New: Heroes Act
The Higher Education Relief Opportunities for Students (HEROES) Act of 2003 was signed into law to provide waivers and modifications of Title IV Student Financial Assistance rules for students, parents, and institutions affected by military deployments and national emergencies. The US Department of Education published the waivers in the Federal Register on December 12, 2003, effective immediately.
HEROES Act Slides (pdf 475KB)
HEROES Act Slides Handout (pdf 143KB)
HEROES Waivers Federal Register 12-12-03 (pdf 62KB)
HEROES Public Law 108-76 08-18-03 (pdf 36KB)