Cumberland University

Student Right to Know

Welcome to Cumberland University to both new and returning students! Going to college means classes, books, studying, juggling clocks and calendars, and adjusting to the college scene. We intend to offer as many tools as possible to help you achieve a level of success that will make you proud of your achievements.

The aspects mentioned above are only a part of university life. The emphasis on academic achievement is certainly important and we wish you well in your classes. However, since CU is a total university, our concern for students includes the total college experience. We encourage our students to participate fully in college life and to become involved both in and out of the class. Look around and you will readily see a host of activities that complement your academic experience and contribute to a more enjoyable college experience.

The college experience also means living in a community that is committed to respect and dignity for all and to an environment of openness and civility. This document provides information relative to student rights, responsibilities, safety, and other pertinent information. There is reference to links to the Student Life website which contains a host of information for CU students relative to policies and procedures along with links to the University Catalog and to the Student Right-to-Know section, all of which provide information that is important for students to insure their safety on and around campus. The University takes campus security very seriously and is committed in our efforts to maintain a safe, secure environment for our students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Your personal safety is a top priority, and maintaining a safe campus requires a dedicated partnership between the members of the University community.  Security is everyone’s responsibility.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (click here to see full report) is designed to provide a wealth of information to help us maintain a safe campus.

Each Cumberland University office and unit promises to strive to make your college experience exciting and rewarding. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.

Good luck and have a great year.


How to Address a Concern

Silent Witness Form     (electronic)

Complaint Form     (electronic)
Complaint Form     (printable)



Additional Information & Resources


Accreditation Statement

Equal Opportunity Statement

Incident Report Log

Programs / Majors

Tuition and Fees

Student Right to Know General Information

FERPA Annual Notification

CU Student Policies

Campus Crime Statistics

Right to Know Charts 2013-2014 Athletic Aid

Right to Know Charts 6 year Graduation Rate

Undergraduate Cost of Attendance

Graduate Cost of Attendance

Online Programs Cost of Attendance

Online Graduate Programs Cost of Attendance

Career Outcome Rate

Withdrawal and Refund Policy Spring 2016

Net Price Calculator

Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA)

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

Faculty Staff Directory

Alcohol and Illegal Drugs 

Missing Student Notification Procedure and Protocol

CU Emergency Manual

Campus Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Campus Environment and Safety Information

Campus Security Authorities

Crime Prevention Tips

Fire Statistics by Residence Hall

Information on Registered Sex Offenders

Sexual Assault Prevention

What to do if you are a victim of sexual assault

Timely Warnings

Red Flags Policy Guidelines

Uniform Crime Reporting Definitions

How to report a crime

Advocate (Student Incidents/Academic Integrity)



Campus Map