HEA Consumer Information

HEA Student Consumer Information Compliance

The Dixon SON annually provides the appropriate HEA disclosures (Higher Education Act of 1965) at the time of new student orientation and rising senior orientation. The following links provide information that Title IV eligible post-secondary schools are required to make available to the public.

Academic Resources

Student Handbook
AY 2016-2017 Steeple Student Handbook (disclosures enclosed)
–Addendum to Steeple Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress
–Addendum to Steeple: Tuition Refunds for Student Withdrawals and Return of Title IV funds

Student Attributes and Capabilities
Please see our Policy in the student handbook, The Steeple, p. 28.

Grading and Eval P&P
Please see our Policy in the student handbook, The Steeple, p. 47 (AY 2016-17).
Students must satisfactorily complete the curriculum within three years from the start of the first nursing term enrolled at the School. All students are updated at orientation regarding the program completion expectation, what is meant by Satisfactory Academic Progress and procurement of financial aid.

Students Requiring Special Accommodations

Academic Integrity

Curriculum Concepts & Student Learning Outcomes
Please see our Policy in the student handbook, The Steeple, p. 10.

Financial Aid Resources

Financial Aid Shopping Sheet

Gainful Employment Disclosure Template

Financial Literacy Resources

Job Placement Rates

Understanding Financial Aid Flyer

Veterans Benefit Info

College Navigator
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. NCES is located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences. The purpose of the NCES’ Web site is to provide clear, complete information about NCES’ mission and activities, and to serve the research, education and other interested communities.
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Educational Resources

  • Policies
    • The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
      Please see our policy in the student handbook, The Steeple
    • Student and Patient Privacy
    • Educational Effectiveness
      Data on program completion and job placement.
    • Substance Abuse and Alcohol
      Please see our policy in the student handbook, The Steeple, p. 31.
    • Safety and Security
      Timely Warning Policy (found in The Steeple, Appendix I)

Accreditation, Approval and Licensure of Program*

RN Occupation Outlook

A list of faculty along with contact information is listed in The Steeple. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Deborah Hines, school director, at (215) 481-5541or email Deborah.Hines@jefferson.edu

Other Resources

Student Health Program

Campus Facilities

Campus Security & Clery Act Compliance
Please see our student handbook, The Steeple,  Appendix C and K.

School Statistics

Voter Registration

Student Diversity

Student Activities and Organizations

Fire Safety Policies, Fire Statistics and Fire Log
Not applicable: DSON  does not offer on-campus housing facilities

* Abington Memorial Hospital Dixon School of Nursing encourages all students and their families to be informed consumers and proudly makes available the following information: Abington Memorial Hospital Dixon School of Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

Annual FERPA training is provided to the Faculty, Staff, and Students. This education is provided during a scheduled Faculty Organization meeting, upon hire (as needed), and during orientations for the student body. Questions about FERPA may be directed to the Director of the School, Dr. Deborah Hines, at (215) 481-5541 or email Deborah.Hines@jefferson.edu