There have been some new developments since our last blog: “Federal Loan Repayment: Where do you Stand in 2022.” There is no doubt that the Direct Loan Repayment pause, and Student Loan Cancellation can be both confusing and difficult to stay in the know about.Read More
Category: Title IV
Best Practices for Return of Title IV Funds
Reading Time: 5 minutes
Today we are breaking down some of our best practices when processing and calculating R2T4’s. But first, what even is a R2T4?Read More
Fresh Start Initiative Cheat Sheet!
What is the Fresh Start Initiative? ED released a Dear Colleague Letter with details of its Fresh Start Initiative which restores Title IV Aid eligibility to students who defaulted on […]Read More
Why Is Verification So Important?
Read Time: 6 min read
If you are new to Financial Aid or a student who was just notified by their school that they were selected for Verification, you might be asking yourself WHAT is this? To put Verification in layman’s terms, it is the process of reviewing the information a student provided on their FAFSA.
Your Financial Aid Office’s BFF? A Third-Party Financial Aid Servicer!
Reading Time: 4 min read Particularly for institutions with a smaller budget or staff shortage, it can be hard to keep up with changing federal regulations, myriad verifications, funding demands […]Read More
CONSTITUTION DAY IS (almost) HERE!
DID YOU KNOW – You may be required to implement a “Constitution Day” program? If Constitution Day falls on a Saturday, like it has in the past, the U.S. Department of Education recommends that educational institutions should observe the following week instead. Listed on the Department of Education’s website are many additional resources you can find about Constitution Day. There are also free lesson plans, online activities, and ideas for how your institution can participate!Read More
Federal Loan Repayment: Where You Stand in 2022
Learn more about Federal Student Loan repayments and how borrowers can qualify for up to $20,000 of loan forgiveness with Financial Aid Services.Read More
Protect your Students from Student Loan Scams
Start it Up: 3 Must-Knows for Your New Financial Aid Office
Establishing title IV financial aid in a new institution or program is complicated: here are some expert tips from FAS to get you trained and started with disbursements.Read More