Related Links

Links to student loan servicing industry-related websites.

American Council on Education

ACE is the major coordinating body for the nation’s colleges and universities.

Consumer Bankers Association

The Consumer Bankers Association preserves and promotes the retail banking industry as it strives to fulfill the financial needs of the American consumer and small business.

CONGRESS.GOV

Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. Congress.gov supersedes the THOMAS system which was retired on July 5, 2016.

Education Finance Council

Education Finance Council (EFC) is the national trade association representing nonprofit and state-based higher education finance organizations.

ELM Resources

ELM Resources began in 1994 and is the only not-for-profit mutual benefit corporation serving the student loan industry today, including universities, colleges and lenders.

Federal Register

The Office of the Federal Register (OFR) of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), and the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) jointly administer the FederalRegister.gov website.

Financial Partners Portal

The portal promotes a greater program integrity through innovation technical development, oversight, technical assistance, partnership & community outreach programs by working with industry partners to ensure access to federal student loans.

Federal Student Aid Data Center

Contains reports that provide information about the federal student loan portfolio, including Direct Loans, Federal Family Education Loans (FFEL), and Perkins Loans with outstanding balances.

IFAP

The Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) website consolidates guidance, resources, and information related to the administration and processing of Title IV federal student aid into one online site for use by the entire financial aid community.

METEOR

Meteor is a collaborative effort within the financial aid community to demystify and aggregate access to student loan information.

NASFAA

The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) believe that the purpose of student financial aid is to ensure everyone has equal access to postsecondary education.

National Center for Education Statistics

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations.

National Council of Higher Education Resources

NCHER’s mission is to enhance member organizations’ abilities to help families and students develop, pay for, and attain their educational goals so they can pursue meaningful and rewarding work and become contributing members of society.

National Student Clearinghouse

Serves the education community by facilitating the exchange and understanding of student enrollment, performance and related information.

Office of Foreign Assets Control

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on US foreign policy and national security goals against targeted foreign countries and regimes, terrorists, international narcotics traffickers, those engaged in activities related to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and other threats to the national security, foreign policy or economy of the United States.

PESC

Through open, transparent community participation, PESC enables cost-effective connectivity between data systems in order to accelerate performance and service, to simplify data access and research, and to improve data quality along the Education lifecycle.

OPE Program Data

This page provides data on the Federal Student Financial Aid Programs compiled by the Office of Postsecondary Education.

US Department of Education

ED’s mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

US House Committee on Appropriations

The committee is responsible for passing appropriation bills along with its Senate counterpart. The bills passed by this Committee regulate expenditures of money by the government of the United States.

US House Committee on Education and the Workforce

The committee and its five subcommittees oversee education and workforce programs that affect all Americans, from early learning through secondary education, from job training through retirement.

US Senate Committee on Appropriations

The committee is responsible for passing appropriation bills along with its U.S. House of Representatives counterpart. The bills passed by this Committee regulate expenditures of money by the government of the United States.

US Senate HELP Committee

The committee began in 1869 as the Committee on Education and in 1884 through the mid-1900s it was known as the Education and Labor Committee. In 1999, it officially became the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee.