Rights and Responsibilities of Students receiving Financial Aid

As a recipient of Financial Aid, there are certain rights and responsibilities of which students should be aware.

Students have the right to know:

1. The Financial Aid programs available at CC.
2. The application process which must be followed to be considered for aid including deadlines for submitting applications.
3. The cost of attendance.
4. The refund policies.
5. The criteria used to select recipients and calculate need.
6. How financial need is determined.
7. The criteria used to determine the amount of a student's award.
8. The Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.

Students are responsible for:

1. Completing all forms accurately and by the published deadlines.
2. Submitting information requested by FAO staff in a timely manner.
3. Keeping the FAO informed of any changes in address, name, marital status, financial situation, or any change in student status.
4. Reporting to the FAO any additional assistance such as scholarships, loans, fellowships, and educational benefits.
5. Notifying the FAO of a change in enrollment status.
6. Maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress.
7. Re-applying for aid each academic year.
8. Read and understand forms the student is responsible for signing.