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COVID-19: Department of Education COVID-19 Updates

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The Department of Education has created a Coronavirus webpage, which will be updated frequently and can be found here.
March 13, 2020

The Department of Education has created a Coronavirus webpage, which will be updated frequently and can be found here.

On March 5, 2020, the Department of Education released guidance for interruptions of study related to COVID-19.  The guidance can be found here.

Included in the guidance are sample scenarios of how students might be impacted directly by COVID-19 or indirectly by actions of their campus. The guidance contains information on:

  • Student accommodations around enrollment
  • Distance education
  • Foreign schools
  • Federal Work Study
  • Length of Academic Year
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • Students who did not begin attendance
  • Enrollment status changes
  • Return of Title IV Funds
  • Definition of a Withdrawal Date
  • Date of determination and timeframes for returns
  • Rentering the same payment period
  • NSLDS enrollment reporting

We encourage you to visit the Department of Education Conoravirus webpage for updates and additional detail.  We will continue to monitor for updates and share additional information.

 

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