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Learn about our history, and mission to demystify higher education financing for prospective students, students, and alumni nationwide.
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Get help administering the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) and maintaining compliance and eligibility for Title IV programs with the following resources—organized by American Student Assistance’s Compliance department.
Get FFELP policy guidance from all the nation’s FFELP guarantors in The Common Manual.
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) offers dedicated information for financial aid professionals:
Receive additional updates from the more than 3,000 financial aid institutions in the National Association of Federal Student Aid Administrators (NASFAA).
Find comprehensive financial aid advice, tools, and information at Salt.
IFAP Federal Register Listing to learn more about new and updated regulations affecting federal student aid.
The result of a partnership among the nation’s education loan guarantors, the Electronic Common Manual offers financial aid professionals a single authoritative source for guidance regarding Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) policies and regulations.
Below you will find copies of the Electronic Common Manual along with other resources for laws, regulations, and policy.
For higher education institutions, lenders, and servicers who participated with us in the Federal Family Education Loan Program, ASA Direct provides access to data on ASA-guaranteed loans.
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Questions? Concerns? Please contact the ASA Call Center at (800) 999-9080, Option 4.
Review the highlights of our past years of service to financial aid professionals, education lenders, partners, and student loan borrowers:2012 Financial Statements, Federal Fund
For older financial reports from American Student Assistance, please contact our Director of Corporate and Partner Communications.