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Appendix C: Key Resources

PublicationDate: 7/1/95
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Unless otherwise indicated, copies of the following items are
available from:

The Federal Student Aid Information Center
P.O. Box 84
Washington, D.C. 20044

OR

1-800-4-FED-AID
8 a.m.- 7 p.m. (CT), Monday-Friday


1. Federal Regulations and Laws

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 34, Part 400 to end, on education
(Source: For current price information, contact Code of Federal
Regulations (CFR) Unit, Office of the Federal Register, National
Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C. 20402 or
telephone 202-523-3419; to order copies, contact the Superintendent
of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office (G.P.O.),
Washington, D.C. 20402 or telephone 202-512-1800 or your local
G.P.O. Bookstore).*31* A listing of local G.P.O. bookstores may be
obtained from the Superintendent of Documents in Washington, D.C.
at the address and telephone number given here.

Current Student Aid and Other Related Regulations (through January
31, 1994), U.S. Department of Education, Student Financial
Assistance Programs.

A Compilation of Federal Education Laws, Vol. III - Higher
Education, March 1994, U.S. Government Printing Office (G.P.O.).
(Source: For current information, contact the chair of the U.S. House
of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor or the chair
of the U.S. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources or the
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office
(G.P.O.), Washington, D.C. 20402 or telephone 202-512-1800 or
your local G.P.O. Bookstore).


2. Student Financial Assistance Programs Publications

Institutional Eligibility and Participation and Program Eligibility

Federal Register, May 25, 1990, Vol. 55, No. 102, Part II: Drug-Free
Workplace Requirements, Notice and Final Rules.

Federal Register, August 16, 1990, Vol. 55, No. 159, 34 CFR Part
86: Drug-Free Schools and Campuses, Final Regulations.

Federal Register, April 29, 1994, Vol. 59, No. 82, 34 CFR Part 600,
pages 22324 - 22346: Institutional Eligibility Under the Higher
Education Act of 1965, as Amended, Final Rule.

Federal Register, April 29, 1994, Vol. 59, No. 82, 34 CFR Part 667,
pages 22286 - 22311: State Postsecondary Review Program, Final
Rule.

Federal Register, November 29, 1994, Vol. 59, No. 228, 34 CFR Part
600, pages 61142 - 61190: Institutional Eligibility, Student
Assistance General Provisions, Federal Family Education Loan
Program, Final Rule.

Dear Colleague Letter, GEN-91-14, information concerning the
Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act, P.L. 101-542.

Dear Colleague Letter, GEN-91-27, information concerning P. L.
101-542 (the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act), as
amended by P. L. 102-26 in the Higher Education Technical
Amendments of 1991.

Student Assistance General Provisions

Federal Register, March 16, 1994, Vol. 59, No. 51, pages 12514 -
12521: Student Assistance General Provisions, Final Rule.

Federal Register, April 13, 1994, Vol. 59, No. 71, pages 17648 -
17650: Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan,
Federal Work-Study, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity
Grant, Final Rule.

Federal Register, November 29, 1994, Vol. 59, No. 228, pages
61204 - 61207: Institutional Eligibility, Student Assistance General
Provisions, Federal Family Education Loan Programs, Final Rule.

Federal Register, December 1, 1994, Vol. 59, No. 230, pages 61716 -
61731: Student Assistance General Provisions, Cash Management,
Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Supplemental Educational
Opportunity Grant Program, Federal Work-Study Program, Federal
Family Educational Loan Program, Federal Pell Grant Program,
Final Rule.

Federal Register, January 17, 1995, Vol. 60, No. 10, pages 3464 -
3469: Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, Final Rule.

Dear Colleague Letter, dated January 1995, GEN-95-1, provides
information to postsecondary institutions, guaranty agencies, and
lenders in the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program to
assist students and institutions in areas designated as natural disaster
areas due to the October 1994 floods in Texas. The guidance offered
in this letter is similar to that provided earlier in 1994 after the floods
in the Southeast.

Dear Colleague Letter, dated January 1995, GEN-95-8, states that
Direct Loan Program schools will not face greater potential liabilities
than Federal Family Education Loan Program schools.

Dear Colleague Letter, dated February 1995, GEN-95-12, informs
postsecondary institutions how to report ownership or control by,
contracts with, or gifts from, foreign sources.

Dear Colleague Letter, dated February 1995, GEN-95-13, informs
postsecondary institutions how and when to report information
regarding third-party servicers.

Dear Colleague Letter, dated March 1995, GEN-95-16, provides
information about the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
to schools participating in Title IV programs.

Dear Colleague Letter, dated April 1995, GEN-95-19, provides
information on changes in verification requirements for 1995-96, the
verification worksheet, and a chart detailing signature requirements.

Dear Colleague Letter, dated April 1995, GEN-95-20, provides
guidance for helping Title IV participants affected by floods in
California.

Dear Colleague Letter, dated April 1995, GEN-95-22, provides
clarification concerning institutional refunds to students.

Dear Colleague Letter, dated May 1995, GEN-95-26, provides
information on implementing the 85/15 Rule to determine eligibility
for Title IV student aid programs.

Ability to Benefit

Federal Register, December 30, 1992, Vol. 57, No. 251: Guidelines
to assist institutions in determining student eligibility for Title IV
programs (current listing of ability-to-benefit examinations and
guidelines for the interim approval of additional examinations),
Notice.

Dear Colleague Letter, GEN-91-10, implementing P.L. 101-508
regarding admission of students on the basis of their ability to
benefit.

Dear Colleague Letter, GEN-91-20, description of statutory changes
made by the Higher Education Technical Amendments of 1991, P.L.
102-26, to ability-to-benefit provisions and third list of examinations
approved by ED.

Dear Colleague Letter, GEN-92-21, changes mandated by the 1992
reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.

Federal Family Education Loan Program

Federal Register, April 29, 1994, Vol. 59, No. 82, pages 22462 -
22489: Federal Family Education Loan Program, Final Rule.

Federal Register, June 28, 1994, Vol. 59, No. 123, pages 33334 -
33596: Federal Family Education Loan Program, Final Rule.

Federal Register, November 29, 1994, Vol. 59, No. 228, pages
61210 - 61217: Federal Family Education Loan Program, Final
Rule.

Federal Register, November 30, 1994, Vol. 59, No. 229, pages
61424 - 61429: Federal Family Education Loan Program, Final
Rule.

Dear Colleague Letter, dated March 1995, 95-S-73, discusses
limitations on lending by schools and prohibition on inducements to
schools that must be observed.

Federal Pell Grant Program

Federal Register, November 1, 1994, Vol. 56, No. 210,
pages 54718 - 54743: Federal Pell Grant Program, Presidential
Access Scholarship Program, Final Rule.

Dear Colleague Letter, dated January 1995, P-95-1, provides the
1995-96 Federal Pell Grant Program payment and disbursement
schedules.

William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program

Federal Register, February 17, 1994, Vol. 59, No. 33, pages 8080 -
8084: Federal Direct Student Loan Program, Notice.

Federal Register, April 26, 1994, Vol. 59, No. 80, pages 21804 -
21807: Federal Direct Student Loan Program, Final Rule.

Federal Register, July 1, 1994, Vol. 59, No. 126, pages 34278 -
34291: Federal Direct Student Loan Program, Final Rule.

Federal Register, December 1, 1994, Vol. 59, No. 230, pages 61664 -
61713: William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, Final Rule.

Federal Register, December 22, 1994, Vol. 59, No. 245,
pages 66132 - 66139: William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program,
Final Rule.

Campus-Based Programs

Dear Colleague Letter, dated August 1994, CB-94-20, provides
information to schools and servicers on the National Student Loan
Data System (NSLDS) and plans for its implementation.

Federal Register, November 30, 1994, Vol. 59, No. 229, pages
61392 - 61421: Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Work-Study
Programs, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
Program, Final Rule.

Dear Financial Aid Administrator Letter, dated January 1995, CB-
95-2, provides information about changes in the 1996-97 Fiscal
Operations Report and Application to Participate (FISAP) for the
Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Supplemental Educational
Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and Federal Work-Study (FWS)
Programs.

Dear Financial Aid Administrator Letter, dated March 1995, CB-95-
4, provides information about a postsecondary institution's final
authorization letter for funding under campus-based programs for the
1995-96 award year.

Dear Financial Aid Administrator Letter, dated July 1995, CB-95-11,
serves as the transmittal letter for the 1996-97 Electronic FISAP
diskette package.

Dear Financial Aid Administrator Letter, dated June 1995, CB-95-
12, provides information on the release of campus-based funds and
mandatory Federal Work-Study (FWS) community-service reporting
requirements.

Reference Manuals

Direct Loan School Guide, October 1994, U. S. Department of
Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, Student Financial
Assistance Programs.

Direct Loan User's Guide, 1995-96, U. S. Department of Education.
(Source: GES Customer Service at 319-339-6642).

The Reconciliation Guide for Direct Loans, April 1995, U.S.
Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education,
Student Financial Assistance Programs.

Expected Family Contribution (EFC) Formulas, 1995-96, U.S.
Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education,
Student Financial Assistance Programs.

The 1995-96 Federal Student Financial Aid Handbook, U.S.
Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education,
Student Financial Assistance Programs.

Verification Guide for the Title IV Financial Aid Programs 1995-96,
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education,
Student Financial Assistance Programs.

EDExpress User’s Guide, 1995-96, U.S. Department of Education,
Office of Postsecondary Education, Student Financial Assistance
Programs. (Source: GES Customer Service at 319-339-6642).

General Electronic Support (GES) User’s Guide, 1995-96, U.S.
Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education,
Student Financial Assistance Programs. (Source: GES Customer
Service at 319-339-6642).

Electronic FISAP User Guide, Revised August 1995, U. S.
Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education,
Student Financial Assistance Programs. (Source: Campus-Based
Program Systems Division at 202-205-8975).

Instructions Booklet for Fiscal Operations Report for 1994-95 and
Application to Participate for 1996-97 (FISAP) in the Federal
Perkins Loan, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
(FSEOG), and Federal Work-Study (FWS) Programs, U.S.
Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education,
Student Financial Assistance Programs.


3. Other Related U.S. Department of Education Publications

Audit Guide, Student Financial Assistance Programs, June 1995,
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Inspector General.

Monthly Electronic Expenditure Reporting System (MEERS) User’s
Guide, January 1993, U.S. Department of Education. (Source:
Room 3321, FB-10, Financial Payments Group, U.S. Department of
Education, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20202-
4331 or telephone an ED/PMS Account Representative for your state
[see Appendix D of this book]).

Recipient’s Guide for the Department of Education Payment
Management System (ED/PMS), October 1993, U.S. Department of
Education, Financial Services. (Source: Room 3321, FB-10,
Financial Payments Group, U.S. Department of Education, 400
Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20202-4723 or telephone
a ED/PMS Account Representative for your state [see Appendix D of
this book]).


4. Non-U.S. Department of Education Publications

Reference Manuals

Encyclopedia of Student Financial Aid, February 1995, National
Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA),
Washington, D.C. (Source: National Association of Student
Financial Aid Administrators, 1920 L Street, N.W., Suite 200,
Washington, D.C. 20036 or telephone 202-785-0453).

Financial Accounting and Reporting Manual (FARM) for Higher
Education, update published bi-monthly, National Association of
College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), Washington,
D.C. (Source: National Association of College and University
Business Officers, 1 Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 500, Washington,
D.C. 20036 or telephone 202-861-2500).

Government Auditing Standards, 1994 Revision, Comptroller
General of the United States, U.S. General Accounting Office
(Source: Superintendent of Documents: U.S. Government Printing
Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 or telephone 202-512-1800; Stock
Number 020-000-00243-3).

Institutional Guide for Financial Aid Self-Evaluation, Eleventh
Edition, July 1994, National Association of Student Financial Aid
Administrators (NASFAA), Washington, D.C. (Source: National
Association of Student Financial Administrators, 1920 L Street,
N.W., Suite 200, Washington, D.C. 20036 or telephone 202-785-
0453).

Circulars

Audits of State and Local Governments, Circular A-128, April 1985
(revision in process), Office of Management and Budget (Source:
Executive Office of the President, 2200 New Executive Office
Building, 725 17th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20503 or
telephone 202-395-7332).

Audits of Institutions of Higher Education and Other Nonprofit
Organizations, Circular A-133, March 1990, Office of Management
and Budget (Source: Executive Office of the President, 200 New
Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
20503 or telephone 202-395-7332).


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Last Modified: 06/30/1995