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This list of frequently visited publications provides you with all of the most up-to-date information on FSA regulations and policy guidelines, electronic announcements, and much more!

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HEAL Program Information - 10/17/2014 Electronic Announcement

This Electronic Announcement informs the community that the maximum HEAL Program interest rates for the quarter ending December 31, 2014 are available in the “Current Maximum Interest Rates” section of the HEAL Interest Rates page.

The Electronic Announcement is available at the following URL:

http://ifap.ed.gov/eannouncements/101714HPIMaximumHEALProgramInterestRatesforQuarterEnding123114.html


Total and Permanent Disability Discharge Processing Information - 7/23/2014 Electronic Announcement

This Electronic Announcement reminds the community about a change in the delivery options for the Total and Permanent Disability Loan Holder Notification (TPD LHN) File and that all entities receiving the TPD LHN File via e-mail can now enroll to begin receiving the TPD LHN File via the Student Aid Internet Gateway (SAIG).

The Electronic Announcement is available at the following URL:

http://ifap.ed.gov/eannouncements/072314TPDDischargeInfoSAIGServLoanHolderNotifFileDelivFFEL.html
HEAL Program Information – 7/18/2014 Electronic Announcement

This Electronic Announcement informs the community that the maximum HEAL Program interest rates for the quarter ending September 30, 2014 are available in the “Current Maximum Interest Rates” section of the HEAL Interest Rates page.

The Electronic Announcement is available at the following URL:

http://ifap.ed.gov/eannouncements/071814HEALProgInfoMaxHEALProgIntRatesQtrEndSept302014.html
FY13 Reserve Ratio

The Reserve Ratio Report provides information on the ratio of the Guaranty Agency's Federal Fund level compared to the Original Principal Outstanding for fiscal years 2003 - 2013.

FY13 Reserve Ratio View/Download

HEAL Program Information – 7/2/2014 Electronic Announcement

This Electronic Announcement informs the community that on July 1, 2014 the HEAL Program was transferred from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to the U.S. Department of Education as required by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 (Pub. L. 113-76). From this point forward, the U.S. Department of Education is responsible for managing the servicing of non-defaulted HEAL Program Loans and the collection of defaulted HEAL Program loans.

The Electronic Announcement is available at the following URL:

http://ifap.ed.gov/eannouncements/070214HPIHEALProgramTransfertoED.html
New Direct Consolidation Loan Process Information - 5/20/2014 Electronic Announcement

This Electronic Announcement informs the community that on May 18, 2014 Federal Student Aid implemented the second phase in bringing closure to the former loan consolidation system and transitioning to the new Direct Consolidation Loan process. Effective May 18, 2014, all new applicants will use the new Direct Consolidation Loan process on StudentLoans.gov.

The Electronic Announcement is available at the following URL:

http://ifap.ed.gov/eannouncements/052014NewDirectConsolLoanProcessInfoPhaseTwoTransImplMay182014.html


Total and Permanent Disability Discharge Processing Information - 5/13/2014 Electronic Announcement

This Electronic Announcement provides guidance about a change in the delivery options for the Total and Permanent Disability Loan Holder Notification (TPD LHN) File and the transition to move all entities receiving the TPD LHN File via e-mail to begin receiving the TPD LHN File via the Student Aid Internet Gateway (SAIG).

The Electronic Announcement is available at the following URL:

http://ifap.ed.gov/eannouncements/051314TPDDischargeInfoTransSAIGServLoanHolderNotifFileDeliv.html


New Direct Consolidation Loan Process Information - 3/21/2014 Electronic Announcement

This Electronic Announcement provides guidance on what is expected and required of schools and third party servicers that verify and/or receive payoffs for Federal Perkins Loans and eligible health professions loans in the new Direct Consolidation Loan process. Also included in the audience for this communication are third party collection agencies that collect defaulted loans on a school's behalf.

The Electronic Announcement is available at the following URL:

http://ifap.ed.gov/eannouncements/032114NewDCLPinfoAddGuidancePerkinsHealth.html


FY13 Trigger Report

This report provides the default status or "trigger rate" that determines the Guarantee Agency reinsurance reimbursement in accordance to the reinsurance agreement for FY 2013.

FY13 Trigger Report View/Download

Top 100 Current Holders of FFELP Loans for 2013 and 2012

The FY13 Top 100 Current Holders List is based on FY13 dollar amounts outstanding. The dollar amount outstanding includes Stafford, PLUS, SLS and Consolidation loans.

Top 100 Current Holders of FFELP Loans for 2013 and 2012 View/Download

Total and Permanent Disability Discharge Information – 3/5/14 Electronic Announcement

In several electronic announcements posted to the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site in 2013, we provided policy and operational guidance about the new regulations related to Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) Discharge processing.  In this announcement, we provide some key reminders for the community to help improve the processing of TPD discharge applications under the new regulations.

To access the Electronic Announcement posted on the IFAP Web site, click here.


New Direct Consolidation Loan Process Information - 2/28/2014 Electronic Announcement

This Electronic Announcement provides guidance on what is expected and required of FFEL Program lenders and lender servicers in the new Direct Consolidation Loan process. Also included in the audience for this communication are FFEL Program guaranty agencies that service defaulted FFEL Program loans selected for consolidation.

To access the Electronic Announcement posted on the IFAP Web site, click here.


New Direct Consolidation Loan Process Information - 2/28/2014 Electronic Announcement

This Electronic Announcement informs the community that some of the forms used in connection with the new Direct Consolidation Loan process that we implemented on January 2, 2014, as well as the loan consolidation process that we are phasing out, have an expiration date that has already passed. These forms will continue to be valid for use until the new forms are approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and implemented.

To access the Electronic Announcement posted on the IFAP Web site, click here.


ED Forms 2000 Data: FY12 Annual Report

The Guaranty Agency financial information as reported on the ED Forms 2000 Annual Report for FY 2012.

ED Forms 2000 Data: FY12 Annual Report View/Download

FY12 Reserve Ratio

The Reserve Ratio Report provides information on the ratio of the Guaranty Agency’s Federal Fund level compared to the Original Principal Outstanding for fiscal years 2003 - 2012.

FY12 Reserve Ratio View/Download

Top 100 Current Holders of FFELP Loans for 2012 and 2011

The FY12 Top 100 Current Holders List is based on FY12 dollar amounts outstanding. The dollar amount outstanding includes Stafford, PLUS, SLS and Consolidation loans.

Top 100 Current Holders of FFELP Loans for 2012 and 2011 View/Download

ED Forms 2000 Data: FY11 Annual Report

The Guaranty Agency financial information as reported on the ED Forms 2000 Annual Report for FY 2011.

ED Forms 2000 Data: FY11 Annual Report View/Download

FY12 Trigger Report

This report provides the default status or "trigger rate" that determines the Guarantee Agency reinsurance reimbursement in accordance to the reinsurance agreement for FY 2012.

FY12 Trigger Report View/Download

LIBOR-Based SAP under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012 - Approved FFEL Lenders (04/12)

This document lists the FFEL lenders that are approved for LIBOR-Based SAP under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012.

LIBOR-Based SAP under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012 - Approved FFEL Lenders (04/12) View/Download

FY11 Reserve Ratio

The Reserve Ratio Report provides information on the ratio of the Guaranty Agency’s Federal Fund level compared to the Original Principal Outstanding for fiscal years 2003 - 2011.

FY11 Reserve Ratio View/Download

Top 100 Current Holders of FFELP Loans for 2011 and 2010

The FY11 Top 100 Current Holders List is based on FY11 dollar amounts outstanding. The dollar amount outstanding includes Stafford, PLUS, SLS and Consolidation loans.

Top 100 Current Holders of FFELP Loans for 2011 and 2010 View/Download

LIBOR-Based SAP under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012 - Lender Bulletin (02/12)

This bulletin provides FFEL lenders or beneficial owners with operational guidance about the LIBOR-based SAP under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012.

LIBOR-Based SAP under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012 - Lender Bulletin (02/12) View/Download

LIBOR-Based SAP under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012 – 2/27/2012 Dear Colleague Letter (FP-12-02)

This communication provides FFEL lenders or beneficial owners with guidance about the LIBOR-based SAP under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012. To access the Dear Colleague Letter posted on the IFAP Web site, click here.


Special Direct Consolidation Loan Information –
1/20/2012 Dear Colleague Letter (FP-12-01)

This communication provides FFEL lenders and lender servicers with guidance about the Loan Verification Certificate for Special Direct Consolidation Loans. To access the Dear Colleague Letter posted on the IFAP Web site, click here.


Guaranty Agency Federal and
Operating Fund Report (FY 2007-2010)

The Guaranty Agency Federal and Operating Fund data as reported on the ED Forms 2000 Annual Report for FY 2007 – FY 2010.

Guaranty Agency Federal and
Operating Fund Report (FY 2007-2010)
View/Download

ED Forms 2000 Data: FY10 Annual Report

The Guaranty Agency financial information as reported on the ED Forms 2000 Annual Report for FY 2010.

ED Forms 2000 Data: FY10 Annual Report View/Download

FY11 Trigger Report

This report provides the default status or "trigger rate" that determines the Guarantee Agency reinsurance reimbursement in accordance to the reinsurance agreement for FY 2011.

FY11 Trigger Report View/Download

FY10 Reserve Ratio

The Reserve Ratio Report provides information on the ratio of the Guaranty Agency's Federal Fund level compared to the Original Principal Outstanding for fiscal years 2003 - 2010.

FY10 Reserve Ratio View/Download

Top 100 Originators of FFELP Loans for 2010 and 2009

The Top 100 Originators List is based on the dollar amount of new guarantees on Stafford and PLUS loans. It excludes Consolidation Loans. The SAFRA Act, Title II of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 discontinued new FFELP loans on or after July 1, 2010. Therefore, this will be the last year a Top 100 Originators Report will be published.

Top 100 Originators of FFELP Loans for 2010 and 2009 View/Download

Top 100 Consolidating Lenders for 2010 and 2009

The Top 100 Consolidating Lenders List is based on the dollar amount of new guarantees on Consolidation loans. The SAFRA Act, Title II of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 discontinued new FFEL loans on or after July 1, 2010. Therefore, this will be the last year a Top 100 Consolidating Lenders Report will be published.

Top 100 Consolidating Lenders for 2010 and 2009 View/Download

Guaranty Agency Federal and
Operating Fund Report (FY 2006-2009)
Attached are Guaranty Agency Federal and Operating Fund data as reported on the ED Form 2000 as of 9/30/xx.

Guaranty Agency Federal and
Operating Fund Report (FY 2006-2009)
View/Download

Top 100 Consolidating Lenders for 2009 and 2008

Attached is a copy of the Top 100 Consolidating Lenders for 2009 and 2008.

Top 100 Consolidating Lenders for 2009 and 2008 View/Download

Top 100 Originators of FFELP Loans - FY09 and
FY08

Attached is the Top 100 Originators of FFELP Loans - FY09 and FY08.

Top 100 Originators of FFELP Loans - FY09 and
FY08
View/Download

Guaranty Agency Federal and Operating Fund Data
(FY 2006-2008)

Attached are Guaranty Agency Federal and Operating Fund data as reported on the ED Form 2000 as of 9/30/xx.

Guaranty Agency Federal and Operating Fund Data
(FY 2006-2008)
View/Download

Top 100 Consolidating Lenders for 2008 and 2007 (3/31/09)

Attached is a copy of the Top 100 Consolidating Lenders for 2008 and 2007.

Top 100 Consolidating Lenders for 2008 and 2007 (3/31/09) View/Download

Top 100 Originators of FFELP Loans-FY08 and FY07

Attached is the Top 100 Originators of FFELP Loans - FY08 and FY07. Top 100 Originators of FFELP Loans - FY08 and FY07

Top 100 Originators of FFELP Loans-FY08 and FY07 View/Download

THOMAS - US Congress on the Internet

This link takes you to a site with searchable databases of Federal legislative information.

THOMAS - US Congress on the Internet View/Download

Dear Partner (Colleague) Letters

All Dear Partner/Colleague Letters (DCLs) produced by FSA since the beginning of 1995.

Dear Partner (Colleague) Letters View/Download

Dear Colleague Letter - GEN-05-06

Attached is a Dear Colleague Letter on Access To and Use of NSLDS Information.

Dear Colleague Letter - GEN-05-06 View/Download




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