About Las Positas College
Student Consumer Information (HEA)
Federal regulations require all campuses to provide specified information to prospective and current students, staff and the general public. Listed below are those items that must be available for review per federal regulation.
The federal Higher Education Act, the federal Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), and regulatory guidance provided in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) require direct individual notices of prescribed information to certain target audiences including prospective students; currently enrolled students; current employees; parents, coaches and counselors of prospective student athletes; and the general public. Disclosures are to include crime/security statistics, student completion/graduation rates, FERPA privacy/security rights, financial aid program information, and gender-specific information on athletic participation and financial support.
General Institutional Information
- Academic Programs
- Articulation Agreements
- Computer Use and File Sharing (Plagerism)
- Copyright Infringement
- Enrollment Information
- Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities
- Instructional Research and Planning
- Privacy of Student Records -- Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
- Drop for Non-Payment Policy (see Fees and Refunds in Catalog)
- Refund Policy
- Requirements for Withdrawal
- Student Diversity
- Students by Gender, Race, Ethnicity, Place of Residence, Disabilities
- Student-to-Faculty Ratio
- Teacher Preparation Program Report
- Transfer of Credit Policies (see Transcripts from Other Colleges & Universities in Catalog)
GED/High School Diploma Programs
Las Positas College does not offer a GED Program. Local school districts offer high school diploma programs for adult learners, and/or GED preparation classes and GED testing. Please contact your local school district or review their website to locate a program. Adult Education Schools provide invaluable programs for students to earn a GED or High School Diploma, as well as complete Career Education Certificates and basic skills and ESL courses.
In order to comply with the federal regulation requiring the development of educational programming to celebrate Constitution Day on September 17th of each year, Las Positas College's Student Government Office holds a 'Constitution Day' informational table and display on September 17th or, if on a weekend, the closest workday to September 17, in which constitutional information is provided and free copies of the U.S. Constitution are handed out.
Student Financial Assistance
- Financial Aid Eligibility
- How to Apply for Financial Aid and Contact Information
- Assistance Available From Federal, State, Local, and Institutional Programs
Cost of Education
- Scholarship Information
- Student Job Placement
- Student's Rights and Responsibilities
- Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
- Financial Aid Disbursement Schedule
- Financial Aid Disbursement Policy
- Return of Federal Financial Aid
- Student Loan Information
- Entry and Exit Education for Financial Aid
- Net Price Calculator
Las Positas College has a blanket consortium agreement with Chabot College, which is in the same college district. With the exception of the blanket consortium with Chabot, Las Positas College does not offer Consortium Agreements as the Home School. Students receiving federal or state financial aid from Las Positas College are not eligible to receive financial aid for courses at other colleges during the same period of enrollment. Las Positas will, however, honor a Consortium Agreement, as a host school, which is provided by another college serving as the Home School. Qualified students are eligible to receive a may qualify for a Promise Grant Fee Waiver while attending Las Positas under a consortium agreement, with Las Positas as host college. Students must submit the Home School’s Consortium Agreement to the Las Positas College Financial Aid Office for approval.
Las Positas College does not offer 'Study Abroad' programs. Students participating in Study Abroad programs offered by other colleges must receive their financial aid through the college providing the program.
Student Loan Code of Conduct
The Loan Code of Conduct is established to standardize the best practices at Las Positas College in providing optimum educational loans to our students.
Las Positas College does not participate in nor endorse private loans. The Federal Direct Loan Program is the only loan program offered.
All financial aid personnel will comply with the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) Statement of Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct for Institutional Financial Aid Professionals as stated at http://www.nasfaa.org.
Loss of aid due to drug-related offenses USC 1090(r):
In general a student who is convicted of any offense under any Federal or State law involving the possession or sale of a controlled substance for conduct that occurred during a period of enrollment for which the student was receiving any grant, loan, or work assistance under this subchapter shall not be eligible to receive any grant, loan, or work assistance under this subchapter from the date of that conviction for the period of time specified in USC.
If convicted of an offense involving:
The possession of a controlled substance:
Ineligibility period is:
- First Offense - 1 year
- Second Offense - 2 years
- Third Offense - indefinite
The sale of a controlled substance:
Ineligibility period is:
- First Offense - 2 years
- Second Offense - indefinite
Health and Safety
- Student Health Center and Services
- Campus Security Policy
- Crime Prevention
- Drug Free Environment and Prevention Program
- Campus Safety Annual Report/Clery Act
- Drug Law Violation Statement
Text Book Information
The Las Positas College Bookstore provides textbook information (including ISBN and retail price, when available) for courses listed in the course schedule each semester. This information can be accessed through Class Web, or through the Bookstore’s website at https://www.bkstr.com/laspositasstore/home.
Voter Registration Information
Las Positas College encourages eligible students to register to vote. Students wishing to register may visit registertovote.ca.gov for more information. The Student Government also organizes voter registration events periodically throughout the school year.
- Student Retention Rates
- Graduation Rates (Student Right to Know Act)
- Transfer-Out Rates (Student Right to Know Act)
- Transfer-out Rates for Students Receiving Athletically Related Student Aid (Student Right-to-Know Act) Las Positas College does not award Athletic Scholarships.
- Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data (Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act) Las Positas College does not award Athletic Scholarships.