You Have the Right ...

  • To know all the federal, state, institutional, and private student financial assistance programs available, including both need-based and non-need-based programs.
  • To know the procedures, forms, deadlines, and eligibility requirements to apply for assistance; the criteria for selecting aid recipients and determining the amount of aid awarded.
  • To know the cost of attending Adams State, how those costs are determined, and how your estimated expenses are developed.
  • To know the cost of attending the University, how those costs are determined, and how your estimated expenses are developed.
  • To know what resources we have considered in calculating your financial need, how the Expected Family Contribution was determined, and how much of your financial need has been met.
  • To know the standards required for maintaining satisfactory academic progress for financial aid eligibility.
  • To know how and when disbursement of financial aid is made, Adams State's refund policy for costs paid, and any refund due to Title IV student assistance programs.

  • To know the terms and conditions of any loans, employment, scholarships, or grant aid you receive.
  • To know the policies and procedures used to maintain confidentiality of financial aid records. Only those individuals who directly handle the application have a right to know or access the information. Adams State complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.
  • To know the academic programs of the College, the facilities available, and the faculty and instructional personnel.
  • To know the names of bodies that accredit, approve, or license the institution and its programs and how their documents may be reviewed.
  • To know the completion or graduation rate of students.
  • To know statistics on the receipt of athletic-related student aid.
  • To know campus security policies and crime statistics.
  • To know what facilities and services are available to students with disabilities.