Industry News

Two New NPRM Committees

ED Announces New Disability Discharge Site

Clarification of Minor Prior Year Charges

Common Manual Policy Modifications

Scholarship Opportunities

Event Calendar

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2009-10 State System Academic Calendar

October 12
Columbus Day
OGSLP open

November 11
Veteran's Day
OGSLP open

November 26 and 27
Thanksgiving Holiday
OGSLP closed

December 1-4
Federal Student Aid (FSA) Conference
Nashville, TN

December 7-11
2009 SWASFAA Conference

Disability Discharge Outreach Project

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Over the last several months, OGSLP has been engaged in a targeted campaign to send Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) Discharge applications to eligible defaulted borrowers.

>> Read more about our discharge outreach project

Loan Services Offers New Forms

Did you know OGSLP is offering new, simplified electronic forms that allow you to submit multiple loan updates in a single request?

>> Read about our interactive forms

UCanGo2 Tools Popular Among Counselors

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We're thrilled to share with you that the newly released FAFSA 101 package is already popular among high school counselors! We presented 'FAFSA Fundamentals' at several recent counselor-only college fairs and at the State Department of Education's Encyclo-Media Conference.

>> Read more about our UCanGo2 tools

ED Publishes Draft Self-Certification Form for Comment

The Department of Education (ED) invites public comment on the proposed Private Education Loan Application Self-Certification Form. This form is pursuant to section 155 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), and to satisfy the requirements of section 128(e)(3) of the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). TILA requires a lender to obtain a self-certification signed by the applicant before disbursing a private education loan. Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before Dec. 1, 2009. Additional information can be found in the Oct. 2 edition of the Federal Register.

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Making Work "Work": Resources for Busy Professionals

Whether you're the CEO or a front-line employee, you can't afford to take innovation for granted.

>> Read tips for inspiring innovation