2014 - 2015 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Students' 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 of the 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 porgress and what happens if you are not
  • As a financial aid recipient, you must...
    • Complete all required forms accurately and submit them on time to the proper place
    • Be responsible for reading, understanding and complying with the information that appears on all forms that you sign
    • Read and understand the published Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy for federal financial aid recipients
    • Read and understand the published Texas Satisfactory Academic Progress policy for state financial aid recipients
    • Read and understand the Title IV Return of Funds regulations Report changes in name, postal mailing address, email address and phone number to the Financial Aid Office and Admissions/Registrar's Office

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