Summary of Student Consumer Rights and Responsibilities



A student who receives financial aid from Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES has the following rights:

To know the costs of attendance to the institution; to know all available sources of financial aid; to speak with a Financial Aid Advisor who evaluates the student's need; to be informed of all aspects of the financial aid package awarded including special dispersal of aid; and to know the academic expectations of the institution.

A student who receives financial aid from Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES also has the following responsibilities:

To apply for financial aid by the established deadline as determined by Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES; to report to the Financial Aid Office any awards received from agencies outside the BOCES; to maintain satisfactory academic progress; to comply with established loan repayment schedules; to report to the Financial Aid Office any changes in family or student financial status.

The student's financial aid awards may be cancelled or reduced if:

Any of the information on the financial aid application is erroneous; requested documents are not provided to validate eligibility; enrollment status changes; the student's program of study changes.