Picture this: A large public university with the personalized student support of
a small private college. A place where learning takes place inside and outside the
classroom. A tightknit community that feels like home. Now picture all this in one
of the fastest-growing, most exciting cities in America.
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Academia isn’t the only aspect to the college experience for students to enjoy.
The University of Nevada, Reno
has a lot to offer, from clubs to sports to Greek life. There are also many excellent
venues for students to benefit from, such as Lombardi Gym and the new Joe Crowley
Student Union. With over 220 clubs on campus, 18 Greek houses, and a diverse athletic
program, students will never be bored with the abundance of extracurricular activities
available for them to take part in. There is something for everyone at the University.
You’re bound to find something you’ll enjoy.
Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that
all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance
for education beyond high school. We consistently champion the promise of postsecondary
education to all Americans —and its value to our society.
Federal Student Aid plays a central and essential role in supporting postsecondary
education by providing money for college to eligible students and families. We partner
with postsecondary schools, financial institutions and others to deliver services
that help students and families who are paying for college.
Today, Federal Student Aid performs a range of critical functions that include,
Educating students and families on the process of obtaining aid
Processing millions of student financial aid applications each year
Disbursing billions of dollars in aid funds to students through schools
Enforcing financial aid rules and regulations
Servicing millions of student loan accounts, and securing repayment from borrowers
who have defaulted on their loans
Operating information technology systems and tools that manage billions in student
This is a complex, multifaceted mission that calls on a range of staff skills and
demands coordination by all levels of management. Consequently, Federal Student
Aid, a Performance-Based Organization (PBO), emphasizes tangible results and efficient
performance, as well as the continuous improvement of the processes and systems
that support our mission. Courtesy of:
Federal Student Aid
College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects
students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the College Board
was created to expand access to higher education. Today, the membership association
is made up of more than 5,900 of the world’s leading educational institutions and
is dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education. Each year, the College
Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition
to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success—including
the SAT® and the Advanced Placement Program®. The organization also serves the education
community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators and schools.