Student 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 an 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

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