Federal Student Aid (FSA)
December 1, 2020
WASHINGTON — Today, during its virtual 2020 training conference for financial aid professionals, the U.S. Department of Education's (Department) office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) unveiled its latest update to U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' Next Gen FSA initiative: the FSA Partner Connect portal.
March 25, 2020Secretary DeVos Directs FSA to Stop Wage Garnishment, Collections Actions for Student Loan Borrowers, Will Refund More Than $1.8 Billion to Students, Families
WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that, due to the COVID-19 national emergency, the Department will halt collection actions and wage garnishments to provide additional assistance to borrowers. This flexibility will last for a period of at least 60 days from March 13, 2020.
February 28, 2020Secretary DeVos Launches Innovative Pilot at Four Universities for Students to Access Financial Aid Refunds
WASHINGTON — Federal Student Aid launched today the myFSApay program pilot for students at Jackson State University, Purdue University, the University of California-Riverside, and the University of Georgia.
February 24, 2020Federal Student Aid Delivers on Secretary DeVos' Promise to Modernize, Personalize Customer Experience
WASHINGTON — Delivering on U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' promise to modernize and personalize customer experience with federal student aid, the Education Department announced today transformative upgrades to StudentAid.gov.
December 3, 2019Secretary DeVos Shares Vision for a Better, Stronger Federal Student Aid at Annual Training Conference
RENO, Nevada—Today, during a major speech at the annual Federal Student Aid (FSA) Conference, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos unveiled a vision for a stronger, student-centered FSA.
January 11, 2019
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October 2, 2018
As part of its continued efforts to modernize and improve the quality of services provided by Federal Student Aid (FSA), the U.S. Department of Education this week launched its first-ever mobile application.
August 1, 2017Secretary DeVos Announces Intent to Enhance FSA’s Next Generation Processing and Servicing Environment
WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced her intent to transform how Federal Student Aid (FSA) provides customer service to more than 42 million student loan borrowers.
June 2, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the IRS Data Retrieval Tool is now available for borrowers applying for an income-driven repayment plan. New encryption protections have been added to the Data Retrieval Tool to further protect taxpayer information. The IRS Data Retrieval Tool will return Oct.
May 24, 2017
James Runcie, Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid, submitted his resignation to the Department last night. His resignation is effective immediately. Matthew Sessa, Deputy Chief Operating Officer of FSA will assume Mr. Runcie’s duties until further notice.