Announcements | Federal Student Aid


Check out our latest announcements regarding the federal student aid programs.

Did you or your parent(s) report estimated information on your 2014–15 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®)? If so, it’s time to correct that information to match your 2013 taxes.

Curious about how many students at your high school have filled out a FAFSA? The FAFSA Completion Tool provides high schools with current data about their FAFSA submissions and completions so schools can track their progress and help to ensure that their students complete a FAFSA. Data for the high school graduating class of 2014 is now available on the Tool.

Attention veterans, future or active duty military personnel, and their family members: Do you believe your college or career school is not administering federal student aid funds properly?

In February 2013, the Administration released the College Scorecard, a new planning tool to help students and their families make more educated decisions about college. 

If you’re a federal student loan borrower, you may be eligible for a repayment plan that ties your monthly payment to your income. The U.S. Department of Education offers three types of income-driven repayment plans:

On August 2, 2011, Congress passed the Budget Control Act of 2011, which put into place automatic federal budget cuts, known as a “sequester.” Below is a summary of the impact of these budget cuts on certain federal student

Federal Student Aid's online, interactive loan counseling tool, the Financial Awareness Counseling Tool (FACT), helps students and families better manage their finances and understand their obligation as borrowers.

If you are a student or a federal student loan borrower who has been impacted by a federally declared natural disaster, we can help answer your questions.