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Student Rights


All students at East Carolina University have the right to:

  1. Know the type of financial assistance available including  information on all Federal, State, and University financial aid  programs.
  3. Know the procedures and deadlines for submitting applications for Federal, State and University aid programs.
  5. How your financial need was determined, the resources  considered in the calculation of your need, and how much of your  financial need has been met by ECU.
  7. Request a review of your financial aid package if there are changes in your family’s ability to meet the cost of attendance.
  9. Know how ECU determines whether you are making Satisfactory Academic Progress and what happens if you fail to meet the requirement.
  11. Know the impact on your financial aid if you withdraw from ECU or drop a course.
  13. Know the terms and provisions of loan payments, including amount and repayment schedules.
  15. How ECU awards financial aid and when it is disbursed.
  17. Know ECU’s estimated Cost of Attendance and what items are included.
  19. Know ECU’s refund and repayment policy.