Financial Aid Services

How DJA Financial Aid Services Measures Up to Competing Remote Financial Aid Solutions

We want to assist you in choosing the best financial aid solution.

Here's what makes DJA stand out:

  1. Decades of Industry Leadership: With over 35 years at the forefront of financial aid administration, DJA has established itself as a beacon of trust, expertise, and unwavering support for higher education institutions.

  2. Personalized Partnership: Far beyond mere outsourcing, DJA prides itself on being a seamless extension of your institution. We’re committed to understanding and aligning with your goals, providing solutions that resonate with your unique challenges and aspirations.

  3. Flexible Outsourcing Options: Whether you’re looking to fully outsource your financial aid operations or need assistance with specific elements, DJA’s scalable solutions offer the flexibility to adapt to your institution’s requirements.

  4. Integrated Systems: Our technology-driven approach ensures that information flows smoothly between students, institutions, and our team of financial aid professionals, maintaining compliance and optimizing operational efficiency.

How DJA Supports Your Institution

  • Experienced Financial Aid Experts: Our team is composed of financial aid veterans who bring a wealth of knowledge and insights from their time in the higher education sector, ready to guide you through the complexities of financial aid management.

  • Centralized Resources: Benefit from our comprehensive suite of resources designed to bolster your financial aid operations, including training materials and updates on the latest regulatory changes.

  • Quality Assurance and Support: At DJA, excellence is non-negotiable. We adhere to strict standards and provide continuous support to ensure your financial aid processing is accurate, compliant, and efficient.

  • Seamless Integration: With DJA, financial aid management is streamlined and error-free. Our optimized processes and cutting-edge technology pave the way for smoother operations, freeing your institution to focus on its educational mission.

DJA's Financial Aid Administration Evaluation

Considering enhancements to your financial aid administration? DJA Financial Aid Services, Inc. invites you to initiate this journey with our “Financial Aid Administration Evaluation Checklist.” This tool serves as a critical first step towards assessing your institution’s existing financial aid framework and pinpointing opportunities for growth and improvement. Engage with our checklist to uncover how partnering with DJA can revolutionize your financial aid services.

Financial Aid Administration Evaluation Checklist

Evaluating Your Present System

Questions to help you evaluate your current financial aid system and future needs:

  1. Has your present system or servicer kept up with the recent changes in the Department of Education, e.g., COD, NSLDS, and other reporting requirements?
  2. Are you comfortable with the support and problem-solving capabilities of your current financial aid servicer or in-house financial aid staff?
  3. Does your current system or servicer give top priority to ongoing service, e.g., toll-free phone support, free financial aid training sessions, and up-to-date industry partner updates explaining the new regulations?
  4. Does your current system or servicer offer other related services, e.g., financial aid software housed on the cloud for use at your location, USDE eligibility and certification assistance, and on-demand financial aid training/consulting?
  5. Does your current system or servicer offer the following financial and fiscal support services:
    • Financial Aid offer – Award letter generation
    • Assistance in deriving Cost of Attendance figures
    • Financial aid packaging
    • Determine loan eligibility
    • NSLDS review
    • Crossover year student monitoring
    • Complete verification (request appropriate tax return and check for supporting documents and accuracy) – Only if required by USDE
    • Create/transmit the Pell/Loan origination record electronically
    • Export/import origination acknowledgments
    • Posting of FSA Disbursements in COD
    • Monthly processing of the Pell YTD report and DL SAS report
    • G6 funding and reconciliation
    • Cash requests
    • Bank reconciliations
    • ERR reporting (Enrollment Reporting Roster)
  6. Are the following services available from your system or servicer:
    • Return to Title IV refund processing
    • NSLDS processing
    • Title IV support for the Campus Based Programs
    • Electronic disbursements
    • Seamless API Integration with your SIS

Now, tally up your answers…

If you have answered “no” more times than you wanted to the above questions, it’s time to explore the comprehensive solutions provided by DJA. Our services are designed to create a robust system of checks and balances for your financial aid administration, potentially reducing your liability in a program review or audit.

As a Partner with DJA Financial Aid Services, Inc., You Will Receive:

  • Toll-free support
  • Detailed updates on new financial aid regulations
  • Access to DJA’s financial aid training sessions and monthly webinars
  • A peace of mind knowing your institution is in compliance with Title IV regulations.

For a tailored proposal that meets the specific needs of your institution, contact us today at (800) 242-0977, or email Let DJA help you navigate the complexities of financial aid with ease and confidence.

Additional Resources

Explore our extensive collection of resources and tools, specifically curated for those navigating the financial aid sector.

Find trusted auditors who specialize in higher education financial aid.

Stay informed with the latest from the U.S. Department of Education for financial aid professionals.

Begin your journey with Federal Student Aid by logging in below.

Enhance your knowledge with training opportunities from the U.S. Department of Education

Manage your disbursements efficiently with the U.S. Department of Education’s G6 portal.

Enhancing Your Financial Aid Administration

DJA Financial Aid Services is dedicated to providing the tools, resources, and partnerships necessary to support your institution’s financial aid administration. Our resources are carefully selected to ensure you have access to the most current and comprehensive information available. For further assistance or to learn more about how DJA can support your institution, please contact us.