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 (https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa) 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 as defined in the School of Practical Nursing current catalog;
  • to comply with established loan repayment schedules;
  • to report to the Financial Aid Office any changes in family or student financial status.
  • to understand that if I voluntarily withdraw or stop attending class, that I may be subject to repayment of financial aid funds and that any federal financial aid (Title IV) will be recalculated ( https://www.wflboces.org/adult-and-continuing-education/health-careers/practical-nursing/financial-aid/return-of-title-iv-financial-aid) based on my last date of attendance and that I am responsible for any tuition balance resulting from this.

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.