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Consumer Information

In order to help consumers make well-informed decisions about postsecondary education, Federal regulations require higher education institutions to disclose certain information. Below is a list of disclosures provided by BridgeValley Community & Technical College pursuant to these regulations.

Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information

Types of financial assistance available at BridgeValley Community & Technical College can be found at

Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information

BridgeValley Community & Technical College
Financial Aid Office
2001 Union Carbide Drive
South Charleston, WV 25303


BridgeValley Community & Technical College
Financial Aid Office
619 2nd Avenue
Montgomery, WV 25136

Please call (304)-205-6600 or email [email protected].


General Institutional Information

Academic Programs

Information about our academic programs, including online programs, can be found on our website at and in the college catalog.

Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution and Programs

Accreditation information is available at


Information about admission and readmission can be found online at and in the College Catalog on pages 10-29 available at

College Data

Completion and graduation rates information is available at

Additional data about BridgeValley Community & Technical College is available from the National Center for Education Statistics at the College Navigator Website at

Complaint Process

Information regarding the Complaint Process may be located at

Computer Use and File Sharing

Specific information related to computer use and file sharing is available in the Computer Use and Abuse Policy, PDF available at

Constitution Day 

BridgeValley Community & Technical College participates in educational activities in honor of Constitution Day on September 17th each year.  Constitution Day information can be located on our website at

Copyright Infringement − Policies and Sanctions

BridgeValley Community & Technical College complies with U.S. copyright law, which prohibits unauthorized duplication and use of copyrighted materials, including written, audio-visual, and computer software materials. BridgeValley has two policies that deals with copyright infringement.  They include the computer use policy above and the academic integrity policy located at Student Code of Conduct.

Cost of Attendance

Tuition and fees information is available at and information about estimated cost of attendance is available at

Distance (Online) Education

Information about our online courses can be found at

Educational Program, Instructional Facilities, and Faculty

Information on the College’s various educational programs, instructional facilities and faculty may be found in the most recent undergraduate catalog available at

Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities

Descriptions of services available for students with disabilities are available on the Office of Disability Services web site

Information Security

BridgeValley Community & Technical College maintains an information/banner security policy available at

Net Price Calculator

BridgeValley provides a calculator web page to assist students with determining costs of attendance and financial aid eligibility. A link to the calculator is available on the Financial Aid Office web page at

Operational Policies

The operational policies of BridgeValley can be viewed at the following page:

Policy for Assignment of Credit Hours

The policy and procedure BridgeValley adheres to for the assignment of credit hours is the Carnegie definition.  Academic advancement by each student is measured in terms of semester hours.  To earn one semester hour, the student must complete the equivalency of a 50 minute lecture (one clock hour) and a minimum of two hours of out-of-class work each week in a semester.  For laboratory credit of one semester hour, the student attends two or three clock hours per week.  More information about credit hours may be found in the college catalog (College Catalog - Academic Policy)

Privacy of Student Records − Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) allows present and future students to have access to their individual educational records, provides basic protections of privacy of their records, and allows them to request that certain “directory information” be kept confidential. Additional information regarding the rights afforded to students by FERPA is available at

Program Outcomes

To view individual BridgeValley program outcomes, click on the program your interested in within the Programs of Study webpage.

For a general overview of higher education in West Virginia, you'll find the West Virginia Higher Education Report Card in the section below.

Refund Policy and Return of Federal Financial Aid

Refund policy information is available at  Return of Title IV Federal Financial aid information is available at

Student Activities

BridgeValley Community & Technical College maintains a website describing the clubs and organizations available to students. The site is available at

Student Diversity

Information relating to the diversity of BridgeValley Community & Technical College’s students is available at under the Enrollment section.

Textbook Information

Textbook information is available through the BridgeValley Community & Technical College Bookstore.
For current book listings, go to and select the term’s booklist from the menu.

Transfer of Credit Policies and Articulation Agreements

Information for transfer students is available on our website at and in the college.

Voter Registration

BridgeValley Community & Technical College, as a participant in Federal Title IV Student Aid programs, is required to advise you that voter registration forms for West Virginia are available at the web site of the Secretary of State at (Select the “Register to Vote” link). In addition to voter registration forms, other information related to voting in West Virginia is available at this web site.


Information about how to withdraw from a course or from the college can be obtained from the Office of the Registrar.  Information about withdrawals may be found at


Student Financial Assistance


BridgeValley Community & Technical College’s disbursement information is available at

Entrance Counseling for Student Loan Borrowers

Available at

Exit Counseling for Student Loan Borrowers

Available at

Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations

A conviction for any offense, during a period of enrollment for which a student was receiving Title IV, HEA Program (federal) funds, under any federal law involving the possession or sale of illegal drugs will result in the loss of eligibility for any Title IV, HEA grant, loan or work-study assistance (HEA Sec. 484(r)(1)); (20 U.S.C. 1091(r)(1)).

Financial Aid Verification

Information about the verification process, including the student’s responsibilities can be found on our website at

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

Federal student loan records of students and parents will be submitted to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS), and will be accessible by guaranty agencies, lenders, and institutions determined to be authorized users of the data system. Students and parents may view their loan record history by visiting

Preferred Lender Lists and Arrangements

BridgeValley Community & Technical College does not recommend, promote or endorse lenders for private education loans.

Satisfactory Academic Progress for Financial Aid Purposes

BridgeValley Community & Technical College’s satisfactory academic progress standards for financial aid purposes can be found at

Student Loan Information

U.S. Department of Education Student Loan Information is available at


Health and Safety

Campus Security Policies and Crime Statistics

Crime and Safety reports are available at

Additional information may also be obtained from the U.S. Department of Education Campus Safety and Security web site at

Information about closings and emergency alerts are available, when applicable, at Instructions for receiving email and text alerts are available at

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Information

It is the policy of BridgeValley Community & Technical College to comply with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities (Campuses) Act of 1989 and Federal Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988. Information is available at our Code of Conduct operating policy.

BridgeValley Community & Technical College provides currently enrolled students with short-term counseling and referral services while enrolled at the college.  More information about our counseling services are available at


Students who wish to receive a paper copy of the information listed or who need to discuss this information may contact Dean of Students at [email protected].