GILS Record -- Postsecondary Education Participants System (PEPS)

Title:
Postsecondary Education Participants System
Acronym: PEPS

Originator:
Department/Agency Name: U.S. Department of Education
Major Organizational Subdivision: Office of Postsecondary Education
Minor Organizational Subdivision: Student Financial Assistance Programs
Minor Organizational Subdivision: Program Systems Service
Name of Unit: Postsecondary Education Participants System Division

Abstract:
The Postsecondary Education Participants System is a management information system that maintains data on postsecondary schools, accrediting bodies, state licensing agencies, student aid lenders, and student aid guarantors.

Purpose:
PEPS is a management information system containing data about postsecondary schools, accrediting bodies, state licensing agencies, student aid lenders, and student aid guarantors.

Agency Program:
PEPS is authorized by Title IV of the Higher Education Act.

Sources of Data:
Data come from the applications of postsecondary schools to participate in Title IV student aid programs, Office of Postsecondary Education staff, the Audit Clearinghouse, 37 State Guarantors, and the National Student Loan Data System.

Access Constraints:
Direct access to the system is limited to authorized staff from the ED?s Office of Postsecondary Education, the ED?s Office of the Inspector General, the General Accounting Office, Guaranty Agencies, and Accreditors. Data from PEPS in the form of reports is available to others upon request.

Use Constraints:
None.

Availability
For additional information on the system contact the individual listed below.

Point of Contact for Further Information

Name: Chris Hill
Organization: U.S. Department of Education, Postsecondary Education Programs System
Street Address: 400 Maryland Avenue, SW
City: Washington
State: DC
ZIP Code: 20202
Country: USA
Telephone: 202-708-8460
Fax: 202-205-2117
Network Address: chris.hill@ed.gov
Hours of Service: 6:30 a.m. ? 4:30 p.m. EST M-F

Availability

Distributor Name: Chris Hill
Organization: U.S. Department of Education, Postsecondary Education Programs System
Street Address: 400 Maryland Avenue, SW
City: Washington
State: DC
ZIP Code: 20202
Country: USA
Telephone: 202-708-8460
Fax: 202-205-2117
Network Address: chris.hill@ed.gov
Hours of Service: 6:30 a.m. ? 4:30 p.m. EST M-F Order Process: Contact the individual name above.

Control ID:
ED0010

Record Source:
Department/Agency Name: U.S. Department of Education
Major Organizational Subdivision: Office of the Chief Financial and Chief Information Officer
Minor Organizational Subdivision: Office of the Chief Information Officer
Name of Unit: Information Technology Investment and Capital Planning Group

Date of Last Modification:
1998 03 02

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