NASPA Borrower Defense to Repayment Public Comments

Policy and Advocacy
August 29, 2018

NASPA members support students at all stages of their educational journeys; for these comments, we are most concerned with the possible impact of the proposed regulations on first-generation students who frequently lack the social networks to help guide them in navigating to and through college. These comments also address students who reside in educational deserts1and may have limited options for completing their educations should their closest college or university close or mislead them. While NASPA acknowledges that most of our member institutions are unlikely to be subject to the rule directly, many students who pursue relief under this proposed rule will seek to complete their educations at our member institutions, and their financial well-being and success will become our concern.

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