U.S. Department of Education

Higher Education Guidance for Interruptions of Study Related to COVID-19/Federal Work Study

Posted on March 24, 2020
On March 5, 2020 the U.S. Office of Postsecondary Education released Guidance for interruptions of study related to Coronavirus (COVID-19). The announcement addresses concerns expressed by higher education leaders regarding how they should comply with Title IV, Higher Education Act (HEA) policies for students whose activities are impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19), either directly because the student is ill or quarantined, or indirectly because the student was recalled from travel-abroad experiences, can no longer participate in internships or clinical rotations, or attends a campus that temporarily suspended operations. This information provides flexibilities for schools that are working to help students complete the term in which they are currently enrolled.

Read more here: https://ifap.ed.gov/electronic-announcements/030520Guidance4interruptionsrelated2CoronavirusCOVID19



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