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

The IRS suspended, for new users, the availability of the Get Transcript Online service. Other methods to obtain a transcript from the IRS are still available.

Information for college and career school students and federal student loan borrowers who have been impacted by a federally declared natural disaster.

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool is available for the 2018–19 FAFSA® form and the income-driven repayment application.

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

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.

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

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