Consumer Information

In accordance with federal regulations as set forth by the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, schools are required to provide a list of consumer information to all students enrolled at Dominican University of California. Below you will find the information with either a brief description, link, or location to where the information can be found. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid during business hours for assistance in obtaining hard copies of the information. The Office is open Monday – Thursday, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM, and on Fridays, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Student Complaints about Dominican's Policies, Procedures and Programs

Students are encouraged to report complaints to the University.  An individual may contact the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education for review of a complaint. The bureau may be contacted at: 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833

Telephone: (916) 431-6924, FAX: (916) 263-1897

Information about Dominican University of California

  • Accreditation
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Services for Disabled Students
  • Graduation and Retention Rates by Gender/Ethnicity
  • Graduation and Retention Rates by Type of Aid/Generation
  • Student Ethnicity Profile
  • Student Pell Grant Profile
  • Student Gender Profile
  • Athletics
  • Career Placement
  • Students Furthering their Education
  • Tuition Refund Policies
  • Requirements for Officially Withdrawing
  • Voter Registration

    Health and Safety

  • 2016 Annual Security and Fire Report
  • Emergency Response Plan and Missing Persons Procedure
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse Policy and Prevention
  • Health and Vaccination Requirements


  • Degree Offerings
  • Academic Facilities
  • Transfer Credit Policies
  • Articulation Agreement
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Textbooks required and ISBN numbers
  • Teacher Preparation Program Report


  • School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Barowsky School of Business
  • School of Education and Counseling Psychology: Department of Education (San Rafael campus)
  • School of Education and Counseling Psychology: Department of Education (Ukiah campus)
  • School of Education and Counseling Psychology: Department of Counseling Psychology
  • School of Health and Natural Sciences

    Financial Aid

  • How to Apply
  • Cost of Attendance
  • Net Price Calculator
  • Types of Aid and Eligibility (see appropriate award guide)
  • Pell Grant Disbursements
  • Scholarships and Grants
  • Loans
  • General Information
  • Work-Study
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • Tuition Refund Policy
  • Return of federal student aid due to withdrawal
  • Requirements to Repay Loans and Availability of Loan Deferments
  • Entrance and Exit Counseling for Stafford Loans
  • Entrance and Exit Counseling for Perkins Loans
  • Federal Student Aid availability for Study Abroad Programs


    All prospective and current students may request to review the school's accreditation documentation. Please direct all such requests to the Office of Academic Affairs at 415-458-3759. 

  • Regional, Specialized, and Athletic Accreditations


    All students have the right to request the complete Annual Equity in Athletics Report. Please contact Cassandra Urroz, Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance (SWA) for further assistance by phone at 415-482-3503 or by e-mail at

  • Equity in Athletics Report Summary
  • Graduation Rates in Athletics

    Career Placement

    Dominican University of California is required to provide information on placement of and types of employment obtained by its graduates.  This information can be obtained by Career Services, located on the 3rd floor of the Dominican Heritage and Alumni House.   

    Students Furthering Their Education

    Dominican University of California is required to provide information on the types of graduate and professional education in which graduates of our 4-year degree programs enrolled.  This information can be obtained from Career Services, located on the 3rd floor of the Dominican Heritage and Alumni House.

    Voter Registration

    Dominican University of California encourages all students to exercise their right to vote and provides Voter Registration forms in Alemany Library and the Office of the Registrar. The University has also partnered with TurboVote to provide assistance to students with registering to vote online. Online registration can also be completed on the California Secretary of State website.

    Teacher Preparation Program Report

    The University is required to provide a Teacher Preparation Program Report annually to the state of California. California publishes and submits an annual report containing school and state-level information to the U.S. Department of Education. See below for the State and Federal reports.

  • Report Card on California Teacher Preparation Programs
  • U.S. Department of Education's 2014 Title II Reports
  • Pell Eligible Students 

    Even though a student's Pell Grant does not credit to the student account until the fourth week of school, a Pell eligible student can request a refund to purchase books and supplies up to 10 days prior to the start of school if the Pell Grant, combined with all the other aid the student is receiving, will create a credit balance on the student account. The student can request an advance of their credit balance from the Business Services Office. 

    Cal Grant B Recipients

    As a Cal Grant B recipient, the California Student Aid Commission requests that Dominican University of California obtain written permission to credit Cal Grant B Access funds to the recipient's account. The recipient has the ability to rescind this authorization prior to the disbursement of funds and receive the Cal Grant B Access funds directly. As a result of a completed Authorization Form, Cal Grant B Access funds will be credited to the recipient's account or released directly to the recipient once the award has been confirmed.

    Cal Grant B Access Authorization Form

    NCLEX Pass Rates

    *In meeting with the requirements of the State of California, Dominican University of California must make passage rates available for graduates of undergraduate programs leading to employment for which passage of a California licensing examination is required. Pass rates for the NCLEX examination can be found by visiting The Board of Registered Nursing.

    Code of Conduct

    Dominican University of California Office of Financial Aid is a member of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) and therefore adheres to NASFAA's Statement of Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct for Institutional Financial Aid Professionals.