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Federal Information

Federal Updates

Direct Loan Limits, Rates and Fees July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018  Adobe Acrobat


Laws & Regulations

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations
Federal Registers

Higher Education Act (most recently published October 2002)

  • Titles I, II, and III (General Provisions, Teacher Quality Enhancement and Institutional Aid)
  • Title IV, Parts A and B (Student Assistance; Grants, FFELP)
  • Title IV, Parts C through H (Student Assistance; Work Study, Direct Loans, Perkins Loans, Need Analysis, General Provisions for Student Assistance, and Program Integrity)
  • Titles V, VI and VIII (Developing Institutions, International Education Programs, and Graduate and Postsecondary Improvement Programs)

Electronic Announcements


Letters & Publications

Federal Student Aid Handbook
Dear Partner/Colleague Letters
FSA Publications 


Tools for Schools

Program Reviews
Satisfactory Academic Progress
FSA Ombudsman
FSA Self-Assessment Tools for Schools
Default Prevention Resource Information