Industry News

Upcoming Regulatory Changes

Consensus Reached in the Fourth Round of Negotiated Rulemaking

Aggregate Loan Limit Increases for Health Professions Students

Documentation for Death Claims

Common Manual Policy Modification

Do You Know the Answer?

Scholarship Opportunities

People News

Matt McCoin is the new Assistant Financial Aid Director at Tulsa Community College.

Yvonne Maxwell, Director of Financial Aid at Langston University, is retiring on May 16, 2008. Click here to see our interview with Yvonne.

Events Calendar

Contact OGSLP if you have an event you’d like us to highlight.

May 7
FSA Training
Francis Tuttle, Oklahoma City

June 25
OGSLP Conference Moore Norman Technology Center, South Penn Campus

April 24, 2008

Industry Update: Lender of Last Resort Contingency Plans and Market Liquidity

As you know, there’s been an influx of articles and discussions about the need to reestablish the Lender of Last Resort (LLR) procedures to ensure continued access to student loans through the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) program. The potential need for such a program could be amplified as some lenders are choosing to at least temporarily suspend student loan lending due to the combination of cuts from last year’s College Cost Reduction & Access Act (CCRAA) and current credit market challenges. Rest assured that the FFEL community is hard at work on a variety of fronts to advocate for solutions to both issues.

>> Read more about the industry update

New Brochures Available for OGSLP Customers OGSLP's Exit Counseling Brochure and Teach Loan Forgiveness Brochure

OGSLP is proud to announce that our recently redesigned Guide to Repaying Stafford and Grad PLUS Student Loans and a new brochure, Stafford Loan Forgiveness Program for Teachers, are now available!

>> Read more about these publications and place an order

Federal PLUS Loan MPN Extension

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved the use of the Federal PLUS Loan Application and Master Promissory Note (MPN) until a new form is available. The current Federal PLUS MPN has an expiration date of March 31, 2008. Until OMB approves the new form, OGSLP’s school and lender customers may continue to use the current form. OGSLP will provide an update when the new form is available.

Yes ... Your Money Matters!

OKMM's Your Money Matters Guide

From budgeting to consumer credit to loan management, students need to know their money matters. Oklahoma Money Matters (OKMM) and the Oklahoma Lender Advisory Council (OLAC) are proud to offer the joint publication, Your Money Matters: A Guide to Your Personal Finances.

>> Read more about the guide and place an order

Making Work "Work": Resources for Busy Professionals

Escaping Death by Paper

Are you drowning in paper? Even though the computer-run offices of today are supposed to be “paperless,” the truth is, we’re printing out and making more copies than ever before. All that paper is adding to the age-old problem of keeping things organized. Here are a few tips from the “Get More Done” Web site to keep papers from overtaking your office.

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