Financial Aid Policies

Visit the following links to access important information about Spring Hill College policies pertaining to financial aid, health and safety, and more. This convenient list is especially useful for current and prospective students searching for material and policies concerning various administrative offices.

Annual Security Report

The Spring Hill College Annual Security Report is prepared and published every year.

FERPA

Spring Hill College complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. The College insures a student access to certain official records directly related to the student and prohibits the release of personally identifiable information other than “directory information” without prior written consent of the student, except as specified by the law.

Present and former students have the right to personally review their own records for information and to determine their accuracy.  Parents of dependent children, as defined by the Internal Revenue have the same rights.  In compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 as amended, the College reserves the right to disclose information about dependent students to their parents without the students’ written consent.

A complete explanation of the law is available in the Registrar’s Office.  Any complaints regarding Spring Hill College’s compliance with this law may be filed with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Department of Education, Washington, D.C.  20201.

Student-Athlete Handbook

The information in this book identifies resources for student-athlete including financial aid, academic support, and sports information. Visit http://www.shcbadgers.com and select the "Compliance" tab for more information.

University Bulletin

The Spring Hill College Bulletin is published each year and includes information on admissions, academic programs and course offerings.

Student Code of Community Standards

In any society, large or small, where people live in a community, there must be certain rules established to aide the safety, rights and freedom of all concerned. This is also true of Spring Hill College, a community that acknowledges the existence of both rights and responsibilities and is dedicated to personal and academic excellence. Community members are individually and collectively responsible for their behaviors.

Student Outcomes

The Spring Hill College is published each year and includes information on retention rates, graduation rates as well as other student information.

Quick Reference to Service Centers

This document describes avenues that borrowers can use to find useful information on loan status, repayment options, loan information, and resolution of issues. The document also outlines contact information for an ombudsman to serve as a resource of last resort for borrowers who have not found satisfactory answers to their questions.

Compliance Information

Voter Registration

Voter registration is governed in Alabama by state law and the federal National Voter Registration Act (commonly known as "motor voter"). For more information on the National Voter Registration Act and voter registration opportunities under the Act, please click here.

You may download the State of Alabama Postcard Voter Registration Application from this site. The form can be printed on your printer, filled out, and then mailed into your local voter registration officials. Click here for more information.

You may also request a postcard voter registration from this office by e-mail. Click here to request a voter registration form.

Voter registration is also available from your local County Board of Registrars. Click here to get the address and phone number for the board of registrars office in your county.

NASFAA Code of Conduct

Spring Hill College is committed and adheres to the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators’  (NASFAA) Statement of Ethical Principals and Code of Conduct for Institutional Financial Professionals. The Code of Conduct can be reviewed at www.nasfaa.org/subhomes/MediaCenter/NASFAACodeofConduct.pdf.