Policies: Financial Aid Rights and Responsibilities

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You have the right to:

  • Information about how your aid award was calculated.
  • Have your financial need reviewed through an appeal process if you or your family's circumstances change.
  • Know that the information you give to Blugold Central will be treated confidentially.
  • Student consumer information. Please see the list of Student Consumer Information available through the Dean of Students Office.

You have the responsibility to:

  • Provide accurate information to Blugold Central.
  • Provide any additional information requested during the application process, which may include copies of income tax returns, verification worksheets, or other required information.
  • Use financial aid for educational expenses only.
  • Make satisfactory academic progress.
  • Report any additional financial aid you receive such as scholarships, outside grants or other educational/tuition assistance.
  • Repay all loans according to your established payment schedule. If you are in default on a loan, you are not eligible for additional financial aid.
  • Repay any prior overaward of financial aid.