Public Disclosure and Consumer Information
As a student or potential student, you have the right to know information regarding Bates Technical College. The following is a list of consumer information required by State or Federal regulations, or relevant policies and procedures and where to find it:
College Policies (pdf)
Complaint Procedures (pdf)
See page 6 of the Student Handbook for Grade and Academic Dismissal Complaint Procedures. See page 17 of the Student Handbook for other grievances.
Consumer Protection (Title IV) Student Complaint Process
Notification of Title IV Student Complaint ProcessThe Higher Education Act (HEA) prohibits an institution of higher education from engaging in a "substantial misrepresentation of the nature of its educational program, its financial charges, or the employability of its graduates." 20 U.S.C. §1094(c)(3)(A). Further, each state must have "a process to review and appropriately act on complaints concerning the institution including enforcing applicable state laws." 34 C.F.R. § 600.9. The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) maintains a process to investigate complaints of this nature brought by community and technical college students in the state of Washington. For information, contact SBCTC Student Services, PO Box 42495, Olympia, WA 98504-2495, email@example.com, 360-704-4315 or visit sbctc.edu.
Student Rights and Responsibilities
See page 16 of the Student Handbook.
Bates Technical College has made reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of the information throughout this web site. However, the college reserves the right to make appropriate changes in procedures, policies, calendars, requirements, programs, courses and fees. When feasible, changes will be announced prior to their effective dates, but the college assumes no responsibility for giving any particular notice of any such changes. Changes may apply not only to prospective students, but also to those who are currently enrolled. Nothing contained in this website shall be construed to create any offer to contract or any contractual rights.
We encourage readers to contact the college or appropriate office to obtain current information.