The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) Enrollment Reporting Guide includes a tableof contents, three chapters, and an appendix. Each of the chapters and the appendix are described below. This guide assumes reader familiarity with basic computer terminology and concepts.
Chapter 1: Introduction
—Presents the basic concept of Enrollment Reporting andcompliance, and the steps of the reporting process.
Chapter 2: Enrollment Reporting Online: The NSLDS Web Site
—Provides step-by-step instructions for using the Web site, including how to log on, navigate the site, reportand update student enrollment, and create and modify reporting schedules.
Chapter 3: The Batch Enrollment Reporting Process
—Describes the entire batchreporting process. Steps include signing up with Student Aid Internet Gateway (SAIG),receiving Enrollment Reporting roster files, matching student records, updating studentrecords, returning student records, and completing error files.
Appendix A: Enrollment Reporting Roster File Record Layouts
—Provides therecord layouts for Enrollment Reporting roster files and error files, as well as error codesand explanations.