Be committed to removing financial barriers for those who wish to pursue postsecondary learning.
Make every effort to assist students with financial need.
Be aware of the issues affecting students and advocate their interests at the institutional, state, and federal levels.
efforts to encourage students, as early as the elementary grades, to
aspire to and plan for education beyond high school.
Educate students and families through quality consumer information.
the dignity and protect the privacy of students, and ensure the
confidentiality of student records and personal circumstances.
equity by applying all need analysis formulas consistently across the
institution’s full population of student financial aid applicants.
services that do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender,
ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, or economic
Recognize the need for professional
development and continuing education opportunities.Promote the free
expression of ideas and opinions, and foster respect for diverse
viewpoints within the profession.
Commit to the highest level of ethical behavior and refrain from conflict of interest or the perception thereof.
the highest level of professionalism, reflecting commitment to the
goals of the National Association of Student Financial Aid