Administer federal, state, private and institutional student financial aid programs. Review student financial aid applications, determine if additional information is needed, complete federally mandated Verification of applicant data and correct federal financial aid applications. Use the federally mandated Need Analysis process and university policies to determine federal, state, private and institutional financial aid awards. Revise student financial aid awards when eligibility and enrollment status changes
Coordinate the alternative and Alaska loan programs. This includes, but not limited to: certifying the loans (both paper and electronic), revise the students aid package, process funds from the lenders (both paper and electronic), and return funds back to the lenders. Perform account reconciliation for the alternative and Alaska loan account to ensure that the funds received are spent on appropriate students and/or funds returned to the appropriate party. Process alternative loan checks including but not limited to: matching the funds to the appropriate student, contacting the students to obtain necessary signatures when necessary, processing the funds in Banner so they can be applied to the students account, depositing the checks in the appropriate alternative loan account, generating check requests for alternative loan funds that must be returned to the lender when students become ineligible for the funding.
Provide precise consumer information on Registrar and Financial Aid Office policies and procedures to students and university departments via in person, telephone, and email. Perform functions related to administering the direct loan program and ISIRS including but not limited to running processes to create Direct loan origination and ISIR correction files. Review Direct loan response files and resolve issues with COD. Process NSLDS alerts for potential impacts to eligibility. Process other Department of Education files to as needed. For awarded students, review of ISIRS that were updated by the Department of Education. Process of miscellaneous internal reports to ensure compliance.
Process outside scholarship checks including but not limited to: matching the funds to the appropriate student, ensuring they meet any requirements of the funds, processing the funds in Banner which may include revising the students aid, depositing the checks in the appropriate outside scholarship accounts and generating check requests for outside scholarship funds that must be returned to the agency when students become ineligible for the funding.
Participate in the implementation of new federal and state regulations and institutional policies needed to maintain compliance with changing regulations. Assist in evaluating and updating administrative policy and updated procedures necessary to process, fund and track federal, state and institutional financial aid funds. Serve as liaison with alternative loan lenders and coordinate the distribution of alternative loan information to office staff, students, and university departments.
Evaluate student requests describing special circumstances and appeals for funding review. Participate in financial aid file set-up and document tracking, including data entry and document review. Provide presentations of financial aid application and awarding procedures and information on financial aid opportunities for funding to students.
Serve as the Data Point Administrator with the Department of Education.
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