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USDE: (March 5, 2020; Addendum on March 20, 2020; Latest Addendum added May 15, 2020)_Guidance for interruptions of study related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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On March 5, 2020, the Department of Education issued a memorandum providing guidance for institutions concerning the interruption of instruction due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).


IMPORTANT:  Addendum added March 20, 2020.  Read the FAQs link at the very bottom of the USDE notice (under Attachments) labeled:  COVID-19 FAQs, 4 Pages.

Click here for a copy of the Department of Education’s memorandum issued on March 5, 2020 (and Addendum added on March 20, 2020):


USDE: (May 15, 2020) UPDATED Guidance for interruptions of study related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Department of Education issued a statement containing important updates regarding several critical issues related to student enrollment, required documentation, leaves of absence, and Title IV financial aid.

Please be sure to read this memorandum carefully to confirm that your institution is in compliance with all applicable requirements: