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Introduction and General Program Information - Contents

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Introduction . . . . . 1
The Student Financial Assistance (SFA) Programs . . . . . 1
How the SFA Programs Are Covered in the Handbook . . . . . 2
Other Useful Contacts Within the Department . . . . . 3

Section 1: General Program Information . . . . . 5
SFA Program Summaries . . . . . 5
Statutes and Regulations . . . . . 9
Funding of SFA Programs . . . . . 10
Chart: FY 96 Appropriation Compared to
Actual Aid Provided . . . . . 11
Other Assistance Programs for Students . . . . . 12
Other Useful Department Publications . . . . . 12

Section 2: References and resources . . . . . 15
Automated Data Exchange Information . . . . . 17
Pell Grant Program Financial Management Specialists . . . . . 18
Campus Based Programs State Representatives . . . . . 19
Direct Loan Task Force Client Account Managers . . . . . 20
ED Regional Addresses . . . . . 21
Case Management Teams . . . . . 22
Guarantor and Lender Review Branches . . . . . 23
U.S. Department of Education Regions 1-10 (Map) . . . . . 24
Important Toll-Free Telephone Numbers . . . . . 25
Glossary . . . . . 30

Last Modified: 02/26/1998