The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a Federal Communications Commission program to help eligible households pay for internet service during the pandemic.
In an effort to ease the financial aid process, the Department of Education is currently making continuous improvements. New changes will be added as given.
View a summary of the Federal Financial Aid recent changes for 2021–2022. Last update: 8/27/2021.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a warning this week notifying those affiliated with higher education institutions of an ongoing email scam that appears to be primarily targeting those who have “.edu” email addresses. The agency, in a release posted Tuesday, said it has received numerous complaints about the scam in recent weeks, noting that the emails to those with addresses ending in “.edu” have been targeting staff and students from both public and private, for-profit and nonprofit institutions. Read the full article. Also see IRS warns university students and staff of impersonation email scam.
Coronavirus Aid Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and Satisfactory Academic Progress
The CARES Act provides additional flexibilities regarding the calculation of Satisfactory Academic Progress. See the full announcement.
Coronavirus and Forbearance Info for Students, Borrowers, and Parents
Get answers to your questions at studentaid.gov.
StudentAid.gov now offers aid resources all in one place. Check out the new look of StudentAid.gov, the official federal student aid website. Content and features from studentloans.gov, fsaid.ed.gov, and nslds.ed.gov have been combined to enhance your experience. Learn how the changes impact you.
Hawkeye has partnered with Inceptia to offer you assistance with your loan repayment. Learn more about the Inceptia loan repayment service.
There are some articles popping up on social media saying that they can assist Hawkeye Community College students with student loan forgiveness. Please note, getting assistance with your loans should always be free. Don't get scammed. Learn how to keep yourself safe regarding your student loans.