Publication Date: January 15, 2014

Posted Date: January 15, 2014

Subject: 2014-2015 Deadline Dates for Campus Based Programs

FR Type: Notice

[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 10 (Wednesday, January 15, 2014)]
[Pages 2646-2648]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2014-00565]



Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work Study, and Federal 
Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant programs; 2014-2015 Award 
Year Deadline Dates

AGENCY: Federal Student Aid, Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice.


    Catalog Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Numbers: 84.038. 
Federal Perkins Loan Program; 84.033 Federal Work Study Program; and 
84.007 Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program.

SUMMARY: The Secretary announces the 2014-2015 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").

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 
    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 Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site at:

DATES: Deadline Dates: The following table provides the 2014-2015 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.


    [ssquf] The deadline for electronic submissions is 11:59:00 p.m.
     (Eastern Time) on the applicable deadline date. Transmissions must
     be completed and accepted by 12:00:00 midnight to meet the
    [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. (Eastern 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 
    (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 legibly dated shipping label, invoice, or receipt from a 
commercial courier.
    (4) 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.
    An institution should note that the U.S. Postal Service does not 
uniformly provide a dated postmark. Before relying on this method, an 
institution should check with its 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 Announcements," which are posted on 
the Department's IFAP Web site ( 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 Web site.
    Applicable Regulations: The following regulations apply to these 
    (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 Programs, 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Wicks, Director of Grants & 
Campus-Based Division, U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student 
Aid, 830 First Street, NE., Union Center Plaza, room 62E3, Washington, 
DC 20202-5453. Telephone: (202) 377-3110 or via email:
    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-
    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 program contact person 
listed in this section.
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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: January 9, 2014.
James W. Runcie,
Chief Operating Officer, Federal Student Aid.
[FR Doc. 2014-00565 Filed 1-14-14; 8:45 am]


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