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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

AGENCY: Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of an altered system of records.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended
(Privacy Act), 5 United States Code (U.S.C.) 552a, the Chief Operating
Officer for Federal Student Aid (FSA) of the U.S. Department of
Education (Department) publishes this notice proposing to revise the
system of records entitled ``National Student Loan Data System
(NSLDS)'' (18-11-06), 64 FR 72395-72397 (December 27, 1999).
    In this notice, the Department proposes to revise this system of
records to make updates needed as a result of legislative changes to
the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA) made by the College
Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110-84), enacted on
September 27, 2007, and by the Higher Education Opportunity Act (Pub.
L. 110-315) (HEOA), enacted on August 14, 2008. As a result of these
legislative changes, we have updated the categories of records
maintained in this system, clarified the categories of individuals
covered by the system and the system's purposes, and expanded the
routine uses to reflect needed programmatic disclosures.

DATES: The Department seeks comments on the proposed routine uses in
the altered system of records notice on or before October 7, 2010.
    The Department filed a report describing the altered system of
records covered by this notice with the Chair of the Senate Committee
on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, the Chair of the House
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and the Administrator of
the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management
and Budget (OMB), on September 1, 2010. This altered system of records
will become effective at the later date of: (1) The expiration of the
40-day period for OMB review on October 12, 2010; or (2) October 7,
2010, unless the system of records needs to be changed as a result of
public comment or OMB review.

ADDRESSES: Address all comments about the proposed routine uses in this
altered system of records to Director, NSLDS Systems, Application,
Operations and Delivery Services, Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department
of Education, 830 First Street, NE., room 44E3, Union Center Plaza
(UCP), Washington, DC 20202-5454. If you prefer to send comments by e-
mail, use the following address: comments@ed.gov.
    You must include the term ``NSLDS comments'' in the subject line of
your electronic message.
    During or after the comment period, you may inspect all public
comments about this notice in room 44D2, UCP, 6th floor, 830 First
Street, NE., UCP, Washington, DC, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30
p.m., local time, Monday through Friday of each week except Federal
holidays.

Assistance to Individuals With Disabilities in Reviewing the Rulemaking
Record

    On request, we will supply an appropriate accommodation or
auxiliary aid, such as a reader or print magnifier, to an individual
with a disability who needs assistance to review the comments or other
documents in the public rulemaking record for this notice. If you want
to schedule an appointment for this type of accommodation or auxiliary
aid, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
CONTACT.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Director, NSLDS Systems, Application,
Operations and Delivery Services, Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department
of

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Education, 830 First Street, NE., room 44E3, UCP, Washington, DC 20202-
5454. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you
can call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Introduction

    The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4) and (11)) requires the
Department to publish in the Federal Register this notice of an altered
systems of records. The Department's regulations implementing the
Privacy Act are contained in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) in
34 CFR part 5b.
    The Privacy Act applies to information about an individual that is
maintained in a system of records from which information is retrieved
by a unique identifier associated with each individual, such as a name
or Social Security number (SSN). The information about each individual
is called a ``record,'' and the system, whether manual or computer-
based, is called a ``system of records.''
    The Privacy Act requires each agency to publish notices of systems
of records in the Federal Register and to prepare, whenever the agency
publishes a new system of records or makes a significant change to an
established system of records, reports to the Chair of the Committee on
Oversight and Government Reform of the House of Representatives, the
Chair of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of
the Senate, and the Administrator of the Office of Information and
Regulatory Affairs, OMB.
    A system of records is considered ``altered'' whenever an agency
expands the types or categories of information maintained,
significantly expands the types or categories of individuals about whom
records are maintained, changes the purpose for which the information
is used, changes the equipment configuration in a way that creates
substantially greater access to the records, or adds a routine use
disclosure to the system. Since this system of records was published in
the Federal Register on December 27, 1999 (64 FR 72395-97), a number of
changes are needed to update and accurately describe the current system
of records. Most significantly, this notice expands the type of
information maintained in the system, clarifies the categories of
individuals covered by the system and the system's purposes, and
reflects the current programmatic routine use disclosures needed to
carry out responsibilities under the HEA.
    This system of records will facilitate the Secretary of Education's
performance of statutory duties to prescribe standards and procedures
under section 485B of the HEA (including relevant definitions) that
require all eligible institutions, lenders and guaranty agencies to
report information on all aspects of loans and grants made under Title
IV of the HEA in uniform formats in order to permit the direct
comparison of data submitted by individual institutions, lenders,
servicers, or guaranty agencies.
    The changes proposed are intended to expand the information
maintained in the system of records so that it would now include all of
the loans and grants made under Title IV of the HEA, to clarify the
categories of individuals covered by the system and the system's
purposes, and to add routine uses to make disclosures needed to carry
out statutory responsibilities contained in the system. This altered
notice better reflects the current programmatic routine use disclosures
needed by FSA to establish applicant eligibility as required under the
HEA. Collectively, these revisions will enhance the ability of the
Secretary to collect and maintain information on loans made, insured,
or guaranteed under Part B of Title IV of the HEA, and loans made under
Parts D and E of Title IV of the HEA.
    Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this
document in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print,
audiotape, or computer diskette) on request to the contact person
listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

Electronic Access to This Document

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    Dated: September 1, 2010.
William J. Taggart,
Chief Operating Officer, Federal Student Aid U.S. Department of
Education.
    For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Chief Operating
Officer, Federal Student Aid, of the U.S. Department of Education
(Department) publishes a notice of an altered system of records to read
as follows:

SYSTEM NUMBER:
    18-11-06

SYSTEM NAME:
    National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

SECURITY CLASSIFICATION:
    None.

SYSTEM LOCATION:
    Dell Perot Systems, 2300 West Plano Parkway, Plano, TX 75075-8247
(Virtual Data Center).
    Iron Mountain, PO Box 294317, Lewisville, Texas 75029-4317 (System
Back-Up Location).

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
    This system contains records on borrowers who have applied for and
received loans under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct
Loan) Program, the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program, the
Federal Insured Student Loan (FISL) Program, and the Federal Perkins
Loan Program (including National Defense Student Loans, National Direct
Student Loans, Perkins Expanded Lending and Income Contingent Loans)
(Perkins Loans). The NSLDS also contains records on recipients of
Federal Pell Grants, Academic Competitiveness Grants (ACG), National
Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent (National SMART)
Grants, and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher
Education (TEACH) Grants, the Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grants, as
well as on persons who owe an overpayment on a Federal Pell Grant, an
ACG Grant, a National SMART Grant, a Federal Supplemental Educational
Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Iraq or Afghanistan Service Grant, or a
Federal Perkins Loan. NSLDS contains student enrollment information for
those who have received an FFEL Loan, an FISL Loan, a Direct Loan, or a
Perkins Loan. NSLDS contains Master Conduit Loan Program Data Master
Loan Participation Program (LPP) Data and loan level detail on FFEL
Subsidized, Unsubsidized, and PLUS loans funded through those programs.
This system contains records on borrowers under the Title IV, HEA loan
programs.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
    Records in NSLDS include, but are not limited to: (1) Borrower
identifier information including Social Security Number (SSN), name,
date of birth, and driver's license; (2) information on the

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borrower's loans covering the period from the origination of the loan
through final payment, cancellation, consolidation, discharge, or other
final disposition including details such as loan amount, disbursements,
balances, loan status, collections, claims, deferments, refunds, and
cancellations; (3) student enrollment information including school(s)
attended, course of study, anticipated completion date, enrollment
status and effective dates; (4) student demographic information such as
dependency status, citizenship, veteran status, marital status, gender,
income and asset information, expected family contribution, and
address; (5) information provided by the parent(s) of a dependent
recipient, including, but not limited to: Name, date of birth, SSN,
marital status, e-mail address, highest level of schooling completed,
and income and asset information; (6) information about the spousal
income and asset information of a married borrower who is repaying a
Title IV loan under an income-based repayment plan; (7) Federal Pell
Grant, ACG Grant, National SMART Grant, TEACH Grant, and Iraq and
Afghanistan Service Grant amounts and dates of disbursement; (8)
Federal Pell Grant, ACG Grant, National SMART Grant, Iraq and
Afghanistan Service Grant, FSEOG, and Federal Perkins Loan Program
overpayment amounts; (9) demographic and contact information on: The
guaranty agency which guarantees the borrower's FFEL loan, and the
lender, holder, and servicer of the borrower's loans; (10) NSLDS user
profiles that include name, SSN, date of birth, employer, and NSLDS
user name; (11) information concerning the date of any default on
loans, the aggregated loan data to support cohort default rate
calculations for educational institutions, financial institutions and
guaranty agencies; (12) pre- and post-screening results used to
determine a student or parent's aid eligibility; and, (13) information
on financial institutions participating in the loan participation and
sale programs established by the Department under the Ensured Continued
Access to Student Loan Act of 2008 (ECASLA), including the collection
of: ECASLA loan level funding amounts, dates of ECASLA participation
for financial institutions, dates and amounts of loans sold to the
Department under ECASLA, and the amount of loans funded by the
Department's programs but repurchased by the lender.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
    20 U.S.C. 1092b. The collection of SSNs of borrowers who are
covered by this system is authorized by 31 U.S.C. 7701 and Executive
Order 9397 (November 22, 1943), as amended by Executive Order 13478
(November 18, 2008).

PURPOSE(S):
    The information contained in this system is maintained for the
following purposes relating to students and borrowers: (1) To determine
student/borrower eligibility for Title IV programs by NSLDS pre- and
post-screening processes; (2) to report changes in student/borrower
enrollment status via the Enrollment Reporting Process; (3) to track
loan borrowers and students who owe grant overpayment amounts
(debtors); (4) to provide an Exit Counseling tool for FFEL and Direct
Loan programs that provides various calculators, requires students to
complete a quiz to ensure understanding of their repayment obligations,
and collects information to assist in the activity of skip-tracing for
loan holders; (5) to provide Web-based access for borrowers/students to
their loan, grant, and enrollment data; (6) to maintain information on
the status of student loans; (7) to maintain information on Federal
Pell, ACG, National SMART, TEACH, and Iraq and Afghanistan Service
Grant awards to students; and (8) to provide borrowers and NSLDS users
with loan refund/cancellation details. The information maintained in
this system is also maintained for the following purposes relating to
institutions participating in and administering the Title IV programs:
(1) To permit guaranty agencies, eligible lenders, and eligible
institutions of higher education to verify the eligibility of a
student, potential student, or parent for loans; (2) to provide student
aggregate loan calculations to educational institutions; (3) to track
loan transfers from one entity to another; (4) to determine default
rates for educational institutions, guaranty agencies, and lenders; (5)
to prepare electronic financial aid histories on students or borrowers
for educational institutions, guaranty agencies, the Department's
Office of the Ombudsman, and the Department's Direct Loan Servicing
office; (6) to alert educational institutions of changes in financial
aid eligibility of students via the Transfer Student Monitoring
process; (7) to assist guaranty agencies, educational institutions,
lenders, and servicers in collecting debts arising from receipt of
Title IV funds; (8) to assess Title IV program administration of
guaranty agencies, educational institutions, lenders, and servicers;
(9) to display organization contact information provided by educational
institutions, guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers; (10) to
provide reporting capabilities for educational institutions, guaranty
agencies, lenders, and servicers for use in Title IV administrative
functions and for the Department for use in oversight and compliance;
(11) to provide financial institutions, servicers, and the Department's
Debt Collection office contact information on loan holders for use in
the collection of loans; (12) to provide schools and servicers
information to resolve overpayments of Pell, ACG, National SMART,
TEACH, Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grants, and FSEOG grants; and (13)
to assist Department staff, contractors, guaranty agencies and the
Department of Justice in the collection of debts owed to the Department
under Title IV of the HEA. The information maintained in this system is
also maintained for the following purposes relating to the Department's
oversight and administration of the Title IV programs: (1) To assist
audit and program review planning; (2) to support research studies and
policy development; (3) to conduct budget analysis and program review
planning; (4) to provide information that supports the Department's
compliance with the Federal Credit Reform Act of 1990, as amended
(CRA); (5) to ensure only authorized users access the database and to
maintain a history of the student/borrower information reviewed; (6) to
track the Department's interest in loans funded through ECASLA; (7) to
track TEACH grants that have been converted to loans; and (8) to track
eligibility and participation in Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES
OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
    The Department may disclose information contained in a record in
this system of records under the routine uses listed in this system of
records notice without the consent of the individual if the disclosure
is compatible with the purposes for which the record was collected.
These disclosures may be made on a case-by-case basis or, if the
Department has complied with the computer matching requirements of the
Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, under a computer matching agreement.
    (1) Program Disclosures. The Department may disclose records for
the following program purposes:
    (a) To verify the identity of the applicant involved, the accuracy
of the record, or to assist with the

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determination of program eligibility and benefits, the Department may
disclose records to the applicant, guaranty agencies, educational
institutions, financial institutions and servicers, and to Federal and
State agencies;
    (b) To support default rate calculations and/or provide information
on borrowers' current loan status, the Department may disclose records
to guaranty agencies, educational institutions, financial institutions,
servicers, and State agencies;
    (c) To provide financial aid history information to aid in their
administration of Title IV programs, the Department may disclose
records to financial aid professionals, guaranty agencies, loan
holders, or servicers;
    (d) To support auditors and program reviewers in planning and
carrying out their assessments of Title IV program compliance, the
Department may disclose records to guaranty agencies, educational
institutions, financial institutions and servicers and to Federal,
State and local agencies;
    (e) To support governmental researchers and policy analysts, the
Department may disclose records to Federal, State and local agencies
using safeguards for system integrity and ensuring compliance with the
Privacy Act;
    (f) To support Federal budget analysts in the development of budget
needs and forecasts, the Department may disclose records to Federal and
State agencies;
    (g) To assist in locating holders of loan(s), the Department may
disclose records to students/borrowers, guaranty agencies, educational
institutions, financial institutions and servicers, and Federal
agencies;
    (h) To assist analysts in assessing Title IV program administration
by guaranty agencies, educational institutions, and financial
institutions and servicers, the Department may disclose records to
Federal and State agencies;
    (i) To assist loan holders in locating borrowers, the Department
may disclose records to guaranty agencies, educational institutions,
financial institutions that hold an interest in the loan and their
servicers, and to Federal agencies;
    (j) To assist with meeting requirements under the CRA, the
Department may disclose records to Federal agencies;
    (k) To assist program administrators with tracking refunds and
cancellations of Title IV loans, the Department may disclose records to
guaranty agencies, educational institutions, financial institutions and
servicers, and to Federal and State agencies;
    (l) To enforce the terms of a loan, assist in the collection of a
loan or assist in the collection of an aid overpayment, the Department
may disclose records to guaranty agencies, loan servicers, educational
institutions and financial institutions that hold an interest in the
debt, and to Federal, State, or local agencies; and
    (m) To assist the Department in tracking loans funded under ECASLA,
the Department may disclose records to Federal agencies.
    (2) Disclosure for Use by Other Law Enforcement Agencies. The
Department may disclose information to any Federal, State, or local or
foreign agency or other public authority responsible for enforcing,
investigating, or prosecuting violations of administrative, civil, or
criminal law or regulation if that information is relevant to any
enforcement, regulatory, investigative, or prosecutorial responsibility
within the receiving entity's jurisdiction.
    (3) Enforcement Disclosure. In the event that information in this
system of records indicates, either on its face or in connection with
other information, a violation or potential violation of any applicable
statute, regulation, or order of a competent authority, the Department
may disclose the relevant records to the appropriate agency, whether
foreign, Federal, State, tribal or local, charged with the
responsibility of investigating or prosecuting that violation or
charged with enforcing or implementing the statute, Executive Order,
rule, regulation, or order issued pursuant thereto.
    (4) Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Disclosures.
    (a) Introduction. In the event that one of the following parties is
involved in litigation or ADR, or has an interest in litigation or ADR,
the Department may disclose certain records to the parties described in
paragraphs (b), (c), and (d) of this routine use under the conditions
specified in those paragraphs:
    (i) The Department or any of its components; or
    (ii) Any Department employee in his or her official capacity; or
    (iii) Any Department employee in his or her individual capacity
where the Department of Justice (DOJ) agrees to or has been requested
to provide or arrange for representation of the employee; or
    (iv) Any Department employee in his or her individual capacity
where the Department has agreed to represent the employee; or
    (v) The United States, where the Department determines that the
litigation is likely to affect the Department or any of its components.
    (b) Disclosure to the DOJ. If the Department determines that
disclosure of certain records to the DOJ is relevant and necessary to
litigation or ADR, and is compatible with the purpose for which the
records were collected, the Department may disclose those records as a
routine use to the DOJ.
    (c) Adjudicative Disclosures. If the Department determines that
disclosure of certain records to an adjudicative body before which the
Department is authorized to appear or to an individual or entity
designated by the Department or otherwise empowered to resolve or
mediate disputes is relevant and necessary to litigation or ADR, the
Department may disclose those records as a routine use to the
adjudicative body, individual, or entity.
    (d) Parties, Counsel, Representatives, and Witnesses. If the
Department determines that disclosure of certain records is relevant
and necessary to litigation or ADR, the Department may disclose those
records as a routine use to the party, counsel, representative, or
witness.
    (5) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) or Privacy Act Advice
Disclosure. The Department may disclose records to the DOJ or the
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) if the Department seeks advice
regarding whether records maintained in this system of records are
required to be disclosed under the FOIA or the Privacy Act.
    (6) Contract Disclosure. If the Department contracts with an entity
to perform any function that requires disclosing records to the
contractor's employees, the Department may disclose the records to
those employees. Before entering into such a contract, the Department
shall require the contractor to establish and maintain the safeguards
required under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a(m)) with respect to the
records in the system.
    (7) Congressional Member Disclosure. The Department may disclose
records to a Member of Congress in response to an inquiry from the
Member made at the written request of the individual whose records are
being disclosed. The Member's right to the information is no greater
than the right of the individual who requested it.
    (8) Employment, Benefit, and Contracting Disclosure.
    (a) For Decisions by the Department. The Department may disclose a
record to a Federal, State, or local agency maintaining civil,
criminal, or other relevant enforcement or other pertinent records, or
to another public authority or professional organization, if necessary
to obtain information relevant

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to a Department decision concerning the hiring or retention of an
employee or other personnel action, the issuance of a security
clearance, the letting of a contract, or the issuance of a license,
grant, or other benefit.
    (b) For Decisions by Other Public Agencies and Professional
Organizations. The Department may disclose a record to a Federal,
State, local, or other public authority or professional organization,
in connection with the hiring or retention of an employee or other
personnel action, the issuance of a security clearance, the reporting
of an investigation of an employee, the letting of a contract, or the
issuance of a license, grant, or other benefit, to the extent that the
record is relevant and necessary to the receiving entity's decision on
the matter.
    (9) Employee Grievance, Complaint, or Conduct Disclosure. The
Department may disclose a record in this system of records to another
agency of the Federal Government if the record is relevant to one of
the following proceedings regarding a present or former employee of the
Department: Complaint, grievance, or disciplinary or competency
determination proceedings. The disclosure may only be made during the
course of the proceeding.
    (10) Labor Organization Disclosure. The Department may disclose
records from this system of records to an arbitrator to resolve
disputes under a negotiated grievance procedure or to officials of
labor organizations recognized under 5 U.S.C. chapter 71 when relevant
and necessary to their duties of exclusive representation.
    (11) Disclosure to the DOJ. The Department may disclose records to
the DOJ to the extent necessary for obtaining DOJ advice on any matter
relevant to an audit, inspection, or other inquiry related to the
programs covered by this system.
    (12) Disclosure to the OMB for CRA Support. The Department may
disclose records to OMB as necessary to fulfill CRA requirements. These
requirements currently include transfer of data on lender interest
benefits and special allowance payments, defaulted loan balances, and
supplemental pre-claims assistance payments information.
    (13) Disclosure in the Course of Responding to Breach of Data. The
Department may disclose records from this system to appropriate
agencies, entities, and persons when: (a) The Department suspects or
has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of information in
the system of records has been compromised; (b) the Department has
determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise
there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, identity
theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity of this system or
other systems or programs (whether maintained by the Department or
another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information;
and (c) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is
reasonably necessary to assist in connection with the Department's
efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and
prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm.

DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCIES:
    Disclosures pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(12): The Department may
disclose the following information to a consumer reporting agency
regarding a valid overdue claim of the Department: (1) The name,
address, taxpayer identification number and other information necessary
to establish the identity of the individual responsible for the claim;
(2) the amount, status, and history of the claim; and (3) the program
under which the claim arose. The Department may disclose the
information specified in this paragraph under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(12) and
the procedures contained in subsection 31 U.S.C. 3711(e). A consumer
reporting agency to which these disclosures may be made is defined at
15 U.S.C. 1681a(f) and 31 U.S.C. 3701(a)(3).

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING,
AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
STORAGE:
    The records are maintained electronically.

RETRIEVABILITY:
    In order for users to retrieve student/borrower information they
must supply the student/borrower SSN, name, and date of birth.

SAFEGUARDS:
    Physical access to this system housed within the Virtual Data
Center is controlled by a computerized badge reading system, and the
entire complex is patrolled by security personnel during non-business
hours. The computer system employed by the Department offers a high
degree of resistance to tampering and circumvention. Multiple levels of
security are maintained within the computer system control program.
This security system limits data access to Department and contract
staff on a ``need-to-know'' basis, and controls individual users'
ability to access and alter records within the system. All users of
this system of records are given a unique user ID with personal
identifiers. All interactions by individual users with the system are
recorded.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
    Records are retained for 15 years after an account is paid in full,
then destroyed in accordance with the Department's records retention
and disposition schedule 051.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
    Director, National Student Loan Data System, Federal Student Aid,
U.S. Department of Education, 830 First Street, NE., UCP, room 44D2,
Washington, DC 20202-5454.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:
    If you wish to determine whether a record exists regarding you in
this system of records, contact the system manager and provide your
name, date of birth, SSN, and the name of the school or lender from
which the loan or grant was obtained. Requests for notification about
whether the system of records contains information about an individual
must meet the requirements of the regulations at 34 CFR 5b.5, including
proof of identity.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
    If you wish to gain access to a record in this system, contact the
system manager and provide information as described in the notification
procedure. Requests by an individual for access to a record must meet
the requirements of the regulations at 34 CFR 5b.5, including proof of
identity.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
    If you wish to contest the content of a record in the system of
records, you must contact the system manager with the information
described in the notification procedures, identify the specific item(s)
to be changed, and provide a justification for the change, including
any supporting documentation. Requests to amend a record must meet the
requirements of the Department's Privacy Act regulations at 34 CFR
5b.7.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
    Information is obtained from the Free Application for Federal
Student Aid completed by students and parents, guaranty agencies,
educational institutions, financial institutions and servicers.
Information is also obtained from other Department systems such as the
Direct Loan Servicing System (covered by the system of records entitled
``Common Services for Borrowers''); Debt Management

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Collection System (covered by the system of records entitled ``Common
Servicers for Borrowers''); Common Origination and Disbursement System;
Financial Management System; Student Aid Internet Gateway, Participant
Management System; Postsecondary Education Participants System and
Central Processing System (covered by the system of records entitled
``Federal Student Aid Application File'').

EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM:
    None.
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