Posted Date: August 3, 2011

Author:  Robin Minor, Chief Compliance Officer, Federal Student Aid

Subject: Gainful Employment Electronic Announcement #16 – Updated Procedures for Reporting New Educational Programs That Prepare Students for Gainful Employment in a Recognized Occupation

An update to the Procedures for institutional notification to the Department of new GE Programs using Federal Student Aid’s (FSA's) Application for Approval to Participate in the Federal Student Financial Aid Programs (E-App) is attached to this Electronic Announcement.

These procedures, originally included with Gainful Employment Electronic Announcement #5, have been updated to reflect an E-App system update effective July 31, 2011. Institutions should now use these updated Procedures for Institutional Notification to the Department of New GE Programs to report new GE Programs.

NOTE: The Notice Format for Intent to Offer an Educational Program provided with Gainful Employment Electronic Announcement #5 has not changed and is provided here again for your convenience.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this information, you may contact the School Participation Team (SPT) for your state. The telephone numbers for the SPTs can be found at www.eligcert.ed.gov.

Information and updates related to Gainful Employment will be posted on the Gainful Employment Information Page. This page can be accessed either by clicking on the words ”Information Page” in the Gainful Employment box on the right hand side of the IFAP home page or by going directly to http://ifap.ed.gov/GainfulEmploymentInfo/.

Attachments/Enclosures:

Procedures for Institutional Notification to the Department of New GE Programs using Federal Student Aid’s (FSA's) Application for Approval to Participate in the Federal Student Financial Aid Programs (E-App) in PDF Format, 148KB, 1 Page

Notice Format for Intent to Offer an Educational Program in PDF Format, 70KB, 2 Pages

   

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