Student Rights and Responsibilities

One of the major aspects of financial aid is understanding your rights and responsibilities. Find information and access help throughout your time at Touro Nevada here.

Student Rights and Responsibilities

  1. To be informed of the cost of attendance.
  2. Procedures and deadlines for submitting applications for financial aid. 
  3. The different types of financial assistance available from federal, state, and institutional sources. 
  4. Who the financial aid personnel are and the location of the Office of Financial Aid. 

Once the U.S. Department of Education approves your loan, you will receive a Disclosure Statement in the mail providing you with the following information:

  1. The full amount of the loan.
  2. The interest rate as specified in the promissory note.
  3. The lender or designated agency must return your promissory note when the loan is paid in full. 
  4. When you must start repaying the loan. 

You will receive an email acknowledging your loan funds have arrived once we receive it from the U.S. Department of Education. Your funds will be applied to your tuition and fees. Then you will be notified once your refund is available from the Office of the Bursar. 

Before you begin repayment of your loan, the holder of your loan is required to give you a repayment schedule and detailed information regarding interest rates, fees, your outstanding balance, and available repayment options. 

  • You have the right to defer repayment for certain defined periods after the grace period if you qualify. 
  • You have the right to request forbearance if you qualify.
  • You may repay your loan in whole or in part at any time without penalty. 

By accepting the financial aid offered, you must realize that you are expected to: 

  • Know and understand the terms and conditions of all financial aid programs from which aid was awarded. 
  • Know all deadlines for applying for aid and meet them. Provide all required documentation, corrections, and/or information requested by the Office of Financial Aid.
  • Understand that the proceeds from the loan can only be used for tuition, fees, living expenses, and other reasonable related educational living expenses, as outlined in the budget.
  • Repay loans with all accrued interest and deducted fees, even if you do not complete your education, are unable to find employment or are dissatisfied with the education you received.
  • Repay loans within the time allocated by the lender or designated agency.
  • Notify the lender or designated agency in writing within 10 days if the following occur
    • Change of name 
    • Change of address
    • Change of phone number 
    • Change of graduation date
    • Transfer to another school 
    • Enroll less than half-time 
    • Withdraw from school
  • Complete the paperwork to have loans deferred or placed on forbearance. 
  • Not be in default on any loans or owe a refund on any grant. 
  • Inform the Office of Financial Aid of any grants, scholarships, or any other form of assistance that you may receive. 

Consumer Information

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