Your Responsibilities and Rights

You have the responsibility to:

  • Establish plans to meet your educational and living expenses;
  • Keep informed by reviewing all information sent to you as well as by regularly checking your status on Voyager;
  • Apply for financial aid early;
  • Submit all forms required to complete the application;
  • Read, understand, and retain copies of all information and/or forms that are sent to you, or that you must sign;
  • Regularly check your Lawrence University e-mail account for financial aid updates;
  • Keep the University notified of any changes in name, address, or marital status;
  • Notify the Office of Financial Aid of all sources of funds you receive that are not listed on your award notification;
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress.

You have the right to:

  • Be advised of what financial aid programs are available and how to apply for them;
  • Be advised of requirements in the case of withdrawal, refunds, and repayment of financial aid;
  • Have all application information treated with the highest professional confidentiality;
  • Be advised of the procedures and deadlines for submitting application(s) for financial aid;
  • Be advised of how and when financial aid funds are disbursed;
  • Request a review of your aid package if a family and/or financial circumstance has changed.