TG's Thanksgiving 2014 hours

November 24, 2014 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

TG offices will close at noon on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed for the remainder of the week. The next digest will be sent on Tuesday, December 9.

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ED invites comments on the Personal Authentification Service for FSA ID

November 24, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

In the Federal Register dated November 20, 2014, ED invites the public to comment on the Personal Authentication Service (PAS) for FSA ID. As a reminder, ED published an electronic announcement (E-ANN) on October 1, 2014, stating that a new FSA ID will replace the FSA PIN as the login process for student and borrower-based websites, including FAFSA on the Web, NSLDS Student Access, StudentLoans.gov, StudentAid.gov, and the TEACH Grant website.

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ED publishes reminder about correctly reporting Direct loan information for the 150% subsidized loan limit rule

November 24, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

ED published the 150% Direct Subsidized Loan Limit: Electronic Announcement (E-ANN) #16 on November 21, 2014. In this guidance letter, ED reminds schools of the importance of accurate and timely reporting of a student's Direct Loan (Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan) information to the Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) System to ensure that the Subsidized Usage Period can be calculated correctly.

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TG and THECB to co-present webinar Texas B-On-Time Loan Resources: Help students achieve loan forgiveness and avoid default

November 21, 2014 · TG Student and Institutional Success · No Comments

TG Webinars

In spring 2015, certain schools in Texas will be required to provide their student borrowers seeking loans under the Texas B-On-Time (BOT) Loan Program with counseling in an effort to lower default rates and improve forgiveness rates. TG has worked with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to create in-person and online counseling modules for Texas schools to use to make sure that their BOT borrowers are informed about the program and maximize its benefits.

Join us on December 12, 2014, from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Central Time, for "Texas B-On-Time Loan Resources: Help students achieve loan forgiveness and avoid default," a webinar on these counseling resources, so that your school can implement the required counseling by next semester.

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Hone your leadership skills at the 2015 TG Student Services Leadership Symposium

November 18, 2014 · TG Human Resources and Organizational Development · No Comments

The TG Student Services Leadership Symposium can help you build strong leadership skills as a student services manager in the college and university admissions, business, registrar, or financial aid areas.

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Flagship Focus: Texas Tech manages default through financial education and HigherEDGE services

November 17, 2014 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

HigherEDGE® Default Aversion Solutions

How lucky are the students of Texas Tech University? Pretty darn lucky.

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Closed school corner, November 2014

November 17, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

Review the list of newly reported school closures and corrections from the November 2014 Closed School Monthly Report supplied by ED.

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TG Index to Gainful Employment Final Rule

November 14, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

TG has developed an index to the gainful employment (GE) final rule that ED published in the Federal Register dated October 31, 2014.

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TG unveils new interactive tool for Teacher Loan Forgiveness on AIE

November 12, 2014 · TG Marketing and Product Management · No Comments

Are you eligible for student loan forgiveness through the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program? Use TG's new eligibility calculator, and find out today!

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Register today for TG webinar: Federal Update

November 07, 2014 · TG Customer Training and Event Management · No Comments

TG Webinars

Time is running out to register for the TG webinar: Federal Update, scheduled for Thursday, December 11, from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Central Time.

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