Higher Education Accounts Receivable Management
For over twenty-five (25) years Enterprise Recovery Systems, Inc.® (ERS®) has been servicing the Accounts Receivable Management needs of the Higher Education Community. ERS’ Clients include Colleges & Universities, Guarantee Agencies, Private Lenders, and the Department of Education (ED). ERS provides a wide array of industry services including; traditional delinquent receivable & loan account collections, skip tracing, first party call center services, a default aversion program and more.
We passionately believe there is a better way
to help people solve their financial challenges.
ERS is dedicated to helping student borrowers rehabilitate their loans to strengthen their financial future. We strongly support the President’s “Student Aid Bill of Rights” and are especially pleased to see it call for “Higher Standards for Federal Direct Loan Servicing” by January 2016. ERS has long operated above the standard described by the President, providing enhanced disclosures and strengthened protections for student borrowers. We look forward to continuing to be a valued partner in efforts to promote the “Student Aid Bill of Rights.”
A Student Aid Bill of Rights
|I.||Every student deserves access to a quality, affordable education at a college that’s cutting costs and increasing learning.|
|II.||Every student should be able to access the resources needed to pay for college.|
|III.||Every borrower has the right to an affordable repayment plan.|
|IV.||And every borrower has the right to quality customer service, reliable information, and fair treatment, even if they struggle to repay their loans.|
Campus Based Services
ERS has specialized in assisting Colleges & Universities with meeting their Accounts Receivable Management needs. We are proud of our reputation helping clients turn their most challenging student customers into an ongoing revenue stream. With every client, we establish a standard of success that is demonstrated through our balanced approach to the resolution of delinquent student accounts, dedication to quality assurance and exceptional customer service.
ERS provides its clients with an outstanding return on their investment. Thanks to our professional methods, veteran staff and unique technology, we consistently are achieving a higher recovery rate than our competitors. At ERS, we have the staff, industry partnerships and proprietary systems that allow us to assure you that we will recover a greater percentage of your delinquent portfolio and do it in a shorter timeframe.
The experience of our management team and extensive training and development of our personnel have become the cornerstone for the high standards we have set as an agency. In an industry notorious for high turnover, many of the management, customer service, and collection staff members have been on board for more than a decade. This makes all the difference in the world for program performance and client satisfaction.
At ERS, we provide advanced, user-friendly technology for our clients and their students. Using our robust client portal, Navigate; clients can get real-time reports, review all notes & transactions on accounts, securely upload placements & records, in addition to a multitude of other functions. ERS additionally offers 24/7 access to our online bill pay website www.HelpuPay.com, to make payment arrangements. Finally, ERS leverages the latest technology to offer better skip tracing to our clients, because the more students we can locate, the more dollars we can collect on your behalf.
ERS’ broad array of services assists our clients in managing their receivables—and then some. The reason each of our clients enjoys so much success with ERS is because we create a tailor-made collection strategy just for them. No two programs are alike. Some of our customized solutions include
- Federal Loan Recovery (Perkins, Nursing, HPSL, etc.)
- A Dedicated Perkins Cohort Resolution Team and Cohort Program
- Accounts Receivable Recovery
- Virtual Agent
- International Collections
- Skip Tracing Services
- Free Credit Bureau Reporting
- First-Party Inbound/Outbound Call Center Services
Today, we have developed a client base that exceeds 400 Colleges & Universities. Our clients operate nationwide with delinquent or defaulted borrowers in every state and many foreign countries. Our educational market focus has led to the development of a sophisticated collection system with the capacity to manage contractual obligations as well as the intricate timelines associated with both federal and state regulations. These contracts have also challenged ERS to successfully develop sophisticated individualized interfaces for the exchange of data in effective and efficient manners.
Guarantee Agency Services
ERS has been performing FFELP collection services to the Guarantee Agency Community since 1993. ERS’ success within this market is largely due to our ability to maximize borrower interaction and produce the most direct collection dollars possible while providing borrowers with opportunities to benefit through programs such as loan rehabilitation.
ERS has created a strategy that incorporates the appropriate corporate fee incentive for desired activities, strengthened work flow, quality control, and compliance over the collection process. This strategy maintains the integrity of the collection goals. The requisite collector incentive and compensation programs direct their activity to the appropriate collection actions.
In addition to being an expert in the collection of defaulted FFELP Loans, ERS is also an expert in Federal compliance requirements. Understanding the critical need for program compliance ERS has developed a systematic Due Diligence Safeguard Program. The programming modifications implemented in the Due Diligence Safeguard Program (DDSP) are in keeping with contractual requirements.
ERS offers our clients;
- Immediate access to superior industry and technical resources that will be leveraged to meet your requirements.
- Engagement team expertise. Expertise has a tremendous impact on the value we bring to our clients and the efficiency with which we execute our service approach. Key people who have served both student-loan and collection environments in the past will have leadership roles on this project.
- Alignment of our team to meet the needs of your College or University. As regulatory changes occur, you will face a myriad of issues–operational, technological and financial. As you address new regulations and industry changes, you will need the ability to quickly analyze and implement changes in the regulations and reporting requirements. To capitalize on this, you need to partner with a firm that will understand the issues and can deploy its resources immediately.
- Dedicated, experienced collection and student loan industry professionals to address your issues and challenges. The professionals we have chosen to assist you work in no industry other than the student loan sector. They have the depth of experience that can only result from years of serving prominent institutions in the student loan industry. They will leverage this knowledge base to your College or University with insight, direction and practical solutions to proactively address your tough issues and ensure that defined parameters are met.