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Privacy Policy

American School of Leadership will never release personal student information to third parties without the student’s and/or parent’s written consent. American School of Leadership will always maintain a policy of not selling its mailing lists of current or prospective students.

Grade Equivalents Policy

A = 90 – 100
B = 80 – 89
C = 70 – 79
D = 65 – 69
Student must score over a 65 to be considered passing.

Collection Policy

Student accounts not covered by financial aid or an approved payment plan will accrue monthly finance charges on the unpaid balance. Students with an unresolved balance at the end of the add/drop period may be withdrawn from enrollment at ASL. If a student account obtains a balance later in the semester, a balance hold will be added to the account which will block students from participating in registration for future semesters. Students who leave ASL with an outstanding balance will be reported to the national credit bureau. Students who do not resolve their balance with ASL will be undergo collection proceedings by American School of Leadership.

Refund Policy

To receive a 100% refund of the refundable fees, students must drop from a course or all courses before the last day of the Drop/Add period as listed in the credit class schedule. If you withdraw from a class after the Add/Drop period but before the withdrawal deadline, you will receive a grade of “W” and will not be entitled to a refund of fees. If you withdraw from a course after the withdrawal deadline, you will be issued a grade of “W”, and a refund will not be granted. If you have received financial aid, or if your fees were paid by an approved agency, you might be entitled to a refund after proper credits are first issued to the awarding agency. Refund policies are established by and subject to change by the Legislature of the State of Florida. For refund purposes, the first day of classes is the one designated “Classes Begin” as published in the class schedule, and does not refer to the first scheduled class day for any particular student.

Withdrawal Policy

Before withdrawing from a course or a program, a student should confer with an Academic Advisor and the Business Office to discuss the process for proper withdrawal. Failure to follow these procedures may result in a failing grade in the course. Students who follow the policy to withdraw will receive a grade of W (withdrawn).

1.A student may request cancellationby fax, email, or mail. The refund is calculated based on the postmarked date that a student’s cancellation is mailed or the date that an email, fax or mail request is received by ASL. Students also may submit cancellation requests in person at ASL’s administrative offices.

2.Cancellation within Three Days:A student may cancel a course enrollment within three calendar days after midnight of the day on which the registration form is signed or submitted electronically and receive a full refund.

3.Cancellation after Three Days:If a student requests cancellation after the above Three days, the University will retain the application fee and shall refund on a pro rata basis for up to 40% of the course taken.

4.Refund Payment:Refund payment will be made within 30 days from the cancellation date.

Graduation and Commencement Policy

Only students who have satisfactorily completed all academic and financial requirements in the program will be considered for graduation. The School holds its annual commencement end of June. Students, who fulfill graduate requirements before June are invited and encouraged to participate in the annual commencement. The graduation date on a students diploma is always the date that the School approves his or her graduation.

Student Records Policy

In order for American School of Leadership to be in accordance with state statutes and The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), we will not release information concerning our students. We maintain student records in our administrative offices located at our listed address in Orlando.Exceptions to the release of records, grades, or status are made with written permission from the student’s parents/guardians if a student is under 18 years of age or with the written permission from a student if the student is 18 years of age or older.

Non-Active Student Policy

In order for American School of Leadership to be in accordance with state statutes and The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), we will not release information concerning our students. We maintain student records in our administrative offices located at our listed address in Orlando.Exceptions to the release of records, grades, or status are made with written permission from the student’s parents/guardians if a student is under 18 years of age or with the written permission from a student if the student is 18 years of age or older.

Plagiarism and Dishonesty Policy

American School of Leadership considers academic honesty to be one of its highest values. Students are expected to be the sole authors of their work. Use of another persons work or ideas must be accompanied by specific citations and references.

On joining the schools academic community, students are expected to embrace the tenets of liberal learning – critical thinking, intellectual exploration, and academic honesty. Academic dishonesty, cheating, plagiarism, and other violations of academic integrity are causes for suspension or expulsion from the school.

Each incident will be reported in writing from the instructor to the administration, and may result in the following sanctions:
First time: 10 weeks Suspension
Second Time: Dismissal from the School.
The administration office maintains a database of all offenses, including plagiarism, and a file of all charges.

Academic Dishonesty Appeals Procedures

A student who alleges unfair grading practices for an assignment or course must first communicate with the faculty member of the class within 10 days of grades being posted online. The burden of proof is on the student and the student shall provide evidence that unfair grading practices occurred. If the faculty member and the student agree to a resolution, the faculty member corrects the grade or the grade stands. If the problem has not been resolved and the student wishes to continue with an appeal, the student will send the Academic Appeal Form to the Deans Office within 10 days of the decision by the faculty member. The dean will review the students appeal, check with the professor and make a ruling.

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  • Parent / Guardian Information

** Requests for I20 should be made at least 60 days in advance. Students must provide all documents and forms.
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