The MDHEWD ensures compliance with the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP)* through routine analysis and review of new legislation and existing regulatory manuals, guidance, and documents.

Some of the resources from the MDHEWD's compliance team that you may find helpful include:

Citizenship - Use this information to help you determine whether a financial aid applicant is a U.S. Citizen, eligible non-citizen, or ineligible for Title IV aid.

Enrollment Status - Use this information to help you correctly establish enrollment policies and procedures for updating enrollment data.

Financial Aid Developments - Access a summary of financial aid-related updates.

FSA Regulations & Statutes - Research federal regulations and statutes as well as state statutes.

Integrated Common Manual - Download the FFELP* Integrated Common Manual or use other tools on this site.

Lender Indemnification Agreement - Attention FFELP loan holders: For claims that require certification of indemnity and are received by the MDHEWD on or after March 6, 2020, you must use the newly updated Indemnification Agreement. Claims containing any other IA forms will be returned.

Missouri Returning Heroes' Education Act - Find the definition of "combat veteran" and other helpful information.

NSLDS Status Codes - Decipher the information you may see on the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) with these helpful code lists.


*Note: On March 30, 2010, federal legislation was signed into law removing the authority of FFELP guarantors like the MDHEWD to guarantee new loans after June 30, 2010. All federal student loans first disbursed on or after July 1, 2010 must be made by the federal government through the Federal Direct Loan Program.