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Student Rights and Responsibilities

When you receive financial aid at UTD, you assume certain rights and responsibilities.

You have the right to:

  • Apply for additional assistance when increased financial need can be demonstrated, is within regulatory guidelines, and funds are available
  • Appeal a decision regarding your financial aid eligibility
  • Expect and receive confidentiality of your financial aid award information on file in the Office of Financial Aid.
  • Reapply for financial aid eligibility each year within the guidelines of the Office of Financial Aid Standards of Academic Progress.

You have the responsibility to:

  • Report any change in your or your parent's financial situation from that reported on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Notify the Office of Financial Aid of changes in the number of hours enrolled during any semester of any academic year receiving aid using the Hours Adjustment Form
  • Report any education loans, grants, scholarships or fellowships received from sources other than UT Dallas
  • Not engage in the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession or use of a controlled substance
  • Attend class on a regular basis and to make normal progress toward graduation (repeated withdrawals from courses will jeopardize your eligibility to receive financial assistance)
  • Repay all educational loans according to the promissory note you signed.
  • Complete an exit interview with the Bursar’s Office if you have received funding through the Federal Perkins Loan program.
  • Complete an exit interview on-line at www.nslds.ed.gov if you received a Stafford Loan while attending UT Dallas

Updated: October 10, 2012