Student Rights

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Students have the right to:

  • Know what federal, state, and institutional financial assistance is available.
  • Know financial aid procedure and how aid is awarded.
  • Know how and when financial aid is paid.
  • Know the cost of attendance at Northeast.
  • Know and comply with the Return of Title IV Aid Policy for withdrawal.
  • Know what portion of financial aid is grant aid.
  • Know what portion of financial aid is loan and the terms of the loan at the time it is made.¬† This includes interest rate, grace period, and terms of payback, including a sample repayment schedule.
  • Know how much need has been met by the institution.
  • Know the criteria for continued aid eligibility.

Students are responsible for:

  • Knowing and meeting financial aid deadlines.
  • Providing all information/documentation requested by the Financial Aid Office.
  • Reading and understanding all forms and correspondence pertaining to financial aid and keeping copies of these.
  • Accepting responsibility for all agreements signed by the student.
  • Reporting any drastic changes in financial circumstances (i.e., death of parent or spouse or divorce) that would change financial need.
  • Returning all financial aid forms by the date requested.
  • Knowing and complying with Northeast's refund policy and the Return of Title IV Funds policy.
  • Notifying lenders if there is a change in name, address, or enrollment status.
  • Complying with employment requirements for Federal Work-Study.
  • Applying for financial after October 1.
  • Repaying all Stafford loans.
  • Maintaining satisfactory academic progress at Northeast.


More Information:
Financial Aid Office
finaid@northeast.edu
(402) 844-7285