Aid Recipients Rights and Responsibilities


Our Responsibility to YOU:

  • All students have the right to be treated with respect and courtesy. This includes a cordial greeting in person or on the phone; answering your questions until you understand; and a staff which is available all business day long.
  • Any student may request and receive an explanation of how their financial aid or refusal of it was determined.
  • Each student will be assigned a counselor who is knowledgeable in his or her profession, will listen attentively, will follow through on any promises made or resolutions or problems, and can get answers quickly.
  • Students have the right to know all their options, the differences and peculiarities of each aid program, and the consequences of each decision they make.

Your Responsibility:

  • Each student aid applicant needs to become familiar with the policies, procedures, and deadlines for financial aid.
  •  You must must notify the Financial Aid Office with any change of status including:
    Additional awards received not included on original Award Letter.
    Change in enrollment status (number of credit hours per semester).
  • All students are responsible for notifying the Registrar's Office of any change in address, both local and permanent.
  • You may request any documentation or communication provided to you on line or via email in written form. Direct your request to your Financial Aid Counselor.
  • The student is responsible for the prompt return of all requested documentation.