Midwest Institute has assembled documents and resources containing important information for our students and potential students. Our goal is to provide easy access to all information regarding Midwest Institute and its programs.
CURRENT CATALOG Click here to download (This is a large document, may take a few minutes to load depending on your computer speed)
EARTH CITY CAMPUS TUITION AND FEES/STAFF AND FACULTY and COST OF ATTENDANCE DETERMINATION Click here to download
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT Click here to download.
SERVICE ANIMAL POLICIES Click here to download
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS POLICY Access the form here
Midwest Institute Campus Security and Disclosures
The school prepares a report to comply with the Jean Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. This report is prepared in cooperation with local law enforcement.
This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned by Midwest Institute; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters.
Each year this report is made available to all students and staff. All prospective students and employees may obtain a copy of this report from the administration office.
Students may also go to the following link for the US Dept of Education Campus Safety and Security to see this report. Click on the box on the top right Get Data for One Institution/Campus, Type our school name, then select the state (please note the Midwest Institute of Massage Therapy is not affiliated with Midwest Institute, only information for Midwest Institute Earth City) Click here to view report
Students may go to the following link to see Midwest Institute’s Annual Campus Security Report (this document includes Emergency Response/Evacuation Procedures) Click here to download
MIDWEST INSTITUTE DRUG AND ALCOHOL PREVENTION PROGRAM
It is the goal of Midwest Institute to protect the public health and environment of its members by promoting an environment free of illicit drug use and alcohol abuse. Please click here to view current Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program
MIDWEST INSTITUTE PLACEMENT RATE METHODOLOGY
Midwest Institute calculates placement rates using the calculation required by our accrediting agency, ABHES. Click here to download this formula
IMPROVEMENTS TO ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
Midwest Institute reviews its academic programs on a regular basis to ensure currency with growing employment requirements. As necessary, Midwest Institute may change, amend or modify program offerings and schedules. If you have any questions regarding this process you may contact the Director of Education.
STUDENT DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION
Information about the study body of Midwest Institute is available on the College Navigator website. The College Navigator is maintained by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Educational Statistics. To view information about Midwest Institute, enter the school name into the search box. Some of the information you will find is the following:
- Enrollment by gender and race and ethnicity distribution of students
- Financial Aid data regarding the various aid sources for students including federal grants(Pell)
- Retention and Graduation Rate of certificate or degree-seeking, first time, full time, undergraduate students.
STUDENT RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT
This requires institutions eligible for Title IV funding to disclose graduation rates of all students and prospective students. These rates can be found on the college navigator website.
Voter Registration Form
Students may go to the Midwest Institute website and use the following link to print and fill out a voter registration form:
Missouri Voter Registration Form
Reasonable Accommodations Policy
Midwest Institute does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of mental or physical disability. Full commitment is given to providing reasonable accommodations. This may include appropriate auxiliary aids and services, to qualified individuals with a disability, unless providing such accommodations would result in an undue burden or fundamentally alter the nature of the program, benefit, or service provided by Midwest Institute. To request an auxiliary aid or service please contact the Director of Education at your chosen location. Individuals requesting an auxiliary aid or service, must complete an Accommodations Request Form 30 days before the start of the program or as soon as practicable. Accommodations must be reasonable and supported by appropriate documentation. For complete procedures contact the Director of Education at your chosen campus. Information on the Americans with Disabilities Act can be found here.
Midwest Institute Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) afford eligible students certain rights with respect to their education records. (An “eligible student” under FERPA is a student who is 18 years of age or older or who attends a postsecondary institution.) These rights include:
The right to inspect and review the student’s education records within 45 days after the day Midwest Institute receives a request for access. A student should submit to the registrar, dean, head of the academic department, or other appropriate official, a written request that identifies the record(s) the student wishes to inspect. The school official will make arrangements for access and notify the student of the time and place where the records may be inspected. If the records are not maintained by the school official to whom the request was submitted, that official shall advise the student of the correct official to whom the request should be addressed.
The right to request the amendment of the student’s education records that the student believes is inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise in violation of the student’s privacy rights under FERPA.
A student who wishes to ask the school to amend a record should write the school official responsible for the record, clearly identify the part of the record the student wants to be changed, and specify why it should be changed.
If the school decides not to amend the record as requested, the school will notify the student in writing of the decision and the student’s right to a hearing regarding the request for amendment. Additional information regarding the hearing procedures will be provided to the student when notified of the right to a hearing.
The right to provide written consent before the university discloses personally identifiable information (PII) from the student’s education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent.
The school discloses education records without a student’s prior written consent under the FERPA exception for disclosure to school officials with legitimate educational interests. A school official is a person employed by Midwest Institute in an administrative, supervisory, academic, research, or support staff position (including law enforcement unit personnel and health staff); a person serving on the board of trustees; or a student serving on an official committee, such as a disciplinary or grievance committee. A school official also may include a volunteer or contractor outside of Midwest Institute who performs an institutional service or function for which the school would otherwise use its own employees and who is under the direct control of the school with respect to the use and maintenance of PII from education records, such as an attorney, auditor, or collection agent or a student volunteering to assist another school official in performing his or her tasks. A school official has a legitimate educational interest if the official needs to review an education record in order to fulfill his or her professional responsibilities for Midwest Institute.
Upon request, the school also discloses education records without consent to officials of another school in which a student seeks or intends to enroll. The right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by Midwest Institute to comply with the requirements of FERPA. The name and address of the Office that administers FERPA is:
Family Policy Compliance Office
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202
See the list below of the disclosures that postsecondary institutions may make without consent.
FERPA permits the disclosure of PII from students’ education records, without consent of the student, if the disclosure meets certain conditions found in §99.31 of the FERPA regulations. Except for disclosures to school officials, disclosures related to some judicial orders or lawfully issued subpoenas, disclosures of directory information, and disclosures to the student, §99.32 of FERPA regulations requires the institution to record the disclosure. Eligible students have a right to inspect and review the record of disclosures. A postsecondary institution may disclose PII from the education records without obtaining the prior written consent of the student –
To other school officials, including teachers, within the [School] whom the school has determined to have legitimate educational interests. This includes contractors, consultants, volunteers, or other parties to whom the school has outsourced institutional services or functions, provided that the conditions listed in §99.31(a)(1)(i)(B)(1) – (a)(1)(i)(B)(2) are met. (§99.31(a)(1))
To officials of another school where the student seeks or intends to enroll, or where the student is already enrolled if the disclosure is for purposes related to the student’s enrollment or transfer, subject to the requirements of §99.34. (§99.31(a)(2))
To authorized representatives of the U. S. Comptroller General, the U. S. Attorney General, the U.S. Secretary of Education, or State and local educational authorities, such as a State postsecondary authority that is responsible for supervising the university’s State-supported education programs. Disclosures under this provision may be made, subject to the requirements of §99.35, in connection with an audit or evaluation of Federal- or State-supported education programs, or for the enforcement of or compliance with Federal legal requirements that relate to those programs. These entities may make further disclosures of PII to outside entities that are designated by them as their authorized representatives to conduct any audit, evaluation, or enforcement or compliance activity on their behalf. (§§99.31(a)(3) and 99.35)
In connection with financial aid for which the student has applied or which the student has received, if the information is necessary to determine eligibility for the aid, determine the amount of the aid, determine the conditions of the aid, or enforce the terms and conditions of the aid. (§99.31(a)(4))
To organizations conducting studies for, or on behalf of, the school, in order to: (a) develop, validate, or administer predictive tests; (b) administer student aid programs; or (c) improve instruction. (§99.31(a)(6))
To accrediting organizations to carry out their accrediting functions. ((§99.31(a)(7))
To parents of an eligible student if the student is a dependent for IRS tax purposes. (§99.31(a)(8))
To comply with a judicial order or lawfully issued subpoena. (§99.31(a)(9))
To appropriate officials in connection with a health or safety emergency, subject to §99.36. (§99.31(a)(10))
Information the school has designated as “directory information” under §99.37. (§99.31(a)(11))
To a victim of an alleged perpetrator of a crime of violence or a non-forcible sex offense, subject to the requirements of §99.39. The disclosure may only include the final results of the disciplinary proceeding with respect to that alleged crime or offense, regardless of the finding. (§99.31(a)(13))
To the general public, the final results of a disciplinary proceeding, subject to the requirements of §99.39, if the school determines the student is an alleged perpetrator of a crime of violence or non-forcible sex offense and the student has committed a violation of the school’s rules or policies with respect to the allegation made against him or her. (§99.31(a)(14))
To parents of a student regarding the student’s violation of any Federal, State, or local law, or of any rule or policy of the school, governing the use or possession of alcohol or a controlled substance if the school determines the student committed a disciplinary violation and the student is under the age of 21. (§99.31(a)(15)) click here for other report
Title IX is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any program or activity at an educational institution that receives federal funding. Under Title IX, no student can be excluded from participating in, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any Midwest Institute program or activity on the basis of his or her sex or gender.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights administers and enforces Title IX.
Midwest Institute Discrimination and Harassment Policy
Midwest Institute (the “College”) is committed to providing an educational, workplace, and public environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, including on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, disability or perceived disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. The College does not discriminate on any of the forgoing bases in its educational programs and services, hiring and employment, or any other opportunities and services it provides. The College likewise does not tolerate unlawful harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual misconduct, in any College programs or activities, on College property, or in any facility owned or controlled by the College.
In accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), the College is dedicated to maintaining a safe and non-discriminatory educational environment, free from unlawful sex- or gender-based discrimination and harassment in its educational programs and services, and to responding to Title IX complaints in prompt, neutral, thorough, and effective manner.
The College prohibits unlawful retaliation against individuals who report discrimination or harassment, assist another in reporting a complaint, or otherwise participate in an investigation into or process regarding the resolution of a complaint of unlawful discrimination or harassment, including, but not limited to, Title IX complaints, investigations, and processes.
Midwest Institute Title IX Coordinators
Earth City Campus
Title IX Coordinator
Assistant Director of Education
Title IX and Student Conduct
How to File a Complaint
Complaints may be filed with the Title IX Coordinator through
- The online student complaint form
- Calling or emailing the Title IX administrator or coordinator
- An in-person visit with the Title IX coordinator
Anonymous complaints can be made via the online form. While they are accepted, this type of complaint may affect reporting and resolution.
Midwest Institute takes complaints of sexual discrimination or harassment very seriously and encourages all students who feel they have experienced discrimination or harassment on the basis of their sex or gender to reach out to the College for assistance. However, students are not required to file a Title IX complaint with the College before filing a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, which may be contacted as followings:
U.S. Dept. of Education – Office for Civil Rights
Reporting a Title IX Incident
Responsible Midwest Institute employees must report all allegations of sexual misconduct that they receive to the College’s Title IX Coordinator’s Office Not all reports will result in a formal investigation. However, all reports must be reviewed and addressed.
Investigating and Addressing Complaints
Title IX complaints are addressed through an investigation process. Complaints can be resolved formally or informally. The Title IX Coordinator initiates fact-finding regarding the complaint. Both parties to the complaint are offered an equal opportunity to present information, identify witnesses, have the support of an advisor, and provide information regarding allegations.
All members of the Title IX team (Title IX Coordinators, Investigators, Decision-makers, and Advisors) receive annual training on the following topics:
- the definition of sexual harassment in § 106.30,
- the scope of the PCCs education program or activity
- Issues of relevance, including how to apply rape shield provisions
- the grievance process including hearings, appeals, and informal resolution processes
- how to serve impartially, including by avoiding prejudgment of the facts at issue, conflicts of interest, and bias
In addition, Title IX Coordinators receive training on:
- How to use the Title IX Notice and Communication Templates
In addition, Decision-makers receive training on:
- The technology to be used at a live hearing
- Issues of relevance of questions and evidence, including when questions and evidence about the complainant’s sexual predisposition or prior sexual behavior are not relevant
In addition, Investigators receive training on:
- Issues of relevance to create an investigative report that fairly summarizes relevant evidence, as set forth in paragraph (b)(5)(vii) of this section
- How to conduct a fair and neutral investigation
In addition, Advisors receive training on:
- The role of a Title IX Advisor and how they can serve their Advisees
All materials used to train the members of the Title IX team (Title IX Coordinators, Investigators, Decision-makers, and Advisors)
- do not rely on sex stereotypes, and promote impartial investigations and adjudications of formal complaints of sexual harassment