Students Rights and Responsibilities.


Student Rights:

  • To inspect and review personal financial aid records.
  • To know what financial aid programs are available at Evergreen Valley College.
  • To be informed of financial aid policies, procedures, and deadlines.
  • To know when financial aid is disbursed, how decisions on that disbursement are made, and the basis for those decisions.
  • To know how your financial aid eligibility was determined, what information and resources were used to calculate your EFC and need.
  • To be informed of the institution’s Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy.
  • To know what portion of the award offered must be repaid (loans), what portion is grant aid, and what portion must be earned through work.

Student Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  • Complete all application forms accurately and truthfully.
  • Provide correct information. (Misrepresentation of information on financial aid applications is a violation of Federal Law and may be a criminal offense.)
  • Submit all documentation as requested by the Financial Aid Office in a timely manner.
  • Read and understand all forms that are signed and keep copies.
  • Accept responsibility for all agreements signed.
  • Understand the requirements of the academic program selected.
  • Meet with a counselor in order to develop a Comprehensive Educational Plan that should be followed.
  • If awarded Federal Work-Study and placed on a job, satisfactorily perform the duties assigned.
  • Notify the Financial Aid Office of any unusual circumstances that may not have been reflected on the FAFSA.
  • Report any changes in educational resources such as scholarships or veterans benefits that occur during the academic year.
  • Report changes of name, address, and/or phone number immediately to Admissions and Records Office.
  • Notify the Financial Aid Office immediately upon complete withdrawal of school.
  • Read and understand the college’s refund policy and the financial aid repayment policy (Return to Title IV).
  • Repay loan funds and interest when due.
  • Read all financial aid correspondence.

Student Privacy 101: FERPA for Parents and Students