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(GEN-95-44) Announcement of November 9 Student Financial Assistance Videoconference

DCLPublicationDate: 9/1/95
DCLID: GEN-95-44
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Summary: Announcement of November 9 Student Financial Assistance Videoconference


SEPTEMBER 1995

GEN-95-44

SUMMARY: Announcement of November 9 Student
Financial Assistance Videoconference

Dear Colleague:

Student Financial Assistance Programs is pleased to announce
a videoconference to be presented on November 9, l995, from
1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. The topic of the
videoconference is "1996-97 Application and Delivery System
Updates."

This videoconference, presented free of charge to all
postsecondary institutions by the U.S. Department of
Education, will present a panel of ED staff and contractor
personnel discussing changes to the l996-97 FAFSA, the
Renewal Application and Student Aid Report, and information
on the new Title IV Wide Area Network contract.

The videoconference will be interactive, offering participants
the opportunity to use a toll-free number or FAX to question
the panel of presenters. Schools are permitted to record this
videoconference for their own use.

The November 9 videoconference can be seen at the following
times:

Eastern - 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Central - 12 noon - 2:00 p.m.
Mountain - 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pacific - 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon

The November 9 videoconference will be broadcast on the
following satellites:

o KU Band - SBS - 6 (95 degrees West) Transponder 5,
Horizontal, Downlink Frequency 11823 Mhz., Audio at 6.2
and 6.8

o C Band - Anik E2 (107.3 degrees West) Transponder 6A,
Horizontal Downlink Frequency 3920 Mhz., Audio at 6.2
and 6.8

Enclosed is a form to register for the videoconference. If you
wish to register as a host (receiving) site, please include the
specific address of the building in which the videoconference
will be received. We will provide schools with a list of host
sites by way of the Postsecondary Education Network (PEN)
and the SFA Bulletin Board. If you are unable to access the
remote site information electronically, please call the Federal
Student Aid Information Center at 1-800-4-FEDAID
(433-3243) for information about the host site nearest to you.
Individuals wishing to travel to a host site should contact that
site's coordinator to indicate that they will attend.

If you are unable to view the videoconference live, you may
borrow a copy of it on videotape. Call 1-800-4-FEDAID one
week following the videoconference to borrow a tape.

We look forward to communicating with you on this important
topic through this interactive technology.

Sincerely,

Elizabeth M. Hicks
Deputy Assistant Secretary
for Student Financial Assistance


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