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ERIC Number: ED524479
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 272
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-5697-2043-1
Managing and Collecting Student Accounts and Loans: A Desk Reference for Educational Receivables Stewardship
Glezerman, David R.; DeSantis, Dennis
National Association of College and University Business Officers (NJ3)
This handy desk reference will help readers and their institutions develop and maintain a professional environment that will maximize efficiencies and provide the necessary skills to properly manage operations and portfolios while ensuring that students receive fair and equitable service and opportunities. Written for business officers, financial aid directors, CFOs, controllers, and collections staff, this book offers detailed guidelines on: (1) the types of charges typically billed to a student account, methods and frequency of billing, payment plans, and management policies and procedures; (2) refunding excess financial aid, assessing nonpayment penalties, handling bad debt, and similar issues; (3) how federal student loans are used, and the regulations and business processes institutions must follow to ensure compliance and fiduciary responsibility; (4) A-Z descriptions of both private and Federal loans, including the Federal Perkins Loan Program, the Federal Family Education Loan Program, the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, and Health Professions and Nursing Student loan programs; (5) debt collection tools, as well as legal options for pursuing delinquent accounts; and (6) "back office" responsibilities such as outsourcing, regulatory compliance and federal reporting, preparing for audits, and program reviews. This book offers encyclopedic detail in five critical areas: student receivables, federal student loans, private student loans, collecting educational debt, and loan and account management issues. Case studies, sample forms and documents, a glossary, and an exhaustive list of key resources make this a guide readers reference again and again. Appended are: (1) Sample Forms, Letters, and Other Documents; (2) Glossary of Terms; (3) Training and Networking; and (4) Key References and Resources. (Contains 21 tables and 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Support Staff; Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of College and University Business Officers
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Family Education Loan Program; Perkins Loan Program