As required by the Higher Education Opportunity Act, Southern New Hampshire University has established the following Title IV Loan Code of Conduct that all employees and agents must comply. This code of conduct prohibits a conflict of interest with financial institutions with respect to such loans and at a minimum, includes the following provisions:
The primary goal of the financial aid professional is to help students achieve their educational goals through financial support and resources. National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrator (NASFAA) members are required to exemplify the highest level of ethical behavior and demonstrate the highest level of professionalism. The following guidelines were last updated by NASFAA's Board of Directors in March 2014.
We, financial aid professionals, declare our commitment to the following Statement of Ethical Principles.
Financial aid administrators shall:
Advocate for students
Manifest the highest level of integrity
Support student access and success
Comply with federal and state laws
Strive for transparency and clarity
Protect the privacy of financial aid applicants
The following Code of Conduct was last updated by NASFAA's Board of Directors in March 2014. Institutional members of NASFAA will ensure that: