Rights and Responsibilities

Education after high school involves your time, money, and effort. It is a big investment that carries with it many rights and responsibilities. In applying for financial aid, you accept certain rights and responsibilities. Failure to comply with your responsibilities may result in the cancellation or reduction of your financial aid.

You have the right to know:

It is your responsibility to:

  • Inform the Financial Aid Office of any change in enrollment status.
  • Meet and maintain satisfactory academic progress requirements.
  • Complete all application and requested forms accurately and submit them on time.
  • Provide correct information (misreporting information on financial aid forms is a violation of the law and may be considered a criminal offense).
  • Use financial aid funds solely for educational purposes.
  • Promptly return all additional documentation, verification, corrections, and new information requested by the Financial Aid Office or the agency to which you submitted. your application
  • Inform the Financial Aid Office and Admissions Office of any name, address, or Social Security number change.
  • Read, understand, and keep copies of all forms that you are asked to sign.
  • Inform the Financial Aid Office of any income change, including earnings, scholarships, waivers, private loans, etc.
  • Repay all loans according to the terms agreed upon at the time the loan was accepted and the promissory note signed.
  • Declare a degree objective (major) and to only enroll in classes that are part of this associate degree or certificate offered by BPCC. Financial aid cannot pay for classes that do not count towards that degree objective (major) at BPCC.