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ITT Technical Institute
Consortium Agreement for Online Courses
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A nonrefundable fee of $500 for each participating Home Institution and Host Institution must be submitted with all
Consortium Agreements for Online Courses.
Home Institution _ITT Technical Institute, Indianapolis, IN___________________
Home Institution Address_9511 Angola Court, Indianapolis, IN 46268_________
Home Institution ACICS ID Code _00016040_______________________________
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Host Institution ITT Technical Institute, Indianapolis, IN, Online Division_______
Host Institution Address 9511 Angola Court, Indianapolis, IN 46268____________
Host Institution
Accrediting Body Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools___
Host Institution ACICS ID Code 00016040__________________________________
This consortium agreement enables enrolled students in an eligible program of study at
ITT Technical Institute, Indianapolis, IN or any of its branch campuses
(Attachment A), an ACICS-accredited institution of higher education (the “Home
Institution”), to enroll in online courses delivered by the ITT Technical Institute,
Indianapolis, IN, Online Division (the “Host Institution”), that apply toward the
academic requirements of a certificate, diploma and/or degree program at the student’s
Home Institution.
The Host Institution must hold institutional accreditation from an accreditation agency
recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; any portions of the program to be
offered by the Host Institution must have been approved by the Host Institution’s
accreditation agency for online delivery. This consortium agreement allow students
pursuing certificate, diploma and/or degree programs at the Home Institution to register
for online courses delivered by the Host Institutions, subject to any applicable limits
established by the Home Institution’s state licensure and accreditation. These online
courses must: (a) meet the learning outcomes established for the equivalent resident
course at the Home Institution; (b) allow students to earn academic credit that is
awarded by the Home Institution; and (c) not equal or exceed 50% of the educational
program of study offered by the Home Institution.
All online courses delivered by the Host Institution have been developed in accordance
with the following standards:
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 Appendix H: Principles and Guidelines for Nontraditional Education as
established by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
(ACICS).
 Distance Education Requirements as established by the state in which the Home
school is located.
 All rules and regulations governing distance education and student financial
assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of
1965, as amended.
Coursework will be delivered in an online format via distance education to students
enrolled at the Home Institution and supported by services offered by both the Home
Institution and Host Institution. The Host Institution will maintain control of the learning
management system consistent with the requirements and expectations outlined in this
agreement. The Home Institution retains ultimate responsibility for the delivery of its
educational programs and the satisfaction of its students.
Monitoring of Curriculum and Instruction
The Home Institution must have access to reports, generated by the Host Institution, that
assist with monitoring student attendance and academic performance. The Home
Institution is responsible for accessing the reports, monitoring student attendance and
academic performance, and ensuring appropriate interaction with the student. The
assessment of learning outcomes of students enrolled in resident programs at the Home
Institution must be specifically addressed in the Campus Effectiveness Plan (the “CEP”).
The CEP must identify how data will be collected, set forth the rationale for using these
data, provide a summary and analysis of the data collected, and explain how the data
have been used to improve educational process.
Curriculum Revision
Upon completion of an online course, all students are requested to complete a student
end-of-course evaluation to assess curriculum and instruction. The results of these
assessments are used for continuous quality improvement of online courses and
support services offered by the Host Institution.
Teach-out Plans
The Home Institution maintains full responsibility for properly administering any teachout plans that may be necessary if an educational program is going to be surrendered.
The Home Institution must ensure that all required courses are made available to
students consistent with any approved teach-out plan, which may include offering online
courses, where appropriate.
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Student Grievances
The Home Institution is responsible for providing its students with a grievance policy
and procedure for addressing their concerns and complaints. Any student complaints
arising from registration for an online course will be handled through the published
Student Complaint and Grievance Procedure, in full collaboration with the Host
Institution.
Disclosure
The Consortium Agreement must be disclosed in the catalog in accordance with
applicable accrediting body, state and federal regulations. The following description
must be included in the Home Institution’s school catalog:
Online Courses - Any or all of the courses in a program that are marked with a
“+” in the program outline for that program in the Curricula section of the school
catalog may be taught either completely in residence at the school, completely
online over the Internet as a distance education course or partially in residence
and partially online, as determined by the school from time to time in its
discretion. In order to help students become familiar with fundamentals of
taking courses online over the Internet, the school may determine that a
portion of the first online course that a student takes in this program must
be taken online at the school in a supervised setting.
Distance education courses are delivered online over the Internet through an
asynchronous learning network. There is a prescribed schedule for completion
provided for each of these courses. Support materials for each distance
education course are sent to the student. These materials may include course
syllabus, textbook, CD-ROM and other printed documents required for the
distance education course. Students are assigned a cohort group for each
distance education course. Online interaction within their assigned group and
with the instructor is through discussion board and e-mail systems.
Any student who is registered to take a distance education course will be
assigned a unique login identifier and prompted to create a unique password.
The unique login indentifier and instructions on how to create a unique password
will be sent via e-mail to the student’s e-mail account at the school. The student
may not share his or her login identifier or password with other students or any
person at the school. A copy of the school’s privacy policy can be obtained at
http://www.itt-tech.edu/privacy.cfm/. A student will not be charged any fees for
verifying the student’s identity.
Online Student Preparation - Prior to starting any of the distance education
courses taught online over the Internet in any program, the student is required to
complete the online student preparation, which describes the protocols that the
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student must follow when taking a distance education course online over the
Internet.
Online courses are supported through Faculty Services provided by the Online
Division of the ITT Technical Institute located in Indianapolis, IN.
Administration of Consortium Agreement
The Consortium Agreement provides the legal basis required by the U. S. Department
of Education to enable the Home Institutions listed herein to disburse Title IV Student
Financial Assistance to a student enrolled in courses delivered by the Host Institution.
The Home Institution agrees to perform or assist with performing the following
designated functions:
1. Satisfy relevant criteria and standards of its accrediting body.
2. Facilitate the review and evaluation of the online resources provided by the Host
Institution as requested by the Home Institution’s accrediting body.
3. Award the student’s degree, diploma, certificate and/or other recognized credential.
4. Designate and accept coursework of the Host Institution as equivalent to coursework
at the Home Institution.
5. Establish enrollment agreements for each student and determine the period of
enrollment for the agreement.
6. Maintain academic records and monitor Satisfactory Academic Progress.
7. Determine eligibility for and disbursement of Title IV Student Financial Assistance to
eligible students who take courses pursuant the Consortium Agreement.
8. Approve student participation in conjunction with the Host Institution.
9. Specify beginning and ending enrollment dates for Title IV purposes.
10. Charge tuition to students taking online courses from the Host Institution at the same
rate of the residential courses delivered by the Home Institution.
11. Define enrollment status (e.g. full time, half-time, less than half-time) for Title IV
purposes.
12. Report enrollment information to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS).
13. Establish the student’s cost of attendance in conjunction with the Host Institution.
14. Confirm that the student remains eligible for Title IV funds at time of disbursement.
15. Meet all deadlines established by the Host Institution for enrollment information prior
to course starts.
16. Accept expense allocation for online courses offered as part of Home Institution
resident programs.
17. Notify student of Satisfactory Academic Progress policy requirements.
18. Provide student support services.
19. Administer, in conjunction with the Host Institution, orientation to online courses.
20. Adhere to the Host Institution’s defined drop/add period for courses delivered by
Host Institution only.
21. Define the applicable refund and repayment policy for course additions/withdrawals.
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22. Establish, in conjunction with the Host Institution, the student’s last day of
attendance, if applicable.
23. Disclose required consumer information.
24. Provide Institutional grievance policy and procedure for any student complaints
regarding online courses provided by the Host Institution.
25. Maintain student financial aid and academic and attendance files.
26. Administer any approved teach-out agreement in the event an educational program
is surrendered.
27. Disclose online learning opportunities and the description of services in the Home
Institution’s school catalog.
28. Appoint a responsible individual to oversee the online initiative on campus and to
serve as a point of contact for participating students.
The Host Institution agrees to perform the following functions:
1.
Provide enrollment documentation, through internal systems (S3), to the Home
Institution.
2. Provide student attendance in online courses to the Home Institution through the
internal S3 system. The Home Institution is able to determine if the student ceases
attendance in the course(s).
3. Provide end-of-session student course evaluation results to Home Institution
through internal system access (Cognos).
4. Facilitate a forum with the Home Institution for the collective review of online
curriculum.
5. Appoint qualified faculty for all online courses and be responsible for faculty
orientation, in-service and faculty development activities.
6. Provide full disclosure for all faculty credentials to Home Institution as published in
the Host Institution catalog.
7. Provide full disclosure of all facility and technological infrastructure requirements for
online courses to the Home Institution as published in the Host Institution catalog.
8. Disclose relevant consumer information.
9. Make available to the Home Institution all information required for any related
student complaints.
10. Maintain responsibility with the Home Institution for student orientation to online
courses.
11. Maintain attendance records for courses taken and submit them on a regular basis
to the Home Institution.
12. Provide pre-arranged access to the accrediting body of the Home Institution for
purposes of evaluation of the online delivery of instruction to students being
awarded credit by the Home Institution.
The Home and Host Institution reserve the right to revise or amend this consortium
agreement, as operational or regulatory needs require changes to be made. Such
changes will be communicated promptly to the accrediting body.
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Attachment A – ITT Technical Institute
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6270 Park South Drive, Bessemer, AL 35022
9238 Madison Boulevard, Suite 500, Madison, AL 35758
3100 Cottage Hill Road, Building 3, Mobile, AL 36606
12200 Westhaven Drive, Little Rock, AR 72211
10220 North 25th Avenue, Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85021
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485 Oak Place, Suite 800, Atlanta, GA 30349
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10700 Abbotts Bridge Road, Suite 190, Duluth, GA 30097
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8488 Georgia Street, Merrillville, IN 46410
10999 Stahl Road, Newburgh, IN 47630
2525 N. Shadeland Ave, Suite 103, Indianapolis, IN 46219
17390 Dugdale Drive, Suite 100, South Bend, IN 46635
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