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Common Manual - April 2015 Adopted Proposals
5/14/2015 | Common Manual
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On April 16, 2015, the Common Manual Governing Board approved one proposal to modify the Common Manual. The changes made in the proposal will be incorporated into the Common Manual’s annual update. The changes will also be incorporated into the next version of the Integrated Common Manual. The proposal eliminates all references to the conditional discharge period for loans discharged for total and permanent disability:

Removing Remaining References to Conditional Discharge Period

Section 5.5.A – Prior Loan of TEACH Grant Service Obligation in a Conditional Discharge or Post-Discharge Monitoring Period Based on a Determination of a Total and Permanent Disability
Figure 5-1 – Effect of Title IV Loan Status on Student Aid Eligibility
Section 11.1.A – General Deferment Eligibility Criteria
Section 11.20.F – Forbearance of a Loan for a Comaker during the TPD Conditional Period
Section 11.21.S – Total and Permanent Disability
Section 13.8.G – Total and Permanent Disability


Copies of the bulletin language for these proposals are available from the Common Manual’s webpage at The bulletin language is available under the Approved Policies and the Integrated Common Manual can be found under the Common Manual heading.