34 CFR 668.58 - Interim disbursements. - Regulations - VLEX 19762619

34 CFR 668.58 - Interim disbursements.

CONTENT

Title 34: Education

Subtitle B: Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued)

CHAPTER VI: OFFICE OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

PART 668: STUDENT ASSISTANCE GENERAL PROVISIONS

Subpart E: Verification and Updating of Student Aid Application Information

668.58 - Interim disbursements.

(a)(1) If an institution has reason to believe that an applicant's FAFSA information is inaccurate, until the information is verified and any corrections are made in accordance with ? 668.59(a), the institution may not?

(i) Disburse any Federal Pell Grant, FSEOG, or Federal Perkins Loan Program funds to the applicant;

(ii) Employ or allow an employer to employ the applicant in its FWS Program; or

(iii) Originate a Direct Subsidized Loan, or disburse any such loan proceeds for any previously originated Direct Subsidized Loan to the applicant.

(2) If an institution does not have reason to believe that an applicant's FAFSA information is inaccurate prior to verification, the institution may?

(i)(A) Withhold payment of Federal Pell Grant, Federal Perkins Loan, or FSEOG Program funds for the applicant; or

(B) Make one disbursement from each of the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Perkins Loan, or FSEOG Program funds for the applicant's first payment period of the award year;

(ii) Employ or allow an employer to employ that applicant, once he or she is an eligible student, under the FWS Program for the first 60 consecutive days after the student's enrollment in that award year; or

(iii)(A) Withhold origination of the applicant's Direct Subsidized Loan; or

(B) Originate the Direct Subsidized Loan provided that the institution does not disburse Direct Subsidized Loan proceeds.

(3) If, after verification, an institution determines that changes to an applicant's information will not change the amount the applicant would receive under a title IV, HEA program, the institution?

(i) Must ensure corrections are made in accordance with ? 668.59(a); and

(ii) May prior to receiving the corrected valid SAR or valid ISIR?

(A) Make one disbursement from each of the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Perkins Loan, or FSEOG Program funds for the applicant's first payment period of the award year;

(B) Employ or allow an employer to employ the applicant, once he or she is an eligible student, under the FWS Program for the first 60 consecutive days after the student's enrollment in that award year; or

(C) Originate the Direct Subsidized Loan and disburse the Direct Subsidized Loan proceeds for the applicant.

(b) If an institution chooses to make a disbursement under?

(1) Paragraph (a)(2)(i)(B) of this section, it?

(i) Is liable for any overpayment discovered as a result of verification to the extent that the overpayment is not recovered through reducing subsequent disbursements in the award year or from the student; and

(ii) Must recover the overpayment in accordance with ? 668.61(a);

(2) Paragraph (a)(2)(ii) of this section, it?

(i) Is liable for any overpayment discovered as a result of verification to the extent that the overpayment is not eliminated by adjusting other financial assistance; and

(ii) Must recover the overpayment in accordance with ? 668.61(b); or

(3) Paragraph (a)(3) of this section, it?

(i) Is liable for any subsidized student financial assistance disbursed if it does not receive the valid SAR or valid ISIR reflecting corrections within the deadlines established under ? 668.60; and

(ii) Must recover the funds in accordance with ? 668.61(c).

(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1094)

[75 FR 66954, Oct. 29, 2010, as amended at 77 FR 20536, Apr. 13, 2012]