NACUBO

My NacuboWhy Join: Benefits of Membership

E-mail:   Password:   

 Remember Me? | Forgot password? | Need an online account?

Initiatives
Initiatives
Loading

ED: Program Integrity Final Rules

Federal Register, October 29, 2010, Page

Agency

Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education

Action

Final regulations

Summary

The Secretary is improving integrity in the programs authorized under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), by amending the regulations for Institutional Eligibility Under the HEA, the Secretary's Recognition of Accrediting Agencies, the Secretary's Recognition Procedures for State Agencies, the Student Assistance General Provisions, the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program, the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program in part 686, the Federal Pell Grant Program, and the Academic Competitiveness Grant (AGC) and National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National Smart Grant) Programs.

Please visit the Federal Register to access the full version of ED's Program Integrity Final Rules.

Dates

These regulations are effective July 1, 2011 with the exception of the revision of subpart E of part 668, Verification and Updating of Student Aid Application Information. Revised subpart E of part 668 is effective July 1, 2012. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of July 1, 2011.

Further Information

For information related to the provisions on high school diplomas and verification of information on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Jacquelyn Butler. Telephone: (202) 502-7890 or via the Internet at: Jacquelyn.Butler@ed.gov. For information related to the return of title IV, HEA funds calculation provisions for term-based modules or taking attendance, Jessica Finkel or Wendy Macias. Telephone: (202) 502-7647 or via the Internet at: Jessica.Finkel@ed.gov.502-7526 or via the Internet at: Wendy.Macias@ed.gov. For information related to the provisions on retaking coursework, Vanessa Freeman. Telephone: (202)502-7523 or via the Internet at: Vanessa.Freeman@ed.gov. For information on the provisions related to incentive compensation, Marty Guthrie. Telephone: (202) 219-7031 or via the Internet at: Marty.Guthrie@ed.gov. For information related to the provisions on satisfactory academic progress, Marty Guthrie or Marianna Deeken. Telephone: (202) 219-7031 or via the Internet at: Marty.Guthrie@ed.gov. 615-2583 or via the Internet at: Marianna.Deeken@ed.gov. For information related to the provisions on ability to benefit, Dan Klock. Telephone: (202) 377-4026 or via the Internet at Dan.Klock@ed.gov. For information related to gainful employment in a recognized occupation, John Kolotos. Telephone: (202) 502-7762 or via the Internet at: John.Kolotos@ed.gov. For information related to the provisions for written agreements between institutions, Carney McCullough. Telephone: (202) 502-7639 or via the Internet at: Carney.McCullough@ed.gov. For information related to the provisions on misrepresentation, Carney McCullough or Vanessa Freeman. Telephone: (202) 502-7639 or via the Internet at: Carney.McCullough@ed.gov. Telephone: (202) 502-7523 or via the Internet at: Vanessa.Freeman@ed.gov. For information related to the provisions on timeliness and method of disbursement, Harold McCullough. Telephone: (202) 377-4030 or via the Internet at: Harold.McCullough@ed.gov. For information related to the provisions related to the definition of credit hour, Fred Sellers. Telephone: (202) 502-7502 or via the Internet at: Fred.Sellers@ed.gov. For information related to provisions on State authorization, Fred Sellers. Telephone: (202) 502-7502 or via the Internet at: Fred.Sellers@ed.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-800-877-8339. Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on request to one of the contact persons listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

TextPDF