Policies — laws and legislations of our University

Institutional Policy Regarding Modifications

Florida Global University reserves the right to modify academic policies, regulations, courses, fees and other matters of policy and rule when deemed necessary and with due notice. Students will be given advance notification of such changes. The Commission for Independent Education will be notified 30 days in advance of all modifications pertaining to the university.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Florida Global University admits students of any race, color, sex, age, marital status, non-disqualifying disability to the extent of the law, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school, and does not discriminate in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, or other school-administered programs.

Anti-Hazing Policy

At Florida Global University the practice of hazing is prohibited. Hazing is defined as any action taken or situations created, whether online or off line, to intentionally produce mental or physical discomfort, embarrassment, harassment or ridicule.

Student Conduct Policy

At Florida Global University appropriate student conduct in each class and when communicating with others in the University is very important. Any inappropriate conduct could result in dismissal from the University.

Grievance Policy

FGU’s policy is to be responsive to students’ grievances and afford due process to complainants. For those students who feel an appeal/grievance is unresolved may contact the following address:

  • Commission for Independent Education
  • 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414
  • Tallahassee, FL 32399
  • Phone: 850.245.3200, or Toll Free: 888.224.6684, or online at http://www.fldoe.org/cie

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Federal and State laws restrict the release of confidential student records and information. Students have a right to inspect their educational records and are protected from release of information without their written consent, except for subpoenaed requests from courts with appropriate jurisdiction. Students must make written requests for transcripts and other academic information. Requests by unauthorized third parties and phone requests will not be honored.