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Students' Rights and Responsibilities

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO:

Check your university Ace email account and Web for Students for financial aid information

• Complete applications correctly and on time

• Provide all documentation and information requested by FAO

• Keep copies of all forms and materials that you send in

• Read and understand all materials sent to you from FAO and other financial aid agencies as provided on the A&M-Texarkana Website

• Comply with the provisions of any promissory note and all other agreements you sign

• Register for the number of hours required for your aid disbursement

• Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

• Notify FAO of all resources not listed on your award offer

• Use aid only for expenses related to attending A&M- Texarkana

• Keep your contact information up to date with the university, as well as other financial aid agencies and processors

 • Notify the Financial Aid Office (FAO) if you are enrolled in an all-web program or if you are not enrolled full time as an undergraduate student or half time as a graduate student

YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO:

• Be informed of the correct procedures to apply for aid, cost of attendance, aid availability, how financial need is determined, aid awarding criteria, how academic progress is determined, and what students must do to continue receiving aid

• Be informed of the type and amount of your assistance, how much of your need has been met, and how and when you will receive funding

• Appeal financial aid office decisions about your application

• View the contents in your financial aid file, in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

• Know the terms of any loan that you accept, including the annual interest rate, the interest accrual schedule, the repayment schedule, and default penalties