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Consumer information

Federal Regulations require that consumer information be developed, disseminated to students and staff and maintained on at least an annual basis. Notification of required consumer information disclosure will be sent to enrolled students and staff on an annual basis and will include required disclosures, descriptions and how to obtain the information. Upon request, Wayne State University can provide hard copies on any of the information displayed or listed on the websites below.  

Policies and procedures

Document Location
Academic Year Definition

Student Calendar 2016

Student Calendar 2015

Student Calendar 2014

Academic policy

Law School

School of Medicine

Admission/Readmission, institution and academic programs

Undergraduate admissions

Graduate programs

Law School

School of Medicine:

Attendance (e.g. administrative withdrawals, tardiness)

Undergraduate and graduate programs

Academic Regulations, Academic, Academic and Performance, Responsible

Records and Registration, Student, Attendance and Performance, Responsible

Law School

School of Medicine

Awarding of Title IV funds (e.g. COA calculation, campus based policy, packaging, Perkins, and FSEOG)

Cost of attendance




School of Medicine

Campus-based programs (FWS community service, FSEOG selection)




Guide to On-Campus Student Employment (PDF)

Career Services

College Work-Study Policy

School of Medicine

Law School

Clock hour programs: clock to credit hour calculation School of Social Work (PDF) -- pages 12 &13
Course Repeats


Academic Regulations, Undergraduate

Academic Regulations, Graduate - University Academic Offices, Services, Regulations, Retaking Courses

Retaining Financial Aid

School of Medicine

Credit Balance

Title IV Authorization

Receiving Your Financial Aid

Disbursements and Refunds

Student Refunds

Direct Deposit Refunds FAQs

Dependency Overrides

Aid changes


Leave of Absence

School of Medicine

Recruiter Compensation/incentive programs

The University does not engage outside recruiters nor do we have a recruiter incentive programs. However, the University has salaried employees who have these responsibilities.

Return of Title IV funds Policy (PDF)
Professional Judgment

Aid changes


Satisfactory Academic Progress (e.g. Undergraduate / Graduate / program specific, appeal process, academic plan, the treatment of Withdrawals or Incompletes)

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy (PDF) 

Satisfactory academic progress information

School of Medicine

Law School

Withdrawals, official and unofficial, drop/add policy

Dropping or withdrawing from classes

Undergraduate Bulletin  General Information, Records and Registration, Student, Drop/Add – Adjusting Schedule

Financial Aid Policy (PDF)

Law School

School of Medicine withdrawal process

Verification Student information


Document Location
Catalogs (e.g. Undergraduate, Graduate, program specific)


Course catalog for Law School (PDF)

School of Medicine: Academic programs

Brochures Law School (PDF)

Financial assistance information

Document Location
Description of all the Federal, State, local, private and institutional student financial assistance programs (need based and non-need based) available to students who enroll at the institution.
[34 C.F.R. § 668.42(a)]

Types of Aid

Law School students

School of Medicine students

For each program, information must include [34 C.F.R. § 668.42(b)]:

  • Procedures and forms students use to apply for admission or for financial aid
  • Student eligibility requirements
  • Criteria for selecting recipients from the group of eligible applicants
  • Criteria for determining amount of student’s award


Freshman Admissions

Transfer Admissions

Financial aid forms

Applying for aid

Non-degree programs

Information disclosed to students or parents of students who enter into an agreement regarding a Title IV, HEA loan that the loan will be submitted to NSLDS and accessible by authorized agencies, lenders, and institutions [HEOA 489 amended HEA Sec. 485B]

Student loans

NSLDS information

Direct loans

Parent PLUS loans

Grad PLUS loans

Law School

School of Medicine

Rights and responsibilities of students receiving financial assistance, to include [34 C.F.R. § 668.42(c) except where indicated] Rights and responsibilities
Contacts for information on financial assistance and institutional issues [34 C.F.R. §§ 668.43(a)(8), 668.44]


Student Service Center

Terms and conditions of the Title IV, HEA loans students receive [34 C.F.R. § 668.42(a)(4)], including information published by the Department [HEOA Sec. 488(c) amended HEA Sec. 485(d)]

Loan counseling

Loan repayment

Institutional information

Document Location

Academic program information (current degree programs; instructional, lab, or other physical facilities which relate to the program(s); faculty & instructional personnel; and any plans for improving academic programs, if such a plan exists [34 C.F.R. § 668.43(a)(5)]

Include information regarding required internships and externships

Academic programs

Undergraduate/Graduate Bulletins

Academic program assessment

Law School: J.D. admissions

School of Medicine: Current Degree Programs

Instructional, lab, other facilities

Strategic Plan (PDF)

Faculty & Instructional Personnel

Availability of a GED program, if the school admits students who do not have a high school diploma or equivalent [34 C.F.R. § 668.14(b)(13)] The University does not admit students who do not have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Cost of attendance (including estimates of tuition/fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation costs (such as commuting) if applicable, and any additional costs associated with a program in which the student is enrolled or expressed an interest [C.F.R. § 668.43(a)(1)]

Cost of attendance

School of Medicine

Law School

College Bookstore – ISBN
The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) and retail price information of required and recommended textbooks and supplemental materials [HEOA Sec. 112 amended HEA Title I, Part C: added HEA Sec. 133(d) (20 U.S.C. 1015b)]


Find course materials
Constitution Day
[Division J of Pub. L. 108-447, the "Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2005,'' Dec. 8, 2004; 118 Stat. 2809, 3344-45 (Section 111)]

Constitution Day

Copyright Information
Policies and sanctions [34 C.F.R. § 668.43(a)(10)]

Computing and Information Technology: Legal downloads

Higher Education Opportunity Act and Illegal Filesharing

University policies

Acceptable use of information technology resources
Names of associations, agencies, and/or governmental bodies that accredit, approve, or license the institution and its programs; and procedures for obtaining or reviewing documents describing accreditation, approval, or licensing [C.F.R. § 668.43(a)(6)]


Letter of accreditation (PDF)

Accreditation Report (PDF)

Undergraduate Bulletin [indexed under Accreditation]

Graduate Bulletin [indexed under Accreditations of University Programs]

Law School

School of Medicine

Net Price Calculator
[HEOA Sec. 111 amended HEA Title 1, Part C: added HEA Sec. 132(a), Sec. 132(h) (20 U.S.C. 1015a(a), 20 U.S.C. 1015a(h))]


Net price calculator

Refund policy with which the institution is required to comply for return of unearned tuition and fees or other refundable portions of costs paid to the institution [C.F.R. § 668.43(a)(2)]

Return of Title IV aid policy (PDF)

Cancellation of unearned aid

School of Medicine

Law School

Requirements and procedures for officially withdrawing [C.F.R. § 668.43(a)(3)]


Undergraduate Bulletin  Records and Registration, Student, Drop/Add – Adjusting Schedule

Return of Title IV Policy (PDF)

Grading Policy

Law School: Dropping or Withdrawing from Courses (PDF) -- pages 7 and 11

Law Bulletin (PDF) -- page 40

School of Medicine: Withdrawal process

SOM: Leave of absence

SOM: Dis-Enrollment from coursework

Services and facilities available to students with disabilities, including students with intellectual disabilities [C.F.R. § 668.43(a)(7)]

Student Disability Services

Parking for students with disabilities

Housing for students with disabilities (PDF)

Law School

School of Medicine Student Disability Services 

SOM Application process

Statement that a student’s enrollment in a program of study abroad approved for credit by the home institution may be considered enrollment at the home institution for the purpose of applying for assistance under Title IV [34 C.F.R. § 668.43(a)(9)]

Aid for study abroad programs

Summary of requirements related to return of Title IV funds (grant and loan aid) [C.F.R. § 668.43(a)(4)]

Return of Title IV aid policy (PDF)

Cancellation of unearned aid

School of Medicine

Law School

Student Body Diversity Information on diversity of the student body, including percentage of enrolled, full-time students who are male, female, self-identified members of a major racial or ethnic group, and Federal Pell Grant recipients [HEOA Sec. 488(a)(1)(E) amended HEA Sec. 485(a)(1)]

Fall Enrollment Report -- pages 7-40

Institutional Research and Analysis Data & Enrollment headcount

Quick facts

Public Information

Official reports

Pell Grant Recipients (State of Michigan section 245 reporting site)  Section 3d.

Public direct access to all known State and National Dashboards about our institution

Law School

Textbook information

Find course materials

School of Medicine materials

School of Medicine supplies


Transfer of Credits policies including established criteria on transfer of credit earned at another institution, and a list of institution articulation agreements [34 C.F.R. § 668.43(a)(11)]

Articulation Agreements

Undergraduate Bulletin  Records and Registration, Student, Transfer of Undergraduate Credits

Transfer credit evaluation

Law School Academic Regulations  (PDF) -- page 6

Law School Records and Registration

To students selected for verification, a written statement explaining:
  • documents required for verification
  • student’s responsibilities (correction procedures, deadlines, consequences of missing deadlines)
  • notification (how school will notify student of award changes based on verification and the timeframe for the notification)
[34 C.F.R. § 668.53]


School of Medicine

Law School


Voter Registration Form Availability
[HEOA Sec. 493(a)(1) amended HEA Sec. 487(a)(23) (20 U.S.C. 1094(a)(23)): added HEA Sec. 487(a)(23)(D)]

Dean of Students Office

Written Arrangements Disclosures to prospective and enrolled students regarding blanket written arrangements on a programmatic basis and not for individual arrangements initiated by students. A description of the written arrangement that the institution has entered, including but not limited to:
  • The portion of the educational program provided by the non-degree/certificate granting school
  • Name and location of the non-degree/certificate granting school
  • Method of delivery of the portion of the program not being offered by the degree or certificate granting school
  • Estimated additional costs the student may incur

[34 C.F.R. § 668.43(a)(12)]

Aid and the Wayne Advantage-Macomb program

MCC WSU Blanket Consortium Agreement (PDF)

Health and Safety

Document Location
Clery (Campus Security Act) – Two most recent Annual Security Reports

Security and Fire Safety Report 2016 (PDF) 

Security and Fire Safety Report 2015 (PDF) 

Crime Statistics

Annual crime statistics

Daily Crime Log

The WSU Police Department Records Section, located at 6050 Cass Avenue compiles and maintains hard copies of the Daily Crime Logs. Upon request, Daily Crime Logs are open to public inspection during normal business hours.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program 

DAAPP website

DAAPP procedures (PDF)

Biennial review report (PDF)




  • Undergraduate Bulletin -- University Academic Offices, Services and Regulations, Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy

Safety Awareness Handbook

Student Code of Conduct

Security and Fire Safety Report 2016 (PDF) page 6-8

*Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

EAP services

Emergency Response/Evacuation

Campus Safety

Risk Management Procedures


Fire safety reports on student housing (two most recent)

Security and Fire Safety Report 2016 (PDF) --page 15

Security and Fire Safety Report 2015 (PDF) --page 15

Fire Safety Manual (PDF)

Missing person notification

Housing policy

Campus Living Guide (PDF) --page 23

Security and Fire Safety Report 2016 (PDF) --page 14

Timely Warning and Emergency Notification

Security and Fire Safety Report 2016 (PDF) --page 2-6 & 13

Broadcast messaging

Vaccination Policy [HEA Sec. 485(a)(1)(V)]


Immunization form

Move-In information

University policy

School of Medicine

Compliance with Health Standards/Vaccination Policy

Institutional Outcomes

Document Location
Completion/graduation rates (for short term programs and if required by accrediting agency or State)

Enrollment report --page 4

Headcount enrollment

Completion/graduation rates for student athletes

Academic Success Rate (NCAA)


Equity in athletics data analysis

Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act


Equity in athletics data analysis

Student Right-To-Know Act

Privacy of Academic Records

Institutional Data

Student Consumer Information

Financial Aid


Document Location
Availability of Employee for
Dissemination Purposes
Financial Aid

College Navigator Website

WSU Profile on College Navigator
Gainful Employment
Disclosures related to programs preparing students for gainful employment [34 C.F.R. § 668.6(b)].

Gainful Employment Programs (PDF)

Sample from College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dietetics

Teacher Preparation Program Report Certification


Distance Education / Online Learning

Document Location
Instructions or materials provided to students for participation in online courses.

New online student services


Why online




Student Complaint information by state and agency (PDF)

Current students

Materials that explain the faculty role in regards to interaction with students in distance education courses (e.g. faculty contract, handbook, job description, policy, training materials).

Instructional guidelines and policy Recommendations
Guidelines (PDF)


References (PDF)

Faculty development
Teaching Commons

Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL) -- Online Teaching Institutes

We also conduct individual consultations based on the instructors need.  Consultations are conducted virtually (Skype, Google Hangout, Blackboard Collaborate) and at the OTL.

And finally we have information online about technologies that can be used in traditional classes and online classes:


Programs that are offered at physical campus locations

Academic programs

Satellite campuses

Programs that include courses that are offered via distance education, regardless of the percentage (e.g. online)

Online programs
Degree programs
Certificate programs
Online courses

Correspondence Courses

The university does not offer correspondence courses.