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One Financial Aid Office’s Best Practices in Ensuring Student Privacy

16 December 2013 6 views No Comment

One of the primary responsibilities of the financial aid office is to safeguard the privacy of personal student information, particularly as mandated by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. Given changes in technology and communication practices—and the cyclical nature of onboarding new staff—it can be particularly challenging for institutions to keep up. One institution talked to NASFAA recently about its efforts to maintain active training on privacy considerations and best practices in FERPA compliance.


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