Student Rights

Students have the right to know:

  • The financial aid programs available at Sandhills Community College.
  • The policies and procedures necessary to be considered for financial aid.
  • The method used for calculating need and the criteria used in selection of recipients.
  • The various programs in the financial assistance package and how the amount was determined.
  • The refund and withdrawal policies.
  • The process for distributing financial aid to students and the frequency of those distributions.
  • The school's procedure for facilitating eligible students to acquire necessary books and supplies by the seventh day of each payment period, along with the process for opting out.
  • The special facilities and services available to those needing accommodations for disabilities.
  • The right to know the deadlines for submitting the financial aid application and required documents.
  • The right to request an explanation of the various programs in your financial aid package.
  • The right to know how the Office of Financial Aid and Veterans Services determines whether you are making satisfactory academic progress and what happens if you are not.