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Consumer Information Disclosures

The following information is presented in accordance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 1965 as amended in 2008. For additional information, including requests for paper copies of any of these disclosures or materials, please call or email the appropriate office or visit the indicated websites.


VanderCook's Mission


VanderCook's Stand on Diversity

Harrassment Policy PDF

Fall 2018 Student Demography PDF

College Navigator Listing for VanderCook 

The 2018-19 College Catalog PDF

Admissions Requirements
Contact the Admissions Office at 312.788.1120 or at

Transfer of Credit Policies

Withdrawal & Refund Policies PDF

Graduation, Retention & Employment Rates PDF

Student Privacy Rights & Access to Information PDF

FERPA (Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act)

Facilities & Services for Students with Disabilities

Voter Registration Information


The 2018-19 Student Handbook PDF

Teacher Preparation Report PDF, the most recent Title II summary as reported annually to the Illinois State Board of Education, including results from ISBE-required licensure exams.

Textbook & Bookstore Information PDF

Academic Honesty & Copyright Infringement Policies PDF


Cost of Attendance

Net Price Calculator

The Financial Aid page of the VanderCook website contains detailed information about financial aid available to VanderCook students and the application processes. Direct links to specific topics are provided below:

Contact the Financial Aid Office at 312.788.1137, or at

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)


2019 Annual Security & Fire Safety PDF

Daily Crime Log - Daily Crime Logs and Fire Logs for IIT's campus (including VanderCook) are posted daily at IIT's Public Safety Department can be contacted directly at or 312.808.6310. For the latest crime statistics as well as a list of registered sex offenders within our district, please visit and request the 2nd District.

Crime Reporting Procedures, including Timely Warnings PDF

Emergency Response & Evacuation Plan PDF

Campus Emergency Guide

Drug and Alcohol Policies & Abuse Prevention Information PDF

Harassment Policy PDF

Title IX Grievance Form PDF

Immunization Policy

Missing Student Notification PDF

Student Health & Safety Resources



VanderCook will be working with the Higher Learning Commission this spring to ensure that our accreditation standards are maintained.

As part of its ongoing effort to make the accreditation process responsive to a broad range of constituents, the Commission has integrated the federally required third-party comment process into its regular accrediting processes since the 1997-1998 academic year. 

If you would like to submit a comment regarding VanderCook for the Higher Learning Commission to review, please do so by filling out the form here

You can also mail your comments to:

Third-Party on VanderCook College of Music
The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-11

Please submit comments no later than January 30, 2019.
HLC representatives will visit VanderCook's campus February 11-12, 2019.


VanderCook College of Music

3140 South Federal Street
Chicago, IL 60616-3731
(312) 225-6288

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