How Does Weber and Associates Stay Current, Competitive, and Consistent?
During the past month Weber & Associates has had several new partners join our third-party service and it has caused us to reflect upon what we may have done to attract these new members to our service family. We also asked ourselves and the new ...
Debunking the Myths Christian Colleges Face When Considering Participation in Federal Student Aid
We are frequently asked, “how will my institution be negatively affected by participating in the HEA Title IV student financial assistance programs?” There are several myths spread around by well-meaning individuals ...
Direct Loan Closeout for 16/17 Program Year
The deadline for the Direct Loan closeout for 16/17 program year is fast approaching. As part of the DL closeout process, schools will receive ongoing Zero Balance or Remaining Balance emails from COD. When you receive these emails, be sure to forward the emails to Weber ...
WEBER TEAM APPLAUDED FOR SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING TWENTY -THREE YEARS WITHOUT TITLE IV COMPLIANCE AUDIT FINDINGS !!
The Weber & Associates senior management team has just praised the company’s successful completion of its HEA Title IV compliance for the 2017 year without findings! With the many new functions we have all faced during the last few years ...
Campus Based Aid
What is it?
Campus-based aid is different from other aid programs in that the institution is responsible for administering the program. Each participating college gets a set allocation of funds for these programs per year, and once ...
The Nuts and Bolts of Overlapping Academic Years and Transfer Students
Calculating Title IV aid for transfer students with overlapping academic years can provide significant challenges to all involved.
It is important that both the financial aid officers and the students understand the ramifications of not completing an academic year at one school, before enrolling in a program at another school, and the impact that ...
Cyber Security in Title IV Financial Aid
You see it in the news every day…a new breach of customer information that results in hundreds, thousands, millions and in a recent case even billions of people’s personally identifiable information (PII) being stolen, and sold to businesses without authorization, taken by scammers and sometimes even grabbed by ...
TEN SEEMINGLY SMALL OVERSIGHTS WHICH COULD LEAD TO AUDIT FINDINGS AND PENALTIES
Financial aid and business offices can be found in a flurry of activity most days, and it is very easy to overlook seemingly simple issues. Yet, if these issues are missed or incorrectly performed, they could lead to audit or program review findings. We ...
The world we live in is a very fast-paced environment full of many technological advancements and social distractions. We are liked on Facebook, we order our meals by number at fast-food restaurants, and there are search engines that find answers to most all of our questions within seconds. We have become accustomed to everything being quick and instant. So ...