Rights and Responsibilities

What you should know . . .

  • Applications are analyzed using a standard need analysis
  • How your award was determined
  • What portion of your financial need will be met
  • Loan repayment terms
  • How your aid will be distributed
  • Refund & Repayment policy
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress policy and the consequences
  • Your financial aid information is kept confidential
  • You may request a review of your financial aid decision
  • Grants and Scholarships are considered taxable income. For more information visit the IRS website.

What the Financial Aid Office (FAO) expects from you . . .

  • All application forms are accurately completed (misrepresented information on financial aid applications is a violation of federal law and is considered a criminal offense).
  • Compliance with all financial aid application deadlines.
  • Accept responsibility.
  • Return any additional documentation, verification or corrections requested.
  • If you are selected for verification, all required documents must be submitted no later than the last day of your classes before finals week.
  • Notify FAO if you will not attend a quarter; change name, address, marital status, or number of dependents; and changes in all resources available to you.
  • All males are required to register with Selective Service.

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