Distance Education and Innovation

Publication Date
September 02, 2020
Distance Education and Innovation
FR Type

[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 171 (Wednesday, September 2, 2020)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 54742-54818]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-18636]

[[Page 54741]]

Vol. 85


No. 171

September 2, 2020

Part III

Department of Education


34 CFR Parts 600, 602 and 668

Distance Education and Innovation; Final Rule

Federal Register / Vol. 85 , No. 171 / Wednesday, September 2, 2020 / 
Rules and Regulations

[[Page 54742]]



34 CFR Parts 600, 602 and 668

[Docket ID ED-2018-OPE-0076]
RIN 1840-AD38

Distance Education and Innovation

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.

ACTION: Final regulations.


SUMMARY: The Secretary amends the general, establishing eligibility, 
maintaining eligibility, and losing eligibility sections of the 
Institutional Eligibility regulations issued under the Higher Education 
Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), related to distance education and 
innovation. In addition, the Secretary amends the Student Assistance 
General Provisions regulations issued under the HEA.

DATES: Effective date: These regulations are effective July 1, 2021.

Implementation date: For the implementation dates of the included 
regulatory provisions, see the Implementation Date of These Regulations 
section of this document.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on these Distance 
Education and Innovation regulations, please contact Greg Martin at 
(202) 453-7535 or by email at gregory.martin@ed.gov.

If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text 
telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 
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