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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November 18, 2019
4 Takeaways From the College Board’s New Reports on Pricing and Financial Aid
Annual Trends reports demonstrate higher education’s commitment to affordability, with slowing tuition increases and more grant aid from institutions, among other findings.Read More →
October 21, 2019
New Borrower Defense Advisory Now Available
New Department of Education borrower defense rules affect both public and private institutions. NACUBO’s guidance explains how to comply with the regulations.Read More →
October 16, 2019
VA to Change Invoice Processing for Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits
The Department of Veterans Affairs will move from a manual, paper-focused method to an online process that will allow schools to efficiently submit authorizations and invoices to VA for the Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment program.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.