Publication Date: June 8, 2007
DCL ID: ANN-07-13
Summary: This letter announces Federal Student Aid's online, instructor-led training sessions on National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) Aggregate Loan Calculation. Topics covered include calculating Aggregate Loan limits using the NSLDS methodology and applying that information to student eligibility decisions. This session will also discuss loan types that impact aggregate limit calculations.
Posted on 06-08-2007
We are pleased to announce our first National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) Aggregate Loan Calculation training series. This instructor-led online training will focus on how on NSLDS calculates and reports Student's aggregate loan levels. Attendees will learn to use the same methodology used by NSLDS so they can recalculate the aggregate loan levels to reflect changes in a student's loan portfolio. Participants will also learn how to use NSLDS more accurately for research, through demonstrations of the system's screen.
This one hour and thirty minute session will be offered regularly beginning in July and running through December of 2007. Registration is required for these sessions; please click on the link below to choose the class that best fits your schedule
All classes will be conducted using Federal Student Aid's Distance Education system, which allows you to participate without leaving your desk. You will be provided with a link to the session when you register.
The NSLDS Aggregate Loan Calculation training module is aimed at Financial Aid Administrators with an intermediate level of knowledge regarding student eligibility and the NSLDS system.
Each training session will be conducted by two federal trainers and will last one hour and thirty minutes. During the session, you will be able to interact with the instructors using your computer's keyboard.
Because this is an on-line session, you will need to have a computer with an Internet connection and a separate phone line to access the audio portion of the training. Please click on the links below to determine if your system meets the requirements to access the session.
This link provides system requirements: Click Here
This link allows schools to perform a browser check to ensure they can use all features of our Distance Education software: Click Here
Participants will be required to download the training materials (training workbook) prior to the session. The download link will be provided in the registration confirmation.
Sessions are scheduled bi-monthly in August, September, October, November and December of 2007. Please check the registration page http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/training/index.html for a list of times and dates.
Claire M. Roemer