Rights and Responsibilities

You Have The Right:

To know all the federal, University and private student financial assistance programs available.

To know the policies, procedures, forms, deadlines, and eligibility requirements to apply for scholarship/financial aid and the criteria for selecting recipients.


To know the policies, procedures, forms, deadlines, and eligibility requirements for a program of study-abroad/away.

To know the costs of attending the University, how those costs are determined, and how your student budget is developed.

To know what resources we have considered in calculating your financial need, how your FAFSA's 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 scholarship/financial aid eligibility.

To know how and when disbursement of scholarship/financial aid is made, the University's refund policy for costs paid to the University, and any refund due to Title IV federal/state and other student assistance programs.

To know the terms and conditions of any loans, employment or scholarships you receive.

To know the policies and procedures used to maintain confidentiality of scholarship/financial aid records. Saint Louis University complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.

To know who and how to contact the scholarship/financial aid staff regarding information on scholarship/financial aid assistance programs.

To know the academic programs of the University, the facilities available, and faculty and instructional staff.

To expect fair treatment, Saint Louis University's office of student financial services does not discriminate on bases of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. All University policies, practices, and procedures are administered in a manner consistent with our Catholic, Jesuit identity.

To know the names of bodies which accredit, approve or license the University and its programs, and how these documents may be reviewed.

To know the University's Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Policy.

To know the completion or graduation and job placement rates of University students.

To know the University's federal loan default rate.

To know campus security policies and crime statistics.

To know what facilities and services are available to University students with disabilities.

It Is Your Responsibility:

To read and consider all information about the University before you enroll.

To complete all University applications thoroughly and accurately, and submit them to the appropriate office(s) by required deadlines.

To accurately and honestly complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA), and all other academic and scholarship/financial aid eligibility information you submit to the University. False or misleading information is a criminal offense and is subject to a $10,000 fine, imprisonment, or both.

To use any federal, state, University, or private scholarship/financial aid received solely for expenses related to attendance at Saint Louis University or an approved study-abroad/away program.

To comply with Quality Assurance Program requirements (if you are selected as a participant), provide verification or additional information as requested by the University, and submit corrections or new information, as appropriate.

To read, understand and accept responsibility for all forms or agreements you sign. We recommend you keep copies for your records.

To report to the office of student financial services if you are in default on a student loan, or if you owe a refund or repayment on any educational grant received from any school.

To notify your student loan lender(s) of changes in your name, address, and school status.

To perform the work agreed upon when you accept a Federal Work-Study position.

To know and comply with the following University policies, practices, and procedures as they relate to scholarship/financial aid: withdrawal, class attendance, refund/repayment, satisfactory academic progress, debt management, and enrollment status for aid disbursement.

To keep your address and phone number current through mySLU.