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Summary: Deadline to submit Application... to Participate in Campus Based Programs for 2002-2003.

Publication Date: 01-2002
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Page Numbers: 2202-2203

Summary: Deadline to submit Application... to Participate in Campus Based Programs for 2002-2003.

[Federal Register: January 16, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 11)]
[Notices]               
[Page 2202-2203]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[CFDA Nos. 84.038, 84.033, and 84.007]

 
Student Financial Assistance; Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-
Study, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Programs

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of the closing date for institutions to file an 
Application for Approval to Participate in Federal Student Financial 
Aid Programs (ED Form E40-34P, OMB #1845-0012) to participate in the 
Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study, and Federal Supplemental 
Educational Opportunity Grant programs (known collectively as the 
campus-based programs) for the 2002-2003 award year.

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SUMMARY: We invite currently non-participating institutions of higher 
education who filed a Fiscal Operations Report and Application to 
Participate (FISAP) (ED Form 646-1), to submit to the U.S. Department 
of Education (Department) an Application for Approval to Participate in 
Federal Student Financial Aid Programs. In order to participate in one 
or more of the campus-based programs for the 2002-2003 award year, non-
participating institutions must submit an Application for Approval to 
Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs and all required 
supporting documents for an eligibility and certification determination 
by the Department.
    The campus-based programs are authorized by title IV of the Higher 
Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). The 2002-2003 award year is 
July 1, 2002, through June 30, 2003.

CLOSING DATE: To participate in the campus-based programs in the 2002-
2003 award year, a currently non-participating institution must 
electronically submit its Application for Approval to Participate in 
Federal Student Financial Aid Programs on or before February 15, 2002. 
The application, along with all required supporting documents for an 
eligibility and certification determination, must be submitted to Case 
Management and Oversight at one of the addresses indicated below.

ADDRESSES: Applications. Paper applications are no longer being 
accepted. Electronic applications must be submitted through the ED 
website www.eligcert.ed.gov. Required supporting documents delivered by 
mail must be addressed to the U.S. Department of Education, Case 
Management and Oversight, Data Management and Analysis, Document 
Receipt and Control Center, P.O. Box 44805, L'Enfant Plaza Station, 
Washington DC 20026-4805.
    Required Supporting Documents Delivered by Mail. An applicant must 
show proof of mailing consisting of one of the following: (1) A legibly 
dated U.S. Postal Service postmark; (2) a legible mail receipt with the 
date of mailing stamped by the U.S. Postal service; (3) a dated 
shipping label, invoice, or receipt from a commercial carrier; or (4) 
any other proof of mailing acceptable to us.
    If documents are sent through the U.S. Postal Service, we do not 
accept either of the following as proof of mailing: (1) A private 
metered postmark, or (2) a mail receipt that is not dated by the U.S. 
Postal Service.
    An applicant should note that the U.S. Postal Service does not 
uniformly provide a dated postmark. Before relying on this method, an 
applicant should check with its local post office.
    An applicant is encouraged to use certified or at least first class 
mail. Institutions that submit an Application for Approval to 
Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs and required 
supporting documents after the closing date of February 15, 2002, will 
not be considered for funding under the campus-based programs for award 
year 2002-2003.
    Required Supporting Documents Delivered by Hand. An Application for 
Approval to Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs must 
be submitted electronically through the ED website www.eligcert.ed.gov. 
Supporting documents delivered by hand must be taken to the U.S. 
Department of Education, Case Management and Oversight, Data Management 
and Analysis, Document Receipt and Control Center, 7th and D Streets, 
SW, Regional Office Building 3, (GSA Building), Room 5643, Washington, 
DC 20407. We will accept hand-delivered documents between 8:00 a.m. and 
4:30 p.m. (Eastern time) daily, except Saturdays, Sundays, and Federal 
holidays. An Application for Approval

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to Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs for the 2002-
2003 award year will not be accepted after 4:30 p.m. on February 15, 
2002.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We allocate funds to eligible higher 
education institutions in each of the campus-based programs. We will 
not allocate funds under the campus-based programs for award year 2002-
2003 to any currently non-participating institution unless the 
institution files its Application for Approval to Participate in 
Federal Student Financial Aid Programs and required supporting 
documents by the closing date. If the institution submits its 
Application for Approval to Participate in Federal Student Financial 
Aid Programs or other required supporting documents after the February 
15, 2002 closing date, we will use this application in determining the 
institution's eligibility to participate in the campus-based programs 
beginning with the 2003-2004 award year.
    For purposes of this notice, ineligible institutions include only:
    (1) An institution that has not been designated as an eligible 
institution by the Department, but has previously filed a FISAP; or
    (2) An additional location of an eligible institution that is 
currently not included in the Department's eligibility certification 
for that eligible institution, but has been included in the 
institution's 2002-2003 FISAP.

Applicable Regulations

    The following regulations apply to the campus-based programs:
    (1) Student Assistance General Provisions, 34 CFR part 668.
    (2) General Provisions for the Federal Perkins Loan Program, 
Federal Work-Study Program, and Federal Supplemental Educational 
Opportunity Grant Program, 34 CFR part 673.
    (3) Federal Perkins Loan Program, 34 CFR part 674.
    (4) Federal Work-Study Program, 34 CFR part 675.
    (5) Federal Supplemental Opportunity Grant Program, 34 CFR part 
676.
    (6) Institutional Eligibility Under the Higher Education Act of 
1965, as amended, 34 CFR part 600.
    (7) New Restrictions on Lobbying, 34 CFR part 82.
    (8) Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement) and 
Governmentwide Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Grants), 34 CFR 
part 85.
    (9) Drug-Free Schools and Campuses, 34 CFR part 86.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information concerning designation 
of eligibility, contact the appropriate ED Case Management and 
Oversight (CMO) case management team by telephone, fax, or the 
Internet. The case management teams are listed with telephone and fax 
numbers and Internet addresses in the Application for Approval to 
Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs on pages 5, 6, 
and 7 of the Introduction. For technical assistance concerning the 
FISAP or other operational procedures of the campus-based programs, 
contact: Sandra K. Donelson, Campus-Based Operations, telephone: (202) 
377-3183, fax: (202) 275-3476 or via Internet: Sandra.Donelson@ed.gov.
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) you may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an 
alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer 
diskette) by contacting the Alternate Format Center at (202) 260-9895 
between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday.

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6498; or in the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512-1530.

    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1087aa et seq.; 42 U.S.C. 2751 et 
seq.; and 20 U.S.C. 1070b et seq.

    Dated: January 10, 2002.
Greg Woods,
Chief Operating Officer, Office of Student Financial Assistance.
[FR Doc. 02-1096 Filed 1-15-02; 8:45 am]
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Last Modified: 01/15/2002