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Past News Items are recorded on this page. They are listed in reverse chronological order.

Date Category Title
11-26-2007 Regulations ECSI Regulation Bulletin - Mandatory Government Assignment (full text)
10-26-2007 News COHEAO Alert! Senate Passes LHHS Appropriations Bill (full text)
09-07-2007 News COHEAO Alert regarding the College Cost Reduction Act (full text)
07-13-2007 News New Functionality Added to "Release of Information" (full text)
07-03-2007 News 2007 ECSI Safeguard Procedures for IRS Skiptracing (full text)
06-21-2007 News ECSI Set to Launch Newly Redesigned Web Site (full text)
06-18-2007 News New Borrower Feature: Release of Information (full text)
06-18-2007 News Access to NSLDS - Update #4 (full text)
06-18-2007 News Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (full text)
06-18-2007 News Dear Colleague: Approved Military Deferment Request Form (full text)
05-22-2007 News New Secure Forms Options (full text)
04-27-2007 News Draft FISAP and Instruction Booklet (full text)
03-22-2007 News Changes to Clearinghouse Exits Process on Web (full text)
03-05-2007 News Daylight Savings Time Updates Complete (full text)
02-19-2007 News FY 2005 Draft Cohort Default Rates Distributed February 12, 2007 (full text)
02-19-2007 Legislation To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the Hope Scholarship Credit to be used for elementary and secondary expenses (full text)
02-12-2007 Headlines Paying for College: Tax Benefits and Savings Options (NACUBO)
02-09-2007 News FY 2005 Draft Cohort Default Rates to be Released on February 12, 2007 (full text)
01-31-2007 Legislation Make College Affordable Act of 2007 (full text)
01-31-2007 Legislation To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the qualified tuition deduction (full text)
01-22-2007 Legislation College Opportunity Tax Credit Act of 2007 (full text)
01-17-2007 News Dear Colleague: Tentative 2007-2008 Funding Levels for the Campus-Based Programs (full text)
01-15-2007 Regulations Interim Final Rule - Loan Discharges (full text)
01-12-2007 Headlines Date of Default for Assignments to the Conditional Disability Discharge (CDD) Unit (IFAP)
01-02-2007 Headlines Interim Final Regulations (IFAP)
12-18-2006 Headlines Documenting the Boom in Private Loans Inside Higher Ed
11-22-2006 Regulations Dear Colleague: FISAP Edit Corrections and Perkins Cash on Hand Update Due December 15, 2006 (full text)
11-17-2006 Headlines Cohort Default Rate Release Dates for Draft and Official FY 2005 Cycles IFAP
11-14-2006 News Changes to Web Reports (full text)
11-14-2006 Regulations Final Regulations for the Two New Title IV Grant Programs Created by the HERA (full text)
11-14-2006 Legislation Putting the ‘Lame’ in Lame Duck Session (full text)
09-19-2006 News Department of Education/Internal Revenue Service Skiptracing Service for the Federal Perkins Loan Program Unavailable Until Further Notice (full text)
09-13-2006 News Secure Forms Update (full text)
09-13-2006 News Default Prevention and Management announce the posting of a revised Cohort Default Rate Guide (full text)
09-13-2006 News FY 2004 Official Cohort Default Rates Distributed on 9/11/06 (full text)
09-07-2006 News New Web Feature: Secure Forms (full text)
09-07-2006 Regulations September 29, 2006 Deadline for Submitting FISAP (full text)
09-06-2006 Regulations Dear Colleague: 2006-2007 Supplemental Campus-Based Awards (full text)
08-21-2006 News Second Pell Grant Administrative Cost Allowance Payments for 2005-2006 Award Year (full text)
08-18-2006 News Federal Student Aid Conferences (full text)
08-16-2006 News Technical Reference for FISAP Due by September 29, 2006 (full text)
08-11-2006 News Perkins Technical Update on HERA and Hurricane Discharges (full text)
08-11-2006 News Special FISAP Instructions for Host Institutions that Enrolled Students from a Gulf Hurricane Impacted Institution as Non-Regular Students (full text)
08-10-2006 Regulations Interim Final Regulations Resulting from the HERA (full text)
08-01-2006 News Dear Colleague: Revised Assignment Form and Procedures for Assigning Perkins Loans (full text)
08-01-2006 News Approval of the Total and Permanent Disability Loan Discharge Application (full text)
07-31-2006 News ECSI Introduces Secure Messaging Application (full text)
07-18-2006 Headlines Agencies Propose Rules on Identity Theft Red Flags and Notices of Address Discrepancy Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
07-07-2006 News ECSI Begins Scanning Paperwork (full text)
07-07-2006 News NSLDS changes Implemented Due to the Higher Education Reconciliation Act of 2005 (HERA) (full text)
07-05-2006 News 2006 IRS Skiptracing and Safeguards letter released (full text)
07-05-2006 News Changes to Credit Bureau Reporting for Assignments to the Conditional Disability Discharge Unit (full text)
07-03-2006 News Dear Colleague: Electronic Version of the Federal Perkins Loan Master Promissory Note (full text)
06-26-2006 News NSLDS Newsletter: Real-Time Source Data (full text)
06-22-2006 Regulations Implementation of the Revised Federal Perkins Loan Program Master Promissory Note (full text)
06-22-2006 Legislation H.R. 5318: Cyber-Security Enhancement and Consumer Data Protection Act of 2006 (full text)
06-20-2006 Regulations Implementing Provisions of the HERA for the 2006-2007 Award Year (full text)
06-19-2006 News Dear Colleague: 2005-2006 Campus-Based Reallocation Form and Process (full text)
06-19-2006 News Dear Colleague: Final FISAP (full text)
06-09-2006 Legislation House Appropriations Subcommittee Funds Cancellations, No Funding for FCC (full text)
06-09-2006 Headlines Colleges Clamp Down on credit card tuition payments U.S. News and World Report
05-30-2006 Regulations President Signs Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 into Law (full text)
05-30-2006 Legislation Changes in Congressional Leadership (full text)
05-30-2006 Legislation President Proposed to Eliminate Perkins Loan Program, Provide No Funding for FCC or Cancellations (full text)
05-23-2006 News Dear Colleague: 2004-2005 Federal Perkins Loan Service Cancellation Reimbursement (full text)
05-17-2006 Legislation HR.5407: Deductibility and Incentives to Promote Learning Opportunities and Maximize Assistance (DIPLOMA) Act of 2006 (full text)
04-04-2006 Legislation HR.609: College Access and Opportunity Act of 2005 (full text)
03-27-2006 News DOE: Notice of the 2006-2007 award year deadline dates for the campus-based programs (full text)
03-20-2006 News Dear Colleague: Draft FISAP (full text)
03-20-2006 News Dear Colleague: 2006-2007 Final Funding Authorizations for the Campus-Based Programs (full text)
02-02-2006 Legislation S.2243: College Access and Affordability Act (full text)
01-19-2006 News Dear Colleague: Tentative 2006-2007 Funding Levels for the Campus-Based Programs (full text)
12-14-2005 Headlines Congressional Negotiators Approve New Compromise on Health and Education Spending The Chronicle of Higher Education
11-23-2005 News Postage Increase January 2006 (full text)
11-23-2005 News New Feature in My Account (full text)
10-19-2005 Legislation The Screw Turns in the Senate (full text)
10-18-2005 News Expanded Internet Capacity (full text)
10-06-2005 News New Options to ePay Your Bill (full text)
08-08-2005 News 2005 IRS Skiptracing and Safeguards letter released (full text)
08-05-2005 News New service: Paid-in-Full Letters (full text)
08-05-2005 News ECSI Voted One of Pittsburgh's Fastest Growing Companies (full text)
07-06-2005 Headlines Direct Lending in Distress The Chronicle of Higher Education
07-05-2005 News RSS News Feeds Added to ECSI Website (full text)
06-27-2005 Headlines U.S. House Approves Spending Bill That Would Close Loophole and Cut 2 NIH-Approved Studies The Chronicle of Higher Education
06-21-2005 News House Appropriations Committee Passes FY2006 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Bill (full text)
06-21-2005 News FFEL and Direct Loan Variable Interest Rates effective July 1, 2005 (full text)
06-21-2005 Regulations FFEL and Direct Loan Variable Interest Rates effective July 1, 2005 (full text)
06-21-2005 Legislation House Appropriations Committee Passes FY2006 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Bill. (full text)
06-21-2005 Legislation House Appropriations Subcommittee Funds Loan Cancellations. (full text)
06-10-2005 News Department of Education Dear Partner Letter (full text)
06-10-2005 News Department of Education Dear Partner Letter (full text)
06-10-2005 News Department of Education Dear Partner Letter (full text)
06-09-2005 Headlines Relief from Sarbanes-Oxley on the Way? News.com
06-08-2005 Headlines The Scramble to Protect Personal Data News.com
06-08-2005 Headlines Survey: Congress Falling Down on Data Protection News.com
06-07-2005 Headlines Bank's Encryption Pledge Could Be Contagious Internetnews.com
06-06-2005 Headlines Citigroup Data on 3.9 Million Goes Missing News.com
04-29-2005 Headlines Final Budget Plan Would Increase Top Pell Grant and Save Perkins Loans, but Cut Other Loan Programs The Chronicle of Higher Education
03-29-2005 News DOE Announces Deadline Dates for 2005-2006 for Campus-Based Programs (full text)
03-29-2005 Legislation Proposed Bill to ensure that the Federal student loans are delivered as efficiently as possible, so that there is more grant aid for students. (full text)
03-29-2005 Headlines More Students Took Out Loans in 1990s, but Their Average Debt Burdens Did Not Rise, Report Says The Chronicle of Higher Education
03-29-2005 Headlines Combatants Alter Tactics in Fight Over Student-Loan Consolidation The Chronicle of Higher Education
03-24-2005 Headlines Senate Approves Budget Resolution That Would Raise Pell Grant and Restore Programs Bush Wants to Cut The Chronicle of Higher Education
03-18-2005 Headlines House and Senate Budget Plans Diverge Over How to Use Savings From Loan Program The Chronicle of Higher Education
03-18-2005 Headlines Senate Approves Budget Resolution That Would Raise Pell Grant and Restore Programs Bush Wants to Cut The Chronicle of Higher Education
03-04-2005 Headlines Priming the Pump for Student Aid ... The Chronicle of Higher Education
03-03-2005 Headlines Senators Criticize Proposed Abolition of Education Programs in President's Budget The Chronicle of Higher Education
02-16-2005 Headlines Key Republican Lawmaker Opposes Bush's Proposals to Cut Subsidies to Lenders The Chronicle of Higher Education
02-08-2005 Headlines Bush Seeks Bigger Pell Grants and Elimination of Some Programs for Low-Income Students The Chronicle of Higher Education
02-04-2005 Headlines Republicans in U.S. House Introduce Bill to Renew Higher Education Act That Mirrors Last Year's The Chronicle of Higher Education
01-17-2005 Headlines President Bush Would Pay for Pell Grant Proposals by Making Student-Loan Program More 'Efficient' The Chronicle of Higher Education
11-23-2004 Headlines Tight Federal Budget for 2005 Limits Increases for Student Aid and Academic Research The Chronicle of Higher Education
11-23-2004 Headlines Oracle Advances in Bid to Take Over PeopleSoft as Most Shareholders Show Readiness to Sell The Chronicle of Higher Education
10-15-2004 News Re-presented Check Entries (RCK) (full text)
10-15-2004 Regulations Re-presented Check Entries (RCK) (full text)
10-15-2004 Legislation Re-presented Check Entries (RCK) (full text)
09-10-2004 News New Product Released: eDisclosure Statements (full text)
08-27-2004 Headlines Software Glitches Delay Financial Aid for Thousands of Indiana U. Students The Chronicle of Higher Education
08-23-2004 News 2004 IRS Skiptracing and Safeguards letter released (full text)
07-16-2004 News Someone Impersonating an ED Official Is Offering Students Grants for a Processing Fee (full text)
07-16-2004 Dear Borrower Someone Impersonating an ED Official Is Offering Students Grants for a Processing Fee (full text)
06-08-2004 Headlines Proposal May End Fixed-Rate Student Loans Yahoo! News
06-08-2004 Headlines Two thumbs down as bill fails to do enough for students The Miami Herald
06-03-2004 News Federal Perkins Loan Service Cancellation Reimbursement (full text)
06-03-2004 Legislation Proposed Bill to increase the amount of student loans that may be forgiven for highly qualified teachers in mathematics, science, and special education and for reading specialists. (full text)
06-03-2004 Headlines College Groups Protest Some Proposals in House Bill to Extend the Higher Education Act The Chronicle of Higher Education
06-03-2004 Headlines House Panel Calls for Major Changes in Student-Loan Programs The Chronicle of Higher Education
05-05-2004 Regulations Standards for Electronic Signature from HHS (full text)
04-22-2004 News Department of Education Changes Regulations to Accept Electronic Signatures (full text)
04-22-2004 Regulations Regulation Changes for FERPA (full text)
04-19-2004 News Department of Education Dear Colleague Letter (full text)
04-19-2004 Regulations Regulation Changes for Title IV Programs (full text)
04-19-2004 Legislation Proposed Bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide access and equality in higher education, and for other purposes. (full text)
04-19-2004 Headlines Cash and Kerry The Chronicle of Higher Education
03-11-2004 Regulations Changes in the 2005-2006 FISAP for Federal Perkins Loan and Other Programs (full text)
02-17-2004 News ECSI uses Boldchat for Live Customer Service (full text)
02-10-2004 News New Premium Service for Agencies Released (full text)
02-10-2004 News New Agency Monthly Inventory Procedure (full text)
09-24-2003 Regulations Prepared Statement of the Federal Trade Commission on the Fair Credit Reporting Act (full text)
09-24-2003 Headlines Universities Pushing Online Applications The Los Angeles Times
08-21-2003 News Assignment Form and Procedures for Assigning Perkins Loans Revised (full text)
08-21-2003 Regulations Assignment Form and Procedures for Assigning Perkins Loans Revised (full text)
08-19-2003 News New information is available on the Perkins Master Promissory Note (full text)
07-31-2003 News 2003 IRS Skiptracing and Safeguards letter released (full text)
07-18-2003 News Federal Perkins Master Promissory Note is Available for Review (full text)
07-18-2003 Regulations Final Perkins Master Prom Note Released (full text)
07-17-2003 News Printing Enhancement for SAL-NET (full text)
07-08-2003 News 2004 User Conference (full text)
06-09-2003 Regulations Perkins Loan Service Cancellation Reimbursement (full text)
06-04-2003 Headlines California Colleges Prepare to Disclose Computer Intrusions The Chronicle of Higher Education
05-23-2003 Regulations Forbearance for Military Personnel (full text)
05-22-2003 News Gramm-Leach-Bliley Statment Released (full text)
05-15-2003 News Payment Invoice and Removal File Layouts Released (full text)
05-08-2003 News On-Line Access to Edit and Applied Listings (full text)
04-15-2003 News On-Line Access to Monthly Reports (full text)
04-07-2003 Legislation Proposed Bill to provide the Secretary of Education with specific waiver authority to respond to a war or other military operation or national emergency. (full text)
04-07-2003 Headlines House OKs Military Student Loan Deferment Yahoo! News
03-17-2003 News 2003-2004 Student Financial Aid Handbook (full text)
03-17-2003 News On-Line Access to Scanner Images (full text)
03-17-2003 Regulations Changes in the 2004-2005 FISAP for Federal Perkins Loan and Other Programs (full text)
03-17-2003 Headlines Changes in the 2004-2005 FISAP U.S. Department of Education
01-28-2003 Legislation Proposed Bill to Extend Loan Forgiveness to Head Start Teachers (full text)
01-28-2003 Legislation Proposed Bill to Make Higher Education More Affordable by Providing a Tax Deduction for Higher Education Expenses (full text)
01-15-2003 News The DRA Program is Currently Unavailable (full text)
01-14-2003 News Perkins Master Prom Note is Available for Public Comment (full text)
01-13-2003 News eProm Product is a Success at UNLV (full text)
01-10-2003 News 2003 User Conference (full text)
12-27-2002 Regulations Information Reporting for Qualified Tuition and Related Expenses (full text)
12-19-2002 News SAL Training Section of Web Site (full text)
12-16-2002 Regulations New Total and Permanent Disability Discharge Application Approved (full text)
12-16-2002 Headlines Bankers Urge Congress to Make Student-Loan Consolidation Less Attractive The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 12, 2002
12-09-2002 News ECSI's New Skip Tracing System (full text)
11-24-2002 News eProm Product Released (full text)
11-13-2002 Regulations 2002-2003 Low-Income Schools (full text)
11-08-2002 News Changes to the "On-Line Services" Section of Client Page (full text)
11-08-2002 Regulations Supplemental Campus-Based Award Process (full text)
11-08-2002 Regulations Cohort Default Rate (full text)
11-08-2002 Regulations Teacher Cancellation Low Income Directory (full text)
11-08-2002 Regulations Deadlines for Submitting Corrections for FISAP (full text)
11-08-2002 Regulations Amendments to Federal Perkins Loan Program Regulations (full text)
10-03-2002 News Most recent SAS-70 audit in on web site (full text)
09-18-2002 Headlines Accountability or Meddling? The Chronicle of Higher Education
08-28-2002 Headlines Education Department Chooses Lending-Company Official to Lead Student-Aid Office The Chronicle of Higher Education
08-26-2002 Headlines Procrastination in College Students Is a Marker for Unhealthy Behaviors, Study Indicates The Chronicle of Higher Education
08-14-2002 Regulations Two Notice of Proposed Rule Making have been published in the Federal Register: Team I Proposals, Team II Proposals
08-14-2002 Regulations Notice of the 2002-2003 Award Year Deadline Dates for Campus-based Institutions (full text)
08-09-2002 Legislation Information Collecting for Proposed Regulation Changes to Perkins Loan Program (full text)
08-02-2002 News Nurses Needed, Stat. (full text)
07-25-2002 Legislation Bill Covering Deficit in Pell Grant Program's Budget Clears Congress (full text)
07-24-2002 Headlines Tuition-Discounting Rates Remain Level, Study Finds, Despite Increases at Some Colleges The Chronicle of Higher Education
07-12-2002 News 2002 IRS Skiptracing and Safeguards letter released (full text)
07-11-2002 Headlines Notice of the 2002-2003 Award Year Deadline Dates for Campus-Based Institutions U.S. Department of Education
06-27-2002 News U.S. Supreme Court releases ruling on FERPA (full text)
06-25-2002 News U.S. Secret Service Issues Important Security Alert to all colleges and universities (full text)
06-25-2002 Regulations Loan Discharge for School Closure Application Approved (full text)
06-24-2002 Regulations Total and Permanent Disability Discharge Application Approved (full text)
06-21-2002 Headlines Approval of the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program, Federal Perkins Loan (Perkins) Program, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program Total and Permanent Disability Discharge Application U.S. Department of Education
06-21-2002 Headlines New Total and Permanent Disability Discharge Procedures for Title IV Loans - Effective July 1, 2002 U.S. Department of Education
06-10-2002 Legislation Senate Approves Bill That Would Cover Deficit in Pell Grant Program (full text)
06-10-2002 Headlines Senate Approves Bill That Would Cover Deficit in Pell Grant Program The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 10, 2002
06-06-2002 News ECSI Accepts Credit Card Payments (full text)
06-04-2002 Headlines Nontraditional Students Dominate Undergraduate Enrollments, U.S. Study Finds The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 4, 2002
05-31-2002 Regulations 2000-2001 Federal Perkins Loan Service Cancellation Reimbursement and Payment Letter (full text)
05-31-2002 Legislation Federal Student Loan Interest Rate Drops to New Low (full text)
05-31-2002 Headlines College Prices Outpace Growth in Family Income and Inflation The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education , May 02, 2002
05-31-2002 Headlines Woods Resigns as Chief Operating Officer of Federal Student Aid U.S. Department of Education, May 16, 2002
05-31-2002 Headlines Federal Student Loan Interest Rate Drops to New Low U.S. Department of Education, May 30, 2002
05-31-2002 Headlines This letter pertains to the 2000-2001 Federal Perkins Loan Service Cancellation Reimbursement and Payment Letter IFAP, May, 2002
05-10-2002 Headlines Student loan default aversion techniques have so far helped shield guarantors from loan defaults. But these techniques may not be enough to protect against some nasty weather ahead. In The Greentree Gazette, May 10, 2002
05-09-2002 Regulations COHEAO Correction on Tax Law Changes (full text)
05-08-2002 Headlines Panic, Depression, and Settling for Second-Choice Jobs The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 08, 2002
05-08-2002 Headlines Under Fire, White House Drops Loan-Consolidation Plan The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 08, 2002
05-08-2002 Headlines House Proposal Would Add $1-Billion to Pell Grant Program The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 08, 2002
05-07-2002 Legislation Correction in Torch (May 1st, Newsletter)Information Reporting for Payments of Interest on Qualified Education Loans; Magnetic Media Filing Requirements for Information Returns (full text)
05-07-2002 Headlines Correction in Torch (May 1st, Newsletter) Information Reporting for Payments of Interest on Qualified Education Loans; Magnetic Media Filing Requirements for Information Returns Federal Register, May 07, 2002
05-06-2002 Headlines Retention Data Understate How Many Students Complete College, Report Says The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 06, 2002
05-02-2002 Regulations NAFSA has released a copy of CB-0205 which contains the revised Form 553 (full text)
05-03-2002 Dear Borrower Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program (NELRP) (full text)
05-02-2002 News HHS: Campus Based Policy Memorandum 2002-1 (full text)
05-01-2002 News IRS Proposal Would Ease Reporting Requirements for Colleges on Tax Credits (full text)
05-01-2002 Regulations IRS Proposal Would Ease Reporting Requirements for Colleges on Tax Credits (full text)
05-01-2002 Legislation IRS Proposal Would Ease Reporting Requirements for Colleges on Tax Credits (full text)
05-01-2002 Headlines IRS Proposal Would Ease Reporting Requirements for Colleges on Tax Credits The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 1, 2002
04-29-2002 Regulations Revised Policies and Procedures for Assigning Perkins Loans (full text)
04-29-2002 Regulations Close-out of the 2000-2001 Awards for Perkins, FWS and FSEOG (full text)
04-29-2002 Regulations Federal Perkins Loan Program Status of Default As of June 30, 2001 (full text)
04-29-2002 Headlines Federal Perkins Loan Program Status of Default As of June 30, 2001 (the Orange Book) IFAP, April 25, 2002
04-25-2002 News White House Official Asks Colleges to Help Create National Computer-Security Strategy (full text)
04-25-2002 Headlines Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Whether Students Can Sue Colleges Under Privacy Law The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 25, 2002
04-25-2002 Headlines White House Official Asks Colleges to Help Create National Computer-Security Strategy The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 19, 2002
04-02-2002 Headlines 'CyberShuttle' Offers Wireless Internet Access to UC-San Diego Commuters The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 2, 2002
03-26-2002 Legislation NIH Loan-Repayment Program for Clinical Researchers Would Double in 2003 (full text)
03-11-2002 News 2001-2002 Low-Income Schools released. (full text)
03-09-2002 Headlines Colleges Hope to Save on Electric Bills by Letting Computer Monitors Sleep The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 5, 2002
03-08-2002 News Law Eases 1098-T Reporting Requirements. (full text)
03-08-2002 News The list of Negotiators on the 2002 Negotiated Rulemaking Team has been released. (full text in PDF)
02-28-2002 Legislation The Bush Administration's FY 2003 Budget Request for NSF's Information Technology Initiatives (full text)
02-28-2002 Headlines IN THIS EDITION - FCC Proposes New Rules for Broadband - FCC Requests Comments on Broadband - eRate and Networking Opportunities EDUCAUSE, February 25, 2002
02-28-2002 Headlines State Street's Schoolhouse Capital Survey Indicates Americans Need More Education on College Savings Business Wire, February 26, 2002
02-28-2002 Headlines Brown U. Approves 'Need-Blind' Admissions, New Faculty Positions, and Insurance for Graduate Students The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 25, 2002
02-12-2002 News Business-Officers Group Develops Methodology to Help Colleges Explain Their Costs. (full text)
02-06-2002 News ECSI NewsCenter Released. (full text)
02-05-2002 News President's Budget Proposal for 2003 Seeks No Increases in Student-Aid Programs. (full text)
02-05-2002 Legislation President's Budget Proposal for 2003 Seeks No Increases in Student-Aid Programs (full text)
02-04-2002 News Bush Plans to Ask Congress to Pay for Pell Grant Increase by Cutting Pet Projects. (full text)
02-04-2002 News Business-Officers Group Lays Off 8 as Associations See Declines in Conference Attendance. (full text)
02-04-2002 Legislation Bush Plans to Ask Congress to Pay for Pell Grant Increase by Cutting Pet Projects (full text)
01-18-2002 Regulations Notice of the closing date for institutions to file an Application for Approval to Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs (full text)
01-17-2002 Headlines Notice of the closing date for institutions to file an Application for Approval to Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs (ED Form E40-34P, OMB #1845-0012) to participate in the Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant programs (known collectively as the campus-based programs) for the 2002-2003 award year. Department of Education, January 16, 2002
01-15-2002 Headlines
  • Student Loan Company Consolidation Benefits Students, Schools PR Newswire, January 14, 2002
  • Very Big Pipes The New York Times Company, January 13, 2002
  • 01-14-2002 Headlines College Lobbyists Protest Move to Keep Them Off Panels Revising Student-Aid Regulations The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 14, 2002
    01-07-2002 Legislation Congress Approves Increases of $250 in Top Pell Grant and $3-Billion for the NIH (full text)
    01-07-2002 Headlines Congress Approves Increases of $250 in Top Pell Grant and $3-Billion for the NIH The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 7, 2002
    01-03-2002 Regulations Fed Up Agenda for April 22-24 Released (full text)
    01-03-2002 Regulations DRAFT Fed Up Regulation Chart - December 2001 (full text)
    01-03-2002 Legislation DRAFT Fed Up Regulation Chart - December 2001 (full text)
    01-03-2002 Headlines DRAFT Fed Up Regulation Chart - December 2001 Committee on Education and the Workforce U.S. House of Representatives, December, 2001
    12-28-2001 Headlines Bill to Avert Crisis in Student-Loan Program Suffers Setback in House The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 21, 2001
    12-20-2001 Legislation Lawmakers Who Crafted Pell Grant Bill Took Away Secretary's Power to Reduce Award Size (full text)
    12-20-2001 Legislation Senate and House Agree to Raise Maximum Pell Grant, Increase Spending on NIH (full text)
    12-20-2001 Headlines
  • Lawmakers Who Crafted Pell Grant Bill Took Away Secretary's Power to Reduce Award Size The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 20, 2001
  • Senate and House Agree to Raise Maximum Pell Grant, Increase Spending on NIH The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 19, 2001
  • 12-17-2001 News Electronic Billing Notices. (full text)
    12-13-2001 Headlines Indiana U. to Drop Out of Federal Direct-Lending Program The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 12, 2001
    12-11-2001 Headlines NSLDS System Unavailability During December 2001 IFAP, December 6, 2001
    12-04-2001 Headlines The American Council on Education's (ACE) Center for Policy Analysis released an analysis of student loan debt that indicates significant growth in student loans during the 1990s. The issue brief indicates, however, that students' monthly payments continue to be affordable for most. The survey, ACE Issue Brief: Student Borrowing in the 1990s, is based on new data from the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics The American Council on Education's (ACE), November 28, 2001
    11-20-2001 Headlines Too Close For Comfort? The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 19, 2001
    11-16-2001 News This letter provides implementation information about the enclosed new Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan (NDSL) promissory notes. (full text)
    11-16-2001 Regulations This letter provides implementation information about the enclosed new Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan (NDSL) promissory notes. (full text)
    11-15-2001 Headlines New National Data Shed Light on Student Aid and Affordability at Private Colleges and Universities The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, November 13, 2001
    11-01-2001 Headlines How Big a 'Pipe'? Colleges Struggle to Provide Network Bandwidth The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 1, 2001
    10-31-2001 Legislation H.R.3175: Late Fee Emergency Relief Act of 2001 (full text)
    10-30-2001 Headlines
  • Extension of 2002-2003 Renewal PIN Request process IFAP, October 26, 2001
  • H.R.3175 Late Fee Emergency Relief Act of 2001 Thomas, October 29, 2001
  • 10-29-2001 Headlines How Big a 'Pipe'? Colleges Struggle to Provide Network Bandwidth The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 29, 2001
    10-25-2001 Legislation H.R.3163: To provide student loan forgiveness to the surviving spouses of the victims of the September 11, 2001, tragedies. (full text)
    10-25-2001 Headlines
  • College costs climb at above-average rate USA TODAY, October 25, 2001
  • H.R.3163: To provide student loan forgiveness to the surviving spouses of the victims of the September 11, 2001, tragedies. Thomas, October 23, 2001
  • 10-24-2001 News 2001-2002 Student Financial Aid Handbook Released (full text)
    10-24-2001 Regulations Request for Reinstatement of Form 553 (full text)
    10-23-2001 Regulations ED Launches Redesigned Web Site (full text)
    10-23-2001 Legislation ED Launches Redesigned Web Site (full text)
    10-22-2001 Headlines ED Launches Redesigned Web Site Department of Education , October 16, 2001
    10-18-2001 Headlines Bush to Nominate Former Congressional Aide to Be Top Policy Maker on Higher Education The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 17, 2001
    10-17-2001 Headlines McKeon Introduces "HEROES" College Student Loan Relief Bill Committee on Education and the Workforce, October 11, 2001
    10-09-2001 Headlines
  • U.S. Education Department Acts to Assist Students, Institutions Impacted By Sept. 11 Tragedy Higher Education and National Affairs American Council on Education, October 8, 2001
  • Record Numbers of Students Awarded Federal Aid for College, Job Training United State Department of Education, October 5, 2001
  • A New Approach to PeopleSoft Installations Sets Limits on Time and Costs The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 9, 2001
  • Budget Agreement Increases Funding For NIH, Student Aid Programs Higher Education and National Affairs American Council on Education, October 8, 2001
  • 09-26-2001 Headlines
  • Guidance for Title IV Recipients, Schools and Partners Related to the Terrorist attacks IFAP, September 24, 2001
  • Recent Terrorist Attacks -- Persons Affected by Military Mobilization IFAP, September, 2001
  • 09-24-2001 Regulations Guidance Regarding Borrowers Called for Military Duty Due to Terrorist Attacks (full text)
    09-24-2001 Headlines
  • Hogging bandwidth from the Chronicle of Higher Education The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 24, 2001
  • Colleges Plan Scholarships for Dependents of Terror Victims The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 24, 2001
  • 09-21-2001 Headlines
  • Education Dept. Eases Student-Privacy Rules for FBI's Terrorism Investigation The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 21, 2001
  • U.S. Education Department Grants Loan Relief to Terrorist Attack Victims U.S. Department of Education , September 19, 2001
  • 09-20-2001 Headlines
  • Default Rate on Student Loans Drops Again, but Worsening Economy Could End Trend The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 20, 2001
  • U.S. Calls for Reprieves to Student-Loan Borrowers Affected The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 20, 2001
  • 09-19-2001 News Nimda Virus Infection Warning (full text)
    09-19-2001 Headlines Recent Terrorist Attacks - Relief for Borrowers in the Title IV Loan Programs IFAP, September, 2001
    09-18-2001 Regulations Relief for Borrowers Affected by Terrorist Attacks (full text)
    09-18-2001 Regulations FISAP Announcements (full text)
    09-18-2001 Headlines FISAP Submissions Are Due By October 1, 2001 IFAP, September 14, 2001
    09-17-2001 Regulations New Form 553 (full text)
    09-17-2001 Headlines Federal Perkins/NDSL Loan Assignment Form (JS) OCF & CIO Chief Financial & Chief Information Officer, September 17, 2001
    09-11-2001 Regulations FISAP on the Web's Self-Service (full text)
    09-11-2001 Headlines
  • FISAP on the Web's Self-Service and Help features IFAP, August 29, 2001
  • Education Department Cuts New Distance-Education Grants, Paying Off Old Ones Instead The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 11, 2001
  • 09-06-2001 Regulations IRS Skiptracing for Perkins Loan Program (full text)
    09-05-2001 Headlines Federal Perkins Loan Program IRS Skiptracing Service IFAP, August, 2001
    08-30-2001 Headlines
  • FISAP on the Web's Self-Service and Help features IFAP, August 29, 2001
  • Canadian Judge Helps a Student Sue Her Father for Support The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 29, 2001
  • 08-28-2001 Headlines
  • Home Equity Loans May Help Consumers Pay For College Or Student Debt Internet Wire, August 27, 2001
  • Flavors of federal aid U.S.News & World Report Inc, August, 2001
  • 08-27-2001 Regulations Accessing FISAP on the Web (full text)
    08-23-2001 Headlines
  • Accessing the FISAP on the Web IFAP, August 22, 2001
  • GetSmart Adds Wiredscholar Service Making Preparing for College Simpler PR Newswire, August 22, 2001
  • 08-16-2001 Headlines
  • Second Administrative Cost Allowance Payment for 2000-2001 IFAP, August 15, 2001
  • Universities Offer Cutting Edge Technology to Recruit Top Students And Enhance Their Learning Experience PR Newswire, August 16, 2001
  • 08-14-2001 Headlines
  • Using FISAP reports in EDExpress Packaging IFAP, August 09, 2001
  • GAPS implemented an edit which prevents a negative available balance IFAP, August 09, 2001
  • Availability of FISAP for Windows 2002-2003, Version 4.1 IFAP, August 10, 2001
  • 08-08-2001 Headlines Top Sponsors of Pork in the Education Department The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 10, 2001
    08-02-2001 Headlines
  • House Education & the Workforce Committee Approves Bill to Expand Internet Learning Opportunities in Higher Education Committee on Education and the Workforce, August 1, 2001
  • Mailing to Business Officers on Balances in GAPS IFAP, July 31, 2001
  • 08-01-2001 Headlines
  • Student Aid Rose Sharply Over the Past Four Years, Study Finds The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 31, 2001
  • Colleges Could Be Liable for Hackers' Attacks, Insurance Expert Warns The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 31, 2001
  • Network Administrators Guard Against New 'Code Red' Attacks The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 31, 2001
  • 07-30-2001 News Fiscal Operations Report for 2000-2001 and Application to Participate for 2002-2003 (FISAP) (full text)
    07-30-2001 Regulations Fiscal Operations Report for 2000-2001 and Application to Participate for 2002-2003 (FISAP) (full text)
    07-26-2001 Headlines
  • Education Dept. Report on Crucial Aid Rule Avoids Recommendations The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 26, 2001
  • Wells Fargo Offers E-Signature; Electronic Signature Simplifies Application Process PR Newswire, July 23, 2001
  • E-LOAN Expands Into Education Loans PR Newswire, July 24, 2001
  • 07-24-2001 Headlines
  • Government's aid office plans to send PIN numbers to students electronically The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 24, 2001
  • Lawmaker is deluged with ideas for simplifying financial-aid rules The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 24, 2001
  • 07-19-2001 Headlines
  • Education Dept. Credit Cards Seized in Anti-Fraud Effort The Washington Post Company, July 18, 2001
  • Government report on student credit-card debt spurs calls for tighter rules The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 19, 2001
  • College tuition swells Economic slide hits state universities USA TODAY, July 19, 2001
  • 07-18-2001 Regulations Death and Disability Discharge Changes Take Effect. (full text)
    07-17-2001 Legislation H.R.2476: Higher Education Assistance Improvement Act (full text)
    07-17-2001 Legislation H.R.2316: To make permanent the tax benefits enacted by the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001. (full text)
    07-17-2001 Legislation H.R.2435: Cyber Security Information Act (full text)
    07-17-2001 Legislation H.R.2135: Consumer Privacy Protection Act (full text)
    07-17-2001 Headlines
  • Approval of Internet-Based Bill May Bode Well for Distance Learning Programs "TEACH" Act Clears Another Hurdle EDUCAUSE, July 16, 2001
  • Fueled by eLearning, IT Expenditures at U.S. Colleges and Universities Will Exceed $5 Billion in 2005, IDC Says PR Newswire, July 16, 2001
  • Student Advantage is the Everyday Resource for Students Trying to Manage College Expenses PR Newswire, July 17, 2001
  • Democrats Focus on Internet Privacy The Washington Post Company, July 12, 2001
  • Electronic Textbooks: Changing The Way Professors Teach and Students Learn PR Newswire, July 17, 2001
  • 07-13-2001 News IRS Skiptracing and Safeguard Procedures(full text)
    07-11-2001 Headlines
  • ED's E-Sign Goes Live, Enabling Paperless Student Loan Process The U.S. Department of Education, July 6, 2001
  • Bush asks Congress for education, patients bills USA TODAY, July 9, 2001
  • Remarks by the President on Education Reform White House Education, July 6, 2001
  • VCampus' E-Learning Platform Meets Disability Guidelines Through Federal Section 508 and W3C Web Accessibility Compliance Business Wire, July 9, 2001
  • 24/7 University, Inc. Selected for the Venture Watch Television Series; Will Air This Week on Time Warner Cable's News 8 Austin PR Newswire, July 9, 2001
  • 07-09-2001 News IRS Skiptracing and Safeguard Procedures(full text)
    07-05-2001 Headlines
  • Pursuing an American Dream While Following the Koran The New York Times Company, July 5, 2001
  • Digital Partners Launches Vsyndicate, Enabling College Newspapers to Seamlessly Share Stories Business Wire, June 3, 2001
  • 07-03-2001 Headlines Widener University Partnered With the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) and National City Bank First With E-Signature Student Loan Application PR Newswire, June 29, 2001
    06-28-2001 Legislation S.1112: A bill to provide Federal Perkins Loan cancellation for public defenders.(full text)
    06-28-2001 Headlines
  • More Students to Gain Financial Aid for Online Learning Business Wire, June 27, 2001
  • House Bill Aims to Loosen Financial Aid Regulations for E-Learning EDUCAUSE, June 25, 2001
  • GOP Education Leaders Celebrate Lower Student Loan Interest Rate Committee on Education and the Workforce, June 27, 2001
  • 06-26-2001 Headlines
  • ACE, Associations Present Regulatory Reform Ideas To House Lawmakers Higher Education and National Affairs American Council on Education, June 25, 2001
  • Bush picks foe of affirmative action for top education civil-rights post The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 26, 2001
  • Education Department Picks 10 More Projects for Pilot Program on Student Aid The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 26, 2001
  • Tax Cut and Economic Slowdown Dim Prospects for Student Aid The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 25, 2001
  • 06-22-2001 Legislation H.R.2219: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the Hope Scholarship Credit to cover fees, books, supplies, and equipment and to exempt Federal Pell Grants and Federal supplemental (full text)
    06-22-2001 Legislation S.1059: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that certain postsecondary educational benefits provided by an employer to children of employees shall be excludable from gross (full text)
    06-22-2001 Headlines
  • ITT Educational Services, Inc. Executive Testifies Before Congressional Subcommittee on H.R. 1992, the Internet Equity and Education Act of 2001 PR Newswire, June 20, 2001
  • Internet Privacy Rules Not Followed The Associated Press, June 15, 2001
  • The Lure of Easy Credit Leaves More Students Struggling With Debt The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 15, 2001
  • SUNY Board of Trustees Approves Sweeping Education Curriculum Reform Initiative, to Begin Implementation in Fall 2001 Business Wire, June 20, 2001
  • COLLEGE-SAVINGS PLANS BOOM The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 21, 2001
  • 06-19-2001 Legislation H.R.2200: Health and Higher Education Facilities Improvement Act of 2001 (full text)
    06-19-2001 Legislation S.1038: Health and Higher Education Facilities Improvement Act of 2001 (full text)
    06-19-2001 Headlines
  • Education Bill Ready To Face Final Hurdles Editorial Projects in Education Inc. , June 20, 2001
  • Nursing Shortage Creates Unprecedented Demand For Healthcare Temps Says Medical Staffing Network Business Wire, June 19, 2001
  • Updating the Federal School Code File IFAP, June 18, 2001
  • Colleges Offer Graduates Lifetime E-Mail Addresses, and Plan to Stay In Touch The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 19, 2001
  • Federal student loan interest rates drop Cable News Network, June 5, 2001
  • 06-14-2001 News 2002 User Conference.(full text)
    06-14-2001 News Electronic Bill Presentment Enhancements.(full text)
    06-14-2001 Headlines
  • The Education Resources Institute (TERI) Reports Continued Strong Performance in Loan Default Recovery PR Newswire, June 13, 2001
  • Privacy Laws Spark Paper-Shredding The Associated Press. , June 13, 2001
  • Study by State Street's Schoolhouse Capital Indicates Americans Need Education when it Comes to Saving for College Business Wire, June 14, 2001
  • 06-13-2001 News Agency Website Changes.(full text)
    06-12-2001 News Tax Law Changes. (full text)
    06-12-2001 Headlines
  • Regulatory Reform Initiative Web Site Unveiled Higher Education and National Affairs American Council on Education, June 11, 2001
  • The Lure of Easy Credit Leaves More Students Struggling With Debt The Chronicle, June 12, 2001
  • Second Installment of SFA to the Internet Migration Communication IFAP, June 08, 2001
  • US College Students Spend $50 Billion Annually According to Latest Nationwide Online Study PR Newswire, June 12, 2001
  • SFA to the Internet Project IFAP, June 08, 2001
  • Tax-Cut Legislation Includes Benefits for Higher Education Higher Education and National Affairs American Council on Education, June 11, 2001
  • Chat Event Offers College Planning Assistance to Nontraditional Students PR Newswire, June 08, 2001
  • VA Calls for Increase in Veteran Education Benefits PR Newswire, June 07, 2001
  • 06-07-2001 Headlines
  • Bush Signs Biggest Tax Cut in Two Decades Yahoo! Inc., June 7, 2001
  • E-Signatures: Unsigned, Unsealed, Undelivered Yahoo! Inc., and Triad Commerce Group, LLC., June 4, 2001
  • 11 Charged with Defrauding U.S. Education Agency Yahoo! Inc., May 24, 2001
  • 06-05-2001 Headlines
  • Education Breaks Folded Into Tax Bill's Fine Print Editorial Projects in Education, June 6, 2001
  • Tax Bill Gives Benefits for Education The Washington Post Company, May 31, 2001
  • To promote youth financial education Thomas, May 1, 2001
  • SFA Community Newsletter 5/31/01 Student Financial Assistance, U.S. Department of Education, June 1, 2001
  • House, Senate Continue Tax-Cut Negotiations Higher Education and National Affairs American Council on Education, May 28, 2001
  • New Report gives out pluses and minuses to American Education U.S. Department of Education, May 31, 2001
  • University computers a prime targets for hackers Associated Press, June 1, 2001
  • 05-29-2001 Headlines
  • Jeffords Bashes Bush Education Plan The Associated Press, May 25, 2001
  • Hansen Sworn In As Deputy U.S. Secretary of Education National Association of College and University Business Officers, May 29, 2001
  • Schools to Leave Direct Lending for Sallie Mae; Company Establishes New and Expanded Relationships With Colleges and Universities PR Newswire, May 29, 2001
  • College Is Possible Campaign Enters New Phase Higher Education and National Affairs American Council on Education, May 28, 2001
  • Three Leading Higher Education Technology Providers Announce the Integrated Connected Learning Solution PR Newswire, May 29, 2001
  • 05-24-2001 Legislation H.R.1992: Internet Equity and Education Act of 2001 (full text)
    05-24-2001 Legislation H.R.1924: To provide for the establishment of a commission to review and make recommendations to the Congress and the States on alternative and nontraditional routes to teacher certification(full text)
    05-24-2001 Headlines
  • Bush Plan to Link Performance to U.S. Aid Passes Overwhelmingly The Washington Post Company, May 24, 2001
  • Senate's expected Democratic tilt could benefit colleges, lobbyists say The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 24, 2001
  • Senate passes $1.35-trillion tax-cut bill containing provisions important to colleges The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 24, 2001
  • Affordable Education Act of 2001 TaxGaga Inc, May, 2001
  • 05-22-2001 Legislation H.R.1921: To eliminate the requirement for students to register with the selective service system in order to receive Federal student financial assistance(full text)
    05-22-2001 Legislation H.R.1836: To provide responsible tax relief for all income taxpayers.(full text)
    05-22-2001 Headlines
  • FED.UP with Federal Student Aid Regulations? NACUBO, May, 2001
  • Actor/Director Peter Horton to Testify before Funding Panel on Behalf of Committee for Education Funding and The Creative Coalition Committee for Education Funding, May 22, 2001
  • Libraries Offer Online Reference Services to One Another The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 22, 2001
  • Close-out of the 1999-2000 awards for the Federal Work-Study (FWS), Federal Perkins Loan, and/or Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Programs. IFAP, May, 2001
  • 05-18-2001 Regulations Department of Education's Electronic Signature Guidance. (full text)
    05-17-2001 Legislation H.R.1622: To reduce the costs of Federal student loans to students and their families, and for other purposes.(full text)
    05-17-2001 Headlines Beta Testers Needed for New FISAP softwareIFAP, May 17, 2001
    05-15-2001 News Department of Education's Electronic Signature Guidance. (full text)
    05-15-2001 News Perkins Promissory Note Comment Period Extended. (full text)
    05-15-2001 Legislation H.R.1826: Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification and Licensure Act of 2001 (full text)
    05-15-2001 Legislation H.R.1825: Consumer Debit Card Protection Act (full text)
    05-15-2001 Headlines
  • Secretary Publishes Federal Regulations Semiannual AgendaNational Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, May 15, 2001
  • DLB-01-09: SFA Issues Electronic Master Promissory Note for Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized LoansNational Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, May 15, 2001
  • Adobe Targets Higher Education With Launch of eBook UPR Newswire, May 14, 2001
  • Notice; Federal Perkins Loan and National Direct Student Loan Prom NotesIFAP. , May 09, 2001
  • FY 2002 Budget Resolution Conference: H.Con.Res. 83The United State Senate, May 09, 2001
  • Calif. university system first to consider broad alcohol policy Associated Press, May 14, 2001
  • 05-10-2001 Legislation H.R.1777: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make higher education more affordable by providing a tax deduction for higher education expenses,and for other purposes.(full text)
    05-10-2001 Headlines
  • U.S. Army Leverages PeopleSoft's Student Administration Application for Online University Initiative with PricewaterhouseCoopersBusiness Wire, April 9, 2001
  • Privacy Commission Bill Clears SubcommitteeNewsBytes, May 9, 2001
  • A New Report Details Options for Paying Colleges' Technology ExpensesThe Chronicle of Higher Education, May 10, 2001
  • SFA Community Newsletter 04/30/01IFAP. , May 10, 2001
  • 05-08-2001 Legislation H.R.1743: To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend loan forgiveness for certain loans to Head Start teachers.(full text)
    05-08-2001 Headlines
  • SFA Schools Product Preview April 2001U.S. Department of Education Student Financial Assistance, April, 2001
  • Comments are due by May 7 on the new, revised, comprehensive Cohort Default Rate Guide, American Student Assistance, May 7, 2001
  • 05-07-2001 News New DRAP letter (full text)
    05-07-2001 Dear Borrower New DRAP Letter (full text)
    05-03-2001 News Electronic Bill Presentment. (full text)
    05-03-2001 News LiveHelper is Back! (full text)
    05-03-2001 Headlines
  • State Directors Survey Requested for Perkins III ProgramNational Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators , May 3, 2001
  • Ohio Supercomputer Center Licenses LabBook's XML-Life Sciences Solution for the State of OhioPR Newswire, May 3, 2001
  • Bush Education Budget Offers College Students Less Than Meets the EyeAmerican Council on Education, May 3, 2001
  • Student Aid Alliance Works to Educate Congress, Lobbies For FundingAmerican Council on Education, May 3, 2001
  • Distance Education Demonstration Program Information CollectionNational Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators , May 3, 2001
  • Merrill Lynch Offers Increased Contribution Limit On NextGen College Investing PlanBusiness Wire, May 3, 2001
  • College Graduates Find Celtic's Temporary Health Insurance OnlineBusiness Wire, May 3, 2001
  • U. of South Dakota Will Give Freshmen Wireless Handheld Computers This FallThe Chronicle of Higher Education, May 3, 2001
  • 05-02-2001 Headlines
  • Are you confused about how you can help your students with deferment backdating?American Student Assistance, May 2, 2001
  • Fund higher education or risk losing studentsThe Seattle Times Company, May 2, 2001
  • Commerce Dept. Creates Privacy Job The Associated Press, May 1, 2001
  • The University of South Dakota Becomes First in U.S. to Require Palm Handhelds for First-Year StudentsPR Newswire, May 2, 2001
  • A bill to promote youth financial educationThomas, May 2, 2001
  • Education gets attention in House, Senate Associated Press, May 2, 2001
  • Education Students Use Videoconferencing to Visit an Urban ClassroomThe Chronicle of Higher Education, May 2, 2001
  • Front Porch Digital, Rutgers University, and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Announce Technical Alliance to Develop Online MicroscopePR Newswire, May 2, 2001
  • 05-01-2001 Legislation H.R.1330: Helping Children Succeed by Fully Funding the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)(full text)
    05-01-2001 Legislation H.R.1622: Affordable Student Loans Act of 2001 (full text)
    05-01-2001 Headlines
  • Testimony Delivered before Congress by U.S. Department of Education Officials On the President's Fiscal Year 2002 Budget for EducationDepartment of Education , April 26, 2001
  • Need to Repay a Student Loan? Let's Chat With Texas GuaranteedPR Newswire, May 01, 2001
  • Announcing FAA Access on the WebIFAP, April 30, 2001
  • 04-27-2001 Headlines
  • National Summit Focuses on Student Loan Default Prevention; Six Councils Meet in Dallas to Share Ideas, SolutionsPR Newswire, April 25, 2001
  • Legislative Proposal to Increase RN Graduates Wins Approval of Key State Senate CommitteeBusiness Wire, April 25, 2001
  • SFA Schools Product Preview April 2001Student Financial Assistance Handbook, April 27, 2001
  • Posting for 2001-2002 SFA Handbook U.S. Department of Education, April 26, 2001
  • 04-26-2001 Headlines
  • U.S. Attorney General to Create Privacy Post Reuters, April 20, 2001
  • Federal Perkins Loan Program Status of Default As of June 30, 2000 (the Orange Book)U.S. Department of Education, April 3, 2001
  • Notification of Campus-Based AwardsU.S. Department of Education, April 1, 2001
  • Volume 5 - Federal Perkins Loan ProgramU.S. Department of Education, April, 2001
  • National Direct Student Loan (NDSL) Promissory NoteU.S. Department of Education, April, 2001
  • Killing privacy with legislation?ZD Inc., April 23, 2001
  • Bush Lets Medical Privacy Rules Take Effect, With Caveats The Los Angeles Times , April 13, 2001
  • 04-20-2001 Headlines
  • US to Tackle Mismanagement, Fraud in Education Dept Reuters, April 20, 2001
  • Education Chief Wants to Cut Waste Associated Press, April 20, 2001
  • Washington Gears Up to Shield Personal Information Yahoo! Inc., and Reuters Limited, April 17, 2001
  • SchoolWorld Internet Education Foundation to Provide Internet Assistance To Teachers Through Pilot Project in Major U.S. Cities PR Newswire, April 19, 2001
  • IFAP - Electronic Announcements is pleased to announce the availability of the PIN Application process. U.S. Department of Education , April 20, 2001
  • 04-17-2001 Headlines
  • Bankrtcy Bills Expand Protection of Education Loan National Council of Higher Education Loan Programs, April 06, 2001
  • For Public Colleges, a Decade of Generous State Budgets Is Over The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 20, 2001
  • Colleges Brace for the Economic Downturn The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 20, 2001
  • 04-13-2001 Headlines
  • Statement by HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompsonregarding The Patient Privacy Rule U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, April 12, 2001
  • White House backs rules for privacy of medical records Inquirer Washington Bureau, April 13, 2001
  • Federal Judge Rules Against Embark.com; Misrepresentations Regarding Commercial Use of Student Data Top List of Expanded Claims Filed by CollegeNET PR Newswire, April 12, 2001
  • Rise in Student Aid Continues to Outpace the Rate of Tuition Increase The National Association of Independent, April 9, 2001
  • Leading Expert on College Financing Jack Joyce Discusses Financial Aid and Cost-Cutting Strategies at HorizonLive.com Business Wire. , April 10, 2001
  • Bush Seeks Momentum in N.C. for Schools Plan, $1.95 Tln Budget Bloomberg L.P, April 11, 2001
  • Commerce Department Says It Will Give Educause Control of Internet's '.edu' Domain The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 12, 2001
  • Community Colleges to Gain Access to .edu Internet Domain PR Newswire, April 12, 2001
  • Secretary Thompson to allow a federal rule that will protect the privacy of medical information for millions of Americans to become effective. THE WHITE HOUSE, April 12, 2001
  • National Student Nurses' Association Partners with Decision Critical for Online Nursing Leadership University Business Wire, April 12, 2001
  • US bolsters the power of patients to guard privacy of personal data Globe Newspaper Company , April 13, 2001
  • Making Mathematics Part of the Equation of Life The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 13, 2001
  • 04-10-2001 Headlines
  • Professor Says Distance Education Will Flop Unless Universities Revamp Themselves The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 10, 2001
  • White House Plans to Revise New Medical Privacy Rules The New York Times Company, April 9, 2001
  • President's Budget Calls for Modest Increases in Federal Student Aid The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 10, 2001
  • President's Budget Calls for Modest Increases in Federal Student Aid The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 10, 2001
  • Bush Budget Proposal Gives AmeriCorps a New Lease on Life The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 10, 2001
  • 04-06-2001 Headlines
  • Internal Control Weaknesses Leave Department of Education Vulnerable to Improper Payments Student Financial Assistance, U.S. Department of Education, April 3, 2001
  • Private Education Loans Non-Dischargeable in Bankruptcy Proceedings Except in Hardship Cases National Council of Higher Education Loan Programs, April 3, 2001
  • Bush Quits Using E-Mail Over Privacy Concerns The Washington Post Company, April, 2001
  • SFA Community Newsletter 03/29/01 Student Financial Assistance, U.S. Department of Education, March 30, 2001
  • It's an E-World After All NACUBO, April, 2001
  • Online Education's Dual Course The Washington Post Company, April, 2001
  • Attrition of New Teachers Among Recent College Graduates: Comparing Occupational Stability among 1992–93 College Graduates Who Taught and Those Who Worked in Other Occupations National Center for Education Statistics, April 2, 2001
  • Johns Hopkins Joins SA Cash 'Cashless' Program PR Newswire, April 2, 2001
  • College Students: Boost Your Financial GPA and Take Charge Of Your Credit Cards PR Newswire, April 2, 2001
  • McGraw-Hill Higher Education Offers Digital Textbooks through netLibrary's Metatext Business Wire, April 2, 2001
  • Education Community Calls on Senate to Adopt Budget Resolution Amendments That Move Toward Goal of Five Cents on the Dollar for Education. Committee for Education Funding, April 3, 2001
  • Math, Science Teaching Pegged For More Aid Editorial Projects in Education, April 4, 2001
  • Group InfoTech Signs Agreement with Bell & Howell Information and Learning To Digitize ProQuest Historical Newspapers PR Newswire, April 4, 2001
  • Committee for Education Funding Hails Major Victory for Education! Senate Votes to Increase Education Funding by $250 Billion Over Ten Years The Committee for Education Funding (CEF), April 4, 2001
  • PRESIDENT HONORS NATION'S LEADING MATH AND SCIENCE TEACHERS THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary , April 5, 2001
  • Motorola, WorldCom, and APTE Launch Wireless Classroom Pilot Program PR Newswire, April 5, 2001
  • Corrected Year-to-Date Files for 1999-2000 and 2000-2001 Student Financial Assistance, U.S. Department of Education, April 5, 2001
  • Economic Slowdown Signals Increasing Need for E-Learning Business Wire, April 5, 2001
  • Casio, Inc. Announces an Educational Technology Curriculum Training For Teachers Nationwide PR Newswire, April 5, 2001
  • Bentley College Relies on Live eLearning Software from Centra to Deliver Graduate Programs to Professionals Nationwide Business Wire, April 5, 2001
  • KnowledgeNet to Provide Expanded Courses and Capabilities To Sun Educational Services' E-Learning Program PR Newswire, April 5, 2001
  • think3 Sponsors RI/SME Student Robotic Engineering Challenge At Robert Morris College This Weekend Business Wire, April 6, 2001
  • 04-04-2001 Legislation H.R.1483: Employee Educational Assistance Act (full text)
    04-04-2001 Legislation H.R.1477: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a refundable credit to elementary and secondary school teachers for teaching expenses. (full text)
    04-03-2001 Legislation H.R.1349: To repeal the 50 percent limitation on courses offered through telecommunications for student financial assistance programs. (full text)
    03-30-2001 Headlines
  • Corporations Have Feds' Ears in Privacy Debate Computerworld, Inc. , March 26, 2001
  • Pearson Education and netLibrary's MetaText Division Partner to Integrate Digital Textbooks With CourseCompass -- Pearson's Leading E-learning Platform Business Wire, March 30, 2001
  • 03-29-2001 Legislation H.R.1306: To amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to require additional disclosures relating to exchange rates in transfers involving international transactions (full text)
    03-29-2001 Headlines
  • Bill Would Ease Copyright Restrictions for Distance Ed Courses Nacubo, March 22, 2001
  • U.S. students face 'sticker shock' on loans, study finds Reuters, March 27, 2001
  • Panel's Budget Singles Out Spec. Ed. for Boost Education Week, March 28, 2001
  • WellsFargo.com Bus Brings Online Education Center to University of Washington Students Business Wire, March 29, 2001
  • NetLearning Takes Computer-Based Learning to Physicians Business Wire, March 29, 2001
  • 03-28-2001 Headlines
  • TechNet Members Meet With President Bush Today to Discuss Administration's High-Tech Agenda PR Newswire, March 28, 2001
  • The Office of Student Financial Assistance has prepared a list of publications and their anticipated publish date, several of which may be of interest to our clients. Information for Financial Aid Professionals, March 27, 2001
  • Thompson Seeks Privacy Rule Changes The Associated Press, March 27, 2001
  • 03-27-2001 Legislation H.R.1215: To ensure confidentiality with respect to medical records and health care-related information (full text)
    03-27-2001 Headlines
  • Funding Your Education U.S. Department of Education , March, 2001
  • Digest of Education Statistics National Center for Education Statistics, March, 2001
  • Chicago-area Schools of Education Disclose Teacher Certification Test Scores PR Newswire, March 23, 2001
  • Eastern Michigan, Washington State Join SA Cash "Cashless" Program PR Newswire, March 23, 2001
  • Dive and Discover Web Site Puts Classrooms On the Frontier of Ocean Exploration PR Newswire, March 26, 2001
  • Firms Renew Assault on Privacy Rules Los Angeles Times, March 27, 2001
  • 03-26-2001 News Direct Payment Service Enhancements. (full text)
    03-26-2001 Headlines
  • Protecting Patient Data The Washington Post Company, March 23, 2001
  • Lobbyists Go Full Tilt in Bid to Ease Patient Privacy Rules Los Angeles Times , March 24, 2001
  • eCollege's(SM) Unique Campus Author(SM) Empowers Administrators To Easily Update Their Online Campus Content PR Newswire, March 26, 2001
  • Colleges Spend Record $3.3 Billion on Technology Dell Preferred Brand on Campus; New Options Could Eliminate Need to Come to Campus PR Newswire, March 26, 2001
  • 03-23-2001 News Pre-release Draft, 2002-2003 FISAP Technical Reference. (full text)
    03-23-2001 News SFA's New Title IV portal. (full text)
    03-22-2001 Legislation H.R.1176: Fair Credit Reporting Act Amendments of 2001 (full text)
    03-22-2001 Legislation H.R. 1188: 21st Century Teacher Training Act of 2001 (providing income tax credit to teachers for technology-related professional development)(full text)
    03-22-2001 Legislation H.R.1162: 21st Century Higher Education Act (full text)
    03-22-2001 Headlines ED Proposes New Procedure to Resolve Inadvertent Overborrowing National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, March 22, 2001
    03-21-2001 Headlines Merrill Lynch Executive Calls On Congress to Enact Education Savings Legislation Business Wire, March 21, 2001
    03-20-2001 Legislation H.R.1107: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow married individuals who are legally separated and living apart to exclude from gross income the income from United States savings (full text)
    03-20-2001 Headlines
  • Strengthen and Reform Education The White House, March, 2001
  • Department of Education The White House, March, 2001
  • 03-19-2001 Headlines
  • Governors' association to tackle higher education USA TODAY, March 19, 2001
  • 18 Parents and Their Financial Advisers Are Charged With Federal Student-Aid Fraud The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 19, 2001
  • States Struggle to Regulate Online Colleges That Lack Accreditation The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 19, 2001
  • 03-16-2001 Legislation S.420: Senate OKs Bankruptcy Overhaul Bill (full text)
    03-16-2001 Headlines
  • Roadway Express Teams Up With Job Corps Providing Job Skills for First Graduates Business Wire, March 16, 2001
  • SFA4Schools Website SFA Information for Financial Aid Professionals U.S. Department of Education, March 16, 2001
  • 03-15-2001 Legislation H.R.1072: Student Debt Relief Act (full text)
    03-15-2001 Headlines
  • TRANSFORMING A SMALL CAMPUS The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 15, 2001
  • NASFAA Releases Tax Benefit "Wish List" National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, March 15, 2001
  • Senate Finance Committee Reports Education Tax Benefits Bill National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, March 15, 2001
  • Here's what's in store for education technology The Denver Post, March 7, 2001
  • 03-13-2001 Headlines
  • New IFAP Homepage SFA Customer Service Call Center, March 2, 2001
  • Bush Calls for Increasing Pell Awards for All Students Higher Education and National Affairs American Council on Education, March 5, 2001
  • Increased NSLDS Postscreened ISIRs U.S. Department of Education, March 9, 2001
  • Editor Notebook - Unconventional Wisdom Nacubo, March, 2001
  • Bush Budget Plan Offers a First Step Toward Increasing Student Aid, Expanding Tax Benefits NAICU The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, March 13, 2001
  • Congress Starts Scrutinizing Online Privacy Distance-Educator, March 5, 2001
  • Hoover Institution Fellows On President Bush's Tax & Education Plans, South Korea's President Visits U.S., National Missile Defense, and Colombian Drug War Business Wire. , March 6, 2001
  • New Studies Characterize College Students' Purchasing Behaviors; Predict the Habits of Future 'Main Street' Consumers PR Newswire. , March 6, 2001
  • Citigroup and the National Community Reinvestment Coalition -NCRC- Announce Education Initiative to Benefit Thousands of Low-Income and Minority Individuals Business Wire. , March 6, 2001
  • Citibank Adds a 'Cash Course' On Personal Finances to College Curricula Business Wire. , March 6, 2001
  • Apply Yourself Online College Applications Processing Rises 400 Percent; Institutions, Students Show Greater Acceptance of Online Services PR Newswire, March 7, 2001
  • Border No Barrier to ``Lively'' E-learning, Magellan Style Business Wire. , March 7, 2001
  • 03-08-2001 Legislation Committee on Education and the Workforce Hearings (full text)
    03-08-2001 Headlines
  • Putting a Special New Emphasis on America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) The House Committee , February 28, 2001
  • Department of Health and Human Services issued 2001 Poverty Guidelines American Student Assistance , February 28, 2001
  • 03-07-2001 Headlines
  • A University Plans to Promote Languages by Killing Its Languages Department The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 9, 2001
  • A Blueprint For New Beginnings Whitehouse, February 28, 2001
  • Access Denied Restoring the Nation's Commitment to Equal Educational Opportunity, February, 2001
  • 03-06-2001 Legislation S.458: Make College Affordable Act of 2001 (full text)
    03-06-2001 Legislation S.460: To provide for fairness and accuracy in high stakes educational decisions for students. (full text)
    03-06-2001 Legislation H.R.866: Subsidy Termination for Overdue Payments Act of 2001 (full text)
    03-06-2001 Legislation H.R.885: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income certain scholarships related to health professions. (full text)
    03-02-2001 Headlines Lawmakers Examine Pros, Cons of Privacy Law Reuters, March 1, 2001
    03-01-2001 Legislation H.R.835: To authorize appropriations for part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to achieve full funding for part B of that Act by 2011. (full text)
    03-01-2001 Legislation H.R.839: To establish a national teaching fellowship program to encourage individuals to enter and remain in the field of teaching at public schools. (full text)
    03-01-2001 Legislation S.450: Financial Institution Privacy Protection Act of 2001 (full text)
    03-01-2001 Legislation S.444: To amend title II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to support teacher corps programs, and for other purposes. (full text)
    03-01-2001 Legislation S.438: Teacher Quality Act of 2001 (full text)
    03-01-2001 Headlines Bush Budget Blueprint Calls for Increasing Pell Grants for All Students, Not Just Freshmen The Chronical of Higher Education, March 1, 2001
    02-28-2001 Legislation H.R.772: Access to Aid Act of 2001 (full text)
    02-28-2001 Legislation H.R.786: To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to repeal the provisions prohibiting persons convicted of drug offenses from receiving student financial assistance. (full text)
    02-28-2001 Legislation H.R.801: Veterans' Opportunities Act of 2001 (full text)
    02-28-2001 Headlines
  • Recognizing the achievements and contributions of the Peace Corps over the past 40 years U.S. Senate Concurrent Resultion 18, February 27, 2001
  • Patient Privacy Rules Put On Hold Washington Post, February 26, 2001
  • Bush Delays Sweeping Medical Privacy Rules Reuters, February 26, 2001
  • E-Government Challenged By Differing Encryption Standards Newsbytes, February 28, 2001
  • 02-27-2001 Legislation H.R.745: Equity in Access to Education for Veterans Act of 2001 (full text)
    02-27-2001 Legislation H.R.737: Mandatory IDEA Full Funding Act of 2001 (full text)
    02-21-2001 Legislation S.324: To amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, to prohibit the sale and purchase of the social security number of an individual by financial institutions, to include social security numbers in the definition of nonpublic personal information, and for other purposes. (full text)
    02-21-2001 Legislation H.R.687: To expand the teacher loan forgiveness programs under the Federal Family Education Loan and Federal Direct Loan programs. (full text)
    02-21-2001 Legislation H.R.678: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the amount of the student loan interest deduction and to allow more taxpayers to claim that deduction. (full text)
    02-21-2001 Legislation H.R.686: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 60-month limitation period on the allowance of a deduction of interest on loans for higher education expenses. (full text)
    02-21-2001 Legislation H.R.636: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit private educational institutions to maintain qualified tuition programs which are comparable to qualified State tuition programs, and for other purposes. (full text)
    02-21-2001 Legislation H.R.650: To expand loan forgiveness for teachers, and for other purposes. (full text)
    02-21-2001 Legislation H.R.589: To provide for the full funding of the Pell Grant Program. (full text)
    02-21-2001 Legislation H.R.471: To provide for disclosure of fire safety standards and measures with respect to campus buildings, and for other purposes. (full text)
    02-20-2001 Headlines
  • CEF will issue a challenge to Congress and the new Administration today to increase federal education funding to five cents on the dollar within five years Committee for Education Funding, February 20, 2001
  • What Five Cents Will Do for America's Students Committee for Education Funding, February 20, 2001
  • The Challenges Facing Education Committee for Education Funding, February 20, 2001
  • Market Forces Endanger Higher Education, Departing ACE President Says Chronicle of Higher Education, 02-20-2001
  • Panel Starts Clock on Education Bill Washington Post, 02-15-2001
  • Loans for Online Students Questioned Associated Press, 02-12-2001
  • Teacher-Training Programs Turn to Cyberspace Washington Post, 02-13-2001
  • 02-14-2001 Headlines Coalition Announces New Privacy Initiative; Seeks to Set Standard for Congressional Privacy Proposals ACLU Press Release, 02-12-2001
    02-13-2001 News ECSI Opens Headlines Section of Website. (full text)
    02-13-2001 Legislation H.R.489: Expand the teacher loan forgiveness programs under the guaranteed and direct student loan programs. (full text)
    02-13-2001 Legislation H.R.541: Minimize the burden of Federal paperwork demands upon educational and nonprofit institutions. (full text)
    02-13-2001 Legislation Bill to increase parental involvement and protect student privacy. (full text)
    02-13-2001 Legislation S.300: Amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for an increase in the amount of student loans that are eligible for forgiveness in exchange for the service of the individual as a teacher. (full text)
    02-13-2001 Legislation S.220: Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2001. (full text)
    02-13-2001 Legislation S.152: Eliminate 60-month limit and increase the income limitation. (full text)
    02-13-2001 Legislation S.306: Coverdell Education Savings Accounts Act of 2001 (full text)
    02-13-2001 Headlines
  • Sens. Shelby, Dodd Reintroduce Student Privacy Bill - Update Post-Newsweek Business Information, 02-08-2001
  • Loss of Innocence On U.S. Campuses Washington Post, 02-05-2001
  • Education Department Wasted Billions Due to Computers Washington Post, 02-02-2001
  • Financial Aid: 2001-2002 Verification Worksheets released Department of Education Announcement, 01-29-2001
  • American Council on Education Meeting to Focus on Higher Education Policy Issues ACE Press Release, 01-29-2001
  • Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance Federal Register (pgs. 6760-6761), 01-22-2001
  • IT Research Receives Significant Funding Increase From Congress Educase Listserv, 01-19-2001
  • 02-12-2001 Headlines
  • On Campus, Free Fast Internet Access No Longer a Given New York Times, 02-07-2001
  • Experian intruduces privacy notification services to help financial institutions comply with Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Experian Press Release, 02-06-2001
  • University of Wisconsin Madison has Lowest Perkins Default Rate News@UW-Madison, 01-22-2001
  • Final Report Regarding the Findings of the Study Group on the Feasibility of Using Alternative Financial Instruments for Determining Lender Yield Under the Federal Family Education Loan Program, General Accounting Office Report: 01-19-2001
  • 02-09-2001 News VNC and McAfee Virus Scan Software. (full text)
    01-15-2001 News Secure Updates Service. (full text)
    01-14-2001 News Direct Payment Service. (full text)
    12-20-2000 Regulations Perkins Program Changes. (full text)
    12-08-2000 News Holiday Hours. (full text)
    12-08-2000 News Postal Rate Change. (full text)
    10-05-2000 News 1098-T Services. (full text)
    10-04-2000 News New Transmission Process. (full text)
    10-04-2000 News LiveHelper: Real-Time, On-Line Customer Service. (full text)
    10-04-2000 News Agency Email Notifications. (full text)
    08-25-2000 Regulations Proposed Discharge Rule Changes. (full text)
    08-25-2000 Regulations Proposed Changes to Assignment Rules. (full text)
    07-18-2000 News ECSI's New Legislation Section. (full text)
    06-16-2000 Legislation IRS Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. (full text)
    06-13-2000 News Addendum to Perkins Promissory Note. (full text)
    06-13-2000 News Dates for 2001 User Conference. (full text)
    06-13-2000 News Addendum to Perkins Promissory Note. (full text)
    06-13-2000 Dear Borrower Addendum to Federal Perkins Loan Promissory Note. (full text)
    05-26-2000 News Rehabilitation Notice (client version). (full text)
    05-26-2000 News Rehabilitation Notice (borrower version). (full text)
    05-26-2000 Dear Borrower Rehabilitation Benefits. (full text)
    05-26-2000 Regulations Perkins Direct Loan Becomes NDSL. (full text)
    05-26-2000 Regulations Proposed Nondiscrimination Rulemaking. (full text)
    05-26-2000 Regulations Addendum to Federal Perkins Loan Program Promissory Notes. (full text)
    05-26-2000 Regulations Privacy of Consumer Financial Information. (full text)
    04-22-2000 Regulations Rehabilitation. (full text)
    04-22-2000 Regulations Student Loan Statute of Limitations. (full text)
    04-16-2000 News Office of the Ombudsman. (full text)
    04-16-2000 News Office of the Ombudsman. (full text)
    04-16-2000 News ECSI releases expanded borrower section on our web site. (full text)
    04-16-2000 Regulations Department of Education's Office of the Ombudsman. (full text)
    04-13-2000 News Agency Internet Inventory. (full text)
    12-17-1999 News Security Alert: Problems Viewing Secure Pages. (full text)
    12-17-1999 News ECSI Added to Y2K Honor Roll. (full text)
    11-26-1999 Regulations Changes to Cohort Rate finalized. (full text)
    11-26-1999 Regulations Amendments to the Federal Perkins Loan Program Regulations. (full text)
    11-26-1999 Regulations Amendments to the Federal Perkins Loan Program Peace Corps Deferments. (full text)
    11-26-1999 Regulations Low-Income Schools Eligible for Teacher Cancellation for award year 1999-2000. (full text)
    11-22-1999 News Borrower Forms Available Electronically. (full text)
    11-22-1999 News ECSI Replaces Micro-Fiche and Diskettes. (full text)
    11-10-1999 News ECSI User Group 2000 Dates. (full text)
    10-18-1999 News Important Y2k Information. (full text)
    09-27-1999 News ECSI's New Facility. (full text)
    06-16-1999 News Web site update notification service. (full text)
    05-19-1999 News WinSAL Preview release. (full text)
    05-10-1999 News ECSI releases client application. (full text)
    05-10-1999 Dear Borrower Cancellation Benefits. (full text)
    03-03-1999 Regulations Amendment to Bankruptcy Law. (full text)
    03-03-1999 Regulations Changes in Health and Nursing Programs. (full text)
    03-03-1999 Regulations Perkins Cancellation Guidelines. (full text)
    03-03-1999 Regulations Higher Education Act Documents. (full text)
    03-03-1999 Regulations Electronic Directory of Designated Low-Income Schools. (full text)
    02-26-1999 News ECSI Increases Internet Bandwidth. (full text)
    02-23-1999 News ECSI Releases Web Security Enhancement. (full text)
    01-08-1999 News ECSI Partners with the National Student Loan Clearinghouse. (full text)
    12-14-1998 Regulations Chart of Deferments and Cancellations as of December 1998. (full text)
    11-27-1998 Regulations Department of Education's Electronic Requirements (Jan 1999). (full text)
    11-27-1998 Regulations Negotiated Rulemaking Process. (full text)
    10-29-1998 Regulations Form 553. (full text)
    10-28-1998 News New Regulations section. (full text)
    10-28-1998 Regulations TRA97 information Updated. (full text)
    10-28-1998 Regulations H.R.6 makes loans nondischargeable. (full text)
    10-28-1998 Regulations Cohort Calculation Changes. (full text)
    10-21-1998 News ECSI's position on the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. (full text)
    10-21-1998 News 1998 Amendments to Higher Education Act. (full text)
    10-08-1998 News 1999 User's Conference. (full text)
    10-01-1998 News Clients using the FTP automation script may need to download an updated version. (full text)
    09-30-1998 News Microsoft Y2k update to NT Workstation. (full text)
    09-29-1998 News If your bill shows a three-digit school number, read this bulletin before proceeding to view your account information on the web.
    09-14-1998 News Message Service release announcement. (full text)
    09-10-1998 News A demonstration of the student account access is available. (full text)