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Student Rights and Responsibilities

You Have the Right to Know

  • The procedures and priority dates for applying for aid.
  • The types of aid available and the general eligibility requirements for each.
  • The costs of attending Eastern Kentucky University.
  • How financial need is determined including costs and resources considered in the determination.
  • The interest rate and repayment provisions of any loan you accept.
  • The rate of pay and job requirements for any job you accept.
  • The procedures for withdrawal/ceased attendance of class from the university and the effect it will have on your financial aid.
  • The effect that course reductions (dropped classes) will have on your financial aid.
  • Where to go for advice regarding other financial alternatives.
  • Federal funds can be used toward an approved Study Abroad program.

It Is Your Responsibility To

  • Complete all application forms accurately and timely.
  • Read all materials sent to you by Big E Central.
  • Accept responsibility for the information on all documents you sign and retain copies of them.
  • Know and abide by rules governing the aid you receive.
  • Comply with the provisions of any promissory note you sign.
  • Inform us of any resources not reported in your original application for assistance.
  • Make sure EKU has your correct mailing address.
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress.
  • Register for the appropriate number of credit hours each semester, and take only courses which are required for your degree program.