There is a wealth of information available to current students at Eastern Iowa Community
Colleges. The following outlines available information and how to obtain it. Upon
request, a printed copy of any of the reports or information will be provided to students.
Additional information for current students is also available on the college’s intranet,
The Student Handbook has been placed online for students' convenience. Should students have questions about the handbook, please see the Dean of Student Development on your campus.
Equal Educational Opportunities
It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community Colleges not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§ 216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.) Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 - 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).
If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy, please contact Debora J. Sullivan, Equity Coordinator, 306 W. River Drive, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563/336-3487, firstname.lastname@example.org or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 West Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312/730-1560, fax 312/730-1576.
Website Accessibility Statement
Individuals using assistive technology (such as a screen reader, Braille reader, etc.) who experience difficulty accessing information on this web site, should send an email to email@example.com
The e-mail should include the nature of the accessibility problem and the individual’s e-mail address for a response. If the accessibility problem involves a particular webpage, the message should include the URL (web address) of the page. We will contact individuals having accessibility problems within three business days to assist them and to provide them with the information being sought.Academic Programs
EICC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. HLC accreditation means our programs meet or exceed the standards for academic excellence set for every public and private college in a 19-state region. The colleges are approved by the Iowa Department of Education and the Board of Regents. Individual programs are accredited by associations within their respective fields.
The following Career Technology programs maintain additional occupational or state/federally required accreditations:
- Culinary Arts Chef Apprenticeship Program (United States Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship and the American Culinary Federation through the Quad Cities Chefs de Cuisine, Chapter IL 032)
- Auto Collision Repair (ASE/NATEF Master Certification)
- Automotive Technology (ASE)
- Cancer Information Management Program (National Cancer Registrars Association and students who complete EICC’s program are eligible to sit for the CTR exam under eligibility Route 2)
- Diesel Technology Programs (ASE)
- Dental Assisting Program (Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association)
- Electroneurodiagnostic Technology (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
- Emergency Medical Services (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs - CAAHEP)
- Health Information Technology Program (the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management)
- Radiology Technology (the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
- Registered Nurse program and Licensed Practical Nursing program (Iowa Board of Nursing)
- Surgical Technology (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs - CAAHEP)
- Veterinarian Technician (AVMA Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities
Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data
Number of athletes, athletic teams, financial reports, completion graduation rates and transfer out rates
For more information: Contact the Deans of Student Development on your campus
Assistance in preparing for your job search and posting of jobs are available on each campus. See the Career Services Office on your campus for additional information.
Code of Conduct for Educational Loans
Completion/Graduation Rates, Transfer Out Rates and Student Retention Rates
Technology Policy(see Student Handbook)
EICConnect serves as the official means of communication between students and the college.
In an effort to keep students safe and informed in weather and other emergency situations, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges provides a mobile text message alert system to help notify students, faculty and staff of school closings and other important information with EICC Alert.
State, federal or local financial assistance and how to apply for aid as well as guidelines for maintaining your eligibility for aid is available for your review.
For more information: Student Handbook or Financial Aid
Tuition and fees schedules, refund policy & Title IV recipient refund policy, officially withdrawing from school, academic programs, accreditation and approval information, services and facilities for disabled students can be found in the Student Handbook.
Services for Students with Disabilities
Services for students with disabilities are available on each of the campuses. It is important that students see the campus liaison for assistance. Student Development staff can assist in connecting students to the liaison.
EICC is committed to providing workplaces and learning places that are free from sexual harassment of any kind. In general, sexual harassment encompasses any sexually related conduct which causes discomfort, embarrassment or humiliation, and any harassing conduct, sexually related or otherwise directed toward an individual because of that individuals gender. Sexual violence is a form of sexual harassment.
EICC is committed to providing an environment that is free from all forms of sexual abuse, assault, and coercive conduct. The college encourages students to report sexual assault immediately to the local police department. Any student who is sexually assaulted or is the victim of sexual harassment should contact the Dean of Student Development (CCC- Lisa Miller; MCC- Shelly Cram Rahlf; SCC- LaDrina Wilson).
The Student Handbook provides details for the reporting and grievance procedures for incidents of sexual harassment and sexual assault.
State-Based Student Complaints Process
The Iowa College Student Aid Commission (the Commission) has overarching, statutory authority under Iowa Code Chapter 261B to determine the registration (i.e., licensure or authorization) status of postsecondary educational institutions that operate at a physical location within the State of Iowa or that offer distance education courses and programs to Iowa residents. In addition, the Commission administers provisions of Iowa’s student consumer protection laws in Iowa Code Section 714.18, 714.19, 714.23, 714.24 that address financial responsibility for certain educational institutions, and, for proprietary institutions, a tuition refund policy for withdrawn students.
Persons who have questions about a postsecondary educational institution’s compliance with Iowa Code Chapter 261B, and Iowa Code Sections 714.18, 714.19, 714.23, and 714.24 should contact:
J. Carolyn Small
Postsecondary Registration Administrator
Iowa College Student Aid Commission
In addition, the Iowa College Student Aid Commission maintains a Constituent Request for Review process that meets the conditions of federal regulations in 34 CFR 600.9(a)(1). These regulations state that a postsecondary educational institution located in a State is legally authorized by the State, in part, if the State has a process to review and appropriate act on complaints concerning the institution. The Commission accepts complaints from any student attending any postsecondary educational institution located in Iowa, and from any Iowa resident attending a postsecondary educational institution located in any other State.
A student may initiate the Constituent Request for Review process at: https://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/sdrf-start
There are a variety of students who enroll in the colleges of EICC. The average age of students in the District is 24.5 years of age. Roughly 60% of the students are women. About 90% of our students are from the state of Iowa. A report on the diversity of our students and staff can be found here.
Transfer of Credit
EICC accepts transfer credit from colleges and universities accredited by the North Central Association of Schools or its regional affiliates. Credit for equivalent courses will be accepted to satisfy specific course requirements for graduation. The transfer credit received may vary depending on the academic program and college registrars will decide on elective credit or course substitutions on an individual basis. Transfer credit will be recorded on the EICC transcript after a transfer evaluation has been requested. Transfer grades are not used in the EICC grade point average.
From Career and Technical to Arts and Science Programs
The college reserves the right to refuse credit earned more than 10 years before the proposed program completion date. All credit earned at one of the colleges of EICC will transfer to another EICC college, with the limitations outlined above.
Credit earned in career and transfer courses at EICC or other accredited institutions may be accepted for an AA or AS program. A maximum of 16 hours of that credit may be accepted as elective credit for an Arts and Science degree.
For more information please see the Student Handbook or Transfer Guides area on the EICC website.
Title IV Refund Policy
Tuition and Fees
Tuition Refund Policy
All students are encouraged to take an active role in the election process. Voter registration information is available at www.sos.state.ia.us/elections.
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