Compliance Resources For Financial Aid Professionals

Compliance Toolbox 

Strengthen The Framework, Make The Repairs 

Whether your financial aid office needs a check-up, tune-up, or overhaul, you have all the compliance tools you need to get the job done. NASFAA' s compliance resources provide timely and practical insights to help you stay up-to-date on ever-changing regulations and best practices.

Not sure where to begin?

Our exclusive, members-only* resources can help you determine the quality and integrity of your institutional operations. Start by filling out the Self-Evaluation Guide to assess your office's needs. Then implement changes and updates using the tools below. To receive ongoing compliance updates by mail and email, edit your myNASFAA profile and select the opt-in box for compliance resources.


Resources  Tools  Description 
 Resources - Generic Icon  Compliance Officer Position Descriptions  Member-submitted position descriptions for financial aid compliance officers
 Resources - Self-Eval Guide Icon  Self-Evaluation Guide  Evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of your office's administration of the financial aid programs
   Policies and Procedures Tools  Improve regulatory compliance, administrative consistency, and staff training
   AskRegs  Personal assistance with regulatory or compliance questions
   How to Guides  To help navigate student aid regulations
   Compiled Title IV Legislation  Searchable PDF of U.S. Code relating to student financial assistance programs for higher education
   Compiled Title IV Regulations  Searchable PDF for major parts of the Code of Federal Regulations
 Resources - Standards of Excellence icon  Standards of Excellence Review Program  Objective, confidential, peer review to optimize quality of service

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*Most compliance resources are included with your membership dues. The Standards of Excellence Review Program is one of the few programs that has an additional cost and is open to non-members.