Policies and Information

Gardner-Webb University policies clarify the expectations of its faculty, staff and students, mitigate institutional risks, improve efficiency and effectiveness as well as, support the university’s compliance with laws, regulations and industry best practices.

Below is a series of policies and information applicable to members of the University community.

Gardner-Webb University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

It is the policy of Gardner-Webb University to give pro-rata charge reductions through 60% of the enrollment period in the event a student OFFICIALLY WITHDRAWS FROM SCHOOL.

All higher education institutions that receive federal funds, including those that offer distance education, are required by the United States Department of Education to provide students with appropriate information regarding the filing of complaints.

Gardner-Webb University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in employment for any of its programs and activities.

Gardner-Webb University is committed to respecting and safeguarding the privacy of users of the University‚Äôs website at https://gardner-webb.edu.

All Gardner-Webb University academic programs preparing students to sit for licensure or certification are designed to meet licensure requirements in the State of North Carolina.

Membership in SARA allows Gardner-Webb to deliver distance education programs to residents of member states.

Any student who believes he/she has been discriminated against by a member of the faculty, an employee of the University, or by a fellow student is encouraged to file a complaint.

Title IX is an anti-discrimination law based on gender. Sexual harassment and sexual assault are considered discrimination and fall under Title IX protection on a university campus.