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Consumer Information

The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) requires that postsecondary institutions participating in federal student aid programs make certain disclosures to enrolled and prospective students, parents, employees, and the public.  We, therefore, disclose to you the following in compliance with federal law.  For additional information or to request a paper copy of any materials, please call or e-mail the appropriate office or visit the indicated websites.

Financial Aid Information

General Institution Information

Accreditation Statement
Lamar State College Port Arthur is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the associate level. Questions about the accreditation of Lamar State College Port Arthur may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

Several departments and programs are accredited by professional agencies or specialized accreditors.  This information is listed in the Comprehensive Catalog

Information for Student Athletes

Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act

Completion/graduation rates for student athletes are made available by the NJCAA. For more information contact the Athletics Department.

Health and Safety

Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Based on its commitment to assure the safety and health of its students and employees, Lamar State College Port Arthur seeks to maintain a work and learning environment free of the unlawful manufacture, distribution, possession or use of a controlled substance or the abuse of alcohol.  Drug and alcohol abuse affect the responsible contact of business, teaching, and learning, and therefore will not be tolerated.  For more information visit the Social Events with Alcohol and Drug Free Campus pages in the LSCPA Student Handbook (Alcohol pages 24, 41-42) (Drugs pages 21-23)

Clery (Campus Security Act)

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute codified at 20 U.S.C. § 1092(f), with implementing regulations in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations at 34 C.F. R. 668.46. Requirements of the act include require the following:

For more information please contact Campus Security.

Fire Safety Report

This report contains information related to fire safety in campus housing at Lamar State College Port Arthur, in accordance with the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The Campus Security Office maintains a daily fire log, which details any fires that occurred in campus housing and reports fire statistics annually in the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report Report.