Corporate Responsibilities & Code of Conduct
The Student Loan Network, as a leading provider of online education and financial services and as an organization focused on the students we serve, has always recognized our responsibility to operate with the highest level of integrity.
The Student Loan Network believes it is important to communicate to our students, partners and lenders the following Code of Conduct under which we have always conducted our business.
1. Commitment to Students and Borrowers
The Student Loan Network's number one priority is to remain committed to ensuring that we operate our business with a student and borrower's best interest in mind. When dealing with a school, lender or other partner, the Student Loan Network will work diligently to ensure that we remain a student focused organization.
2. Prohibition of gifts
The Student Loan Network does not provide gifts of any value or share revenue with an institution of higher education in exchange for any advantage or consideration related to our educational loan activities including but not limited to placement on preferred lender lists.
3. Limitations on Lender Advisory Boards / Advisory Board Compensation Rules
The Student Loan Network will not provide anything of value, including reimbursement of expenses, to any officer, trustee, director, employee or agent of an institution of higher education involved in the student lending process in such institution's financial aid office in exchange for any advantage or consideration related to our educational loan activities including but not limited to placement on preferred lender lists.
4. Limitations on Staffing of Financial Aid Offices
The Student Loan Network will not provide staff for an institution of higher education's financial aid offices at any time where that employee has contact with students other than general debt counseling.
5. Prohibition on Use of Opportunity Loans
The Student Loan Network shall not arrange with an institution of higher education to provide any private loans to borrowers (so-called "Opportunity Loans") in exchange for other specified loan volume from the institution of higher education or placement on the institution's preferred loan lender list.