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Consumer Information

The U.S. Department of Education requires higher education institutions to provide the following consumer information. Accompanying the information is the department responsible; you can request paper copies, or address any concerns with the appropriate department.


The following information is maintained by the Office of the Academic Dean


The following information is maintained by the Athletics Department
  • Vaccination Policy
    • William Penn University follows the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations for immunizations.  Specific requirements for vaccinations in the William Penn University Division of Nursing are published here: records collected will be retained in the Athletic Training Office. Questions may be directed to Josh Erickson, Head Athletic Trainer, at 641-673-1293 or by email.
  • Equity in Athletic Report (EADA)
    • The annual Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act Report contains participation rates, financial support, and other information on men’s and women’s intercollegiate athletic programs.  For information contact the Athletic Director, Nik Rule at 641-673-2168 or by email.
  • Graduation Enrollment by Gender and Ethnicity who Received Athletically Related Aid


The following information is maintained by the Office of Admissions
The following information is maintained by the Financial Aid Office
  • Withdrawal Procedure-Refund/Return of Title IV and Other Student Financial Assistance
  • Drug Conviction Consequences While Receiving Title IV Student Financial Aid
  • Applying for Financial Assistance
  • Verification
  • How and When Financial Aid is Dispersed
  • Institutional Financial Assistance
  • Terms of Federal Work Study
  • Need and Non-Need Based Aid
  • Federal Student Financial Assistance
  • Terms and Conditions of Federal Loans
  • State Student Financial Assistance
  • Veteran’s Benefits/Scholarships
  • Studying Abroad
    • Students Studying Abroad may be eligible for federal aid if the program is approved for academic credit toward their degree by William Penn University. William Penn University must have a contractual agreement with the foreign school (or with another U.S. school that contracts with a foreign school) or a single written arrangement with a study-abroad organization to represent an agreement between the home school and the foreign school.
  • Enrollment Status Policy
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • Entrance and Exit Counseling
  • Educational Loans Code of Conduct
    • Summary
      Iowa Code Section 261E.2 and Title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Section 601.21, require the development, administration, and enforcement of a code of conduct governing educational loan activities. Our officers, employees, trustees and agents, including the alumni association, booster club, and other organizations associated with William Penn University, agree to the provisions of this Code of Conduct and will refrain from:

      • Refusing to certify or delaying the certification of an education loan based on a borrower’s choice of lender.
      • Assigning a first-time borrower to a particular private education loan lender through the student’s financial aid award or another means.
      • Packaging a private education loan in a student’s financial aid award, except when the student is ineligible for other financial aid, has exhausted his or her federal student aid eligibility, has not filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or refuses to apply for a federal student loan.
      • Accepting impermissible gifts, goods, or services from a lender, lender servicer, or guarantor. The institution may accept default prevention, financial literacy, or student aid-related educational services or materials, or other items of a nominal value.
      • Accepting philanthropic contributions from a lender, lender servicer, or guarantor that are related to the educational loans provided by the entity that is making the contribution.
      • Serving on or otherwise participating as a member of an advisory council for a lender, lender affiliate, or lender servicer.
      • Accepting from a lender or its affiliate any fee, payment, or other financial benefit as compensation for any type of consulting arrangement or other contract to provide education loan-related services to or on behalf of the lender.
      • Accepting fees or other benefits in exchange for endorsing a lender or the lender’s loan products.
      • Requesting or accepting an offer of funds for private education loans from a lender, in exchange for our promise to provide the lender with placement on a preferred lender list, or a certain number volume of private education loans.

      This institution is committed to providing the information and resources necessary to help every student achieve educational success. To accomplish this goal the financial aid staff will consider each student’s individual needs.

      A comprehensive Code of Conduct detailing permissible and impermissible activities has been provided to all of our officers, employees, and agents.

  • Private Education Loans
    • William Penn University does not have a preferred lender agreements
  • Cost of Attending School
  • Consumer Completion Rates for Certain Title IV Student Financial Assistance


The following information is maintained by the Office of the Academic Dean
The following information is maintained by the Office of Admissions, the Campus Counselor, and Human Resources
  • Drug and Alcohol Prevention and Abuse
    • Students
    • Employees
      • Alcohol and Drug Policy
        William Penn University recognizes that alcohol and drug use can create health, safety, social, and legal problems. The university is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy work and educational environment, free from the use of alcohol and drugs. The university prohibits the unlawful possession, manufacturing, use, sale, or distribution of alcohol (including non-alcoholic beers, since they contain small amounts of alcohol) and illicit drugs by students and employees on William Penn University property or as part of the university activities or sponsored events.Discipline
        In the event of a violation of the Alcohol and Drug Policy, discipline may include, but is not limited to, any of the following:

        •  Oral reprimand
        • Written reprimand
        • Suspension (with or without pay)
        • Termination or dismissal
        • Charges being filed
The following information is maintained by the Career Services Office
  • Job Replacement Rates
The following information is maintained by the Director of PAC and Student Activities
  • Iowa Voter Registration
    • Download Registration Form
      As a student of William Penn University, you have the right, but are not required, to change your voter registration by completing the attached form and returning it to the auditor’s office in the Iowa county for which you reside. Oskaloosa resides in Mahaska County. Anyone wanting to change their voter registration to Mahaska County would need to submit the attached form to the Mahaska County Auditor’s Office located in the court house at 106 South 1st Street, Oskaloosa, IA 52577.
  • Student Activities
The following information is maintained by Human Resources


The following information is maintained by  the Office of the Registrar
  • Transfer Credit Policy
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • Six Year Graduation Rate for First Year Students 2010
    • Our mission at William Penn University is to provide an opportunity for education to all. From the very beginning, we have stood firm in our belief that there is value in everyone. That concept has been instilled in our faculty and staff as we support and encourage future generations through education.
    • Retention Rates
      Our first-year student retention rates from Fall 2015 to Fall 2016 was 51%
    • Graduation Rates
      30 % of Fall 2010 first-time full-time students graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree within 6 years.
      32% of Fall 2008 First-Time Full-Time students graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree within 8 years.
    • First Generation
      45 % of our traditional undergraduate students are First-Generation College students.
    • Master of Business Leadership Program
      Retention Rate: 51% of MBL students enrolled in Fall 2015 were retained to Fall 2016
      Graduation Rate: 85% of students who entered in Fall 2014 graduated within 2 ½ years.
  • Student Body Diversity-Fall 2016
  • Graduation Enrollment by Gender and Ethnicity (Fall 2010 Chort)


The following information is maintained by the Security Office
  • Missing Persons
    • All individuals should notify either a residence life staff member or security staff member any time they believe a person to be missing by calling 641-673-2123/1084 or Security 641-673-1170.Missing should be understood as not having been seen in a reasonable amount of time (a reasonable amount of time may vary with the time of day and information available regarding the missing person’s daily schedule, habits, punctuality, and reliability). Individuals will also be considered missing immediately if their absence has occurred under circumstances that are suspicious or cause concerns for their safety.Within 24 hours from the time a student has been deemed missing (typically, not present for a 24-hour period of time), designated college staff will notify appropriate authorities and contacts. Designated staff includes the Residence life Co-Directors, Director of the PAC or Director of Security. Notification of the appropriate authorities and contacts refer to the Oskaloosa Police department and either the parent/guardian for students who are not emancipated or the missing person contact for students who are over the age of 18 or an emancipated minor. Missing person contact information will be obtained from the Registrar information students provided for this purpose. Missing Student Contact information will be considered confidential and will be accessible only to authorized campus officials and will not be disclosed except to law enforcement personnel in furtherance of a missing person investigation.
  • Fire and Safety Report
  • Emergency Alert System
  • Campus Crime and Safety Information
  • Clery Act

Employees are available during normal operating hours (Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM) to help perspective and current students and employees to obtain consumer information.

Financial Aid

NameOffice PhoneEmailTitleOffice
Kendra Heaton641-673-1061emailAssociate Director of Financial AidPAC 204
Ann Johnson641-673-1184emailFinancial Aid Counselor-Verification SpecialistPAC 204
Cyndi Peiffer641-673-1040emailDirector of Financial AidPAC 204
Beth Sheeley641-673-1724emailFinancial Aid Counselor-Loan SpecialistPAC 204
Lori Smith641-673-1060emailFinancial Aid Counselor-Federal Work StudyPAC 204