Institution Resources

A list of useful articles to answer questions related to course sharing

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68 articles in this collection
Written by Jim Chitwood, Thomas Bailey, and Molly Sheahan
Academic Guidelines – Provosts, Deans, Registrars

Awarding local credit for a consortial course

Understanding how a home institution should award credit for a consortial course
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Written by Jim Chitwood
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ADA Accommodations

Description of how ADA accommodations are handled in the Acadeum Course Share network of institutions
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Regional Accreditor Notification

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Consortium Arrangement Types

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Transcribing Credit: Consortium vs. Transfer Courses

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Course Cancellations

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Dropping a Course

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Bookstore/Learning Materials

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Reporting Students Studying under a Consortium Agreement

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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How a student withdraws from a course

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Last Day of Attendance (LDA)

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Title IX, Title VI, Age Discrimination Act, Americans with Disabilities Act

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Plagiarism

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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End-of-Course Evaluations

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Grades

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Incompletes

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Financial Aid: FAQs for Consortia and Federal FA Requirements

Federal Student Aid Handbook (IFAP) Consortial Guidelines

Federal Student Aid Handbook Chapter 2
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What is the advantage of a general, blanket agreement?

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Is a general, blanket consortium agreement a contractual agreement? Are they one and the same?

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Must a consortium agreement be created for each student or can an institution use a general, blanket agreement to cover the consortium arrangement?

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Financial Aid considerations for consortial enrollments during a Winter Intersession.

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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What are the responsibilities of the Teaching (or Host) Institution for refunds?

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Can an institution have a different refund policy for students under a consortium agreement?

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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What are the general rules that schools need to follow when the academic calendars are not the same for each school in a consortium?

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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What are the requirements for a Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) release and for securing student signatures before exchanging information between the student’s Home Institution and the Teaching Institution?

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Within a consortium arrangement, institutions frequently have different beginning and ending dates for a period of enrollment. How do you report these different dates for financial aid?

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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How are Veteran benefits and state financial aid requirements handled under a consortium?

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Additional Information for Working with Different Term Lengths (from NASFAA)

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Sample Policies and Procedures, Communication, and Quality Assurance Practices

Sample Consortial Course Policies - HI

Sample policies and procedures for consortial courses including enrollment eligibility, enrollment actions, billing, transcribing courses
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Written by Molly Sheahan
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Sample Consortial Course Enrollment Student Agreement

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Written by Molly Sheahan
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Sample Student Communication Email – Summer Term Enrollments (with Pell Info)

General draft message to all students followed by targeted messages for at-risk populations (Summer Term Pell)
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Written by Molly Sheahan
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Sample Student Communication Emails – Summer Term Enrollments

General draft message to all students followed by targeted messages for at-risk populations
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Written by Molly Sheahan
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Sample Email Student Probation - Option 1

Template for communicating enrolling in Acadeum course sharing to maintain good academic standing
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Written by Molly Sheahan
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Sample Email Student Probation - Option 2

Template for communicating enrolling in Acadeum course sharing to maintain good academic standing
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Written by Molly Sheahan
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Sample Language Off-Campus Course Approval

This language can be used to formulate internal policies for Acadeum course sharing transfer courses
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Written by Molly Sheahan
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Sample Internal Policies and Procedures

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Sample Registrar Emails for Student Requests

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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Sample Quality Assurance Practices

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Sample Notification Letter

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Written by Thomas Bailey
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