(as of July 1, 2020)
The Higher Education Act is a federal law that governs the administration of federal higher education programs.This law mandates the university provide students and other interested parties with a significant amount of institutional information on a variety of topics designed to better inform the general public and students enrolled at this institution.
Accreditation - UofL
How can I file a complaint against an institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)?
Complaints filed with SACS are to be accreditation-related only and are not to be about UofL admissions or general educational policies and practices.
To file a complaint, complete the Commission’s Complaint Form and send two print copies to: President, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097.
(To access the Commission’s complaint policy, procedures, and the Complaint Form, please follow the Complaints link on this page: https://sacscoc.org/about-sacscoc/faqs/
Academic Calendar/Credit Hour Policy
The policy link is located here - https://louisville.edu/policies/policies-and-procedures/pageholder/pol-academic-calendar-and-awarding-of-course-credit-hours
Academic Program Improvement Plans
For information about the University of Louisville's (UofL) Academic Improvement Plans, please visit http://louisville.edu/findyourfit
UofL has several written agreements where a part of the UofL degree program is offered by another entity. Also, UofL offers courses and programs at off-site locations in partnerships developed based on authorized contracts or agreements.
Information about consortial agreements is available at - http://louisville.edu/oapa/exchange-agreements-and-programs/consortial-agreements-overview
Information about international study abroad programs is available at http://louisville.edu/studyabroad/looking-to-study-abroad/programs
Americans Disability Act (ADA) Resources
Please visit http://louisville.edu/titleix/resources/ada for ADA compliance resources.
Athletics Compliance Rules, Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data
For UofL athletics program compliance rules, participation rates and financial support data, contact the Athletics Compliance Office: http://uoflsports.com/sports/2016/4/18/louisville-compliance.aspx
Campus Map Tour
For an on-line campus tour of the University of Louisville, please visit
Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics
UofL's McConnell Center organizes the federally mandated which commemorates the September 17, 1787, signing of the United States Constitution. The Federal Government requires all educational institutions, that receive federal funds, to hold an annual educational program on the United States Constitution on or about September 17th.
For complete information on copyright laws and the consequences of copyright infringement at UofL visit: http://louisville.edu/policies/policies-and-procedures/pageholder/pol-copyright-infringement-policy
Deadly Weapons Policy
Disability Resource Center
UofL is committed to equal opportunity for all academically qualified students, and does not discriminate based on disability. For information on our Disability Resource Center, please visitlouisville.edu/disability/
Drug Free Institution Policy
UofL is a drug free institution. View our policy (pdf) online at http://louisville.edu/hr/policies/the-university-of-louisville-policy-statement-as-a-drug-free-institution.
Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Fire Safety Report
This following link provides the Annual Security and Institutional fire safety information can be found online at
Incarcerated Student Policy
For information regarding UofL's policy on incarcerated students can be found at https://louisville.edu/financialaid/consumer-information/fall-2019-spring-2020-summer-2020-consumer-information-1
Information for Veterans and their Families
Inspection of University Records/ Kentucky Open Records Act (KORA)
For more information about UofL Compliance policies, please see this site: http://louisville.edu/compliance
For UofL's Misrepresentation Statement, please follow this link.
Missing Persons Policy and Procedure
Please click here for information on how to report a NCAA violation.
Net Price Calculator
Notice of Nondiscrimination
Please click here for University of Louisville's Notice of Nondiscrimination.
Professional Licensure Disclosure
For more information about programs with professional licensure requirements.
Redbook - Governance Document
Regular and Substantive Interaction
Retention, Completion and Graduation Rates
State Authorization Regulations
For information regarding UofL's authority to offer online programs, visit the link for
Student Financial Aid Office
FSA Student Loan Ombudsman Office:
The FSA Ombudsman Office is available to you if you have concerns about your student loan. You can contact them through the following options:
Via on-line assistance here.
FSA Ombudsman Group
Student Location Policy
Transfer of Credit policies
The university’s transfer of credit policies are made available to the public by the responsible units and can also be accessed on this site.
The 1998 Higher Education Act requires all post-secondary institutions to make a good-faith effort to distribute voter registration forms to each degree or certificate-seeking student who attends classes on campus. The Office of Student Involvement provides information on this link.to students. Please visit