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Gainful Employment Electronic Announcement # 108 – Announcement of Appeals Deadlines

Posted Date: August 18, 2017 Author: Kathleen A. Smith, Acting Assistant Secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education Subject: Gainful Employment Electronic Announcement # 108 – Announcement of Appeals Deadlines On August 18, 2017, the Department announced in the Federal Register new deadlines for institutions to submit […]

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Changes to the IRS Data Retrieval Tool Process for the 2018-19 FAFSA Form

Posted Date: August 7, 2017 Author: Craig Munier, Assistant Director, Policy Liaison and Implementation, Federal Student Aid Lisa DiCarlo, Director, Student Experience Group, Federal Student Aid Subject: Changes to the IRS Data Retrieval Tool Process for the 2018-19 FAFSA Form In a May 3, 2017 Electronic Announcement, […]

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Update to Previously Announced Verification Process for Nontax-Filers

Posted Date: July 21, 2017 Author: Jeff Baker, Director, Policy Liaison and Implementation, Federal Student Aid Subject: Update to Previously Announced Verification Process for Nontax-Filers During the Federal Student Aid Training Conference last year we announced that beginning with the 2018-2019 FAFSA, individuals who indicated on the […]

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Independence Day Federal Holiday Processing and Customer Service Hours

Dear Clients & Colleagues, Shamrocks will be closed next week for a Summer Break on Monday, July 3rd and for Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4th. Here is the Federal Announcement of Closures: Independence Day Federal Holiday Processing and Customer Service Hours Attachment to June 2017 Electronic […]

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Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Information To Be Verified for the 2018-2019 Award Year

Publication Date: May 5, 2017 Posted Date: May 8, 2017 Subject: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Information To Be Verified for the 2018-2019 Award Year FR Type: Notice FAFSA Information To Be Verified for the 2018-2019 Award Year in PDF Format, 224KB, 5 Pages [Federal […]

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Changes to 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 Verification Requirements

Publication Date: April 24, 2017 DCL ID: GEN-17-04 Subject: Changes to 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 Verification Requirements Summary: This letter provides information about changes we are making to certain aspects of the FAFSA® verification requirements as a result of the recent suspension of the IRS Data Retrieval Tool. […]

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NSLDS Enrollment Reporting – Compliance Notifications

Posted Date: April 21, 2017 Author: Pamela Eliadis, Service Director, System Operations & Aid Delivery Management, Federal Student Aid Subject: NSLDS Enrollment Reporting – Compliance Notifications The Department will soon begin sending Enrollment Reporting Compliance Notifications to schools via email. These notifications will be sent by the […]

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Gainful Employment Electronic Announcement #105 – Additional Time for Submission of an Alternate Earnings Appeal and to Comply with Gainful Employment (GE) Disclosure Requirements

Posted Date: March 6, 2017 Author: Lynn Mahaffie, Acting Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education Subject: Gainful Employment Electronic Announcement #105 – Additional Time for Submission of an Alternate Earnings Appeal and to Comply with Gainful Employment (GE) Disclosure Requirements We are announcing that the Department is allowing […]

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COD Processing Update

Posted Date: February 17, 2017 Author: John Kane, Acting Service Director, Program Management, Federal Student Aid Subject: COD Processing Update The COD Processing Update provides information related to COD System processing and includes the following sections: COD News and Updates, Current Issues (with a subsection for All […]

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Issue Alert: CPS Modifications to Assignment of SAR Comment Code 399 Scheduled for February 5, 2017, with Related CPS Reprocessing on February 6, 2017

Posted Date: January 30, 2017 Author: Lisa DiCarlo, Director, Student Experience Group, Federal Student Aid Subject: Issue Alert: CPS Modifications to Assignment of SAR Comment Code 399 Scheduled for February 5, 2017, with Related CPS Reprocessing on February 6, 2017 Updates to the Central Processing System (CPS) […]

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