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Disclaimers & Legal Notices

Reasonable accommodations for students will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities. To make a request, please contact the Office of Disability Services at your campus. For accommodations for FRCC employess, contact the ADA coordinator, Paul Meese, or your campus HR Coordinator.  

Criminal background and drug checks are required of students entering all health certificate and/or degree programs. Certain offenses will preclude you from enrolling in a health program. Students should check with the program chair for specific requirements and due dates.

In compliance with the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990, campus crime statistics and information on campus security policies are available to current and potential students. Download the Campus Security Report.

A Chemical Hygiene Plan is required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for laboratories working with hazardous chemicals. See FRCC's plan.

All CORA requests for Front Range Community College must be submitted to the College's Custodian of Records, Kim Wallace, located at 3645 West 112th Ave., Westminster, CO 80031. See the procedures, including timing and costs, for filing a CORA request.

The College prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment that violates federal, state law, or Board Policy 3-120 or Board Policy 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, sex, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion or sexual orientation. 

In accordance with the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) of 2003, FRCC adheres to the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Red Flag Rule (A Red Flag is any pattern, practice, or specific activity that indicates the possible existence of identity theft.), which implements Section 114 of the FACTA and to the Colorado Community College System’s Identity Theft Prevention and Detection Program, which is intended to prevent, detect and mitigate identity theft in connection with establishing new covered accounts or an existing covered account held by the Colorado Community College System (System or CCCS) or one of its thirteen (13) community colleges, and to provide for continued administration of the Program. If a transaction is deemed fraudulent, appropriate action will occur. Action may include, but is not limited to, cancelling of the transaction, notifying and cooperating with law enforcement, reporting to the Student Code of Conduct Office, and notifying the affected parties.

FERPA is the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 that requires students to provide written permission for release of their grades and or other information.  Download this form to authorize release of your records.

When a student turns 18 or enters FRCC at any age, all rights afforded to parents under FERPA transfer to the student. However, FERPA also allows FRCC to share information with parents without the student’s consent. For example:

  • FRCC may disclose education records to parents if the student is a dependent for income tax purposes. However, disclosure is at the discretion of the college registrar and the request must be based on a legitimate educational interest. Download the request form.
  • FRCC may disclose education records to parents if a health or safety emergency involves their son or daughter.
  • FRCC may inform parents if their student (who is under age 21) has violated any law or its policy concerning the use or possession of alcohol or a controlled substance.
  • FRCC may share with a parent information that is based on that official’s personal knowledge or observation of the student.

For more information about FERPA policies and procedures, students can login to eWOLF.

If you are taking any courses through Front Range Community College, and you have a complaint about your experience, you have two options:

  1. Front Range Community College has a formal student grievance procedure that provides students the right to seek redress, when they believe that their rights or freedoms have been violated. Procedures for formal grievances are available in the Office of Student Life, the Office of the Dean of Student Services, or in the Student Handbook at http://www.frontrange.edu/Current-Students/Student-Life.
  2. If you are residing outside of Colorado while attending Front Range Community College, in many cases you can file a complaint in the state where you are residing. As required by federal regulations, download a list of agencies in each state where complaints can be filed.

Before exercising either of the above options, you should know that most (if not all) external complaint processes require that the student exhaust all avenues of complaint internal to the institution before they will consider a grievance.

Under Colorado law, no person shall be enrolled in a state supported institution of higher education for a period of twelve months following the date of a guilty verdict, guilty plea, no contest plea, or a deferred judgment and sentence for inciting riot, arming rioters, or engaging in a riot.

The “Keep Jobs in Colorado Act of 2013”, H.B. 13-1292, (effective January 1, 2014) requires that Front Range Community College post its rationale for the selection of contracting method on the College’s public projects. Rationale information will include project schedule impacts, cost limitations, complexity of work and other project-specific information that impacts the selection of contracting method. Front Range Community College will post its rationale for projects governed by H.B. 13-1292, upon the date of a project’s first published solicitation until thirty (30) calendar days after a Notice of Award is issued for the project.

Board Policy (BP) 3-120 and BP 4-120 provides that employees and students shall not be subjected to unlawful discrimination and/or harassment on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion or sexual orientation in employment conditions or educational programs or activities. File a complaint. See FRCC's sexual harassment policy and complaint procedures.

Smoking is prohibited in all college buildings as directed by the Governor’s Executive Order D0036 90. Smoking is also prohibited at all doorway entrances and within 25 feet of doorways and buildings. Outdoor smoking areas are specified are noted with signage located around the building.

Front Range Community College (FRCC) is currently working cooperatively with higher education authorities in all states and other U.S. jurisdictions to ensure compliance with state authorization requirements that govern the offering of courses in those states, including complaint processes. FRCC will continue to monitor developments in the jurisdictions in which it enrolls students, and, if authorization or licensure is or becomes necessary, it will obtain approvals or provide notice here of the jurisdictions in which it is not authorized to offer courses or programs.

Currently Front Range Community College has approval to offer courses in the following states:

Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Front Range Community College is in the process of obtaining approval in the following states:

Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wyoming

Front Range Community College is currently not authorized to offer courses in the following states:

Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, District of Columbia.
If you are not an on-campus student at FRCC and plan to enroll in distance classes, please check the information provided above to verify that your state has either authorized or exempted our college to offer such classes or programs to you as a resident of that state.
If you reside in an “unauthorized” state and plan to take distance education classes, please note that we are not authorized or exempted to offer distance education classes or programs to you as a resident of an “unauthorized” state. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Tammy Vercauteren or Sandy Veltri.

FRCC supports the National Voter Registration Act by providing students access to voter registration information. The State of Colorado - Voter Registration Application Form is available at www.elections.colorado.gov or at the local County Clerk and Recorder's office. Students with disabilities can access the Voter Registration Application in the office of Disability Support Services.

FRCC makes every effort to ensure the institutional web presence and online course management system are accessible to persons with disabilities who are using assistive technology.