Educational Compliance Management (ECM), is a Federal Third-Party Servicer, and your dedicated business partner, guiding you through federal aid programs, including Pell Grants, Student Loans, and Campus-Based programs.
Known for our unparalleled service and support, we provide dependable Financial Aid Processing, timely Compliance updates and staff Training, going beyond the call to answer every question you have – quickly, competently and personally.
Financial Aid Processing: Fast. Efficient. Integrated with Diamond SIS
On a day-to-day basis, Financial Aid Processing is the heartbeat of many successful Career schools.
The integration with Diamond SIS maximizes our set of services and is critical to securing and efficiently disbursing Title IV Financial Aid Funds, including Pell Grants, Student Loans and Campus-Based funds in accordance with Department of Education regulations.
Established and administered with unending dedication to service and support, ECM’s Financial Aid Processing services include:
- Analysis of your academic programs to maximize financial aid eligibility
- Development and review of Cost of Attendance budgets
- Real-Time student aid packaging
- On-demand processing to meet your school’s cash flow needs
Financial Aid Compliance and Training:
Through Financial Aid Training, we transfer our knowledge to your staff on an ongoing basis. With this knowledge, you can focus on packaging new students and servicing current ones, while ensuring compliance in the process.
ECM is your one-stop-shop for Federal Title IV Eligibility, Financial Aid Processing, Financial Aid Compliance, as well as ongoing Training. After all, the more we know about your institution’s goals and objectives, the more effective we can be as your value-added processing and consulting company. We understand that Compliance is not an option; it’s essential. Failure to comply due to systemic errors could result in enormous institutional liabilities.
Our Partnership with Diamond Student Information Systems ensures that your workload is reduced to the absolute minimum, while your accuracy and accountability are increased and validated. Having ECM by your side can save you tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands of dollars in disallowed disbursements.
We encourage you to ask us any compliance question, no matter how insignificant it may appear to be. We will answer every question based on our years of experience, backed by citations from the Federal Register or obtained directly from the Department of Education.
Our Monthly newsletters and periodic memos keep you current with constantly changing financial aid regulations.
ECM and Diamond SIS: A Partnership for Your Success
The integration of ECM services, and the Student and School Management technology of the Diamond SIS ensures that you maintain a fully compliant Financial Aid Office that continually meets the needs of your students and administrators, while satisfying the rigorous regulations of the Department of Education.