ERIC Number: ED418676
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-May
Reference Count: N/A
Precertification Training. Participant's Workbook. 1998-99.
Office of Postsecondary Education, Washington DC. Student Financial Assistance Programs.
This package of training materials is intended for participants in a workshop for administrators at institutions of higher learning involved in administering student financial aid programs under Title IV of the Higher Education Act. The workshop agenda is divided into 28 sessions over five days. Sessions cover: introduction and overview; institutional eligibility; school responsibilities; Title IV reporting requirements; student eligibility; satisfactory academic progress; cost of attendance, expected family contribution, and need; overview of refunds and repayments; overview of overawards and overpayments; evaluation and Inspector General presentation; the Free Application for Federal Student Aid; paper and electronic applications; federal output documents; verification, updating, and corrections; federal need analysis; adjustments and professional judgment; calculating federal Pell Grant award amounts term--based using credit hours; calculating federal Pell Grant award amounts--credit hours without terms and clock hours; packaging; Pell Grant overpayments; reporting Pell Grant payment data; campus-based programs; disbursing campus-based awards; overview of the William D. Ford Federal Direct Load Program and Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program; from source to student direct loan and FFEL funds; campus-based and Direct Loan/FFEL overawards and overpayments; calculating refunds and repayments; and financial aid administrator presentation and evaluation. Appendices include a list of acronyms, a glossary, financial aid resources, sources and citations, and a financial aid calendar. Individual sections also contain regulatory and other references. (BF)
Descriptors: College Administration, Compliance (Legal), Eligibility, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Government School Relationship, Grants, Higher Education, Management Development, Need Analysis (Student Financial Aid), Program Administration, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Workshops
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Postsecondary Education, Washington DC. Student Financial Assistance Programs.
Identifiers: Family Education Loan Program; Federal Direct Student Loan Program; Higher Education Act Title IV; Pell Grant Program