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Student Consumer and Safety Information

Required Disclosures and Consumer Information

In accordance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, this webpage provides a comprehensive list of topics and links to information about Trinity Valley Community College on a variety of subjects which may be helpful to prospective students, their families, high school counselors, as well as prospective employees, current students and current employees.

For additional information, including requesting a paper copy of specific institutional and financial aid information, please contact the appropriate office or a Student Services Office on any LSC campus.


Annual Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information

Annually, Trinity Valley Community College distributes a written notification to all enrolled students of the availability of institutional and financial aid information.  This notice is sent to each student’s official school email account and includes a list of required disclosure items with direct links to detailed information on each topic.


General Institutional Information

  1. Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional Information 
    System Academic Affairs Contact
    Dwight L. Smith III, Ed.D.
    Vice Chancellor
    Academic and Workforce Success

    Campus Academic Affairs Contact
    Office of the Vice President of Instruction
    System Student Services Contact
    Philip Parnell, Ph.D.
    Vice Chancellor
    Student Success

    Campus Student Services Contact
    Office of the Vice President
    of Student Services
  2. Privacy of Student Records - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  3. Facilities and Services Available to Students with Disabilities
  4. Student Diversity
  5. Services for Military Veterans and Military-Affiliated Student Populations
  6. Price of Attendance
  7. Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Federal Financial Aid
  8. Textbook Information
  9. Educational Programs – Programs of Study
  10. Instructional Facilities
  11. Faculty

  12. Transfer of Credit Policies: Transfer of Credit from LSC to Other Institutions (
  13. Articulation Agreements
  14. Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution and Programs
  15. Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions
  16. Computer Use and File Sharing
  17. Student Life and Activities
  18. Athletics
  19. Career and Job Placement Services
  20. Notice of Availability of Financial Aid Information
  21. College Navigator Website Institutional Profile
  22. Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Institutional Profile
  23. Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board


Accountability for Programs that Prepare Teachers

  1. Teaching Degrees & Certifications
  2. Teacher Preparation Program Report


Student Financial Aid Assistance

  1. Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Financial Aid Information
  2. Assistance Available from Federal, State, Local, and Institutional Programs
  3. State Grant Assistance
  4. Information on Federal Work-Study Employment
  5. Student Loan Information
  6. Federal Student Financial Aid for Study Abroad


Health and Safety

  1. Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program
  2. Mental Health Resources and Supports
  3. Vaccination Policies and Procedures
  4. Campus Security Policies, Crime Statistics and Crime Log (Annual Security Report) 
  5. Sexual Harassment Policy and Title IX
  6. Fire Safety Policies, Fire Statistics, and Fire Log
  7. Campus Chief Conduct Officers
  8. Daily Crime Log
  9. Campus Carry
  10. Information Security
  11. Infectious Disease Reporting
  12. Environmental Health and Life Safety


Student Outcomes

  1. Retention Rate
  2. Graduation Rates (Student Right-to-Know Act)
  3. Transfer-out Rates (Student Right-to-Know Act)
  4. Job Placement Information for Graduates
  5. Job Placement Rates for Graduates



  1. Voter Registration
  2. Constitution Day


Equal Opportunity and Student Concerns

  1. Civil Rights Complaint and Appeal Policy
  2. Civil Rights Complaint and Appeal Procedures
  3. Academic Complaint and Appeal Process
  4. Student Services Complaint and Appeal Process
  5. Complaint Resolution for Distance Education (Online) Students
  6. LSCS Policy Manual
  7. Public Records
  8. Excused Absence for Required Military Service