February 27, 2012
Student Financial Services is sending you this message which includes the location of information you may find helpful while you are attending CSU Spring 2012.
Most of the information is available in either the University catalog or on the University’s website (www.colostate.edu).
Information Included: The rights students have regarding their educational records
Information Location: Colorado State University catalog; www.catalog.colostate.edu (select Policies and Guiding Principles, and scroll down to Students’ Rights Regarding Their Educational Records)
Information Included: Websites for registering to vote for local, state and federal elections.
Information Location: Federal Elections Voter Registration- www.eac.gov/voter_resources/register_to_vote.aspx
State by State Elections Voter Registration- www.declareyourself.com/voting_faq/state_by_state_info_2.html
Larimer County Elections Voter Registration- www.larimer.org/elections/register_tab.htm
Information Included: Steps for applying for financial aid and notification
Information Location: Student Financial Services website; sfs.colostate.edu/applyingforfinancialaid/
Information Included: Description of all financial aid programs available through CSU, rights and responsibilities of students receiving aid, how financial aid is paid, financial aid refunds, employment information, and loan repayment information
Information Location: “Your Financial Aid Guide”; sfs.colostate.edu
Information Included: Deferments available for service in Peace Corps, Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973, and community service for tax-exempt organizations
Information Location: General deferment information is located at studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/difficulty.jsp
A summary of the loan deferment conditions are included in the following chart: studentaid.ed.gov/students/attachments/siteresources/DefermentConditionsChart.pdf
Information Included: Information related to tuition/fees and other costs, withdrawal from the University, refund policy, current degree programs and faculty/staff, facilities, student services, accrediting agencies, study abroad, etc.
Information Location: Colorado State University catalog; www.catalog.colostate.edu, Financial Services, Degree Programs, University Facilities, Student Services, The University; Values, Mission, Goals, and International Programs.
Information Included: Campus and other resources for individuals with disabilities, and rights and responsibilities for current and prospective students with disabilities
Information Location: rds.colostate.edu/students.aspx
Information Included: Annual safety report and alcohol/drug policy, crime statistics, and the University emergency operations plan
Information Location: police.colostate.edu/pages/clery-act.aspx
Information Included: The retention & completion/graduation rates at Colorado State University
Information Location: www.ir.colostate.edu (select Student Retention Studies and Degrees Awarded)
Information Included: Information from each college on percentages employed at graduation by major, employers, average salaries and graduate schools/programs
www.career.colostate.edu/Students/MajorAndCareerExploration/OccupationalInformation.aspx (select the most recent graduation survey)
Information Included: Students who leave the University and do not formally withdraw will be assigned grades of “F” (failure) or “U” (unsatisfactory). Additionally, recipients of federal aid who never begin attendance or who unofficially withdraw from the university will have federal aid adjusted based on the date of the latest academic event in which the student participated. If no academic event can be documented, 100% of federal aid will be cancelled because the student never began attendance.
Information Location: sfs.colostate.edu (select Applying for Financial Aid, Financial Aid Eligibility, Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress and Satisfactory Academic Progress)
Contact: Student Financial Services
Phone: (970) 491-6321