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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Preston Jacobsen
Submission Date April 7, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Haywood Community College
PAE-10: Affordability and Access Programs

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Preston Jacobsen
Sustainability Technician
Academic Services and Work Force Development
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Does the institution have policies and programs in place to make it accessible and affordable to low-income students?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s participation in federal TRIO programs:
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A brief description of the institution’s policies and programs to minimize the cost of attendance for low-income students?:

HCC does participate with Title IV financial aid programs as well as FA programs through the state of NC. HCC's Foundation offers many need-based scholarships to assist the neediest students with their educational goals.


A brief description of the institution’s programs to equip the institution's faculty and staff to better serve students from low-income backgrounds:

Not available.


A brief description of the institution’s programs to prepare students from low-income backgrounds for higher education:

HCC particpates in the Early College Program.


A brief description of the institution's scholarships for low-income students:

Income based sholarships via through FASFA.


A brief description of the institution’s programs to guide parents of low-income students through the higher education experience:

Email is sent to current students which may filter down to parents of low income students.


A brief description of the institution’s targeted outreach to recruit students from low-income backgrounds:

An email is provided to all people on the list serve. Also, available on the website.


A brief description of the institution’s other admissions policies and programs:

Majority of low income scholarships are need based and usually provide monetary funds for individuals who dont qualify fully for Pell Grants and FASFA.


A brief description of the institution’s other financial aid polices or programs:

HCC does participate with Title IV financial aid programs as well as FA programs through the state of NC. HCC's Foundation offers many need-based scholarships to assist the neediest students with their educational goals.


A brief description of the institution’s other policies and programs not covered above:
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The website URL where information about programs in each of the areas listed above is available:
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