ERIC Number: ED307826
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Aug-20
Reference Count: N/A
A Self-Instructional Course in Student Financial Aid Administration. Module 4: The Roles and Responsibilities of the Financial Aid Office. Second Edition.
Washington Consulting Group, Inc., Washington, DC.; Office of Student Financial Assistance (ED), Washington, DC.
The fourth module in a self-instructional course for student financial aid administrator neophytes provides an introduction to the management of federal financial aid programs authorized by the Higher Education Act Title IV with an emphasis on the role of the financial aid office. Areas covered in Module 4 include how to recognize the basic areas of responsibility within the aid office, understand the points of interaction with other administrative offices, and identify professional organizations for support and development within the field. The three major areas discussed include: (1) responsibilities of the financial aid office (monitoring institutional compliance, counseling students, monitoring student eligibility, determining financial need, administering the Pell Grant program, administering the Stafford Loan, Supplemental Loans for Students, and Parent Loans to Undergraduate Students programs, managing the campus-based programs, and using outside consultants and service agencies); (2) interaction with other institutional offices (including president, admissions, business, registrar/academic records, counseling, placement, veterans, academic dean, data processing, development, and special programs offices, developing a financial aid committee, and a network of responsibilities); and (3) relationship of the aid office to outside agencies and professional associations. An appendix shows the organization of the Department of Education's Office of Student Financial Assistance and Debt Collection and Management Assistance Service. Contains 2 references. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Washington Consulting Group, Inc., Washington, DC.; Office of Student Financial Assistance (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act Title IV