USAO FINANCIAL AID STATEMENT OF ETHICAL PRINCIPLES
USAO’s Financial Aid Office’s Statement of Ethical Principles provides that the primary goal of the institutional financial aid professional is to help students achieve their educational potential by providing appropriate financial resources. To this end, this Statement provides that the financial aid professional shall:
Be committed to removing financial barriers for those who wish to pursue postsecondary learning.
USAO CODE OF CONDUCT FOR INSTITUTIONAL FINANCIAL AID PROFESSIONALS
An institutional financial aid professional is expected to always maintain exemplary standards of professional conduct in all aspects of carrying out his or her responsibilities, specifically including all dealings with any entities involved in any manner in student financial aid, regardless of whether such entities are involved in a government sponsored, subsidized, or regulated activity. In doing so, a financial aid professional should: