Consumer Disclosures

We've gathered some important information regarding our accreditation and other related regulations, for your reference.

The SAE Institute Campus Director can discuss any safety concerns with students or parents. Students and employees must report any crime that takes place on campus directly to the Campus Director. The Campus Director or his/her designee will contact law enforcement as needed to address any criminal activity on campus. Victims and witnesses can report criminal activity on a voluntary, confidential basis directly to the Campus Director. Students who are found guilty of criminal activity on campus or off campus during a school-sponsored activity will face disciplinary action from the school up to and including expulsion as well as a response from local law enforcement.

To prevent unauthorized entry onto the campus, employees and students must wear their school identification badges at all times, clearly visible. All visitors must register at the front desk before proceeding on campus. A security guard may be on campus. Students and employees are encouraged to bring any security concerns directly to the Campus Director or security guard immediately. In the case of an on campus emergency, students must follow instructions from SAE Institute employees. In the event of an evacuation, students and employees should follow the evacuation maps found in each room on campus.

Schools are required to maintain an Emergency Response and Evacuation Plan (EREP), which includes plans and instructions to be followed by campus administration, faculty, staff, students, and guests in the event of emergencies and evacuations. Each room on campus has an evacuation plan for emergencies which all students and employees are asked to follow.

Unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, including unauthorized peer-to-peer material, including unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing, may subject the students to civil and criminal liabilities. Legal penalties for copyright infringement include actual dollar amount damages and profits (with a range of $200-$150,000 for each work infringed), infringer pays all attorney and court fees. The court can issue an injunction to prevent infringed acts, impound illegal works and the infringer can go to jail.

SAE Institute reserves the right to dismiss, suspend, or place on probation any student who distributes copyrighted material without authorization. This includes illegal downloading of software.

SAE Institute does not require specific immunizations beyond those required by any federal or state law.  SAE Institute does reserve the right to take steps to limit or restrict an individuals’ access to any campus or to require medical documentation as reasonably necessary to verify that an individual does not pose a substantial risk to the community due to a communicable disease.

SAE Institute forbids the use, possession, distribution, or sale of drugs or alcohol by students, faculty, or staff anywhere within the school facilities or on campus grounds.  Anyone in violation of state, federal, or other local regulations with respect to illegal drugs or alcohol may be subject to both school disciplinary action and criminal prosecution.