Posted Date: June 14, 2011

Author:  Jeff Baker, Director, Policy Liaison and Implementation, Federal Student Aid

Subject: Gainful Employment Electronic Announcement #8 - Final Regulations on Gainful Employment Debt Measures

On June 13, 2011, the Federal Register published final regulations on Program Integrity: Gainful Employment - Debt Measures. Although these regulations go into effect July 1, 2012, the regulations published October 29, 2010 retain their effective date of July 1, 2011.

Please note that we have identified two instances where internet links within the Federal Register document are incorrect. Specifically, on page 34435 of the document, the correct URL for the College Navigator site should be And, on page 34485 the correct URL for OMB Circular A-4 is (note that what appear to be spaces are single underscores).

Should you have further questions, please review the Gainful Employment Information Page at or send an e-mail to


The deadline for new program notifications and disclosure of consumer information on GE Programs is July 1, 2011.

The deadline for reporting information about students who were enrolled in GE Programs is October 1, 2011.


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