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Consumer Information Overview

Consumer information can be found by accessing the websites below. Paper copies of documents are available by request from individual University departments.

Visit the KUMC Student Financial Aid Office

G035 Dykes Library
3901 Rainbow Boulevard

Office Hours
8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Friday

Phone: 913-588-5170
Fax: 913-588-8841

Federal School Code: 001948

Student Eligibility

To receive federal student aid, you must meet certain requirements. You must:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen.
  2. Have a valid Social Security Number (unless you are from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau).
  3. Be registered with Selective Service if you are male and between the ages of 18 to 25 years of age (click here for more information on Selective Service).
  4. Have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) Certificate or pass an exam approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
  5. Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program at a school that participates in the federal student aid programs.
  6. Not have a drug conviction for an offense that occurred while you were receiving federal student aid (such as grants, loans, or work-study).

Also: You must not owe a refund on a federal grant, be in default on a federal student loan and you must demonstrate financial need (except for unsubsidized loans).

Accreditation Information for Filing Complaints

The University of Kansas is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association. Complaints can be filed at, or by calling (312) 263-0456.

KUMC Immunization Policies

Health Requirements for Enrollment

Enrollment requirements may be fulfilled by making an appointment with Student Health Services.  Gather your immunization records and click here or call 913-588-1941 to make an appointment.  Student Health will perform all necessary tests, examinations and blood work and assist you in filling out all required forms.

Health Requirements for Continuing Students

All students at the University of Kansas Medical Center are required to have a complete immunization record on file at Student Health. Immunization requirements can viewed by clicking on your program study on this page.   Students can check their current immunization status online here under the "Immunizations" tab.

Any special circumstances regarding immunizations should be discussed with Student Health individually.  To make an appointment to discuss a special circumstance, click here.  Failure to comply with the Student Health Immunization Policy will result in denial of class registration.

Safety and Security Report

The University of Kansas makes several safety and security reports available to its community and to prospective students and employees. These reports provide important information, including several items for which federal law requires disclosure. "The Medical Center Campus Security Report" is published annually and contains:

  1. campus policy regarding the reporting of criminal activity;
  2. campus policy concerning facility safety and access;
  3. campus policy concerning law enforcement;
  4. information regarding security and crime-prevention programs;
  5. campus policy for the recording of off campus-criminal activity;
  6. campus policy regarding the sale, possession and use of alcohol and illegal drugs;
  7. information regarding drug and alcohol education programs;
  8. campus policy regarding sexual assault programs to prevent sex offenses and procedures to follow when sex offenses occur; and
  9. rime statistics for the three most recent calendar years.

The annual report can be found here: Annual Security Report

There is a link from this report as well as from other parts of the Police Department website to the Kansas Registered Sex Offenders website run by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and to an unofficial website of Missouri Registered Sex Offenders.

As a reminder, the Alertus units are a way for the KU Medical Center police department to communicate with the campus in real time during an emergency. These emergencies include:

  • Severe weather that requires immediate action,
  • Situations that affect public safety, or
  • Environmental dangers to the campus.

If the Alertus system is activated, unless otherwise notified that we are conducting a test, you are in a life-threatening situation and should follow directions in subsequent communications. If there is an emergency, the following communications will take place:

  • The sounding of each Alertus modules alarm and flashing lights, along with a text message on the unit's display board,
  • A simultaneous emergency broadcast e-mail will be sent to each university e-mail account, and
  • If you have opted in to the campus RAVE alert system**, you will receive a text message on your cell phone.

**If you have not opted in to the RAVE text messaging alert system and you wish to do so, go to: log on to the KUMC Campus page using your KUMC ID and system password. From there, click on "Emergency Contact Info," and follow the directions to update your contact information.

Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

A Federal law that applies to educational agencies and institutions that receive funding under a program administered by the US Department of Education. Under FERPA, schools must give students attending college access to their education records, a chance to have those records amended, and some control over the disclosure of information from their records. FERPA protects a student's information from being disclosed to anyone other than the student or those authorized by the student to receive information. Please view our policy here.

Scholarship/Financial Aid Fraud Prevention

Every year, millions of high school graduates seek creative ways to finance the markedly rising costs of college education.  In the process, they sometimes fall prey to scholarship and financial aid scams.  On November 5, 2000, Congress passed the College Scholarship Fraud Prevention Act of 2000 (CSFPA).  The CSFPA enhances protection against fraud in student financial assistance by establishing stricter sentencing guidelines for criminal financial aid fraud.  It also charged the Department, working in conjunction with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), with implementing national awareness activities including a scholarship fraud awareness site on the ED website.

You can help prevent financial aid/scholarship fraud by, in your consumer information, alerting students to the existence of financial aid fraud, informing students and their parents of telltale pitch lines used by fraud perpetrators, and by providing appropriate contact information.

According to the FTC, perpetrators of financial aid fraud often used these telltale lines

  • The scholarship is guaranteed or your money back.
  • You can’t get this information anywhere else.
  • I just need your credit card or bank account number to hold this scholarship.
  • We’ll do all the work.
  • The scholarship will cost some money.
  • You’ve been selected by a ‘national foundation’ to receive a scholarship’ or ‘You’re a finalist’, in a contest you never entered.

To file a complaint, or for free information, students or parents should call:

1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357)

Or visit their website.

Last modified: Apr 27, 2021