The office of Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education, would like to share some important updates about our publications.Click on the links below to order the publicatin
• The publications about federal student aid are available online, in hard copy, or both.
• Several publications will be updated this fall.
• They have shortened and renamed one of their primary student publications and are transitioning a few publications to online-only versions.
Where to Access the Publications
All of our Federal Student Aid publications are available online. Some are available to order in hard copy (i.e., the print version). Here are the sites where you can download and/or order publications:
• www.FSAPubs.gov allows financial aid administrators, school counselors, and college access professionals to order our hard copy publications in bulk. See www.fsa4counselors.ed.gov for details on ordering at FSAPubs.
• www.edpubs.gov is the ordering site that students and parents should visit to order single copies of our hard copy publications.
• www.studentaid.ed.gov/pubs offers our student-and parent-oriented publications in PDF. Note the federal government has a number of items in PDF that are not available in hard copy from FSAPubs or ED Pubs, so be sure to visit this page to find a variety ofuseful fact sheets and other items that you can print out, e-mail to students, or post on your website.
Publications Being Updated This Fall
• Funding Your Education: The Guide to Federal Student Aid (previously Funding Education Beyond High School: The Guide to Federal Student Aid). Being updated for 2012-13 and renamed based on customer feedback, this publication has been shortened to be more appealing to students. The book presents a solid introduction to the federal student aid gov 1-800-4-FED-AID programs and application process and directs students to our comprehensive website, www.studentaid.ed.gov, for more details.
• Do You Need Money for College? Federal Student Aid at a Glance. This flyer, which introduces federal student aid at the most basic overview level, will be updated for 2012-13.
Publications Transitioning to Online-Only Versions
Due to limited resources, the federal governmnet has decided to transition the following publications from print and Web versions to Web-only. As oflate August, we still had hard copies ofthese publications in stock; you can order them at www.FSAPubs.gov until supplies run out.
• Save Your Money, Save Your Identity. Our brochure warning students about financial aid fraud and identity theft is available in PDF at www.studentaid.ed.gov/LSA as well as at www.studentaid.ed.gov/pubs.
• Stafford Loan Forgivenessfor Teachers. This brochure, which explains how a Stafford Loan can be forgiven for service as a teacher, is at www.studentaid.ed.gov/tc (click on "Stafford Loan Forgiveness for Teachers") and at www.studentaid.ed.gov/pubs.