Rights & Responsibilities

While receiving financial aid from UF, your responsibilities are to:

While receiving financial aid from UF, you have the right to:

  • be informed of correct procedures to apply for aid, cost of attendance, aid available, how financial need is determined, criteria for awarding aid, how academic progress is determined, and what you must do to continue receiving aid.
  • be informed of the type and amount of your assistance, how much of your need has been met, and how and when you will be paid.
  • appeal financial aid office decisions about your application.
  • view the contents in your financial aid file, in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
  • know the conditions of any loan that you accept.
  • know the job description and pay rate for any job that you hold or for which you may apply.