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Consumer Information

The Federal Government requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information to all enrolled students. A letter is sent out annually to students that lists the information to be disclosed and refers students to this webpage for details.

Please use the links for additional information on the following topics:

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

FERPA gives parents certain rights with respect to their children's education records. These rights transfer to the student when he or she reaches the age of 18 or attends a school beyond the high school level, regardless of the student's age.

  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program
  • Jeanne Clery Act (Annual Security Report)
  • Vaccination Policy - Aims Community College does not require vaccinations for general admission to the college. However, vaccinations may be required for admission to a specific class or program. Students are responsible for determining if their chosen class or program requires specific vaccinations for admission by contacting the appropriate department.
  • Statement on Mental Wellness and Success - Success in college could be influenced by your personal health and well-being. Recognize that stress is an expected part of the college experience, and can often be compounded by unexpected setbacks or life changes outside the classroom. Aims Community College encourages you to remember that challenges are a common experience on the pathway to success. Reflect on your role in taking care of yourself throughout your college journey, before the demands of exams and projects reach their peak. Please feel free to reach out for help and support. In addition to your academic advisor, we strongly encourage you to contact the many other support services available to assist you. Here are just a couple of resources that may be helpful:
  • Please note that Counseling and CARE teams are unable to provide walk-in or crisis services. If you are experiencing an immediate mental health concern the following resources are available:
    • Call or text 988 or visit 988 LIFELINE
    • Colorado Crisis Services @ 1-844-493-8255 or Text “Talk” to 38255

For students considering enrolling in a program that leads to professional licensure, Aims Community College strongly recommends you contact the appropriate department or program to determine the educational requirements and whether or not the education provided at Aims Community College will allow you to sit for the applicable licensing exam. 

In compliance with Title IX: 34 C.F. R., Section 106.8 (b), Section 504:34 C.F.R., Section
104.7(a), Title II: 28 C.F.R., Section 35.107(a) and Guidelines IV-O:

Aims Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity or national origin, sex, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, or any other class protected by Federal or State laws and regulations with respect to employment, programs, and activities including Career and Technical Education (CTE). A lack of English skills will also not be a barrier to admission and participation.

Details about programs, degrees, and certificates offered by Aims Community College, as well as admission requirements, are listed at this link.
The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding Aims Community College’s non-discrimination policies:

ADA/504 Compliance Coordinator (Employees)

HR Assistant Director George Bielinski

George Bielinski

Director, Human Resources

5401 W. 20th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
United States

ADA/504 Compliance Coordinator (Students)

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Dana Jones

Assistant Dean of Students
Director of Disability Access Services
ADA/504 Coordinator

5401 W. 20th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
United States

Title IX Coordinator (Employees and Students)

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Jill Beck

Title IX Coordinator & Compliance Manager

5401 W. 20th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
United States

Affirmative Action Officer

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Dee Shultz

Chief HR Officer, Employee Services

5401 W. 20th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
United States

Annual Public Notification – August 2023

Aims is proud to offer educational programs online.

As a regionally accredited public college that participates in federal financial aid programs, Aims works to ensure that it provides students with accurate and complete regulatory information. This includes documenting compliance with the state laws in any state where educational programming is offered as required by the U.S. Department of Education's Program Integrity Rules. Not all states require state-specific authorizations and the activities that require authorization vary from state to state. 

Please direct any questions related to state authorizations to stateauth@deckblatt-bewerbung.net.

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

Aims is a participating member in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). SARA is an agreement among member states, districts, and territories that establish comparable national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance education courses and programs. SARA is overseen by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) and administered by four regional education compacts. For the State of Colorado, this is the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE).  

Once a state has joined SARA, and then subsequently approves a school or college as a participating institution, a university may offer distance education to students residing in SARA participating states. Approved institutions will have no restrictions on advertising, marketing, and program offerings, and minimal restrictions on clinical practice and internships (no greater than 10 students at one location).

View a list of Colorado-approved institutions.

View a list of currently approved institutions and participating states.

Additional measures are required for students that currently reside in a state not participating in SARA.  If you are a student who currently resides in California and would like to take a class at Aims, please contact stateauth@deckblatt-bewerbung.net.

State Contact Information for Grievances

Colorado students (and those in the states listed below that have reciprocity with Colorado) who have not reached a satisfactory resolution upon completion of the institutional grievance process may file a complaint with the Colorado Department of Higher Education.

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. 

Students outside of Colorado may also file a complaint with the State Portal Entity where they are located.

Students located in California should direct complaints to:

California Department of Consumer Affairs
Consumer Information Center
1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N-112
Sacramento, California 95834
Telephone: (833) 942-1120
dca@dca.ca.gov

Contact Colorado Department of Higher Education

Heather DeLange
Director, Office of Private Postsecondary Education
1600 Broadway, Suite 2200
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: (303) 866-2723
Fax: (303) 866-4266
heather.delange@dhe.state.co.u

Colorado Department of Higher Education Website