Jennifer Helgeson

Degree: B.A.

Director of Compliance

Department: Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships


  • Department of Education’s Rules and Regulations
  • Financial Aid Policies and Procedures
  • Title IV Student/Institutional Eligibility
  • Title IV Compliance


Jennifer Helgeson is the director of compliance at the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships at Metropolitan State University of Denver. She specializes in Title IV compliance, including the Department of Education’s rules and regulations, financial aid policies and procedures, and Title IV student/institutional eligibility. Her focus is on monitoring evolving financial aid regulations such as eligibility criteria. 

With over 25 years of experience as a financial aid compliance administrator, Helgeson understands student needs and how aid plays a critical role in increasing college access and degree attainment. She holds a National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) Professional Credential in Administrative Capability. 

As a first-generation college student, Helgeson earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Delaware. 

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