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Corporate Governance

We are committed to upholding the highest standards in corporate governance and ethical conduct. Our policies, practices, and products are designed to earn and maintain the trust of investors, customers, employees, regulatory agencies, and other stakeholders.

The directors of SLM Corporation (the “Corporation”) share a strong commitment to principles of accountability to shareholders.

Certificate of Incorporation
The documents filed with the State of Delaware that provide general information about the capital structure of the Corporation and the rights of its shareholders
Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation (PDF, 374KB)

The guidelines of the Corporation that govern the conduct of shareholder meetings, Board meetings and the general business of the Corporation
Amended and Restated Bylaws of SLM Corporation (PDF, 197KB)

Board Governance Guidelines (PDF, 132KB)
Information about the Board of Directors and its governance principles

Board of Director Bios
Biographical information about members of the Board

Officer/Director Stock Filings
Section 16 filings for Sallie Mae "insiders"

Preferred Stock Certificates of Designation

Certificates of Designations Series A (PDF, 36KB)

Certificates of Designations Series B (PDF, 38KB)


Committees membership

Responsibilities for each committee


Sallie Mae Code of Business Conduct
Code of business conduct applicable to the Board of Directors and all Sallie Mae employees

Related Party Transaction Policy (PDF, 26KB)
Sallie Mae's policy for reviewing transactions between the Corporation and "insiders"

Communications with the Board of Directors

SLM Corporation’s Board of Directors may be contacted at the email link or mailing address below. Please indicate to whom your message is directed.


Corporate Secretary
SLM Corporation
300 Continental Drive
Newark, DE 19713