Publication Date: November 15, 2007
DCL ID: ANN-07-22
Subject: Live Internet Briefings (Webinars) on new Title IV Student Assistance Legislation and Regulations
Summary: This letter announces two (2) separate live internet briefings to be conducted by Federal Student Aid's Policy Liaison and Implementation staff related to the College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA) and the recently published final rules affecting the Title IV student assistance programs.
Posted on 11-15-2007
We are pleased to announce two (2) separate live internet based briefings to be presented by Federal Student Aid's Policy Liaison and Implementation staff. The first briefing will cover changes made to the Higher Education Act by the College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA). The second briefing will provide an overview of the recently published final rules covering the Student Assistance General Provisions regulations, the Academic Competitiveness Grants (ACG) and National SMART Grant regulations, and the Federal student loan program regulations.
Please note that these are two separate events:
The College Cost Reduction Act briefing will take place on Wednesday, December 5, 2007 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm Eastern Time.
The overview of the new regulations will take place on Wednesday, December 12, 2007 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm Eastern Time.
There may be a difference between your local time and Eastern Time. Please click on this link to determine your local time and its Eastern Time zone equivalent: http://www.time.gov/
Each briefing will last approximately 1 and 1/2 hours.
To register for the December 5 briefing, please go to this link:
To register for the December 12 briefing, please go to this link:
To register you will need to provide some demographic information as well as your institution's OPE ID, please have that ready. (Instructions will be provided for organizations that do not have an OPE ID.)
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that the only way you can join these important briefings is by registering in advance.
Once registered, you will receive an e-mail confirmation. Be sure to retain this as it contains important information including linking and log-in information for the website, system test links, and information on how to cancel your registration if you will be unable to attend.
If you will be unable to attend, please take the time to cancel so that individuals who wish to attend will be able to register. We expect a high demand for these briefings and want to accommodate as many of your colleagues as possible.