SACS Federal Requirement 4.7 & Comprehensive Standard 3.10.3
Federal Requirement 4.7: The institution is in compliance with its program responsibilities under Title IV of the 1998 Higher Education Amendments.
Comprehensive Standard 3.10.3: The institution audits financial aid programs as required by federal and state regulations.
Judgment of Compliance
The State of Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts performs an annual audit of all State organizational units which includes the University System of Georgia and Clayton State University. The State is responsible for auditing the University’s financial aid programs per the requirements of the Single Audit Act Amendments of 1996 and the U. S. Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133, Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations. Any findings pertaining to the administration of the Title IV Federal Student Aid programs, including all corrective action plans, are forwarded to the U.S. Department of Education.
The letter dated September 5, 2007 from the U. S. Department of Education to Governor Sonny Perdue outlines four findings for Clayton State University identified by the annual 2007 Single Audit Report (pages 15, 17, 19, and 20). The final determination issued by the U. S. Department of Education for each of the findings stated, “Assuming continued compliance, this finding is closed.” Clayton State University is considered to be in compliance with its programs under Title IV of the 1998 Higher Education Amendments.