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Services for the 21st Century

Ken Ostberg Nov.28, 2001

Clearinghouse:  Y2K and Beyond
Enhanced Services
•EnrollmentSearch •LoanLocator  •EnrollmentVerify •DegreeVerify
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Status Confirmations
70,000,000 60,000,000 50,000,000 40,000,000 30,000,000 20,000,000 10,000,000 0 94-95 95-96 96-97 97-98 98-99 99-00 00-01

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FY 2001 - 62.4 million confirmations made

Percentage of National Enrollment in the  Clearinghouse Database
90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001

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EnrollmentSearch

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Clearinghouse  Database Overview
•87% of nation’s enrollment  •2,600 institutions •Data constantly refreshed  •50 million historical records
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(12 million students) 8­10 times a year 

EnrollmentSearch
Benefits College officials from   different departments. •Financial Aid and Loan Collection •Institutional Research •Admissions •Enrollment Management
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EnrollmentSearch ­ 
Financial Aid

•Verify current enrollments of                                                                         graduated/transferred  Perkins       borrowers  •Verify cohort default rates •Verify sibling enrollments
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EnrollmentSearch ­ 
Admissions

•Verify prior enrollments for transfer  applicants •Verify subsequent enrollments for  admitted students who decline offers •Verify subsequent enrollments for  applicants denied admission

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EnrollmentSearch ­ 
Institutional Research

•Track transfers out for GRS/SRTK •Track Graduates to their  subsequent institutions •Track enrollment patterns of  students in outreach programs •Analyze results of admissions  recruiting strategies
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FERPA Consideration
•EnrollmentSearch is compliant per  U.S. Dept. of Ed, August 2, 1999 •Student FERPA blocks honored, as  required.  •Only directory information is  disclosed, where required.
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Eligibility
All Clearinghouse schools in “good  standing” •Sign participation agreement •Submit annual subscription  payment •Begin use
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Enhanced LoanLocator

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EnrollmentVerify

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Why Use   EnrollmentVerify?
•Reduce workload and daily  interruptions •Expand service to students •Proven track record •No additional programming •No charge to institutions
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Getting Started With EnrollmentVerify
•Sign amendment •Refer inquiries to Clearinghouse •Send us Perkins Loan Forms at no  cost to institutions

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DegreeVerify

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DEGREE  VERIFICATION  PROCESS

Clearinghouse Schools
Periodic Reports of All Degrees Granted

Clearinghouse
All Degrees Granted
Degree Verification Requests/Responses Degree Verification Requests/Responses

Employers

Employment Agencies Employers

Search Firms

Why use the NSC for  DegreeVerify? •Expanded service for alumni •Combat credentials fraud •Reduce staff interruptions •Ease burden/cost for employers •No charge to institutions
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Getting Started with DegreeVerify
•Make decision •Arrange start up conference  call •Commit IT resources •Sign Agreement
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Clearinghouse Schools
Report of All Enrolled Students 3 times per term Degrees Awarded (optional)

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(Lenders, Guarantors, US Dept of Ed.)

Student Loan Providers

(Credit Card Co., Health Insurers, etc.)

Student Service Providers

Employers Search Firms

Taxpayer Relief Act Service Providers
IRS

Students

CLEARINGHOUSE  Contacts
2191 Fox Mill Road, Suite 300  Herndon, VA 20171  www.studentclearinghouse.org  Main phone:    (703) 742­7791  Fax:            (703) 742­7792 REGIONAL DIRECTORS
Pam Gilligan Northeast
Ph:  (508) 541­8057 Ph:   (847) 491­1335 Fax: (508) 541­8007 Fax: (847) 491­1421 gilligan@studentclearinghouse.org gwinn@studentclearinghouse.org

Don Gwinn North Central

Jim Bundy South

Ph:  (919) 571­0143 Fax:(919) 571­0144 bundy@studentclearinghouse.org

Melanie Bell West

Ph:   (509) 838­2112 Fax: (509) 838­0845 bell@studentclearinghouse.org