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Rights and Responsibilities of Students Receiving Financial Aid 

668.42(c) The institution must describe the rights and responsibilities of students receiving financial assistance and, specifically, assistance under the title IV, HEA programs.

As a recipient of financial aid, students have certain rights and responsibilities. These rights and responsibilities of students on financial aid are listed in the following documents:

  • The Tennessee Tech University Catalog
  • Printed information from the Tennessee Tech University Financial Aid Office
  • Students have the right to know the:
    1. Financial aid programs available at Tennessee Tech University
    2. Application process for financial aid
    3. Criteria used to select recipients and calculate need
    4. Tennessee Tech University refund and repayment policy
    5. Financial Aid Office policies surrounding satisfactory academic progress
    6. Special facilities and services available for the handicapped 

Students are responsible for:

1.      Completing all forms accurately and by the published deadlines
2.      Submitting information requested by Financial Aid Office staff in a 
         timely manner
3.      Keeping the Financial Aid Office informed of any changes in address,
        name, marital status, financial situation, or any change in student
4.      Reporting to the Financial Aid Office any additional assistance from
         on-institutional sources such as scholarships, loans, educational
         benefits, and V.A. benefits (Records/Registration)
5.      Notifying the Financial Aid Office of a change in enrollment status
6.      Maintaining satisfactory academic progress 
7.      Reapplying for aid each year.   Have a great day!


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