Statement of Ethical Principles

The 4Cs Financial Aid Office has adopted the following National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) Statement of Ethical Principles to ensure the highest ethical behavior and professional practices.

The primary goal of the financial aid professional is to help students achieve their educational goals through financial support and resources. NASFFA’s Statement of Ethical Principles is aspirational and serves as a set of guiding policies and behaviors. The following guidelines were last updated by NASFAA’s Board of Directors in March 2014.

We, financial aid professions, declare our commitment to the following Statement of Ethical Principles. Financial aid administrators shall:

Advocate for students

Manifest the highest level of integrity

Support student access and success

Comply with federal and state laws


Office of Financial Aid
Location Nickerson Administration Building, Ground Floor
Hours Monday–Friday: 8:30am–4:30pm
Wednesday: 8:30am–7:00pm
Phone 774.330.4393
Fax 508.375.4026