Announcements | Federal Student Aid

Announcements

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

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool is available on the income-driven repayment application. It will return on 10/1/17 for the 2018–19 FAFSA® form but will not return for the 2017–18 form.

The automatic federal budget cuts known as sequestration affect the TEACH Grant, Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant, and Direct Loan programs.

Interest rates have been announced for Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans and Direct PLUS Loans made between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018.

Oversight and compliance actions were imposed against ITT Educational Services; and it has announced the closure of ITT Technical Institutes.

Find out what to do if your college or career school closes while you’re attending.

Starting with the 2017–18 FAFSA, the application is now available earlier and requests earlier income information.

Find answers to trending frequently asked questions about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) on fafsa.gov.

ED denied Charlotte School of Law’s recertification application for eligibility to participate in the federal student aid programs.

Find out whether you should expect to receive an IRS Form 1098-E, Student Loan Interest Statement, from your federal student loan servicer.

Debt relief is available for Corinthian Colleges students who took out federal student loans.

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