Institutions are legally obligated to protect student information used in the administration of the Title IV Federal student financial aid programs. FSA partners must implement strong security policies and controls and undertake ongoing monitoring and management for the systems, databases and processes that support all aspects of the administration of Federal student financial aid programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (the HEA). Such systems, databases and processes include all systems that collect, process, and distribute information – including PII – in support of applications for and receipt of Title IV student assistance. DCL ID: GEN-15-18.
To ensure compliance with privacy laws pertaining to the collection and processing of Federal Student Aid, required documents needed to process financial aid can be submitted in the following ways: Financial Aid File Upload Form, fax, mail, sent from MCC email address, encrypted or password protected email from outside email (non MCC email address), electronically submitted, or dropped off in the Financial Aid Office at the campus.