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Disclosures

General Disclosures

Annual Notice of Consumer Information
The complete PCI Consumer Information document can be viewed online or downloaded. In addition, see the Annual Notice of Required Disclosures of Student Consumer Information.

Annual Notification of FERPA Rights
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 protects the rights of students in respect to their educational records. Students and their family members in need of additional detailed information about how to request and/or inspect records, providing written permission, and the use of directory-type information, please visit the following link. You can find guidance from the Department of Education here, and view the Pittsburgh Career Institute’s Disclosure starting on Page Three of the Consumer Information and Campus Security Report.

Book List
Download the PCI book list (with prices) at this link.

Campus Security Information
Pittsburgh Career Institute attempts to provide students and employees with a safe and secure environment in which to study and work. Read the 2017 Campus Security Information document.

Clery Act
Originally known as the Campus Security Act, the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is the trademark federal law that requires colleges and universities across the United States to disclose information about crime on and around their campus.

To learn more about this legislation, visit The Jeanne Clery Act Information website.

Pittsburgh Career Institutes disclosure relating to the Clery Act, including Crime Statistics, can be found starting on Page 13 of the Consumer Information and Campus Security Report

Copyright Infringement
Students should be aware that the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, including unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing, is subject to civil and criminal liabilities. Penalties may include monetary damages, fines and imprisonment. The school prohibits use of its computers and computer networks for the unauthorized downloading and uploading of copyright-protected material, or for maintaining or storing unauthorized copyright-protected material. Disciplinary action, up to and including expulsion from the school, will be taken against students who engage in unauthorized distribution of copyrighted materials using the school’s information technology system.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention
In accordance with the requirements of the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1989 (Public Law 101-226), and the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 (Public Law 101- 690), our school provides all students and employees with the information concerning school policies and the consequences of the manufacture, distribution, possession, or use of illicit drugs or alcohol.

This policy is outlined in detail in the PCI Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Policy information packet.

Financial Aid – Method and Frequency of Disbursement
Read and/or download the PCI Method and Frequency of Disbursement of Financial Aid information sheet.

Sexual Abuse and Misconduct Prevention
Pittsburgh Career Institute prohibits and does not tolerate sexual abuse or misconduct in the school, workplace or during any organization-related activity on or off campus. Read the complete PCI policy on Sexual Abuse and Misconduct Prevention.

Title IX Coordinator
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance.

Title IX states:

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

The Title IX Coordinator at Pittsburgh Career Institute is Ms. Nancy Sakach, who may be reached at 412-281-2600 or nsakach@pci.edu. Please contact Ms. Sakach with any questions or concerns regarding sexual harassment or sexual violence, if you feel your Title IX rights have been violated, or to learn more about your rights under Title IX.

To learn more about Title IX, visit the U.S. Department of Education website.

Voter Registration Information
As part of the requirement for our institution to participate in the Federal Student Aid programs, we are required by federal law to provide each student with the state’s voter registration form in paper or by an electronic method. In order to register to vote, please visit Vote411. Find and select your state to view eligibility requirements, registration deadlines, and a link to visit your state election department web page and obtain your state’s voter registration form. If you are a Pennsylvania resident, visit VotesPA.com. If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Aid office.