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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Student Rights

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Students have the right to: 

  • know what financial assistance is available, including all federal, state, and institutional aid programs and what policies or regulations govern these programs;
  • obtain information regarding student loan indebtedness, repayment obligations and options, and a projected repayment schedule;
  • know how their financial need is determined, including the determination and amount of the expected family contribution;
  • apply for additional assistance when increased financial need can be demonstrated and funds are available; appeal a decision regarding financial aid eligibility to the financial aid administrative staff in Student Financial Services;
  • expect and receive complete confidentiality regarding financial aid awarded and the use of the application data;
  • report any significant loss or reduction in their financial situation to Student Financial Services.