Tools and Survival Tips


Survival Tips

An education is a privilege and your responsibility. Therefore, you are expected to contribute toward your education to the best of your abilities and with the help of your family.

Financial aid is only a supplement to help meet some of the costs associated with your education.

The tips listed below as well as the resources in this section will help you manage the process:

  • Financial Aid Advisors are available to help-make use of them.
  • Read and be aware of financial aid programs
  • Understand your student rights and responsibilities, and the implications of all the forms you sign.
  • Keep copies of all the documents you submit to the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships and note the dates submitted.
  • Take responsibility for your part in the financial aid process, and ensure yourself of the most aid possible by being prompt, organized, and alert.
  • Read the DACC Catalog and Class Schedule thoroughly.
  • Know and understand policies regarding:
  1. Admissions
  2. Costs 
  3. Payments and Refunds
  4. Registration
  5. Disbursement of Funds