Student Rights and Responsibilities

Student Rights

All students attending Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School have the right to obtain from us the following:

  • The names of its accrediting or licensing organizations.
  • Information about the school’s programs; its instructional, laboratory and other physical facilities and its faculty.
  • The cost of attending.
  • The school’s policy and the Financial Aid Office’s policy on refunds to students who withdraw or are dropped.
  • The types of financial assistance available, including information on all federal, state, local, private and institutional financial aid programs.
  • The procedures and deadlines for submitting applications for each available financial aid program.
  • The criteria used to select financial aid recipients.
  • The process used to determine student financial need. This process includes how costs for tuition and fees, room and board, travel, books and supplies and personal and miscellaneous expenses are considered in the cost of education. It also includes how resources (such as student contribution, other financial aid, assets, etc.) are considered in calculating student need.
  • The amount of student financial need, as determined by the institution that has been met.
  • The type and amount of assistance in a student financial aid package and an explanation of each award. 
  • The portion of the financial aid award that consists of loans that must be re-paid, and what portion is grant/scholarship aid that does not need to be repaid, interest rate on any loan, the total amount for repayment, the length of time for repayment, the date to start repayment and cancellation or deferment provisions that apply.
  • How to obtain a reconsideration of an aid package, if they believe that a mistake has been made or if enrollment or if the student’s financial circumstances have changed.
  • The policy/process used by the School to determine whether students are making satisfactory academic progress and what happens if students are not.
  • Any special facilities and services available to persons with disabilities. See Campus Life handbook.

Student Responsibilities:

It is the sole responsibility of all Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School students to:

Instructions For Obtaining Additional Information

The information for most of the bullet points above can be obtained by clicking on the included hyperlink. For bulleted items not accompanied by hyperlinks, additional information can be obtained by consulting the Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School handbook, or by contacting the Financial Aid Office at 585-340-9632.

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