Posted Date: November 21, 2014

Author:  Lisa DiCarlo, Director, Student Experience Group, Federal Student Aid

Subject: Draft 2015-2016 FAFSA® Form/Instructions

The updated draft of the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) is available for comment. A Federal Register Notice announcing the 30-day public comment period was posted on November 19, 2014.

The community is invited to review the updated draft documents and submit comments on or before December 19, 2014. The updated draft of the 2015-2016 FAFSA, the updated draft of the 2015-2016 Student Aid Report (SAR) or the updated draft of the 2015-2016 SAR Acknowledgement can be viewed by clicking the this link: http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=ED-2014-ICCD-0126-0082. Once the web page opens, click on each of the “PDF” icons to open the documents.

Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at www.regulations.gov by selecting Docket ID number ED–2014–ICCD–0126 or by linking directly to the site here: http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=ED-2014-ICCD-0126. Click on the “Comment Now!” button to submit a comment.

In response to the 60-day comment period, we have made some changes to the application. These changes are explained in the 2015-16 FSA Application Enhancements document, which can be found here: http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=ED-2014-ICCD-0126-0081; click on the “DOC” icon next to “2015-16 FSA Application Enhancements” to open the document.

The responses to the comments received during the 60-day comment period may be viewed here: http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=ED-2014-ICCD-0126-0081; click on the “DOC” icon under 2015-2016 FSA Application Comments 60 Day.

Attachments/Enclosures:

Draft 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid in PDF Format, 748KB, 10 Pages

   

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