Archive for the Shamrocks Unlimited Updates Category

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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The Client Portal is Ready!!!

Team Shamrocks is excited to announce that our new client portal, “Federal Connect 5,” or FC5 is live!!!  We have been working on this for awhile and know that our clients are going love the ability to access real time information as it pertains to their respective […]

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Final Regulations for State Authorization

Posted Date: December 19, 2016 Author: Gail McLarnon, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning, Policy, and Innovation Subject: Final Regulations for State Authorization Today, December 19, 2016, the Department published in the Federal Register final regulations (PDF copy attached) to improve oversight and protect students at degree […]

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Availability of Updated NSLDS Enrollment Reporting Guide (November 2016)

Posted Date: November 22, 2016 Author: Pamela Eliadis, Service Director, System Operations & Aid Delivery Management, Federal Student Aid Subject: Availability of Updated NSLDS Enrollment Reporting Guide (November 2016) We are pleased to announce the availability of the updated National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) Enrollment Reporting […]

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FISAP Edit Corrections Due December 15, 2016

Posted Date: November 1, 2016 Author: Sue O’Flaherty, Service Director, Program Management, Federal Student Aid Subject: FISAP Edit Corrections Due December 15, 2016 As published in the Federal Register Notice on January 21, 2016 (81 FR 3398), Subject: Campus-Based Programs 2016-2017 Deadline Dates, any changes, corrections or […]

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Active Confirmation of TG Numbers (SAIG Mailboxes) and Electronic Services User Accounts Required by December 9, 2016 to Maintain Access to Federal Student Aid Systems

Posted Date: October 24, 2016 Author: Pamela Eliadis, Service Director, System Operations & Aid Delivery Management, Federal Student Aid Subject: Active Confirmation of TG Numbers (SAIG Mailboxes) and Electronic Services User Accounts Required by December 9, 2016 to Maintain Access to Federal Student Aid Systems In our […]

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Information Regarding Institutional Responsibilities to Resolve 2017-2018 Comment Code 399 Conflicting Information Issues

Posted Date: October 21, 2016 Author: Jeff Baker, Director, Policy Liaison and Implementation, Federal Student Aid Subject: Information Regarding Institutional Responsibilities to Resolve 2017-2018 Comment Code 399 Conflicting Information Issues In Dear Colleague Letter GEN-16-14, published on August 3, 2016, we provided guidance on the identification and […]

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