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Quality Assurance Program

Institutional Eligibility

This assessment outlines your school's Institutional Eligibility responsibilities.

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

Activity Bar:
Institutional Eligibility Activity 1: Institutional Eligibility Checklist
Institutional Eligibility Activity 2: Accrediting and State Agency Exercise
Institutional Eligibility Activity 3: Consortium and Contractual Agreements
Institutional Eligibility Activity 4: Additional Locations & Non-Degree Programs
Institutional Eligibility Activity 5: Preferred Lender Lists
Institutional Eligibility Activity 6: Electronic Processes

Additional Links: 2016-2017 FSA Handbook, School Eligibility & Operations, Chapters 1 through 8; DCL GEN-12-08

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.

Institutional Eligibility

Regulatory Link(s)

Activity

Definitions 34 CFR 668.2

 

34 CFR 600.4

34 CFR 600.5

34 CFR 600.6

34 CFR 600.7

34 CFR 600.8

34 CFR 600.9

34 CFR 600.10 

34 CFR 600.11

34 CFR 600.20

34 CFR 600.21

34 CFR 600.31

34 CFR 600.32

34 CFR 601.10

34 CFR 601.11

34 CFR 601.12

34 CFR 668.2

34 CFR 668.3

34 CFR 668.5

34 CFR 668.6

34 CFR 668.7

34 CFR 668.8

34 CFR 668.9

34 CFR 668.10

34 CFR 668.13

34 CFR 668.14

34 CFR 668.15

34 CFR 668.16

34 CFR 668.19

34 CFR 668.23

34 CFR 668.25

34 CFR 668.41 through 668.48

34 CFR 668.171

34 CFR 668.173

34 CFR 668.174

34 CFR 668.188

34 CFR 668.412

34 CFR 674.5

 

 

Academic Year 34 CFR 668.3

 

Payment Period 34 CFR 668.4

 

Written Arrangements to provide educational programs 34 CFR 668.5

Institutional Eligibility Activity 3: Consortium and Contractual Agreements 

Eligible program 34 CFR 668.8

 

Relationship between clock hours and semester, trimester, or quarter hours in calculating Title IV, HEA program assistance 34 CFR 668.9

 

Direct assessment programs 34 CFR 668.10

 

Electronic Processes 34 CFR 668.16(o) Institutional Eligibility Activity 6: Electronic Processes

Contracts between an institution and a third-party servicer 34 CFR 668.25

 

Enrollment in telecommunications and correspondence courses 34 CFR 668.38

 

Study abroad programs 34 CFR 668.39

 

Accreditation/State Approval 34 CFR 600.4, 34 CFR 600.5, 34 CFR 600.6, 34 CFR 600.9, 34 CFR 600.11, 34 CFR 668.16, 34 CFR 668.25, 34 CFR 674.5, Accrediting Agency information 

Institutional Eligibility Activity 2: Accrediting and State Agency Exercise

Conditions of institutional in-eligibility 34 CFR 600.7

 

Treatment of a branch campus 34 CFR 600.8

 

Certification procedures 34 CFR 668.13

 

Program Participation Agreement 34 CFR 668.14

Institutional Eligibility Activity 1: Institutional Eligibility Checklist

Financial Responsibility 34 CFR 668.15, 34 CFR 668.23, 34 CFR 668.171, 34 CFR 668.173, 34 CFR 668.174

 

Standards of administrative capability 34 CFR 668.16

 

Financial Aid History 34 CFR 668.19

 

Compliance audits and audited financial statements 34 CFR 668.23

 

Recertification 34 CFR 600.10, 34 CFR 600.31, 34 CFR 600.32, 34 CFR 600.20, 34 CFR 600.21, 34 CFR 668.188, Link to E-App

Institutional Eligibility Activity 4: Additional Locations & Non-Degree Programs

Consumer Information (34 CFR 668.41 through 668.48)

 

Preferred Lender Lists 34 CFR 601.10; 34 CFR 601.11; 34 CFR 601.12; Federal Register, November 1, 2007

Institutional Eligibility Activity 5: Preferred Lender Lists

Gainful Employment *IFAP Gainful Employment Link; 34 CFR 600.2; 34 CFR 600.4; 34 CFR 600.5; 34 CFR 600.10; 34 CFR 668.6; 34 CFR 668.7; 34 CFR 668.8; 34 CFR 668.412


* Review the IFAP Gainful Employment Link on a regular basis for current updates and to view the Questions & Answers section

 

Last Updated November 2016

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