Under Title IV, institutions participating in federal financial aid programs must disclose specified information to all prospective students, applicants, current students, and employees. This page contains information on the following topics:
In accordance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, Suffolk University has adopted certain procedures to protect the privacy rights of its students. The procedures apply to students in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Sawyer Business School, as well as the Law School.
Suffolk University is committed to providing an environment that advances equal opportunity and is free from discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.
Click here for the full Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment
The Suffolk University Bookstore serves the College of Arts & Sciences, Sawyer Business School and Suffolk Law School. It provides alternative options for text book purchase or rentals.
Suffolk University’s instructional, laboratory, and other physical plant facilities are located on Beacon Hill and in downtown Boston.
Positioning Suffolk University for the Future: 2017-2019 Strategic Plan identifies Suffolk University’s highest priorities and key areas of focus with this two-year extension to the University’s strategic plan.
Suffolk University awards transfer credit for academic work completed at other institutions pursuant to the following policies:
Undergraduate College of Arts & Sciences and Sawyer Business School:
Suffolk University has accreditation to offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 70 areas of study.
Suffolk University expects all members of its community to abide by University Computing Policies including Acceptable Use which identifies impermissable uses such as Peer-to-Peer file sharing, and Internet Privacy.
Undergraduate students at Suffolk University may be eligible to receive loans under the Federal Direct Stafford Loan Program, the Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan Program and the Federal Perkins Loan Program. Graduate students at Suffolk University may be eligible to receive loans through the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan Program and the Graduate PLUS Loan Program. Law students at Suffolk University may be eligible to receive loans through the Federal Direct Stafford Loan Program, the Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program, and the Federal Perkins Loan Program.
For purposes of applying for federal financial assistance, enrollment in a study abroad program that has been approved for credit by Suffolk University may be considered enrollment at Suffolk University. Students considering study abroad should consider the financial aid implications of that decision.
The Massachusetts Department of Health requires that all full time students and all international students submit certain immunization records to Suffolk University.
Suffolk University annually publishes a Security and Fire Safety Report.This report includes important information about the University, including crime statistics, fire statistics, emergency and crime reporting procedures, missing persons policies and procedures, drug and alcohol policies, sexual assault policies and reporting procedures, crime prevention programs, and fire safety. To obtain a paper copy, please contact the Suffolk University Police Department at (617) 573-8113.
Suffolk University has enacted a Missing Person Policy to be followed in the event a student who resides in University-sponsored housing has been reported missing.
Suffolk University has comprehensive policy regarding drugs and alcohol for the College of Arts & Sciences and Sawyer Business School which includes the Drug-free Schools & Communities Act--Student Notification.The Law School also posts the Drug-free Schools & Communities Act--Student Notification and a separate Alcohol Policy.
Suffolk University publishes its retention and graduation rates.
Suffolk University encourages its students to vote, and the Office of the Registrar provides Voter Registration Information
The Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act requires co-educational institutions of post-secondary education that participate in a Title IV federal student financial assistance program and have an intercollegiate athletic program to prepare an annual report to the Department of Education. This report includes information on athletic participation, staffing, and revenues and expenses. Suffolk University’s report can be obtained from the Department of Education or by contacting the Suffolk University Athletics Department at (617) 573-8379.