HEA Reauthorization Bill Heading to House Floor in New Year
January 04, 2018
Less than two weeks after its chair unveiled a draft, the House Education and the Workforce Committee approved a bill to reauthorize the Higher Education Act on a party-line vote. Chair Virginia Foxx (R-NC) has pledged to bring the PROSPER Act to the House floor in January.
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January 15, 2021
Law Makes Changes to Post-9/11 GI Bill
Institutions will need to use the Department of Veterans Affairs’ “dual certification” method, repay the VA for overpayments due to changes in student veteran enrollment, and provide certain disclosures to student veterans.Read More →
December 11, 2020
ED Issues New Regulatory Waivers, Extends Others
In a notice recently posted in the Federal Register, the Department of Education announced several new regulatory waivers to assist institutions, students, and borrowers through the COVID-19 pandemic. ED also extended several waivers it had granted earlier in 2020.Read More →
Student Financial Services
Student financial services (SFS) describes how colleges and universities provide students and families with finance-related services, such as applying for financial aid and paying a tuition bill, along with the associated business processes necessary to pay for college. SFS professionals manage the policies and procedures related to a student's account, which tracks tuition and other charges, payments, and application of financial aid.
NACUBO Student Financial Services Benchmarking Report
The annual Student Financial Services (SFS) Benchmarking Report examines trends in student financial services operations, staffing, and SFS operating budgets at NACUBO member colleges and universities.
Student Financial Services Benchmarking Report Infographics
The new Student Financial Services Benchmarking Report Infographics illustrate the rise in the use of electronic student payment methods and refunds, and trends in SFS staff expenditures.