HCN Catalog - Student Services & Resources | Hondros College of Nursing (2024)

Academic Advising & Tutoring

Academic advising is available to students throughout the student’s course of study, and is confidential and impartial. Students seeking academic advising should schedule an appointment with a faculty member or Academic Support Advisor outside of regular class time.

In addition, students are provided the opportunity to participate in one-on-one, group, student-to-student, faculty-led, and/or online tutoring sessions. Students are able to participate in tutoring sessions throughout their education and are encouraged to seek assistance from faculty on a regular basis.

Students seeking counseling services should speak with the Campus Executive Director or Academic Support Advisor for appropriate referrals to counseling services and community service organizations.

Career Services

The College aids alumni in finding employment by assisting with resume preparation, helping with development of interviewing skills, and identifying appropriate job leads. Through career development, including professionalism, motivation, and the maintenance of ethical standards, students and alumni are empowered with the skills necessary to foster a successful and ongoing career.

Obtaining employment is ultimately the responsibility of the alumni. Alumni are highly encouraged to pursue their own independent employment opportunities. Recent alumni who have yet to obtain employment in their field of study should contact the College about available job openings in their community.

Pursuant to accreditation requirements, the College will confirm employment of alumni by contacting both the employer and alumni. The College cannot guarantee employment or salary.

Career Events

Hondros College of Nursing seeks to assist students and alumni in making informed career decisions and partner with employers to maximize recruiting results. To accomplish these goals, the College offers quarterly career events which may include Community Partner Week, career fairs, on-campus recruiting, and virtual recruiting. These events are offered exclusively to the Hondros College of Nursing students/alumni and provide a variety of networking opportunities.

Online Job Board

Career partners have the ability to post jobs directly through the Hondros College of Nursing website. These job postings appear in the Student Portal for all students. In addition, continued access to current job postings will be available for alumni via the Student Portal. Therefore, students will have ongoing access to current positions with our career partners.

Lab Resources

The nursing skills lab and the science lab are available for student practice during open lab times. These times will be posted in the laboratory. Students may seek additional help during these times. Students may also seek additional help from the Laboratory Manager by appointment.

Library Services

The College provides a completely online library collection. Students are able to research multiple databases and find up-to-date information by accessing the online resources and periodicals. The online library is available through the Student Portal.

Transcript Request

Requests for official transcripts are processed through the National Student Clearinghouse. Official transcripts may be ordered online at https://tsorder.studentclearinghouse.org/school/ficecode/04074300. There is a $15 fee for each request. Additional fees may apply for expedited shipping. Transcript requests are processed within 3-10 business day.

Printing Services

Through the Student Portal, students have access to a printing service called PaperCut. PaperCut conveniently allows students to print from their laptop to the campus printer. A nominal fee applies.

Student Parking

Every campus offers free parking to Hondros College of Nursing students. Students must park in designated school parking spaces and adhere to regulations regarding handicapped and special parking. Violators will be towed at the owner’s expense. The College is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Students attending clinical may be required to obtain an additional parking pass. Students are responsible for any parking expenses and fees incurred while attending the College or any off-campus locations related to their education at the College.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) afford eligible students certain rights with respect to their education records. (An “eligible student” under FERPA is a student who is 18 years of age or older or who attends a postsecondary institution.) These rights include:

  1. The right to inspect and review the student’s education records within 45 days after the day Hondros College of Nursing receives a request for access. A student should submit to the Registrar a written request that identifies the record(s) the student wishes to inspect. The College official will make arrangements and notify the student of the time and place where the records may be inspected. If the records are not maintained by the College official to whom the request was submitted, that official shall advise the student of the correct official to whom the request should be addressed.
  2. The right to request the amendment of the student’s education records that the student believes are inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise in violation of the student’s privacy rights under FERPA. A student who wishes to ask the College to amend a record should write the College official responsible for the record, clearly identify the part of the record the student wants to be changed, and specify why it should be changed.

  3. If the College decides not to amend the record as requested, the College will notify the student in writing of the decision and the student’s right to a hearing regarding the request for amendment. Additional information regarding the hearing procedures will be provided to the student when notified of the right to a hearing.

  4. The right to provide written consent before the College discloses personally identifiable (PII) information from the student’s education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent.

  5. The right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by the College to comply with the requirements of FERPA. The name and address of the Office that administers FERPA is:

Family Policy Compliance Office
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-5901

The federal regulations may be accessed at http://www.ed.gov/policy/gen/reg/ferpa/index.html.

Student Directory

Directory information is defined as information which would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed. The College has designated the following information to be considered directory information:

  1. Name
  2. Address
  3. Telephone number
  4. E-mail (college issued)
  5. Dates of attendance
  6. Enrollment status
  7. Graduation date and anticipated graduation date
  8. Diploma/Degrees and awards received
  9. Photo

Student Directory Opt Out

Students should contact the Registrar’s Office at [emailprotected] to elect to withhold the release of their directory information or to remove a hold placed on the release of their directory information.

Institutional Policies for Students

  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Equal Opportunity Statement
  • Title IX Notice of Non-Discrimination
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