The LaSalle Computer Learning Center (“LCLC”) supports prospective and current students, as well as faculty, staff, and other members of the LCLC community, to access the information they need in order to make informed decisions regarding their education and career. To that end, we have provided this Consumer Information, which includes information regarding, among other things, our schools’ operations, facilities, programs, policies, financial aid opportunities available to our students, and various consumer disclosures.
The information is intended to supplement the information provided in our Catalog, and other publications. In some instances, this section indicates where additional information relating to a subject may be located, either in one of our publications, on the official LCLC website, or on a third-party website.
This website also serves to notify current and prospective students regarding the availability and location of consumer information in accordance with certain state and federal laws applicable to our campuses.
For assistance with any of the consumer information discussed herein, prospective and current students may contact the Executive Director at any of our schools during regular business hours.
The Campus Catalog contains a wide variety of consumer information, including information relating to academic programs, facilities, courses, costs, financial aid, and institutional policies. To view the Campus Catalog please click on the link below.
LaSalle Computer Learning Center Catalog
National University College (NUC) has four additional academic units: National University College – IBC Institute (NUC-IBC), Florida Technical College (FTC), The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School (The DAVE School), and LaSalle Computer Learning Center (LCLC). Information about NUC, NUC-IBC, FTC, The DAVE School, and LCLC is available at http://www.nuc.edu/, http://www.ibanca.net/, http://www.ftccollege.edu/, http://www.daveschool.com/, and http://www.lasallecomputer.com/index.htm.
National University College (NUC) is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267) 284-5000. NUC’s National University College – IBC Institute (NUC-IBC), Florida Technical College (FTC), The Digital Animation & Visual Effects School (The DAVE School), and LaSalle Computer Learning Center (LCLC) are included in this accreditation. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Florida Technical College is a college accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Bachelor degrees, Associate of Science degrees, and diplomas. ACICS is located at 750 First Street, NE, Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002 (202) 336-6780. ACICS has approved LaSalle Computer Learning Center programs and ACICS has approved LaSalle Computer Learning Center as a location of Florida Technical College (FTC).
LaSalle Computer Learning Center is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400, toll-free (888) 224-6684.
NOTICE: Credits and degrees earned from colleges which are licensed in the State of Florida do not necessarily qualify the holder to participate in professional licensing examinations in Florida. Any person interested in practicing a regulated profession in Florida should contact the appropriate State regulatory agency in the field of his or her interest.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Should a student be terminated or cancel for any reason, all refunds will be made according to the following refund schedule:
- Cancellation must be written and made in person or sent by certified mail.
- All monies will be refunded if the school does not accept the applicant or if the student cancels within three (3) business days after signing the Enrollment Agreement and making initial payment.
- Cancellation after the third (3rd) business day, but before the first class, will result in a refund of all monies paid, with the exception of the registration fee (not to exceed $150.00).
- Cancellation after attendance has begun, but prior to 40% completion of the program, will result in a pro rata refund computed on the number of hours completed to the total program hours.
- Cancellation after completing 40% of the program will result in no refund.
- Termination Date: The termination date for refund computation purposes is the last date of actual attendance by the student unless earlier written notice is received.
- Refunds will be made within 30 days of termination or receipt of Cancellation Notice.
- A student’s enrollment can be terminated at the discretion of the institution for insufficient academic progress, nonpayment of academic costs, or failure to comply with the rules and policies established by the institution as outlined in the catalog and this agreement.
LaSalle Computer Learning Center reserves the right to determine that program or course postponement, cancellation, or facility closure is in its best interest. Affected students shall be notified as follows:
Program or Course Postponement:
In the event of program or course postponement, student notification shall:
- Be contacted by telephone and/or email (as appropriate)
- Contain an anticipated date that the program or class is scheduled to resume
- Contain a provision for the student to delay his or her attendance or receive a refund of tuition and appropriate fees. The refund shall be calculated from the date of notification of program or course postponement or from the scheduled program or course start date, whichever comes first. The refund shall be paid within 30 days of receipt of the student’s written request for a refund.
- Students who choose to delay their attendance shall be provided additional notification by telephone and email of the date that the program or course is to resume when that date has been finalized.
Program or Course Cancellation:
In the event of program or course postponement, student notification shall:
- Contain a provision for the student to delay his or her attendance or receive a refund of tuition and appropriate fees.
- The refund shall be calculated from the date of notification of program or course postponement or from the scheduled program or course start date, whichever comes first.
- The refund shall be paid within 30 days of receipt of the student’s written request for a refund or within 30 days of the student’s last date of attendance.
Veteran’s Refund Policy
The refund of the unused portion of tuition, fees, and other charges for veterans or eligible persons who fail to enter a course or withdraw or discontinue prior to completion will be made for all amounts paid which excel the approximate pro-rata portion of the total charges that the length of the completed portion of the course bears to the total length of the course. The pro-ration will be determined on the ratio of the number of days or hours of instruction completed by the student to the total number of instructional days or hours in the course.
Temporary Closure of a Facility:
In the event of a temporary closure of a facility, the institution shall first notify the Commission for Independent Education.
Student notification of temporary closure of a facility shall:
- Be by telephone, email and/or US mail
- Contain an anticipated date for reopening, if available
- Contain a provision for the student to delay their attendance or receive a refund of tuition and appropriate fees. The refund shall be calculated from the date of notification of facility closure or from the scheduled program or course start date, whichever comes first. The refund shall be paid within 30 days of receipt of the student’s written request for a refund.
- Contain a provision for notification of progress leading to the reopening of the facility.
- Contain the name and complete contact information for:
- Institution Director
- Principal shareholder or member of the board of directors owning the corporation
- Commission for Independent Education
Additionally, in the event of a temporary facility closure the institution shall post a notice on all facility entrances and may contain:
- An explanation of the circumstances surrounding temporary closure
- An anticipated date the facility will reopen, if available
- The name and contact information for the Executive Director
- CIE contact information