Rights and Responsibilities

Financial aid rights and responsibilities of students.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually.
  • Use your legal name, social security number, and birth date for both the FAFSA and admission application.
  • Keep your address and phone number updated with PNWU.
  • Read and respond in a timely manner to any correspondence from the Financial Aid Office.
  • Inform the Financial Aid Office, in writing, if you receive additional financial resources from other agencies or private sources, such as scholarships.
  • Complete all required loan documents.
  • Complete required loan counseling.
  • Give written notice and return unwanted loan funds to the Financial Aid Office within 14 days of disbursement.
  • Keep your Federal PIN, Student Aid Report (SAR), promissory notes, disclosure notices, and other financial aid documents in a safe place.
  • Make satisfactory progress towards your degree.
  • Begin repayment on your loans at the end of your grace period.
  • Complete all deferment and forbearance requests in a timely manner.