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Financial Aid Developments

For more information, contact Amy Hedrick, policy analyst for compliance.

Compliance Update

The Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development ensures compliance with the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP)* through the analysis and review of new legislation and existing regulatory manuals (i.e Common Manual), guidance and documents. The Compliance Update provides information that can aid Missouri higher education institutions in complying with state and national mandates for student aid programs.

*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 theĀ Federal Direct Loan Program.