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(General) Subject: Program Integrity Questions and Answers (Q&A) Website Update

Posted Date:June 14, 2016

Author: Lynn B. Mahaffie, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Planning, and Innovation, Office of Postsecondary Education

Subject: Program Integrity Questions and Answers (Q&A) Website Update

As described in the Electronic Announcement dated September 2, 2011, the Office of Postsecondary Education maintains a website containing Q&As that pertain to the Program Integrity final regulations that were published on October 29, 2010.

We recently posted the revised and new Q&As to the high school diploma and verification portion of this website. Click on the applicable topic heading below, and look for a bolded revised date next to those that have been modified and the "new" icon next to the Q&As that have been added.

Documenting High School Completion Status (DHC)

DHC-Q2/A2 – revised

General Questions (VER)

VER-Q7/A7 – revised

VER-Q11/A11 – revised

Acceptable Documentation for FAFSA Information Selected for Verification (DOC)

DOC-Q16/A16 – revised

DOC-Q28/A28 – new

To access all of the Program Integrity Q&As, please visit:

If you have any questions about the information provided on the program integrity Q&A website regarding high school diploma and verification, please contact Jackie Butler at 202-453-6088 or via email at

Last Modified: 06/13/2016