JFK Muhlenberg School Student Rights and Responsibilities   

JFK Muhlenberg School Student Rights and Responsibilities

In accepting the Financial Aid Award Notice, students are indicating that they understand the procedures and accept the responsibilities involved in receiving financial aid. Students should be aware that if they or their family knowingly make false statements or misrepresentation on any application or form for financial assistance, the student may be liable for prosecution and repayment of all assistance obtained.

JFK Muhlenberg Snyder Schools reserves the right to change or cancel all student assistance awards due to new regulations, revised allocations, and/or additional information gathered concerning the student’s financial aid eligibility. Awarding of financial assistance by JFK Muhlenberg Snyder Schools does not imply any obligation or commitment to continue such awards beyond the period indicated. For each year aid is desired, the student must apply for financial assistance and such assistance will be dependent upon the availability of funds, demonstration of financial need, and satisfactory academic progress.

Student Rights

  1. To have complete information regarding fees, payment and refund policies available to you.
  2. To have all personal and family financial information treated with confidentiality.
  3. To appeal in writing if the student has special circumstances that might affect the amount the student and his/her family are expected to contribute.

Student Responsibilities

  1. Advise the Office of Financial Aid if the student changes his/her enrollment status from full-time to less than full-time.
  2. All address changes are to be submitted in writing to the Office of the Registrar.
  3. Advise the Office of Financial Aid of any additional aid received not indicated on you financial aid award notice.
  4. If student expects to withdraw or take a leave of absence from the college, student is expected to inform the Office of Financial Aid. Please refer to the policy regarding Course Withdrawal and Financial Consequences (PDF).  
  5. Submit to the Office of Financial Aid any required documentation for verification of financial and other relevant information pertaining to student’s application.
  6. Give permission to the Office of Financial Aid to relate pertinent financial, academic information and other information to donors of aid as requested.
  7. Maintain satisfactory academic progress for financial aid. Please refer to Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy (PDF).  
  8. Grants and scholarships in excess of tuition, books, and fees are taxable income for the Federal Government. If student receives grants and/or scholarships in excess of tuition, books, and fees, the student must report this excess as income on his/her federal income tax return.
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