Student Rights & Responsibilities

As a Snow College student, you have the right to know the following information:
  • What financial aid programs are available and how to apply for them;
  • Procedures and deadlines for submitting the FAFSA and any additional forms for financial aid;
  • All records and information submitted with your application for financial aid are confidential, and is subject to legal requirements (FERPA) concerning disclosure of such information, parents will need a student's permission to know any information in a student's file even though some of the information was provided by the parent;
  • Cost of attendance and how financial need is determined;
  • The type and amount of assistance you will receive, and how and when you will be paid;
  • The eligibility criteria for awarding aid;
  • The terms and conditions of any loan you accept;
  • The job description and starting pay rate for any student job you accept;
  • How Satisfactory Academic Progress is determined;
  • That you can appeal your Satisfactory Academic Progress status;
  • Requirements in the case of withdrawal, refunds, and repayment of financial aid;
  • Your financial aid package can be reviewed upon your request if you or your family’s financial circumstances have changed or there is change in your family do to death or divorce;
  • Campus security, crime statistics and all other Student Right to Know information.
As a student, you have the responsibility to:
  • Come to college financially prepared. Establish plans to meet your educational and living expenses (Financial Aid is only one resource that will not cover your entire cost of education);
  • Obtain and complete any necessary financial aid application forms and submit them in a timely manner. June 1st is the first priority deadline for fall semester;
  • Read, understand, and retain copies of all information and/or forms that are sent to you and all other documents you sign;
  • To regularly check your Snow College student email account for correspondence from Snow and the Financial Aid & Scholarships Offices;
  • To provide complete and correct information. Reporting false or misleading information may result in you being fined up to $20,000, sent to prison, or both;
  • To contact the Student Financial Aid Office if you want your loan reduced or canceled. Once you have completed the Federal Direct Stafford Loan Master Promissory Note, and completed Loan Entrance Counseling if you are a first-time borrower. You must contact our office in writing within 14 days of the disbursement if you want the loan reduced or canceled, unless a refund of loan funds has already been disbursed by the Snow College Business Office;
  • To meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress policies and standards of Snow College in order to maintain financial aid eligibility;
  • To attend and complete all of the classes, until the end of the semester, for which you are enrolled.
  • Register and attend classes for the number of hours required for your aid disbursement;
  • To report to the Snow College Financial Aid Office any money you receive from sources outside of Snow College (i.e. Rotary Scholarships, Lion's Club Scholarships, employee reimbursement. other scholarships, Rehabilitation funds etc.);
  • Read, understand, and retain copies of all information and/or forms that are sent to you and all other documents you sign;
  • Comply with the provisions of any aid received, as well as any promissory note(s) and all other agreements you sign;
  • Keep the Snow College Registrar's office informed of any change of address, name or marital status while you are a student, and until all student loans have been repaid in full;
  • Perform satisfactorily in any work assignments accepted through student employment programs.
  • Use aid only for educational expenses related to attending Snow College: