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(ANN-10-14) Subject: Live Internet Webinar – What’s New for Direct Loans

Publication Date: April 28, 2010

DCL ID: ANN-10-14

Subject: Live Internet Webinar – What’s New for Direct Loans

Summary: This letter announces Federal Student Aid's instructor-led, online training session on recent enhancements to the Direct Loan Program, including the Web site.

We are pleased to announce instructor-led, online training that will focus on recent enhancements to the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program, including the new Web site. The webinar is designed for financial aid administrators at schools currently participating in, or transitioning to, the Direct Loan Program, who would like to learn more about these enhancements.

Federal Student Aid staff will present this information in a 90-minute session offered on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 1:30 P.M. (ET) and once again on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. (ET).

Note: There may be a difference between a trainee’s local time and Eastern Time. To determine local time and its Eastern Time zone equivalent, click on this link:

Advance registration is required for this training and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

To register for the May 4, 2010 webinar, click on this link:

To register for the June 9, 2010 webinar, click on this link:

Once registered, we will send an e-mail confirmation to the trainee. The trainee should retain this confirmation, as it contains important information, including linking and log in information for the Web site, and system test links.

PowerPoint slides will be available for each trainee to download after he or she signs in to the webinar. During the webinar, trainees will be able to ask questions electronically using their computers.

We look forward to your participation in this instructor-led, online training opportunity. If you have questions about this training opportunity, please contact Craig Rorie at


Jana Hernandes
Service Director, Operations
Federal Student Aid

Last Modified: 04/27/2010