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Financial Aid Information

Subject Area

Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information

Requirement Applies to

All Institutions Participating in Title IV, HEA Student Financial Aid Programs

Requirement

  • HEA Sec. 485(a)(1) (20 U.S.C. 1092(a)(1)). Not changed by HEOA
  • 34 CFR 668.41(C)
  • October 29, 2009 FR notice (revised 34 CFR 668.43)

Each institution must annually distribute to all enrolled students a notice of the availability of the information that is required to be made available to students under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) (see also the section on Privacy of Student Records − Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act for FERPA disclosure requirements), and under HEA Sec. 485(a)(1), Sec. 485(f), Sec. 485(g), [Sec. 485(h)] and Sec. 485(j).
The following is a list of information that must be included in the notice:

  • Contact information for assistance in obtaining institutional or financial aid information
  • Student financial aid information
  • Facilities and services available to students with disabilities)
  • Student body diversity
  • Price of attendance
  • Refund policy, requirements for withdrawal and return of Title IV, HEA Financial Aid
  • Academic program (educational programs, instructional facillities, and faculty)
  • Transfer of credit policies and articulation agreements
  • Institutional and program accreditation, approval, or licensure
  • Copyright infringement policies and sanctions (including computer use and file sharing)
  • Vaccinations policies
  • Retention rate
  • Completion/graduation rates (including disaggregated completion/graduation rates)
  • Placement in employment
  • Types of graduate and professional education in which the institution's graduates enroll
  • Intercollegiate athletic program participation rates and financial support data

Note: The list required in this notice is not a comprehensive list of HEA disclosure requirements.
The notice must list and briefly describe the information and include a statement of the procedures required to obtain the information. For information listed in the notice that is disclosed on an institution's website, the notice must include the exact electronic address and a statement that the institution will provide a paper copy upon request.

How Disclosed

Notice is distributed to each enrolled student

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Subject Area

Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information

Requirement Applies to

All Institutions Participating in Title IV, HEA Student Financial Aid Programs

Requirement

  • HEA Sec. 485(a)(1)-(2) (20 U.S.C. 1092(a)(1)-(2)). Not changed by HEOA.
  • 34 CFR 668.43, 34 CFR 668.44
  • October 28, 2009 FR notice (revised 34 CFR 668.43)

Each institution must make available to prospective and enrolled students information regarding how and where to contact individuals designated to assist enrolled or prospective students in obtaining the institutional or financial aid information required to be disclosed under HEA Sec. 485(a)(1), Sec. 485(f), [Sec. 485(h)], and Sec. 485(j).

How Disclosed

Made available through appropriate publications, mailings, or electronic media

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