Student Rights

Financial Aid
It is the student's right to:
  • Know how financial need was determined
  • Know how decisions regarding financial aid were made
  • Appeal any decision made by the financial aid staff
  • Know how financial aid that has been awarded will be distributed:

    • Generally, financial aid will be paid to the school in two equal installments
    • The first installment will be during the fall semester, and the second during the spring semester
    • Students will be billed each semester for tuition, fees, room and board
    • Know that each semester the aid awarded will be applied to the bill
    • Know that after the semester bill is paid, any excess aid will be refunded to the student or parent

  • Know what portions of the financial aid must be repaid and the annual interest rate
  • Know the college's refund policy