Student Rights and Responsibilities

Mon-Thu: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Miles Connor Admin Bldg. 1st Floor

Understanding your financial aid can feel overwhelming, but we are here to help! Any student who receives financial aid has rights and responsibilities that are important to know. We’re here to empower you to make the best financial decisions for your Coppin education.

As a student recipient of financial aid, you are entitled to know:

  • Details about available financial aid programs
  • Processes to apply for financial aid
  • Criteria used to determine student eligibility and financial need
  • Policies and procedures around refunds and repayments
  • Policies and procedures on Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  • Rights and responsibilities of Coppin’s academic programs

As a student recipient of financial aid, you are responsible for:

  • Reading your Master Promissory Note (MPN) and disclosure statement to understand the terms and conditions of your Federal Direct Student Loan(s)
  • Submitting accurate information and forms to the Office of Financial Aid (OFA) on time
  • Updating the OFA on changes to your personal information, that may include name, address, marital status, financial situation, etc.
  • Communicating any other funding assistance from outside sources to the OFA—this may include scholarships, private loans, and educational benefits
  • Informing the OFA of any changes in your enrollment status
  • Maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  • Re-applying for financial aid by March 1st of each year