Student Consumer Information Course

A guide to implementation in your school

Pursuant to Ohio Administrative Code Section 3332-1-09, effective January 1, 2017, all Ohio students enrolling in a registered Ohio career college or school will be required to complete the online Student Consumer Information Course. See here for full text of the code.


Will students still complete the student disclosure form?

No. The online Student Consumer Information Course is replacing the paper student disclosure form which will no longer be required after January 1, 2017. By taking this 5 minute course, students will be informed of all state required disclosures and information. They’ll attest to understanding the material electronically, and won’t have to sign a paper form.


What’s the course like?

The course begins with a 5 minute animated video. Students will then submit a form acknowledging understanding. They’ll be sent a receipt electronically which restates the details found in the video, as well as outlines additional resources.


How will students take the course?

Schools can purchase vouchers for their students or students can purchase their own enrollments.


Is there a cost for the course?

Yes. In accordance with OAC 3332-1-22.1, the cost assessed for the online disclosure course will be $25. You can assess the $25 cost as a fee on your enrollment agreement.


Schools: Purchase student vouchers Students: Enroll in the course

Instructions for Schools

Watch this brief video to learn how a school representative can buy and distribute vouchers to students, either manually or through the Direct Enroll feature.



Instructions for Students

If you’ve received an email notifying you of your enrollment

Your school may handle your enrollment in the course directly. If so, you will receive an email with the subject “You have been enrolled in the ED101 Student Consumer Information Course.”


In this case, you’ll watch the course video either with a school representative or on your own. Then, you’ll complete the course with an electronic acknowledgement.


Watch this video to learn how to complete the course after viewing the course video:



If you need to enroll on your own

To self-enroll, you can use a voucher provided by the school, or purchase the course with a credit card.


Watch this video to learn how to self-enroll:




When do I have to complete this?

This disclosure should be completed before the first day of class.

Is an Email required?

Yes, students must use a unique email address to register for this course. Students will receive their certificate of completion to this email.

What if I don't have a credit card to pay?

Please contact the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools:
Phone: (614) 466-2752
Fax: (614) 466-2219
Toll Free (877) 275-4219
E-mail :

How long is a voucher valid?

A voucher is valid through one year of its purchase date.

Can I get a refund?

A refund for the voucher can be processed within 7 days of purchase.

When do students need to take this course?

Students must complete the course and attest to having seen and understanding the information before the enrollment process has been completed.

Can I just show the video at orientation?

Yes, an individual or group orientation video screening can be done. However, for students to prove that they have watched the course, they will need to either be direct enrolled into the course, or asked to purchase the course. Please refer to the instructional videos above for how to direct enroll students en masse.

Does the school need to pay for this course?

Though many schools opt to purchase the course for their students, this is not a requirement. If students purchase this course on their own they will need to refer to the “If you need to enroll on your own” instructions found above.

Forgot your password?

If you have forgotten your password please use the “Forgot your password?” link found on the login screen. This link will send you an email to reset your password.

How can students rewatch the course?

Students can rewatch the course by logging back into the account that was created for them either through direct enroll, or through the self enroll process.

How do students obtain their certificates?

Students will receive a copy of their completion certificate in an email after they have completed the course. Students will also be able to access the certificate by logging into their account and viewing their “Notifications” in the upper right hand corner of the page below their user name.

What if I completed the disclosure for one school, but have since started at a new school?

The certificate received after completing the disclosure is valid for 1 year. If you decide to attend a new school just send the certificate to your school representative.

How do I see which students have taken the course?

There will be a report you can access on your Ohio SBCCS EDvera dashboard that will list all students who have completed the course.

What's the full text of the relevant Ohio Administrative Code?

3332-1-09 Student enrollment policies and practices.
(C) Prior to completing an enrollment agreement, all potential students enrolled in an Ohio school must review and complete the state board of career colleges and schools student disclosure form or online student disclosure form as required by the board.

3332-1-10 Tuition and fees.
(B) Other fees:
(3) Schools may identify on their enrollment agreement a separate non-refundable twenty-five dollar Ohio student disclosure course fee as required by rule 3332-1-22.1 of the Administrative Code.

3332-1-22.1 Miscellaneous fees.

(B) All schools may be assessed a student disclosure course fee for every new Ohio student who enrolls in a registered Ohio school and for whom the school keeps any portion of the tuition or registration fee. The student disclosure course fee may be included as a fee listed on the student’s enrollment agreement. The fee will not exceed twenty-five dollars per new Ohio student.


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