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1999 Dear Colleague Letters Archive

  • 1999-12-01 - (ANN-99-13) January 20, 2000 (1-3 p.m. Eastern Time) Student Financial Aid Videoconference for High School Counselors, TRIO Program Counselors, Students, and Parents
  • 1999-10-01 - (ANN-99-12) SFA Satellite Videoconference - December 2, 1999
  • 1999-10-01 - (ANN-99-11) Letter announcing that 21 lessons in the new computer-based training course SFA COACH are available to download from www.ifap.ed.gov/sfacoach
  • 1999-10-01 - (ANN-99-10) We are now offering Direct Consolidation Loan training in Boston, MA (Region I).
  • 1999-09-01 - (ANN-99-09) October 7, 1999 SFA Satellite Videoconference
  • 1999-09-01 - (ANN-99-08) This letter announces a series of one-day federal student aid workshops for High School Counselors and TRIO counselors. The workshops will be presented from October 1999 through January 2000. This letter also contains a list of workshop locations and dates, and provides registration procedures.
  • 1999-07-21 - (ANN-99-07) We are now offering Direct Loan Consolidation training in Boston, MA (Region I), Atlanta, GA (Region IV), and Kansas City, MO (Region VII)
  • 1999-06-01 - (ANN-99-06) The Department of Education is pleased to announce Direct Loan Consolidation training dates, locations, and how to register.
  • 1999-06-01 - (ANN-99-05) This letter announces three additional Spring Training ?99 workshops for Puerto Rico schools and includes agendas and a registration form.
  • 1999-05-01 - (ANN-99-04) This letter describes a nationwide series of Fiscal Officer Training (FOT) workshops, provides the agenda, sites and dates for the workshops; explains the registration procedures; and provides logistical information for these workshops.
  • 1999-04-01 - (ANN-99-03) Announcing New Financial Aid Administrator Training
  • 1999-03-25 - (ANN-99-02) We are changing SFA and I want you in on everything.
  • 1999-02-01 - (ANN-99-01) This letter describes two training series on the 1999 - 2000 EDExpress for Windows 32-bit software: one on Application Processing and the other on Packaging. A training calendar, description of the training sessions, and registration instructions are attached.
  • 1999-11-01 - (CB-99-20) Campus-Based Programs 2000-2001 FISAP Edit/Verification
  • 1999-10-01 - (CB-99-19) This letter is a Year 2000 disclosure notice* on the Fiscal Operations Report and Application to Participate version 2.0 (FISAP V2.0) software package.
  • 1999-09-01 - (CB-99-18) This letter is a reminder to Campus-Based Program participants about the FISAP
  • 1999-09-01 - (CB-99-17) This letter provides information regarding supplemental funding under the Campus-Based Programs for the 1999-2000 award year.
  • 1999-09-01 - (CB-99-16) Campus-Based Programs Funding Formula Changes for the 2000-2001 Award Year.
  • 1999-08-01 - (CB-99-15) Use of State scholarships and grants as the non-Federal share of Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant awards.
  • 1999-07-01 - (CB-99-14) Safeguard Activity Report for the Federal Perkins Loan Program
  • 1999-07-01 - (CB-99-13) Calculating Default Rates in the Federal Perkins Loan Program
  • 1999-07-01 - (CB-99-12) Information regarding the waiver of the institutional-share requirement under the Federal Work-Study Program for students employed as mathematics tutors for elementary through ninth grade.
  • 1999-07-01 - (CB-99-11) Release of Campus-Based Funds and Request for Supplemental Federal Work-Study (FWS)
  • 1999-07-01 - (CB-99-10) This letter notifies schools participating in the Campus-Based Programs of the Department of Education's (ED) intent to issue Award Letters, Funding Worksheets, and Cover Letters over Title IV WAN.
  • 1999-06-01 - (CB-99-09) This letter accompanies the 1997-98 Federal Perkins Loan Service Cancellations Payment Letter
  • 1999-06-01 - (CB-99-08) This letter provides information about additional methods by which an institution may submit its request for a waiver of the 1999-2000 Federal Work-Study (FWS) community service expenditure requirement.
  • 1999-05-01 - (CB-99-07) This letter provides procedures to request a waiver of the 1999-2000 Federal Work Study (FWS) community service expenditure requirement.
  • 1999-03-01 - (CB-99-06) Information regarding your institution's final funding authorization under the Campus-Based Programs for the 1999-2000 award year.
  • 1999-02-01 - (CB-99-05) This letter provides information on the Application for Additional Allocation of Federal Work-Study Funds for Fiscal Year 1999.
  • 1999-01-01 - (CB-99-04) This letter provides information on Tentative 1999-2000 Funding Levels for the Campus-Based Programs
  • 1999-01-01 - (CB-99-03) This letter provides information on Tentative 1999-2000 Funding Levels for the Campus-Based Programs.
  • 1999-01-01 - (CB-99-02) Changes in the 2000-2001 FISAP for the Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and Federal Work-Study (FWS) Programs.
  • 1999-01-01 - (CB-99-01) Year 2000 disclosure notice* on the Fiscal Operations Report and Application to Participate (FISAP) software package
  • 1999-08-05 - (Disaster Letter-99-28) Discontinuation of "Disaster Letters"
  • 1999-06-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-27) Severe weather in Iowa.
  • 1999-06-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-26) Tornadoes in Texas.
  • 1999-06-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-25) Tornadoes in Kansas.
  • 1999-06-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-24) Severe weather in Colorado.
  • 1999-06-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-23) Severe weather in Iowa.
  • 1999-06-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-22) Flood in Missouri.
  • 1999-06-10 - (Disaster Letter-99-21) Severe weather in South Dakota
  • 1999-06-10 - (Disaster Letter-99-20) Severe weather in Iowa
  • 1999-06-09 - (Disaster Letter-99-19) Severe weather in North Dakota
  • 1999-06-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-18) Severe weather in Illinois
  • 1999-05-24 - (Disaster Letter-99-17) Severe weather in Iowa
  • 1999-05-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-16) Severe weather in Colorado.
  • 1999-05-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-15) Severe weather in Tennessee.
  • 1999-05-10 - (Disaster Letter-99-14) Tornadoes in Oklahoma.
  • 1999-05-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-13) Flood in Missouri.
  • 1999-05-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-12) Tornadoes in Texas.
  • 1999-05-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-11) Tornadoes in Kansas.
  • 1999-05-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-10) Tornadoes in Oklahoma.
  • 1999-04-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-09) Flood in Missouri.
  • 1999-04-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-08) Tornadoes in Georgia.
  • 1999-04-14 - (Disaster Letter-99-07) Tornadoes in Louisiana.
  • 1999-02-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-06) Tornadoes in Tennessee
  • 1999-02-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-05) Tornadoes in Arkansas
  • 1999-02-02 - (Disaster Letter-99-04) Tornadoes in Arkansas
  • 1999-01-26 - (Disaster Letter-99-03) Tornadoes in Tennessee
  • 1999-01-01 - (Disaster Letter-99-02) Tornadoes in Arkansas
  • 1999-01-20 - (Disaster Letter-99-01) Tornadoes in Tennessee
  • 1999-12-01 - (99-G-326) This letter provides a summary of the Department of Education's (ED) guaranty agency-related contingency plans and general Y2K resources.
  • 1999-12-01 - (99-G-325) Announcement of new Federal Family Education Loan/Direct Loan discharge forms
  • 1999-11-01 - (99-G-324) Revised Procedures Related to Death and Total and Permanent Disability Discharge Requests for the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program
  • 1999-11-01 - (99-G-323) The following document contains the new Total and Permanent Disability Cancellation Request form for the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) program and the Federal William D. Ford Direct Loan Program.
  • 1999-09-01 - (99-G-322) Department of Education's (ED) notice of approval of the enclosed forms reflecting an extension of the expiration date and new Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) control number for the revised Federal Stafford Loan (Subsidized and Unsubsidized) Master Promissory Note (MPN).
  • 1999-10-01 - (99-G-321) Errors in Economic Hardship Deferment Request Form
  • 1999-09-01 - (99-G-320) This letter will serve as the Department of Education?s approval of the enclosed Federal PLUS Loan application materials.
  • 1999-08-01 - (99-G-319) This letter provides information regarding the approved Plain Language Disclosure text for Federal Stafford Loans made under a Master Promissory Note in the Federal Family Education Loan Program.
  • 1999-07-01 - (99-G-318) Approval of Loan Deferment Forms for the Federal Family Education Loan Program
  • 1999-02-01 - (99-G-317) Provisions of the Higher Education Amendments of 1998 (Pub.L. 105-244) that relate to the Loan Processing and Issuance Fee paid to guaranty agencies in the Federal Family Education Loan Program
  • 1999-01-01 - (99-G-316) Provisions of the Higher Education Amendments of 1998 (Pub. L. 105-244) that relate to the Federal Fund and Operating Fund used by guaranty agencies in the Federal Family Education Loan Program.
  • 1999-12-20 - (GEN-99-42) SUMMARY: This letter updates the contingency plans that the Department will implement in the event of a Year 2000 related computer system failure at a school or third-party servicer.
  • 1999-12-01 - (GEN-99-41) Summary: This letter provides information to schools and their servicers about what can still be done to mitigate Year 2000 (Y2K) system failures in the delivery of Federal title IV aid. We have also attached an example letter to students and their families, the Department of Education's (ED) school-related contingency plans and general Y2K resources.
  • 1999-12-01 - (GEN-99-40) SUMMARY: This action letter provides information about changes and enhancements to the 2000-2001 Application Processing System, including changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the Student Aid Report (SAR), the Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR), our electronic application products, and our new SFA download web site.
  • 1999-12-01 - (GEN-99-39) SFA is posting a copy of the final "Drug Worksheet" to help explain question 28 on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • 1999-12-01 - (GEN-99-38) Secretary Riley has asked me to bring to your attention certain matters concerning a recently enacted amendment to the Y2K Act (P.L. 106-37) and to remind you of the importance of testing your student aid data exchanges with the Department's systems.
  • 1999-12-01 - (GEN-99-37) Announcement of new Federal Family Education Loan/Direct Loan discharge forms
  • 1999-11-01 - (GEN-99-36) Revised Procedures Related to Death and Total and Permanent Disability Discharge Requests for the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program
  • 1999-11-01 - (GEN-99-35) The following document contains the new Total and Permanent Disability Cancellation Request form for the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) program and the Federal William D. Ford Direct Loan Program.
  • 1999-10-01 - (GEN-99-34) This letter introduces the new enrollment document for the Student Aid Internet Gateway (SAIG). SAIG, a server based mailbox application, is replacing the Title IV Wide Area Network's (TIV WANs) mainframe based store and forward mailboxing system. This document is to be used for enrolling and updating information for SAIG. This document can be used by postsecondary institutions, third party servicers, software providers, lenders, and guaranty agencies. This document can be used immediately and should be used to enroll for the first time or update enrollment information that has not been previously submitted.
  • 1999-10-01 - (GEN-99-33) This letter announces standards that will be used to review 85/15 and 90/10 eligibility calculations for proprietary schools that include institutional scholarships and loans as revenue.
  • 1999-10-01 - (GEN-99-32) This letter is a Year 2000 disclosure notice* on the Student Status Confirmation Reporting version 1.2 (SSCR V1.2) software package.
  • 1999-10-01 - (GEN-99-31) This letter provides authorization for a borrower's current loan holder to release the borrower's loan information to consolidating lenders without sending current loan holder a Loan Verification Certificates (LVC) with the borrower's signature if certain condition are met.
  • 1999-09-01 - (GEN-99-30) Department of Education's (ED) notice of approval of the enclosed forms reflecting an extension of the expiration date and new Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) control number for the revised Federal Stafford Loan (Subsidized and Unsubsidized) Master Promissory Note (MPN).
  • 1999-10-01 - (GEN-99-29) Errors in Economic Hardship Deferment Request Form
  • 1999-09-01 - (GEN-99-28) This letter will serve as the Department of Education?s approval of the enclosed Federal PLUS Loan application materials.
  • 1999-09-01 - (GEN-99-27) Guidance for helping Title IV participants affected by Hurricane Floyd.
  • 1999-09-01 - (GEN-99-26) Ordering bulk quantities of 2000-2001 Application Materials
  • 1999-09-01 - (GEN-99-25) This letter is a follow-up to Action Letter #1 (June 1999) on the 2000-2001 Renewal Application Process. It provides step-by-step instructions and tips to schools wishing to request electronic files and/or printed materials for the 2000-2001 Renewal Free Application for Federal Student Aid (Renewal FAFSA).
  • 1999-08-01 - (GEN-99-24) Three Electronic Access Conferences that will be offered in 1999. The conferences, entitled "Power Up for 2000," will be held on November 2-4, 1999, in Miami, Florida; November 15-17, 1999, in Keystone, Colorado; and December 15-17, 1999, in San Antonio, Texas.
  • 1999-07-01 - (GEN-99-23) Approval of Loan Deferment Forms for the Federal Family Education Loan Program
  • 1999-08-01 - (GEN-99-22) Implementation of Blanket Certificate of Loan Guaranty Pilot Program
  • 1999-07-01 - (GEN-99-21) Extending Institutional Eligibility to Award Increased Loan Amounts for Health Professions Schools
  • 1999-07-01 - (GEN-99-20) ED Received An A Grade for Our Year 2000 Progress
  • 1999-06-01 - (GEN-99-19) This letter announces a conference for Third Party Services and Software Providers sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education August 26-27 in Arlington, Virginia.
  • 1999-06-01 - (GEN-99-18) This letter provides advance information for schools on the changes we have made to the process for requesting electronic and/or printed Renewal Free Applications for Federal Student Aid (Renewal FAFSA) for the 2000-2001 processing cycle.
  • 1999-06-01 - (GEN-99-17) Interested in saving your students time and money? Have you heard your students gripe about not knowing who holds their loans, how much they owe or who to call for help? Let Direct Loan Consolidation be a tool for you to help your students!
  • 1999-06-01 - (GEN-99-16) This letter announces that the provision of the HEA related to student eligibility for Title IV financial aid due to drug convictions will not become effective until July 1, 2000.
  • 1999-03-01 - (GEN-99-15) We are well underway as the nation?s first Performance Based Organization
  • 1999-03-01 - (GEN-99-14) Year 2000 School Testing
  • 1999-03-01 - (GEN-99-13) This letter is a Year 2000 disclosure notice* on the Direct Loan Module of the 1999 - 2000 EDExpress V5.1 (EDExpress) software package.
  • 1999-03-01 - (GEN-99-12) This letter is a Year 2000 disclosure notice* on the Title IV Wide Area Network (TIVWAN) and the EDConnect for Windows 32-Bit software package.
  • 1999-03-01 - (GEN-99-11) Improvements to the Master Promissory Note for Federal Stafford Loans in the Federal Family Education (FFEL) Program
  • 1999-02-01 - (GEN-99-10) Students receiving preparation to compete and succeed in the twenty-first century workplace.
  • 1999-02-01 - (GEN-99-09) Approval of the Master Promissory Note in the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program for Academic Year 1999-2000.
  • 1999-02-01 - (GEN-99-08) Introduction of the Master Promissory Note in the Direct Loan Program for Academic Year 1999-2000
  • 1999-02-01 - (GEN-99-07) This letter announces the extension of eligibility for increased unsubsidized loan amounts due to the phaseout of the Health Education Assistance Loan (HEAL) Program. It also announces the decision of the Department of Health and Human Services to relax signature requirements for certain health professions students.
  • 1999-01-01 - (GEN-99-06) This letter is a Year 2000 disclosure notice* on the 1999-2000 Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA) on the Web and Renewal FAFSA on the Web (RFOTW) software products.
  • 1999-01-01 - (GEN-99-05) This letter is a Year 2000 disclosure notice* on the 1999-2000 Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA) Express software package.
  • 1999-01-01 - (GEN-99-04) This letter is a Year 2000 disclosure notice* on the 1999-2000 EDExpress V5.0 software package, which contains the Applications Processing and Packaging modules.
  • 1999-01-01 - (GEN-99-03) This letter is a Year 2000 disclosure notice* on the 1998 - 1999 Quality Assurance Program (QAP).
  • 1999-01-01 - (GEN-99-02) This letter is a Year 2000 disclosure notice* on the Student Status Confirmation Reporting (SSCR) software package.
  • 1999-01-01 - (GEN-99-01) This letter is a Year 2000 disclosure notice* on the Direct Loan Module of the 1998 - 1999 EDExpress V4.4 (EDExpress) software package.
  • 1999-12-01 - (99-L-222) This letter provides our lender and guaranty agency partners with information pertaining to student loan delinquency, default aversion, claim processing and post-claim activities and the Year 2000 (Y2K) and information about the Department's plans to alleviate any issues that may arise during delinquent and defaulted loan activities.
  • 1999-12-01 - (99-L-221) This letter provides our lender and guaranty agency partners with information pertaining to student loan servicing and the Year 2000 (Y2K) and information about the Department's plans to alleviate any issues that may arise when servicing loans.
  • 1999-12-01 - (99-L-220) This letter provides our lender and guaranty agency partners with information pertaining to loan processing and disbursement options and the Year 2000 (Y2K) and information about the Department's plans to alleviate any issues that may arise when processing or disbursing loans.
  • 1999-12-01 - (99-L-219) This letter provides a summary of the Department of Education's (ED) lender and servicer related contingency plans and general Y2K resources.
  • 1999-12-01 - (99-L-218) Announcement of new Federal Family Education Loan/Direct Loan discharge forms
  • 1999-11-01 - (99-L-217) Revised Procedures Related to Death and Total and Permanent Disability Discharge Requests for the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program
  • 1999-11-01 - (99-L-216) The following document contains the new Total and Permanent Disability Cancellation Request form for the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) program and the Federal William D. Ford Direct Loan Program.
  • 1999-09-01 - (99-L-215) Department of Education's (ED) notice of approval of the enclosed forms reflecting an extension of the expiration date and new Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) control number for the revised Federal Stafford Loan (Subsidized and Unsubsidized) Master Promissory Note (MPN).
  • 1999-10-01 - (99-L-214) Errors in Economic Hardship Deferment Request Form
  • 1999-09-01 - (99-L-213) This letter will serve as the Department of Education?s approval of the enclosed Federal PLUS Loan application materials.
  • 1999-07-01 - (99-L-212) Approval of Loan Deferment Forms for the Federal Family Education Loan Program
  • 1999-08-01 - (LEAP-99-02) Fiscal Year 1998 (1998-1999 award year) Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) Program Performance Report (ED Form 1288-1)
  • 1999-02-01 - (LEAP-99-01) Application to receive award year 1999-2000 funds for the Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) Program
  • 1999-12-01 - (P-99-09) Summary: This letter contains two sets of 2000-2001 Federal Pell Grant Program Payment and Disbursement Schedules - Regular and Alternate.
  • 1999-12-01 - (P-99-08) This letter is to inform you that the Office of Student Financial Assistance is implementing a Y2K mitigation plan for the Federal Pell Grant Program for the 1999-2000 award year.
  • 1999-10-01 - (P-99-07) This letter is a Year 2000 disclosure notice* on the 1999 - 2000 EDExpress version 5.4 (EDExpress V5.4) software package, which contains the Pell Payment module
  • 1999-10-01 - (P-99-06) This letter reminds you of a very important reporting requirement and its financial impact regarding the new Recipient Financial Management System (RFMS). That important reporting requirement is the need for you to submit more than one disbursement record per recipient. RFMS is designed to report and request funds for the Federal Pell Grant Program.
  • 1999-08-01 - (P-99-05) Procedures for 1998-99 Federal Pell Grant account adjustments after the September 30, 1999 submission deadline.
  • 1999-04-01 - (P-99-04) This letter will provide you additional information regarding the new Recipient Financial Management System (RFMS). RFMS is designed to report and request funds for the Federal Pell Grant Program. The second step in the new RFMS process is the submission of the disbursement record.
  • 1999-04-08 - (P-99-03) SUMMARY: This letter provides you with additional information regarding the new Recipient Financial Management System (RFMS). RFMS is designed to report and request funds for the Federal Pell Grant Program. The first step in the new RFMS process is the submission of the origination record.
  • 1999-01-01 - (P-99-02) This letter contains the 1999-2000 Federal Pell Grant Program Payment and Disbursement Schedules.
  • 1999-01-01 - (P-99-01) This letter is a Year 2000 disclosure notice* on the 1998 - 1999 Pell Payment for Windows V3.0 software package.
 
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