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Subject: Waivers for Foreign Institutions Affected by Natural Disasters

FR part
FR Doc No: 2017-226

Publication Date: October 18, 2017

Posted Date: October 18, 2017

Subject: Waivers for Foreign Institutions Affected by Natural Disasters

FR Part: FR Doc No: 2017-226

FR Type: Final

[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 200 (Wednesday, October 18, 2017)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 48424-48425]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2017-22628]



34 CFR Part 600

Federal Student Aid Programs (Institutional Eligibility); Foreign 
Institutions Affected by Natural Disasters

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.

ACTION: Identification of inapplicable regulatory provisions.


SUMMARY: The Secretary is identifying as temporarily inapplicable 
certain regulatory provisions determining whether an educational 
institution qualifies in whole or in part as an eligible institution of 
higher education under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended 
(HEA), to provide relief to foreign institutions affected by Hurricane 
Irma and Hurricane Maria.

DATES: The regulatory provisions identified in this document are 
inapplicable from October 18, 2017, through the earlier of June 30, 
2019, or the date that an affected foreign institution can resume 
operation in its home country.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Wendy Macias, U.S. Department of 
Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW., Room 6C111, Washington, DC 20202. 
Telephone: (202) 203-9155 or by email:
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or text 
telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-

Last Modified: 10/17/2017