GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURE DEADLINE

While the USDE continues the process of regulating all aspects of the gainful employment provisions, including reporting requirements, eligibility metrics, and disclosure requirements, keep in mind that if your school offers GE programs you must use the Disclosure Template to … Continued

FSA DEFAULT PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT – ONLINE TRAINING UPDATED

This training provides valuable information on the cohort default rate calculation, sanctions and benefits, the challenge process, and tactics and strategies institutions may employ to manage and prevent defaults. The training module is intended for financial aid professionals interested in … Continued

SANCTIONS FOR SCHOOLS WITH HIGH OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

  SCHOOL SANCTIONS A school‘s three most recent official cohort default rates are 30.0 percent or greater for the three year calculation. Except in the event of a successful adjustment or appeal, such a school will lose Direct Loan and … Continued

BENEFITS FOR SCHOOLS WITH LOW OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

ELIGIBLE SCHOOL BENEFITS A school whose most recent official cohortDefault rate is less than 5.0 percent and is anEligible home institution that is originating Loans to cover the cost of attendance in a Study abroad program May disburse loan proceeds … Continued

FY 2011 3-YEAR Official Cohort Default Rates (CDR)

On September 22, 2014, the Department of Education (the Department) electronically distributed the FY 2011 3-Year official cohort default rate (CDR) and accompanying documentation via the Student Aid Internet Gateway (SAIG) to all eligible schools. Each eCDR package contained the … Continued

NSLDS Enrollment Reporting

Program-Level Enrollment Reporting Requirement Institutions are required to report students’ enrollment to NSLDS at the academic program level, as well as at the institutional (campus) level, using the new enrollment reporting format no later than with the institution’s first submission … Continued

FUNDAMENTALS OF FEDERAL STUDENT AID ADMINISTRATION

Federal Student Aid’s instructor-led Fundamentals of Federal Student Aid Administration training workshops have been scheduled for October 2014 through September 2015. Each in-person workshop is four and one-half days in length and is conducted at one of the Department of … Continued

INTEGRATED POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION DATA SYSTEM (IPEDS)

IPEDS is the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. It is a system of interrelated surveys conducted annually by the U.S. Department’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). IPEDS gathers information from every college, university, and technical and vocational institution that … Continued