Salish Kootenai College administrative office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Friday summer hours (June through the end of August) are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. SKC staff members are available throughout the normal administrative working hours to answer questions and provide information related to Consumer Information.
Federal Financial Aid Regulations [The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA)], require that postsecondary institutions participating in federal student aid programs make certain disclosures to enrolled and prospective students, parents, employees and the public. These disclosures are updated annually prior to October 1.
The following is a list of the required topics and links to detailed information. To obtain additional information, including requesting a paper copy of any of the materials, please call or email the appropriate office or visit the associated website.
Financial aid information
Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Federal Financial Aid (link to webpage)
General Institutional Information
Policy 200.00 Non-Discrimination
Salish Kootenai College (SKC) is an Indian preference and equal opportunity employer.
SKC does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual identification, gender, age, or disability, except as allowed by the Indian preference provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. Consistent with state and federal law, reasonable accommodation will be provided to persons with disabilities.
The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the College’s compliance with federal and state discrimination and sexual harassment laws, including Title IX. Inquiries concerning Title VI, IX, and Section 504 may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, (406) 275-4851.
(Reference: Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972)
The Student Body Diversity report provides the percentage of enrolled, full-time students by gender, ethnicity and Federal Pell grant recipient as reported in the IPEDS Fall Enrollment survey. Additional information is available at the College Navigator website.
Teacher preparation programs
The Elementary Education, Secondary Education – Mathematics, and Secondary Education – Science Programs are approved by the Montana Office of Public Instruction.
More information can be found on the web pages of the Division of Education.
Accreditation, approval, and licensure of institution and programs
Salish Kootenai College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). For more information on institutional accreditation, see the Commission’s website.
Academic Programs are accredited as follows:
Social Work: Council on Social Work Education
Dental Assisting Technology: Commission on Dental Accreditation
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