Cost and student financial assistance

Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008

Cost and student financial assistance

Price of attendance

Information about the price of attendance is available online.

Refund policy, requirements for withdrawal and return of federal financial aid

Information about SCAD’s refund policy is available online.

Information about requirements for withdrawal and return of Title IV financial aid is available online.

Student financial aid information

Student financial aid information is available online.

Contact information for the financial aid office(s) is available online.

Notice of availability of institutional and financial aid information

All information related to the availability of institutional and financial aid is available online. All enrolled students are notified each quarter.

Notice of federal student financial aid penalties for drug law violations

Written notice of federal student financial aid penalties for drug law violations is sent to each student via mail and email.

State grant assistance

The availability of and eligibility for grant assistance and relevant sources of information is available online.

Rights and responsibilities under Title IV

Information about rights and responsibilities of students and the institution under Title IV, HEA loan programs is available online.

National student loan data system

SCAD is required to inform students or parents that their loan will be submitted to the National Student Loan Data System and will be accessible by guaranty agencies, lenders and institutions determined to be authorized users of the data system.

Entrance counseling for student borrowers

First-time student borrowers and some Grad PLUS borrowers are required to participate in entrance loan counseling, which may be completed online prior to the student's first quarter.

Exit counseling for student borrowers

Students are notified via letter and e-mail of the requirement to complete exit counseling on the direct loan website. Student financial advising provides in-person exit counseling upon request.

Private education loan disclosures

All required disclosures are provided by the lender. The self-certification form for private education loans is available online.

Code of Conduct for education loans

SCAD financial aid staff Code of Conduct prohibits a conflict of interest with the responsibilities of an agent of the institution with respect to private education loans. The Code of Conduct is available online.

Preferred lenders

SCAD does not have preferred lender lists or arrangements.

Private education loans

Information regarding student loans is available online. SCAD's self-certification form is available on the SCAD website. All other required disclosures are provided by the lender.