Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act
The Athletic Department provides data on participation and financing of men’s and women’s sports in intercollegiate athletic programs. The Athletic Department also provides data and renames total expenses, and operating expenses of intercollegiate athletic program. This information may be obtained by contacting the Athletic Department at (501) 375-9845.
The Integrated Campus Center provides information and assistance to students with disabilities who are in need of special accommodations. Individual services are available to students with visual, hearing, speech, physical and learning disabilities, chronic health problems, psychological disorders, and temporary disabilities. Services include counseling, classroom accommodations, adapted equipment, adapted testing, priority registration, and referrals. Support and assistance in overcoming architectural, academic, attitudinal, and other barriers encountered is provided. Requests for services must be made prior to the beginning of each semester and current documentation of disability is required to receive assistance. For additional information, please contact Mrs. Brenda Martin, Director of the Integrated Campus Center - Office of Disability Services at (501) 370-5356.
Information on Accreditation
Information concerning accreditation is listed in the Philander Smith College catalog. Additional information may be obtained from the Office of Academic Affairs, Dr. Annie Williams. All academic programs of the College are approved by the State Board of Education and the Board of Trustees. The professional programs of the respective schools of the College are accredited or approved by the appropriate professional associations, or are pursuing full professional accreditation or approval.
Philander Smith College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of NCA to award baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission at 30 North Lasalle St, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 69602, (312) 263-0456.
The College makes available upon request to both currently enrolled and prospective students and in the case of the campus crime report prospective employees and employees. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes that occurred on-campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this annual report by contacting the Campus Police Department at (501) 975-8525.
Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
The Registrar’s Office and Office of Student Affairs disseminate information to students about their rights under FERPA. The College’s policies are listed in the student handbook and the catalog.
Drug & Alcohol Abuse Policy
The Office of Student Affairs provides annually to faculty, employees and students information on the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988. The information is published in the staff handbook (Faculty and Staff), the student handbook and the catalog.
The Employee Drug & Alcohol Policy information can be obtained by contacting Human Resources at (501) 370-5204.
The Student Drug & Alcohol Policy information can be obtained by contacting Student Affairs at (501) 370-5354 or by clicking HERE to view the policy.