Misrepresentation Policy

Misrepresentation Policy

Roanoke College is prohibited under federal regulations from providing false, erroneous or misleading information about the College to our students, prospective students, alumni, their families, accrediting agencies, state agencies, the public or the United States Department of Education.  Any student endorsements or testimonials provided by the College are given voluntarily and under no duress.

The regulations regarding misrepresentation describe misrepresentation with respect to the:

  • Nature of the education program
  • Nature of financial charges
  • Employability of graduates
  • Relationship with the Department of Education (a Title IV eligible school may not describe its participation in a way that suggests approval or endorsement by the Department of Education of the quality of its educational programs and offerings)

 The Office of Marketing and Communications maintains electronic copies of all promotional materials, including statements and quotes made by college personnel.

 The Vice President for Enrollment/Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid is responsible for the training of personnel under their supervision regarding the misrepresentation of admissions requirements and other college information.

 The Director of Financial Aid is responsible for the training of personnel under the director’s supervision regarding the misrepresentation of college financial aid information.