American Public University System Chooses Financial Aid TV

March 03, 2010

Online Video Service a ‘Great fit’ for online distance education programs

BOULDER, CO — Financial Aid TV (FATV), a leading supplier of online video solutions for college financial aid offices, announced today a new addition to its online network.

American Public University System is the latest school to take advantage of Financial Aid TV’s customized online video counseling and outreach solutions.

“American Public University System engaged FATV to assist with educating our students and staff about Financial Aid and Veterans information,” said Gary A. Spoales, Assistant Vice President, Student Financial Services. “As a 100% online university, APUS needs to provide quality information to our students on a 24/7 basis via our website.”

Spoales added: “FATV provided a great solution for sharing information on a wide range of complex topics through informative videos and Q& As that busy students can access quickly and easily, while freeing up staff time to focus on other aspects of student support.”

“FATV is designed to assist all schools regardless of size, including online distance education programs and traditional brick and mortar institutions,” said Paul Burke, VP of Sales for Financial Aid TV.

Schools are deploying FATV in a variety of ways, including:

  • To Increase FA Applications
  • To Improve Default Aversion Efforts
  • To Improve Customer Service
  • To Improve Financial Literacy Efforts
  • To Reduce Student Wait Times
  • To Reduce Student Phone Calls
  • To Expand Counseling Reach

About Ocelot

Ocelot is a leading education technology company working to discover new ways to help college administrators and student communities thrive in an ever-changing, resource-constrained world. The Ocelot AI Student Services Platform is the most effective student engagement tool in the industry, with the fastest, most versatile AI chatbot backed by an unrivaled, ever-growing content library of 2000+ explainer videos and 1300+ answers, including in Spanish. Formerly known as FATV, Ocelot has over 330 higher education institution clients across the nation, many of whom take advantage of the platform’s unique Community Sharing feature to build a dynamic, shared knowledgebase that has helped 1.4 Million students chart a successful path through college by providing 24/7/365 access to critical admissions, campus life, and financial aid information.

More information about Ocelot, the Ocelot Student Services Platform, and the FATV video content library can be found at www.ocelotbot.com.