College Policy Statement
Allegany College of Maryland has an open door admissions policy; however, some programs
have specific admissions requirements. Our goal is to make your admission and registration
process as simple as possible.
Non-Discrimination Statement: Allegany College of Maryland does not discriminate on
the basis of age, ancestry/national origin, color, disability, gender identity/ expression,
marital status, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation in matters affecting employment
or in providing access to programs and activities. For inquiries related to this policy,
Title IX, and ADA/504, please contact: Dr. Renee Conner, Dean of Student and Legal
Affairs, Title IX Coordinator, ADA/504 Coordinator, 301-784-5206 / email@example.com. Allegany College of Maryland is required to inform prospective and current students
of important College policies including Non-Discrimination, Title IX, Child Abuse
Mandated Reports, Clery Act, Heroin & Opioid, Drug and Alcohol Use, Academic Disabilities,
FERPA, Accreditation, and Medical Disclosure Procedure. For full details on these
key policies, please visit the Allegany College of Maryland website at allegany.edu/policy-mandates.
Allegany College of Maryland recognizes drug and alcohol abuse/addiction as a health
risk; the dangers associated with heroin and opioids are gravely concerning to this
institution. The college urges everyone to be informed and offers educational resources
(including treatment information) at https://allegany.edu/drug-and-alcohol-information/index.html. All new, full time students are required by Maryland law to participate in heroin/opioid
training. In an overdose emergency, call 911. If you have any questions or concerns
or if you need help, contact the Campus Security/Special Police by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 301-784-5252 or the Office of Student & Legal Affairs by email at
email@example.com, or by phone at 301-784-5206. * Allegany College of Maryland prohibits the possession
and use of drugs and alcohol on all college property and in all college-affiliated
activities without the express permission of the College President.
As required by Federal law, this serves as notification that Allegany College of Maryland
conducts business electronically, however students have the right to choose to conduct
business through other means without additional charge. If you do not want to conduct
business electronically, you may visit or contact the appropriate ACM office during
normal business hours. For example, you will go to the Advising Center/Registration
Office to register for classes, or to the Financial Aid Office to sign for your Financial
Aid in person or through paper communications. Even if you choose to conduct business
electronically, you continue to have the right to conduct business in person or through
Please note that the College's official mode of communication with you will always
be through your College-provided email account even if you choose to conduct business
through non-electronic means. Communications will continue to be routed to your ACM
email address, and you will be responsible for all academic and administrative information
provided to you in this format. Additionally, as an ACM student, you are still required
to utilize the College’s electronic learning management system (Brightspace) as well
as its electronic communication and collaboration tools utilized for instruction.
Anyone who experiences mobility, medical, psychological, or learning disabilities
is encouraged to contact the Academic Access & Disability Resource Office (AADR) to
request accommodations at 301-784-5234 or ADR@allegany.edu. This voluntary self-identification allows Allegany College of Maryland to prepare
reasonable accommodations to support your learning. The information will be kept in
strict confidence in the AADR Office and will have no effect on your admission to
the College. For further information, go to https://www.allegany.edu/academic-access-and-disability-resources/.
In compliance with Part V, Department of Education, 34-CFR, Part 668 - Student Assistance
General Provisions; Allegany College of Maryland will make available to all prospective
students data regarding completion or graduation rates for the College through the
College Admissions Office. Completion or graduation rates of students receiving athletically-
related student aid data are available to all potential student athletes, their parents,
high school coaches and guidance counselors through the Athletic Department. Allegany
College of Maryland complies with the Higher Education Reauthorization Act including
the Clery Act, and the Violence Against Women Act as well as other federal and state
rules. Crime statistics are submitted annually to the United States Department of
Education (website: https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety/#/), and the most recent annual Crime & Fire Safety Report is published on the college’s
website at https://www.allegany.edu/documents-policies/index.html.
Allegany College of Maryland is in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and
Privacy Act of 1974. Allegany College of Maryland accords all the rights under the
law to all students in credit courses. No one outside the institution shall have access
to, nor will the institution disclose, any information from students' education records
without the written consent of students except to personnel within the institution,
to accrediting agencies carrying out their accreditation function, to persons in compliance
with a judicial order, and to persons in an emergency in order to protect the health
or safety of students or other persons. All of these exceptions are permitted under
Allegany College of Maryland prohibits sexual misconduct and sex discrimination by
or against all students, employees, and campus guests. If you have any questions or
concerns or if you need to make a complaint, contact ACM’s Title IX Coordinator, Dr.
Renee Conner in CC-152, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at (301) 784-5206. For detailed information about policy, procedures,
and prevention education, see https://www.allegany.edu/title-ix/
I have read the statements contained herein and accept the conditions and policies.
Further, I certify that all information provided in this application is true/accurate
and that any omissions or inaccuracies could result in dismissal from the College.
I understand that it is my responsibility to notify the Admissions Office of any change
in the information contained on this application.
In making this application, I agree to abide by all College rules, policies, and regulations
(including student code of conduct), as well as local, state, and federal laws. I
understand it is my responsibility to complete any student education/training required
by law, regulation, or college policy. I further accept and agree to abide by the
policies and regulations of Allegany College of Maryland concerning drug and alcohol
abuse and understand that the unlawful use of drugs or alcohol will subject me to
penalties contained in those policies and regulations.