Rights & Responsibilities
Students Rights To know what financial assistance programs are available.

To know the deadlines for submitting applications for each of the financial assistance programs available.

To know how financial assistance will be distributed, how decisions on that distribution are made and the basis for these decisions.

To know how financial need was determined.

To know what resources (such as parental contribution, other financial assistance and assets) were considered in the calculation of financial need.

To know how much financial need as determined by the institution has been met.

To request an explanation of the various programs in student aid packages.

To know the school's refund policy.

To know the payback procedures for the financial assistance

To know how the school determines satisfactory progress and what happens if satisfactory progress is not made.

Student Responsibilities To complete all application forms accurately and submit them on time to the correct place

To provide correct information; misreporting information on financial assistance application forms is a violation of law and may be considered a criminal offense that could result in indictment under the U.S. Criminal Code.

To return all additional documentation, verification, correct and/or new information requested by either the Financial Aid Office or the agency to which applications are submitted.

To read and understand all forms that the student is asked to sign and to keep copies of them.

To accept responsibility for all agreements signed.

To perform the work that is agreed upon when accepting a work-study program award.

To be aware of and comply with the deadlines for application or reapplication for aid.

To be aware of the school's refund procedures.

To consider carefully information provided by the school to prospective students about its programs and performance before deciding to attend the school.

To repay immediately upon demand all financial assistance over awards or misappropriations.
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