Institutional Code of Conduct for Education Loans

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Jackson State University’s Student Loan Code of Conduct

The Financial Aid Office at Jackson State adheres to the current regulations as outlined in the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, governing the Student Loan Program as directed by the Department of Education’s rules, regulation and guidelines.

Employees in the Financial Aid Office will avoid any conflict of interest by:

  • not receiving assistance and compensation of any kind from lenders.
  • not receiving gifts from lenders.
  • allowing student/parents to select the lender of their choice.
  • not steering borrowers to particular lenders.
  • certifying loans timely per student/parent request.
  • not accepting/using materials obtained from specific lenders for specific services offered (default prevention, workshops, staff development, entrance and exit counseling)