Importance of Accurate Direct Loan and Enrollment Reporting to Prevent Loss of Subsidy

Importance of Accurate Direct Loan and Enrollment Reporting to Prevent Loss of Subsidy

It is important that schools accurately report a borrower’s Direct Loan (Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, and Direct PLUS Loans) information to the COD System and enrollment information to NSLDS to ensure that Subsidized Usage and interest subsidy status can be calculated correctly.

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SUNY Releases Custom “Sexual Assault & Violence Resources (SAVR)” to Support Victims

SUNY Releases Custom “Sexual Assault & Violence Resources (SAVR)” to Support Victims

Following Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s announcement today of a public awareness campaign to educate students about “Enough is Enough,” the State University of New York has released two new web-based tools to support victims of sexual assault or interpersonal violence, whether the victim attends a SUNY school or lives in any one of New York State’s communities.

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Governor Cuomo Launches "Enough Is Enough" Public Awareness Campaign to Educate Students on New Law Combatting Sexual Violence on College Campuses

Governor Cuomo Launches "Enough Is Enough" Public Awareness Campaign to Educate Students on New Law Combatting Sexual Violence on College Campuses

Governor Cuomo kicked off the Enough is Enough awareness campaign to highlight the State’s new law to combat sexual violence on college campuses, which takes effect this semester. As part of the campaign, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul and Special Advisor Christine Quinn will be visiting campuses statewide to meet with students, faculty and staff and discuss the new law, and distribute informational cards that promote facts about the initiative, as well as students’ rights and protections under the law. 

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Co-Curricular Transcripts Showcase Out-Of-Classroom Experiences

Co-Curricular Transcripts Showcase Out-Of-Classroom Experiences

The competition for jobs and internships can be very heavy. Other than your studies, what can be used to get a leg up on the competition? Experts say volunteer experience and extracurricular activities can boost your profile to potential employers. Now, students have a way to show off their participation and achievements outside of the classroom via co-curricular transcripts.

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Chancellors Zimpher & Fariña Announce Agreement to Ease College Applications for New York City Students

Chancellors Zimpher & Fariña Announce Agreement to Ease College Applications for New York City Students

State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and New York City Department of Education Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced a Memorandum of Understanding that will streamline the college application process for New York City public high school students seeking enrollment at SUNY by eliminating the need for paper transcripts.

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Governor Cuomo Signs "Enough Is Enough" Legislation to Combat Sexual Assault on College and University Campuses

Governor Cuomo Signs "Enough Is Enough" Legislation to Combat Sexual Assault on College and University Campuses

Governor Cuomo signed his “Enough is Enough” legislation to combat sexual assault on college and university campuses statewide. The new law requires all colleges to adopt a set of comprehensive procedures and guidelines, including a uniform definition of affirmative consent, a statewide amnesty policy, and expanded access to law enforcement to ensure the safety of all students attending colleges in New York State.

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AACRAO asks business leaders: What are you looking for in a college grad?

 AACRAO asks business leaders: What are you looking for in a college grad?

The news is full of stories of businesses struggling to fill positions because they can’t find enough qualified graduates.  According to some business leaders, transcripts don’t give them the information they need to screen applicants. In addition, CEOs say, new employees arrive with college degrees but without the skills they need to succeed and must receive on-the-job training.

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