OTC Policies and Disclaimers – The information on this system is managed by departments at Ozarks Technical Community College (OTC). This system is considered to be a production system. As such, every attempt is made to keep the information up-to-date. However, no department or individual at OTC will accept liability for the accuracy, content, or completeness of the information accessed through this server.
By seeking and maintaining accreditation with the following agencies, OTC ensures we are fulfilling our mission of providing high-quality learning opportunities for our students. More information can be found at Accreditation.
OTC also strives to ensure all users, regardless of ability, can access official college websites. More information can be found at OTC Accessibility Policy.
OTC is committed to providing equal opportunities for all persons and does not discriminate or retaliate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, citizenship or legal immigration status, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, and local laws (“protected status”). This extends to admissions, employment, services, and educational programs and activities that the college operates (collectively “programs and activities”). More information can be found at OTC Anti-Discrimination Statement.
Every effort has been made to make this publication accurate. However, all policies, procedures, tuition and fees, and curricula are subject to change. Please refer to otc.edu for the most current information. This is not intended to be a contract explicit or implied, and the college reserves the right to make changes to the information contained herein.
For program enrollment, retention, exam/certification, and employment rates visit Student Outcomes/Student Right-to-Know.
College Calendar Guidelines
The OTC Calendar features a consolidated listing of student-centered events, dates, and deadlines of interest. Click here for more information.
All requirements, curricula, policies, procedures, fees, courses, and other matters described in the catalogs are subject to change by the appropriate action of the faculty, the college administration and the Board of Trustees.
The policies of the Board of Trustees of the Ozarks Technical Community College are included in this manual. Responsibilities are defined with respect to board officers, administrative personnel, faculty and staff members. Click here for more information.
The seals and logos of OTC are copyrighted and may not be used in web pages, electronic publications, or written publications without the expressed permission of the Communications and Marketing Department at OTC.
If you perceive a copyright violation on an OTC web page, please contact Web Services at web.otc.edu to report potential occurrences of copyright infringement. Click here for more information.
Gainful Employment Information
OTC has elected to be an early implementer of the Gainful Employment (GE) rescission of the Gainful Employment Rule. You can read more about this change by visiting https://ifap.ed.gov/eannouncements/062819GEAnnounce122EarlyImplofRescissionGERule.html
Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting
On May 6, 2020, the Office of Postsecondary Education published requirements for Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) reporting. Reporting for HEERF funds distributed to the Ozarks Technical Community College will begin 30 days from the U.S. Department of Education awarded grant documents and each 45 days thereafter. Read More
The following information is provided to every employee and student at Ozarks Technical Community College out of concern for their welfare and in accordance with federal law. More information can be found at Public Disclosures.
Safety and Security Reports & Notices
The OTC Safety & Security department is responsible for ensuring the safety of all students, visitors, staff, and faculty at OTC campuses and centers by providing security officers and information pertaining to health safety. This information can be found at Safety and Security Reports & Notices.
Social Media Policies
By accessing OTC’s social media channels, you agree that you have read and understood this agreement, and your use of these social media channels shall conform to this agreement and the agreements of the services themselves. We reserve the right to change or amend this agreement without notice. These policies can be found on our Social Media Policies page.
Student Outcomes/Student Right-to-Know
- Enrollment and Graduation Rates
Enrollment information, as well as graduation rates for the degrees and certificates, offered at the college visit Student Outcomes/Student Right-to-Know.
- Retention Rates
Retention data of the college’s degree-seeking, first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students visit Student Outcomes/Student Right-to-Know.
- Exam/Certification Pass Rates
Pass rates for certifications taken within 6-months of graduation visit Student Outcomes/Student Right-to-Know.
- Employment of Graduates
Job placement and salary information obtained through the 180-day graduate survey can be found on the Career Employment Services website or visit Student Outcomes/Student Right-to-Know.
Ozarks Technical Community College System seeks to create and maintain a safe environment in which all members of the College community – students, employees, visitors and other third parties – can learn and work free from harassment, discrimination and sexual violence. The College promotes personal integrity, civility and mutual respect. The College considers discrimination in all its forms to be a serious offense. More information can be found on the OTC Title IX page.
By accessing OTC’s site and/or using the online services through otc.edu, you agree that you have read and understand this agreement, and your use of otc.edu shall conform to this agreement. We reserve the right to change or amend this agreement without notice. These policies can be found on the Website Policies page.
Website Design Basic Guidelines
As in our printed communications, the information we post online should be quickly accessible and visually consistent with the OTC brand. These guidelines can be found on the Web Guidelines and Standards page.
Unofficial Web Sites
Unofficial websites are those hosted but not sponsored by OTC. Unofficial pages do not constitute official college business or statements, and the college does not endorse or actively monitor the content of these web pages. The views expressed on these pages are strictly those of the individual authors or groups.
OTC does not regulate the content on these sites except for the guidelines for all websites; however, the college will investigate all complaints involving unofficial web pages and reserves the right to remove or block material that violates federal or state law or college policy.