Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Programs; 2018-2019 Award Year Deadline Dates

 
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Federal Register, Volume 83 Issue 2 (Wednesday, January 3, 2018)

Federal Register Volume 83, Number 2 (Wednesday, January 3, 2018)

Notices

Pages 356-358

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov

FR Doc No: 2017-28425

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Programs; 2018-2019 Award Year Deadline Dates

AGENCY: Federal Student Aid, Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary announces the 2018-2019 award year deadline dates for the submission of requests and documents from postsecondary institutions for the Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study (FWS), and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) programs (collectively, the ``campus-based programs''), Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers 84.038, 84.033, and 84.007.

DATES: The deadline dates for each program are specified in the chart in the Deadline Dates section of this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Gross, Manager, Campus-Based Programs, U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid, 830 First Street NE, Union Center Plaza, Room 64F2, Washington, DC 20202-5453. Telephone: (202) 377-4363 or via email: email protected.

If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service, toll free, at 1-800-

877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Perkins Loan program encourages institutions to make low-interest, long-term loans to needy undergraduate and graduate students to help pay for their education.

The FWS program encourages the part-time employment of needy undergraduate and graduate students to help pay for their education and to involve the students in community service activities.

The FSEOG program encourages institutions to provide grants to exceptionally needy undergraduate students to help pay for their education.

The Federal Perkins Loan, FWS, and FSEOG programs are authorized by parts E and C, and part A, subpart 3, respectively, of title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended.

Throughout the year, in its ``Electronic Announcements,'' the Department will continue to provide additional information for the individual deadline dates listed in the table under the Deadline Dates section of this notice. You will also find the information on the Information for

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Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) website at: www.ifap.ed.gov.

Deadline Dates: The following table provides the 2018-2019 award year deadline dates for the submission of applications, reports, waiver requests, and other documents for the campus-based programs. Institutions must meet the established deadline dates to ensure consideration for funding or waiver, as appropriate.

2018-2019 Award Year Deadline Dates

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What does an institution submit? How is it submitted? What is the deadline for submission?

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  1. The Campus-Based Reallocation The Reallocation Form must Monday, August 13, 2018.

    Form designated for the return of be submitted electronically

    2017-2018 funds and the request for through the Common

    supplemental FWS funds for the 2018- Origination and

    2019 award year. Disbursement website at

    https://cod.ed.gov.

  2. The 2019-2020 FISAP (reporting The FISAP must be submitted Monday, October 1, 2018.

    2017-2018 expenditure data and electronically through the

    requesting funds for 2019-2020). Common Origination and

    Disbursement website at

    https://cod.ed.gov.

    The FISAP signature page

    must be signed by the

    institution's Chief

    Executive Officer with an

    original signature and

    mailed to:

    FISAP Administrator, U.S.

    Department of Education,

    P.O. Box 9003, Niagara

    Falls, NY 14302..

    For overnight delivery

    mail to: FISAP

    Administrator, 2429

    Military Road, Suite 200,

    Niagara Falls, NY 14304..

  3. The Work Colleges Program Report The Work Colleges Program Monday, October 1, 2018.

    of 2017-2018 award year Report of Expenditures must

    expenditures. be submitted electronically

    through the Common

    Origination and

    Disbursement website at

    https://cod.ed.gov.

    The signature page must be

    signed by the institution's

    Chief Executive Officer

    with an original signature

    and sent to the U.S.

    Department of Education

    using one of the following

    methods:

    Hand deliver to: U.S.

    Department of Education,

    Federal Student Aid,

    Grants & Campus-Based

    Division, 830 First

    Street NE, Room 64F2,

    ATTN: Work Colleges

    Coordinator, Washington,

    DC 20002, or.

    Mail to: The address

    listed above for hand

    delivery. However, please

    use ZIP Code 20202-5453..

  4. The 2017-2018 Financial The Financial Assistance for Monday, October 1, 2018.

    Assistance for Students with Students with Intellectual

    Intellectual Disabilities Disabilities Expenditure

    Expenditure Report. Report must be submitted

    electronically through the

    Common Origination and

    Disbursement website at

    https://cod.ed.gov.

    The signature page must be

    signed by the institution's

    Chief Executive Officer

    with an original signature

    and sent to the U.S.

    Department of Education

    using one of the following

    methods:

    Hand deliver to: U.S.

    Department of Education,

    Federal Student Aid,

    Grants & Campus-Based

    Division, CTP Program,

    830 First Street NE, Room

    64F2 Washington, DC

    20002, or.

    Mail to: The address

    listed above for hand

    delivery. However, please

    use ZIP Code 20202-5453..

  5. The 2019-2020 FISAP Edit The FISAP Edit Corrections Friday, December 14, 2018.

    Corrections. must be submitted

    electronically through the

    Common Origination and

    Disbursement website at

    https://cod.ed.gov.

  6. The 2019-2020 Perkins Cash on The Perkins Cash on Hand Friday, December 14, 2018.

    Hand Update as of October 31, 2018. Update must be submitted

    electronically through the

    Common Origination and

    Disbursement website at

    https://cod.ed.gov.

  7. Request for a waiver of the 2019- The request for the waiver Monday, February 4, 2019.

    2020 award year penalty for the of penalty for underuse of

    underuse of 2017-2018 award year funds and the justification

    funds.. must be submitted

    electronically through the

    Common Origination and

    Disbursement website at

    https://cod.ed.gov.

  8. The Institutional Application and The Institutional Monday, March 4, 2019.

    Agreement for Participation in the Application and Agreement

    Work Colleges Program for the 2019- for Participation in the

    2020 award year. Work Colleges Program must

    be submitted electronically

    through the Common

    Origination and

    Disbursement website at

    https://cod.ed.gov.

    The signature page must be

    signed by the institution's

    Chief Executive Officer

    with an original signature

    and sent to the U.S.

    Department of Education

    using one of the following

    methods:

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    Hand deliver to: U.S.

    Department of Education,

    Federal Student Aid,

    Grants & Campus-Based

    Division, 830 First

    Street NE, Room 64F2

    ATTN: Work Colleges

    Coordinator, Washington,

    DC 20002, or.

    Mail to: The address

    listed above for hand

    delivery. However, please

    use ZIP Code 20202-5453..

  9. Request for a waiver of the FWS The request for the waiver Monday, April 22, 2019.

    Community Service Expenditure of FWS Community Service

    Requirement for the 2019-2020 award Expenditure Requirement

    year. must be submitted

    electronically through the

    Common Origination and

    Disbursement website at

    https://cod.ed.gov.

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    Notes:

    ssquf The deadline for electronic submissions is 11:59:00 p.m. (Washington, DC time) on the applicable

    deadline date. Transmissions must be completed and accepted by 11:59:00 p.m. to meet the deadline.

    ssquf Paper documents that are sent through the U.S. Postal Service must be postmarked or you must have a mail

    receipt stamped by the applicable deadline date.

    ssquf Paper documents that are delivered by a commercial courier must be received no later than 4:30:00 p.m.

    (Washington, DC time) on the applicable deadline date.

    ssquf The Secretary may consider on a case-by-case basis the effect that a major disaster, as defined in

    section 102(2) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5122(2)), or

    another unusual circumstance has on an institution in meeting the deadlines.

    Proof of Mailing or Hand Delivery of Paper Documents

    If you submit paper documents when permitted by mail or by hand delivery (or from a commercial courier), we accept as proof one of the following:

    (1) A legible mail receipt with the date of mailing stamped by the U.S. Postal Service.

    (2) A legibly dated U.S. Postal Service postmark.

    (3) A dated shipping label, invoice, or receipt from a commercial courier.

    (4) Any other proof of mailing or delivery acceptable to the Secretary.

    If you mail your paper documents through the U.S. Postal Service, we do not accept either of the following as proof of mailing:

    (1) A private metered postmark.

    (2) A mail receipt that is not dated by the U.S. Postal Service.

    Note: The U.S. Postal Service does not uniformly provide a dated postmark. Before relying on this method, you should check with your local post office.

    All institutions are encouraged to use certified or at least first-

    class mail.

    The Department accepts hand deliveries from you or a commercial courier between 8:00:00 a.m. and 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, Monday through Friday except Federal holidays.

    Sources for Detailed Information on These Requests

    A more detailed discussion of each request for funds or waiver is provided in specific ``Electronic Announce- ments,'' which are posted on the Department's IFAP website (http://ifap.ed.gov) at least 30 days before the established deadline date for the specific request. Information on these items is also found in the Federal Student Aid Handbook, which is also posted on the Department's IFAP website.

    Applicable Regulations: The following regulations apply to these 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 Educational 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 Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Financial Assistance), 34 CFR part 84.

    (9) Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement), 2 CFR part 3485.

    (10) Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention, 34 CFR part 86.

    Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) on request to the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070b et seq. and 1087aa et seq.; 42 U.S.C. 2751 et seq.

    Dated: December 28, 2017.

    1. Wayne Johnson,

    Chief Operating Officer, Federal Student Aid.

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