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Quality Assurance Program
Return of Title 4 Funds

Schools are required to provide students with details of all refund policies applicable to the school as well as information on the Title IV program requirements for the treatment of Title IV funds when a student withdraws.

If you identify areas requiring corrective action, we recommend that you complete an Action Plan.

Activity Bar:
R2T4 Activity 1: Return of Title IV Funds File Review Worksheet
R2T4 Activity 2: Leave of Absence (LOA) Checklist

Additional Links: 
2013-14 FSA Handbook Withdrawals and the Return of Title IV Funds, Chapter 1
Return of Title IV Aid Worksheets
DCL GEN-04-03
DCL GEN-06-05
DCL GEN-06-10
DCL GEN-11-14
Federal Register, October 29, 2010
Program Integrity Link Questions & Answers – Return of Title IV Funds 

R2T4 on the Web is accessible through the FAA Main Menu of the FAA Access to CPS Online website (http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/FOTWWebApp/faa/faa.jsp) and from the View menu in the EDExpress for Windows software.

Please note the regulatory citations are referenced in the first column of the assessment. To link to any of the regulatory references, click on the link in the regulatory link column and scroll down to the applicable section.


Return of Title IV Funds Regulatory Link(s) Activity
Definitions 34 CFR 668.22(l)

34 CFR 668.22

34 CFR 668.164

 
General Requirements 668.22(a), DCL GEN-11-14

 

Withdrawal Date for a student who withdraws from a school that is required to take attendance 34 CFR 668.22(b); DCL GEN-11-14

Withdrawal date for a student who withdraws from a school that is not required to take attendance 34 CFR 668.22(c)

(See Step 2 of the Return of Title IV Aid Worksheets)
668.22(b)(3); DCL-GEN-04-03; DCL GEN-11-14

R2T4 Activity 1: Return of Title IV Funds File Review Worksheet
Approved leave of absence 34 CFR 668.22(d) R2T4 Activity 2: Leave of Absence (LOA) Checklist

Calculation of the amount of title IV assistance earned by the student 34 CFR 668.22(e)

(See Step 3 of the Return of Title IV Aid Worksheets)

 

Percentage of payment period or period of enrollment completed 34 CFR 668.22(f)

(See Step 2 of the Return of Title IV Aid Worksheets)

 

Return of unearned aid, responsibility of the school 34 CFR 668.22(g)

(See Steps 4 through 6 of the Return of Title IV Aid Worksheets)

Return of unearned aid, responsibility of the student 34 CFR 668.22(h)

(See Steps 7 through 10 of the Return of Title IV Aid Worksheets)

 

Order of Return of Title IV funds 34 CFR 668.22(i)

(See Step 3 of the Return of Title IV Aid Worksheets)

 
Timeframe for the return of Title IV funds 34 CFR 668.22(j)  
Consumer Information 34 CFR 668.22(k)  

Post-Withdrawal Disbursements 34 CFR 668.22(a)(3); 34 CFR 668.22(a)(4); 34 CFR 668.22(a)(5); 34 CFR 668.164(g)

(See Step 4 of the Return of Title IV Aid Worksheets)

 

Last Updated June 2013

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