ERIC Number: ED307835
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Aug-20
Reference Count: N/A
A Self-Instructional Course in Student Financial Aid Administration. Module 13: Verification. Second Edition.
Washington Consulting Group, Inc., Washington, DC.; Office of Student Financial Assistance (ED), Washington, DC.
Module 13 of the 17-module self-instructional course on student financial aid administration (designed for novice financial aid administrators and other institutional personnel) focuses on the verification procedure for checking the accuracy of applicant data used in making financial aid awards. The full course provides an introduction to the management of federal financial aid programs authorized by the Higher Education Act Title IV. The 13th module teaches the user how to describe the scope of verification for Title IV programs, state the ways in which applicants are selected for verification, list items for which verification is required or optional, and list the documentation which is acceptable proof of the accuracy of an item. Information is offered on the following subjects: overview of verification, selection for verification, which student aid applicants must actually be verified, items to be verified, acceptable documentation, common discrepancies in information, updating requirements, reprocessing requirements and tolerance levels, requirements for payment of funds and certification of a Stafford Loan application, failure to provide documentation, and verification policies and procedures. A pre-test, post-test, glossary, and acronyms are included. An appendix provides verification worksheets. Contains three references. (SM)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Audits (Verification), Educational Finance, Eligibility, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Financial Aid Applicants, Higher Education, Program Administration, Programed Instructional Materials, Quality Control, Recordkeeping, Student Financial Aid, Student Financial Aid Officers
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