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In accordance with Federal Regulations related to Title IV funds, we are required to obtain consent from students regarding communication through electronic means (Consent to Electronic Business Transactions)

It is the choice of the student to do business electronically with Drake University. Please review the information below prior to giving consent and agreement. We recommend that you print out a copy of this disclosure and agreement, which includes this document and all of its contents, and maintain a copy for your records.

STUDENT CONSENT. By choosing “I consent” you affirmatively and voluntarily agree to receive, obtain, and/ or submit any and all documents and notifications from Drake University in an electronic form. These communications may be delivered via email (or a link set forth in an email) or online at the Drake University student portal. Drake University reserves the right to send records or information in paper form at any time.

SCOPE OF CONSENT. Electronic communications will include, but are not limited to, communications regarding financial aid and student accounts. You accept these electronic communications provided via email as reasonable and proper notice for the purpose of fulfilling any and all rules and regulations, and agree that such electronic communications fully satisfy any requirement that communications be provided to you in writing or in a form that you may keep. Your consent will be valid until you withdraw it. Your consent may be withdrawn by you by following the instructions provided below under the heading “WITHDRAWING YOUR CONSENT.”

WHAT YOU NEED- HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS. To access and retain the electronic communications, you will need the following: an internet-connected device capable of web browsing and receiving email communications.

REQUESTING PAPER RECORDS. You may request paper copies of communications at no charge to you by printing the document(s) on the screen or by contacting Drake University directly at 515-271-2905.

WITHDRAWING YOUR CONSENT. You have the right to withdraw consent to receiving information electronically at any time. To withdraw your consent to receive information electronically after you have consented, you may contact the Office of Student Financial Planning by calling 515-271-2905. You agree to receive documents electronically for a reasonable amount of time after your withdrawal of consent is received. You agree that any agreements already entered prior to withdraw of consent will be valid and binding.

If you do not consent, you will not be able to conduct business electronically with Drake University and will not receive electronic communication. We reserve the right to send records or information to you electronically even if you decline to accept this agreement to the extent we are permitted to do so by law. You may receive paper copies by contacting the Office of Student Financial Planning at 515-271-2905; however there may be a delay in providing you with the communications. Required Title IV notifications/disclosures will be mailed to the home address on file. It is the student’s responsibility to update their information with the University.

CONTACT INFORMATION. You agree to keep Drake University informed of your current contact information. You may update such information by logging into the student portal or by contacting Drake University directly at 515-271-2905.

LEGAL EFFECT. BY SELECTING ‘I CONSENT’, YOU ASSENT TO THE TERMS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE YOU HAVE READ THIS INFORMATION ABOUT ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES, RECORDS, DISCLOSURES, AND DOING BUSINESS ELECTRONICALLY. YOU CONSENT TO USING ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES, HAVING ALL DISCLOSURES PROVIDED OR MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU IN ELECTRONIC FORM, AND TO DOING BUSINESS ELECTRONICALLY.

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