Financial Aid Rights and Responsibilities

​​​​As a student you have the right to know:

Additional Information:

As a student you have the responsibility to:

  • Be aware of your ability to pay any institutional charges based on your available financial aid and personal resources.
  • Review and understand the terms and conditions of your financial aid award.
  • Complete all requirements accurately, in a timely manner, and by the appropriate deadlines.
  • Inform us of any outside scholarships, assistantships, or additional resources that you receive.
  • Fill out the FAFSA application completely and accurately. If selected for verification you will provide all requested documents in a timely manner, and ensure that all submitted materials are complete and accurate. Falsification of information on application forms for federal financial assistance is considered a criminal offense, and you may be subject to penalties under the U.S. Criminal Code.
  • Read and consider all information about the college before you enroll.
  • Accurately and honestly complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Errors can result in delays. False or misleading information is a criminal offense and is subject to a $20,000 fine, imprisonment, or both.
  • Use any federal, state-appropriated, or institutional financial aid received during the award year solely for expenses related to attendance at DMACC.
  • Read, understand, and accept responsibility for all forms or agreements you sign. We recommend you keep copies for your records.
  • Notify the Office of Financial Aid if you attend two schools at the same time. You c​an only receive federal or state aid at one school at a time.
  • Notify your student loan lender of changes in your name, address, and school status.
  • Perform the work agreed upon when you accept a work-study award.
  • Keep your address and phone number current with the college on myDMACC or with the Registrar's Office.