Rights and responsibilities of accepting financial aid

As a financial aid recipient at UAF, you have the right to:

  1. Know what financial programs are available to you.
  2. Know how to apply, how eligibility is determined and what terms and conditions are related to your aid.
  3. Know how the university determines whether you are making satisfactory academic progress toward your degree and what happens if you are not.
  4. Request an explanation of your financial aid package, including what portion is gift and what portion must be repaid and the terms of repayment.
  5. Know the costs of attending UAF and the refund policy for students who withdraw.

To receive financial aid at UAF, you must:

  1. Complete all financial aid forms accurately and file them on time.
  2. Apply every year because financial aid is not automatically extended from year to year.
  3. Provide correct information on all applications and documents submitted.
  4. Read and understand all documents you sign. You should also keep copies of them for your records.
  5. Know the limits and conditions of financial aid programs.
  6. Notify the Financial Aid Office of any change of address, name, marital status, attendance status or receipt of additional awards.
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