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Des Moines University strives to fully disclose information important to prospective and enrolled students.  In compliance with federal regulations and in support of our institutional priority for transparency the following information is available.

If you need additional information, including requesting a paper copy of any materials, you may contact the appropriate office, visit the indicated website or contact the Financial Aid office.

Student handbooks are available for enrolled students on Pulse.

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    General University Information

    Academic Programs and Degree Information

    Information concerning DMU’s current educational programs.

    Accreditation Organizations

    Information related to institutional/program accreditations.

    Campus Facilities

    Costs of Attending DMU

    Information on tuition, fees, books, equipment and other expenses.

    Faculty Information

    Outcomes, Graduation and Placement Rates

    Transfer Credit, Articulation Agreements and Academic/Interview Agreements Information

    Withdrawal/Leave of Absence Policy

    Information for students seeking to officially withdraw from DMU.


    Financial Assistance Information

    Default Rates and Average Debt

    Financial Aid for Students

    Includes federal, state, institutional, other types of need and non–need-based aid.

    How to Apply for Aid

    How Loans are Calculated and Disbursed

    How Refunds are Determined

    Rights and Responsibilities of Students Receiving Financial Aid

    Satisfactory Academic Requirements for Financial Aid Eligibility


    Complaint Process

    Filing a Complaint About DMU with State Agencies

    Student Complaint Policy


    Health and Safety Information

    Alcohol and Drugs

    Information on policies and resources available.

    Annual Security Report

    Information regarding public safety.

    Emergency Procedures

    Information on notification and procedures for different types of emergencies.


    DMU policies regarding vaccinations.


    Distance Learning

    Authorization Status in Other States

    Filing a Complaint About DMU with State Agencies

    Professional Licensure Disclosures


    Other Information

    CARES Act HEERF Grant

    College Navigator

    Constitution Day

    Copyright Infringement and Peer to Peer File Sharing Policies


    Policy and procedure for students with disabilities to request accommodations.

    Demographics and Diversity


    Information about student body demographics, including the number of enrolled full-time students by gender and race/ethnicity.

    For additional student demographic information, contact the Office of the Registrar at or 515-271-1460.


    In accordance with COCA standards, College of Osteopathic Medicine employee demographic information is available upon request.

    Privacy of Student Records (FERPA)

    Textbook Information

    Required texts and pricing information.

    Voter Registration

    Information on voting in local, state and federal elections, including Iowa voter registration.

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