2017 Year in Review: NASFAA's 10 Most-Read ED Announcements

The world of financial aid regulation saw a busy 2017, with the Department of Education issuing numerous electronic announcements on everything from implementation of year-round Pell Grants to multiple status updates on the IRS Data Retrieval Tool. Want to know what the most popular announcements were among NASFAA members? Curious about what you may have missed or need a refresher? Take a look back at the 10 most-read announcements from the Department and share your thoughts on the year's big issues.

  1. 4-18: Upcoming Implementation of FSA ID Enhancements
  2. 8-07: Changes to the IRS Data Retrieval Tool Process for the 2018-19 FAFSA® Form
  3. 5-30: Interest Rates for Direct Loans First Disbursed between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018
  4. 1-03: 2017 FSA Training Conference for Financial Aid Professionals
  5. 1-12: 2017-2018 FAFSA Verification-IRS Tax Return Transcript Matrix
  6. 5-03: Status of the FAFSA IRS Data Retrieval Tool
  7. 10-31: Changes in Verification Tracking Groups (Updated March 3, 2017)
  8. GEN-17-05: 2018-2019 Award Year: FAFSA® Information to be Verified and Acceptable Documentation
  9. GEN-17-06: Implementation of Year-Round Pell Grants
  10. GEN-17-04: Changes to 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 Verification Requirements


Publication Date: 12/19/2017

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