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Student's Rights and Responsibilities

Murzi Kay
Student's Rights


You have the right to know:

  • The cost of attendance
  • The refund policy for students who withdraw
  • What financial assistance is available from federal and institutional sources
  • Procedures and deadlines for submitting applications for financial aid
  • How financial aid recipients are selected
  • How your eligibility was determined, including all resources the Financial Aid Office considered available to you
  • How and when funds will be disbursed to you
  • An explanation of each type of award you receive
  • For any student loan you receive: the interest rate, total amount you must repay, when your repayment begins, the length of your repayment period, and the cancellation or deferment provisions of your loan
  • The criteria used to determine satisfactory academic progress for financial aid purposes

Student's Responsibilities


It is your responsibility to:

  • Read directions thoroughly, complete all application forms accurately, and comply with any deadlines.
  • Provide any supplemental information or documentation required by the Financial Aid Office or other agency if applicable.
  • Read, understand, and keep copies of any forms you are required to sign.
  • Repay student loans you may receive.
  • Complete an entrance interview and an exit interview if you receive federal, state, or alternative education loans while in attendance at Pepperdine's Graziadio School.
  • Notify the Financial Aid Office of any change in your enrollment status or financial status (including any scholarships or grants received from outside sources); changes in address and enrollment status must be reported to your lender if you have a loan.
  • Know and comply with all requirements for continuation of financial aid, including satisfactory academic progress requirements.