Legislation and regulations
CDC Stakeholder Call: Institutes of Higher Education scheduled for May 29
May 28, 2020
The U.S. Department of Education issued an invitation for higher education leaders to join a May 29 stakeholder call.
New call center hours for COD School Relations Center
May 28, 2020
For those financial aid professionals who like burning the midnight oil, reaching some of the school relations staff at the Department of Education won't be possible in those late-night hours.
Due date in July for Direct Loan Program year closeout
May 14, 2020
Although a lot of deadlines have been adjusted, the due date for the closeout of the 2018-19 Direct Loan program year has not.
Changes to default rate and work study regulatory requirements
April 30, 2020
Not that you've probably had any time to think about your school's default rates, but, in any case, you can now put off thinking about it for a little while.
Department releases updated Master Promissory Note
April 29, 2020
It may look a lot like last year's model, but the Department of Education recently released a revised Master Promissory Note.
Department of Education updates online Coronavirus/COVID-19 information
April 03, 2020
The Department of Education updated its Coronavirus and Forbearance Info for Students, Borrowers, and Parents information on April 1.
Department of Education issues security reminder
March 04, 2020
When it comes to security issues, there probably cannot be enough reminders about the importance of ensuring the confidentiality, security and integrity of student and parent data.