Announcements | Federal Student Aid


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

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

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) will be available as of Oct. 1, 2017, for the 2018–19 FAFSA® form but will not return for the 2017–18 form.

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.

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.

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.

Get information on Sallie Mae’s settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice regarding possible violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).