Summary: Student Status Confirmation Report (SSCR) User's Guide February 1996
Attached is a copy of the Student Status Confirmation Report (SSCR) User's
Guide in preparation for the all-electronic process which will begin shortly.
This User's Guide contains information concerning the file layout of the SSCR
file and details about updating the SSCR report that you will receive from the
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS). Please ensure that the
responsible party at your school receives a copy of this document.
It is important that your school begin preparations which will enable it to take
part in the NSLDS SSCR process. In April, NSLDS will send your school a
file which contains SSCR information on Federal Family Education Loan
borrowers. This is a practice file that will give your school an indication of the
size of file to be expected once the complete SSCR process electronic,
beginning in September 1996. Your school should update this file and return
it to NSLDS through the Title IV Wide Area Network as soon as possible.
Your school has until July 15, 1996 to return the complete update SSCR to
If your school intends to use a third party to process SSCR information,
please be sure to designate that party as your school's servicer in the pertinent
NSLDS screen. (The User's Guide contains detailed information about how
to access NSLDS and where to find the screen used to designate a servicer
for SSCR.) If your school elects to use a servicer, your school will not
receive any files from NSLDS regarding SSCR information.
If you have any questions about getting started or about how the entire SSCR
process will work with NSLDS, please telephone the NSLDS Customer
Service Center at 1-800-999-8219.
Thank you for taking the necessary action to prepare for this new exciting
process of using ELECTRONIC means to submit the Student Status
F. Lynn Alexander, Director