HAVE YOU AND YOUR MANAGEMENT TEAM EVER BEEN STOPPED IN YOUR TRACKS BY FINANCIAL AID STAFF SAYING “YOU CAN’T DO THAT”?
Such events often occur when administrators are creatively evaluating new ways to offer degree completion programs and other new program offerings. It is not at all unusual when the president or dean of admissions ...
I Am a New Financial Aid Officer – What Do I Need To Know?
Welcome to the world of financial aid and all of its acronyms! There is a lot to learn as a financial aid officer, but do not fear! There is an abundance of training materials available that will assist you in your ...
Oh No! My Financial Aid Officer is Gone – What Now?
It is a hectic time of the year. Students crowd into the financial aid office ready to apply for financial aid, trying to turn in verification documents, or requesting information about when they can receive their money. If you don’t have enough ...
Each year at this time when the process of completing the Fiscal Operation Report and Application (FISAP) for future year Campus Based funding, it is noted that some institutions failed to follow the guidelines for awarding these funds to students. The purpose of this article is to communicate the guidelines for awarding FSEOG. We will review FWS awarding in a subsequent publication.
When your school is participating in HEA Title IV Federal Student Aid, one of your most important responsibilities is the management of a well-coordinated, efficient and administratively capable financial aid office. There are four key business functions that you must to have in order to have a successful financial aid office read on for more information.
How to Make Completing the FISAP Less Painful
The Fiscal Operations Reports and Application (FISAP) is an annual report required by the Department of Education for schools that currently participate in, or schools that wish to apply to participate in, Campus Based Aid programs. Campus Based Aid includes the Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG), Federal ...
Do you have questions or need guidance on Gainful Employment? Institutions must review all applicable Gainful Employment program regulations to ensure the institution is in compliance with the Gainful Employment program requirements. Federal Student Aid has published a helpful FAQ that will provide your institution with guidance on the requirements of the Gainful Employment regulations ...
Take the worrying out of your audit or program review. Here are the most common audit and program review findings as reported by the U.S. Department of Education.
So You Received Your Institution’s Program Participation Agreement (PPA) – What’s next?
1. When the U.S. Education Department (ED) receives the PPA it will be signed by
the Secretary of Education and one copy will be returned to the institution.
2. Within a few days, the Eligibility Certificate and Approval Report (ECAR) will ...