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Student Rights and Responsibilities

 

You have the right to know:

  • What financial aid programs are available at the colleges of DCCCD
  • The deadline for submitting applications for each program
  • How financial aid will be distributed, how decisions on distributions are made and the basis for those decisions
  • How your cost of attendance or financial aid budget was determined
  • What resources (your current assets, parental contribution, other financial aid, etc.) were considered in calculating your need
  • How much of your financial need, as determined by the college, has been met
  • The details of the various programs in your student aid package
  • What portion of the financial aid you received must be repaid and what portion is grant aid
  • For any aid that is a loan, the interest rate, the total amount that must be repaid, the payback procedures, the length of time you have to repay the loan and when the repayment is to begin
  • How the colleges of DCCCD determine if you are making satisfactory progress and what happens if you are not

As a financial aid recipient, you must: