is committed to creating and maintaining a community where all individuals who participate in university programs and activities can work and learn together in an atmosphere free of harassment, exploitation or intimidation.

FIU prohibits sexual harassment and sexual violence. Such behavior violates both law and FIU’s policy. FIU will respond promptly and effectively to reports of sexual harassment and sexual violence and will take appropriate action to prevent, to correct, and when necessary, discipline behavior that constitutes sexual harassment and/or sexual violence, or otherwise violates the 2013 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (hereinafter referred to as “VAWA Policy”). For further information about this policy, please download our Campus Safety Report by clicking here.


Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention

Faith International University requires that its campus, faculty, staff, and students be drug-free. To view a complete description of our drug and alcohol policy, click here. The institution, including all departments and affiliated institutions within it, expressly prohibits the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance on the campus and premises. Violation of this policy will result in the immediate dismissal from Faith International University of any student involved in these activities. In addition, faculty, staff, or students involved in such illegal activities are subject to legal prosecution under federal, state, and local law.  Federal trafficking penalties can be found at the following website. Any student using alcohol or participating in the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of drugs while on the properties owned or used by Faith International University will be immediately dismissed.  In addition, students involved in such illegal activities are subject to legal prosecution under federal, state, and local law and may be liable for personal injuries or property damage that occur when participating in the above activities.

Faith International University also considers tobacco to be habit-forming and addictive and strictly prohibits smoking (including electronic cigarettes) or the usage of other tobacco substances while on any of the campuses or while attending other institution related activities. Drug or alcohol abuse may cause various physical problems, such as liver failure, cancer, paranoia, or death. Listed below are a few signs that may indicate drug or alcohol abuse:

  • Giving up past activities such as sports, homework, or hanging out with new friends
  • Aggressiveness and irritability
  • Forgetfulness
  • Disappearing money or valuables
  • Feeling rundown, hopeless, depressed, or even suicidal
  • Sounding selfish and not caring about others
  • Getting in trouble with the law

The above information was adapted, or taken directly, from

http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/substance-abuse

 

Below is a list of treatment facilities for anyone struggling with drug use/alcohol abuse.

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline (NCADD)
Telephone: 1-800-NCA-CALL (622-2255) Website: www.ncadd.org

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Telephone: 1-800-662-HELP (4357) Website: www.samhsa.gov
Treatment Finder: www.findtreatment.samhsa.gov

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Telephone: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)Website: www.niaaa.nih.gov

Treatment Finder: www.niaaa/nih/gov/alcohol-health/support-treatment

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Telephone: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
Website: www.drugabuse.gov

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Website: www.aa.org
To find an AA community near you: www.aa.org/pages/en_US/find-aa-resources

Al-Anon/Alateen
Telephone: 1-888-4AL-ANON (425-2666)
Website: www.al-anon.alateen.org

Cocaine Anonymous
Telephone: 1-800-347-8998
Website: www.ca.org

Faith International University is neither associated with nor does it endorse any of these facilities/programs.


Drug Related Penalties

The chart below illustrates the period of ineligibility for financial aid funds, depending on whether the conviction was for sale or possession and whether the student had previous The penalties apply toward a conviction of a student involved in the illegal act while attending the institution and receiving federal funds. (A conviction for the sale of drugs includes conviction for conspiring to sell drugs.)

Possession of Controlled Substance Sale of Controlled Substance
1st Offense 1 year after date of conviction 2 years after date of conviction
2nd Offense 2 years after date of second conviction Indefinite period after the date of conviction
Indefinite period after date of third conviction


Completion/Graduation Rates & Retention Rates

The current graduation and retention rates for Faith International University undergraduate students can be obtained through the National Center for Education Statistics or College Navigator at http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/. This link also has more specific information regarding Faith International University (including student demographics, diversity, etc.).


Job Placement

Based upon surveys of 2016 graduates, 75 to 80% of the respondents stated that they have a job that is somehow related to their degree. Many of our students are working adults and typically work in the field they are studying for.


Institutional Security Policies & Crime Statistics

In accordance with the Campus Security Act (CLERY), Faith International University publishes an Annual Campus Security Report. This report, outlining Faith International University’s security policies and crime statistics, is made available on Faith International University’s Campus Safety page. The FIU main campus security report is available in hardcopy format upon electronic request to registrar@faithseminary.edu.


Emergency Notification Plan

In the event of an emergency, it is important that the campus community, along with surrounding areas, be notified of the Faith International University will, without delay, determine the content of a notification and initiate a notification system to the community apprising them of the emergency. This Emergency Notification Plan is publicized to the on-campus community annually. The specifics of the plan are made available in the Faith International University Annual Campus Security Report and Emergency Operations Policy and Safety Plan.  Both of these documents can be accessed at the Campus Safety page.


Student’s Rights under the Family Education Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)

FERPA affords students certain rights with respect to their education records. Information regarding FERPA can be accessed by clicking here.


Vaccinations

Faith International University students are not required to have vaccinations.


Voter Registration

For Washington State residents, please visit: https://weiapplets.sos.wa.gov/MyVote/#/login to register to vote in this state. For all out of state students/residents, please refer to the website for your secretary of state.

 

Faith International University (FIU)  is an equal opportunity higher education institution open to any qualified individual without regard to race, religion, sex, age, color, national or ethnic origin, or disability.  This non-discriminatory policy includes admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other institution administered programs, except where required by specific religious tenets held by the institution.

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