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Full participation of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) waiver program would narrow the racial gap in student debt burden and largely benefit teachers and health care workers, found a new working paper published in the National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Department of Education published the 2023-24 verification items and acceptable documentation in the Federal Register last week, making no changes to the verifiable items from 2022-23. The verification waiver that was put in place during the pandemic waiving verification for all verification tracking groups except V4/V5 was not included in the Federal Register notice, meaning, as of now, verification will once again be required for all tracking groups.
Yes. If the student is still enrolled for the award year/academic year, the student is eligible for retroactive disbursements (retroactive payments) of Direct Loan, Federal Pell Grant, IASG, TEACH Grant, and campus-based funds that would otherwise have been received during an earlier term or payment period within the award year/academic year, in accordance with 34 CFR 668.164(k) and other guidance. View the full answer to this question to learn more.
The 2022 NASFAA Virtual Conference kicks off today with a diversity session focusing on how to be an inclusive leader for justice and equity, plus a NASFAA U Authorized Event on verification. This week, registrants will have the opportunity to participate in a series of entirely unique sessions not offered at our in-person national conference last month. It's not too late to register — for the cost of just $250, everyone on your NASFAA roster can participate, and have access to session recordings for one year. Stay tuned for highlights from the conference this week!
Please join us in giving NASFAA's newest members — Atlantic University College, Bay Mills Community College, and Minnesota North College — a warm welcome. This month we also have the pleasure of welcoming back the following institutions as NASFAA members: Centra College, Harcum College, New York Academy of Art, and University of New Orleans. We are glad to have all of you as NASFAA members. We encourage you to check out our Events Calendar for a look at upcoming professional development opportunities and to utilize NASFAA's Membership Directory, Speaker and Mentor Professional Directory, and Volunteer and Leadership Directory to help you better engage and connect with your financial aid peers across the country.