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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 Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Bryanna Butz
Submission Date Nov. 26, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Regina
PA-8: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter John D. Smith
Associate Vice President (Student Affairs)
Student Affairs
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have policies and programs in place to make it accessible and affordable to low-income students?:
Yes

A brief description of any policies and programs to minimize the cost of attendance for low-income students:

The U of R participates in the standard provincial loan and bursary programs.


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

OMA cohort-based program for first year Aboriginal learners.


A brief description of any programs to prepare students from low-income backgrounds for higher education:

OMA cohort-based program for first year Aboriginal learners.


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

77 bursaries available for students with variable academic criteria and demonstrated financial need. Values range from $250-$4750.77. Bursaries available for students with variable academic criteria and demonstrated financial need. Values range from $250-$4750.


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

N/A


A brief description of any targeted outreach to recruit students from low-income backgrounds:

An Aboriginal recruiter is on staff who travels for remote locations mostly in northern Saskatchewan.


A brief description of other admissions policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

Process in place to defer payment of application fee.


A brief description of other financial aid policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

N/A


A brief description of other policies and programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students not covered above:

N/A


Does the institution have policies and programs in place to support non-traditional students?:
Yes

A brief description of any scholarships provided specifically for part-time students:

Approximately 6 awards in which part time students are eligible to apply.


A brief description of any onsite child care facilities, partnerships with local facilities, and/or subsidies or financial support to help meet the child care needs of students:

Approximately 6 awards for single parents and or students with dependants.


A brief description of other policies and programs to support non-traditional students:

The Student Success Centre has various programs to support non-traditional students.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (accessibility and affordability indicators)?:
No

Indicators that the institution is accessible and affordable to low-income students::
Percentage (0-100)
The percentage of entering students that are low-income ---
The graduation/success rate for low-income students ---
The percentage of student financial need met, on average ---
The percentage of students graduating with no interest-bearing student loan debt ---

The percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students:
0

The website URL where information about the institution's affordability and access programs is available:
---

Most of these questions do not apply to our institution as a Canadian university.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.