Federal Student Aid

The Office of Federal Student Assistance administers the federal student aid programs. This is a source of information on regulations, "Dear Colleague" letters, online announcements, and other information relating to the programs.

Do Not Call/CAN SPAM

he National Do Not Call Registry gives you an opportunity to limit the telemarketing calls you receive. Once you register your phone number, telemarketers covered by the National Do Not Call Registry have up to 31 days from the date you register to stop calling you. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, manages the Do Not Call Registry. The FTC, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and various state agencies enforce it.

For more information and FAQs, visit the FTC website.Telemarketers may access the Do Not Call Registry at:

Disability Issues

ADA/Section 504

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title I of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) require that no otherwise qualified person with a disability shall be denied a benefit or opportunity (employment or education) or be excluded from participation solely on the basis of that disability. If a student or employee with a disability is otherwise qualified, an education institution may be required to make a reasonable accommodation for that disability. Whether an accommodation is reasonable depends on the full circumstances, and not simply on whether the accommodation would cost more than, for example, a student's tuition. The following websites provide guidance for education institutions.

Rehibilitation Act 1973

Small Employers and Reasonable Accommodation


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Additional Resources


800k graduates

PSCUs open doors to many of the 9.1 million unemployed and 90 million undereducated Americans by providing a skills-based education. To remain competitive over the next decade, we must identify between 8 and 23 million new workers with postsecondary skills.PSCUs are a necessary part of that solution, having produced over 800,000 degrees last year alone.