Rights and Responsibilities of the Financial Aid Recipient

As a financial aid consumer, you have the right to:

  • Be informed about financial aid application procedures, cost of attendance, aid available and renewal requirements.
  • Have confidential protection of your financial aid records. The contents of your financial aid file are maintained in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
  • Request a review of decisions made by the College of Central Florida Financial Aid staff. A letter explaining your situation in detail should be submitted to the director of Financial Aid.

You have the responsibility to:

  • Complete applications correctly and on time.
  • Read and understand all materials sent to you from the Office of Financial Aid and other financial aid agencies by mail; keep copies of all forms and materials submitted.
  • Know and comply with the rules governing your aid program(s).
  • Comply with the provisions of any promissory notes and all other agreements you sign.
  • Register for the appropriate number of credits and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  • Request personal assistance if you have questions or do not understand the information provided to you.
  • View your financial aid status for up-to-date information at myCF.edu.