Strategic Implementation

Operations Division

FAFSA Verification Shared Services Cohort 3

Project Status

Completed: December 2022

Project Overview

The FAFSA Verification Shared Support Cohort 3 project is a collaborative effort between the University System Office (USO), Shared Services Center (SSC), Information Technology Services (ITS), and participating cohort 3 institutions. In order to reduce the burden of Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) verification at the institutions, specific Shared Services staff will support and manage institutional FAFSA verification efforts.

Project Benefits

  • Reduced burden related to FAFSA verification for Financial Aid staff at cohort 3 institutions.
  • Allows institutional Financial Aid staff to focus on customer service.
  • Improve overall student experience with respect to financial aid.