Seeking Comment: IFAP – Federal Registers



[Docket ID ED-2017-OPE-0090]

Program Integrity: Gainful Employment

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.

ACTION: Announcement of applicable dates; request for comments.


SUMMARY: On January 6 and January 19, 2017, the Department announced 
dates by which institutions subject to the Department's gainful 
employment (GE) regulations must comply with certain disclosure 
requirements in the GE regulations. On July 5, 2017, the Department 
announced that it was allowing additional time, until July 1, 2018, to 
comply with those provisions. This document announces that the 
Department allows additional time, until July 1, 2019, for institutions 
to comply with those disclosure requirements in the GE regulations and 
invites comment on this action.

DATES: The Department is allowing additional time--until July 1, 2019--
for institutions to comply with 34 CFR 668.412(d) and (e). We must 
receive your comments on or before July 18, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments through the Federal eRulemaking Portal 
or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. We will not 
accept comments by fax or by email or those submitted after the comment 
period. To ensure that we do not receive duplicate copies, please 
submit your comments only once. In addition, please include the Docket 
ID at the top of your comments.
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     Postal Mail, Commercial Delivery, or Hand Delivery: If you 
mail or deliver your comments, address them to Jean-Didier Gaina, U.S. 
Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, Room 290-34, Washington, 
DC 20202.
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members of the public (including comments submitted by mail, commercial 
delivery, or hand delivery) is to make these submissions available for 
public viewing in their entirety on the Federal eRulemaking Portal at Therefore, commenters should be careful to include 
in their comments only information that they wish to make publicly 
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Filter, U.S. Department of 
Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, Room 290-42, Washington, DC 20202. 
Telephone: (202) 453-7249. Email:

If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text 
telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-800-877-8339.


Announcement of Applicable Gainful Employment Compliance Dates in PDF Format, 220KB, 2 Pages