Title IV and Financial Aid

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Title IV establishes numerous funding programs to assist higher education students pursue their goals. In this course, you'll learn about the goals of Title IV, the types of financial aid available under its programs, and some general rules about disbursing funds. You’ll also explore the importance of reporting any instances of suspected fraud. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by the Labor, Employment, and Employee Benefits Law Group of the law firm of Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. This information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state.


  • identify the significance of Title IV
  • identify allowable and non-allowable charges
  • identify the general rules of awarding and disbursing Title IV funds
  • identify examples of fraud
  • recognize the basic rules for managing Title IV funds and financial aid


  • The Significance of Title IV
  • Allowable and Non-allowable Charges
  • Awarding and Disbursing Title IV Funds
  • Addressing Fraud
  • Exercise: Managing Title IV Funds and Financial Aid