Publication Date: June 9, 2008
Subject: Live Internet Briefing (Webinar) on Title IV Federal Student Financial Assistance Program Changes
Summary: This letter announces a live Internet briefing, to be conducted by Department of Education student aid policy staff, on recent changes made to the Title IV federal student financial assistance programs
Posted on 06-09-2008
We are pleased to announce a live Internet based briefing to be presented by Department of Education student aid policy staff. The briefing will provide an overview of the student loan provisions of the recently enacted Ensuring Continued Access to Student Loans Act of 2008 (ECASLA), Public Law 110-227, and important information on the requirements and provisions of the new TEACH Grant Program that becomes effective on July 1, 2008.
The briefing will take place on Tuesday, June 17, 2008 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 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/>
The briefing will last approximately 1 and 1/2 hours.
To register for the 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 in on this important briefing 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.
Claire M. Roemer