Contact: Megan Henry
Disability Specialist, Disability Access Services
Frederick Community College is a vibrant campus that reflects our commitment to faculty, staff and student diversity
. The College subscribes to full access to all college facilities as outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and as amended. Specific information regarding facilities and services available to students with disabilities available from our Disability Access Services web page
Frederick Community College is fully accredited
by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Middle States Accreditation attests that the Commission on Higher Education considers the institution to be offering its students the educational opportunities implied by its objectives. A copy of the College accreditation documentation, as well as all state and federal agency approvals, is available from the President's office. The College is also approved by the Maryland State Department of Education. The College is certified for the education and training of veterans
enabling them to receive VA benefits while attending classes.
An outstanding educational value, Frederick Community College strives to keep tuition
affordable, as reflected in our price of attendance. Information is available regarding the official refund policy, as well as the requirements and procedures for official withdrawal
from the College. Students are also advised to review procedures related to the requirements for the return of federal financial aid
Frederick Community College offers a variety of educational opportunities including individual courses, certificate programs and associate degrees in a wide range of subjects. Information about our educational programs is published in our catalog, schedule of classes and throughout our web site. Instruction is supported by modern, state of the art instructional facilities. Our faculty consists of nearly 100 full-time and 550 part-time faculty members.
The College publishes information on student outcomes including retention rates of student's graduation rates and transfer out rates, job placement for graduates and placement in employment.
A wide range of student activities including leadership, service, and co-curricular experiences is offered by the Center for Student Engagement
. The Student Activity Fee is a fee charged to all credit students each academic term. The revenue generated goes into a special account administered by the Student Government Association to fund social, recreational, and cultural events, campus clubs and student organizations, authorized student travel and service trips, and annual signature student events such as New Student Convocation, Success Week, Welcome Week, and Wellness Events. The fee is charged on a credit hour basis for up to a maximum of 10 credit hours. Students are encouraged to maximize their educational experiences through opportunities designed to enhance their personal, social and civic responsibilities, including promotion of voter registration. Every enrolled student receives information through the official college e-mail system on the voter registration process including a link to download a voter registration form
Students are encouraged to utilize our career services
to evaluate career options, explore job opportunities, and develop job seeking skills. In addition, assistance is provided to assist students explore opportunities to transfer to two and four year colleges to continue their education. Information regarding transfer scholarships, transfer of credit policies and articulation agreements
between Frederick Community College and various educational institutions is also available.
Frederick Community College complies with all federal regulations regarding privacy of student records
. The College accords to students all rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
of 1974. FERPA provides students with the right to inspect and review their educational records, to consent to disclosure of the student’s education records to third parties, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent, to request amendment of the student’s records and to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by the college to comply with the requirements of FERPA.
The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008 requires colleges and universities to take steps to control unauthorized file sharing and copyright infringement. Specifically, colleges are required to: