Student Rights

  • You have the right to privacy. All documents submitted are kept confidential in accordance with the Federal Education Right to Privacy Act (FERPA).
  • You have the right to request a review of your financial aid eligibility.
  • You have the right to request a reduction or cancellation of your student loans.
  • You have the right to know the criteria for maintaining your financial aid eligibility.

View the complete list of rights as a financial aid recipient.

Student Responsibilities

  • It is your responsibility to obtain information regarding deadlines and the financial aid application process.
  • You are required to inform The Solution Center of outside sources of aid that do not appear on your award letter. Examples may include: scholarships, grants, veteran’s or rehabilitation benefits.
  • You are responsible for supplying complete and accurate information to base your eligibility for aid and completing all requests for information within the given deadlines.
  • You are responsible for using the aid offered for education related expenses.
  • You must contact The Solution Center if you plan to participate in a consortium, study abroad, national exchange program or professional cooperative education program.
  • You must inform The Solution Center and your lender of any changes to your information such as, name, address or phone number.
  • Grant and scholarship aid that, combined, exceed the cost for tuition, fees, books, and required equipment & supplies maybe considered taxable income. You are responsible for your own record-keeping, so that you can complete your tax forms properly.

For additional information, please refer to IRS Publication 970: Tax Benefits for Education, available on the IRS website, or discuss your situation with a personal income tax professional.

View a complete list of your responsibilities as a financial aid recipient.