Student Rights and Responsibilities

As a student, you have the right to know:

  • What financial aid programs are available and how to apply for them
  • Procedures and deadlines for submitting application(s) for financial aid
  • 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
  • That all application information is treated with the highest level of confidentiality
  • The eligibility criteria for awarding aid
  • The conditions of any loan you accept
  • The job description and starting pay rate for any student job you accept
  • How Academic Progress is determined
  • Requirements in the case of withdrawal, refunds, and repayment of financial aid
  • The contents of your financial aid file, in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and request an appeal if you believe a mistake has been made
  • Your financial aid package will be reviewed upon your request if family and/or financial circumstances have changed
  • Campus security and crime statistics, please contact the Dean of Students

As a student, you have the responsibility to:

  • Plan for your educational and living expenses
  • Submit all forms requested by the Financial Aid Office to complete the application
  • process in a timely and accurate manner
  • 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
  • Notify Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences of all additional resources you receive that are not listed on your award letter
  • Keep Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences informed of any change of address, name or marital status while you are a student, and until all loans have been repaid in full
  • Use aid only for educational expenses related to attending Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences
  • Maintain satisfactory progress
  • Register and attend classes for the number of hours required for your aid disbursement;
  • Perform satisfactorily in any work assignments accepted through student employment programs