Rights and Responsibilities

As a student or prospective student of Nebraska Methodist College, you have the right to know:

  • The estimated cost of attendance, including tuition and fees, books and supplies, transportation, typical room charges, and any additional program costs associated with your enrollment
  • What types of financial assistance are available from Federal, State, and institutional resources
  • Which financial aid programs are based on need and which are not
  • The terms and conditions of any student loan or work-study award included in the award package
  • The procedures to apply for financial aid and the forms required
  • The criteria for selecting recipients for each financial aid program
  • The criteria for determining the amount of each award
  • The criteria for continued eligibility under each financial aid program
  • Standards which must be maintained in order to be making satisfactory academic progress in your course of study for the purpose of receiving financial assistance
  • The method by which financial assistance disbursements will be made to students, and the frequency of those disbursements
  • You may owe a repayment of your financial aid if you drop or withdraw prior to completing the term for which aid was received
  • The requirements and procedures for withdrawing from the school

Financial aid recipients have the responsibility to:

  • Read and respond promptly to all correspondence you receive from the Financial Aid Office
  • Ask questions when you encounter something you do not understand
  • Complete your application materials accurately and promptly
  • Follow the published procedures for dropping or withdrawing from your classes
  • Use financial aid only for educational expenses
  • Notify the financial aid office when your financial situation changes
  • Read and understand the terms and conditions of any student loan that you borrow
  • Complete the appropriate Entrance Counseling requirement prior to receiving a Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Direct Stafford Loan, Nursing Student Loan, or Nurse Faculty Loan
  • Complete the required Exit Counseling prior to graduating or otherwise leaving school, if you have borrowed a Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Direct Stafford Loan, Nursing Student Loan or Nurse Faculty Loan while attending NMC
  • Notify the school, lender and loan servicers whenever you change your name, address, phone number or email address
  • Repay your student loans according to the agreed upon repayment schedule, or notify your loan servicer if you are unable to make payments