Strategic Implementation

Operations Division

FAFSA Verification Shared Services Pilot

Project Status

Completed January 2022

Project Overview

The FAFSA Verification Shared Support Pilot is a collaborative effort between the University System Office (USO), Shared Services Center (SSC), Information Technology Services (ITS), and participating pilot institutions. In order to reduce the burden of Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) verification at the pilot institutions, a Financial Aid Services Manager and two Financial Aid specialists, based at SSC, will support and manage institutional FAFSA verification efforts.

Project Benefits

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