Your Rights and Responsibilities

 You have a right to know:

  • What financial aid programs are available at EPCC
  • 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 EPCC determines if you are making satisfactory progress 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 EPCC eligibility requirements for federal financial aid recipients
  • Read and understand the Return of Title IV Funds (PDF)  regulations
  • Report changes in name and postal mailing address to your college Registrar's Office