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January 14, 2009 - IPEDS EF and F Surveys will Remain Open between Winter and Spring Collection Periods

Although the Human Resources (HR) survey will close to Keyholders after Jan. 21, the Enrollment (EF) and Finance (F) surveys will remain open continuously through the period between the winter and spring collections, and (of course) during the spring collection.

August 22, 2008 - Changes to 2008-09 IPEDS due to passage of Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008

As a result of the recent passage of Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, NCES will make changes to the IPEDS data collection for 2008-09, to comply with the legislated mandate to display these items on College Navigator by August 2009.

May 6, 2008 - Proposed Changes to IPEDS forms 2008-09 through 2010-11 - UPDATED 5/6/2008

Changes are being requested from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to be effective beginning with the 2008-09 IPEDS data collection. This an updated version of the original changes dated January 29, 2008.

January 29, 2008 - Proposed Changes to IPEDS Forms 2008-09 — 2010-11

Changes are being requested from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to be effective beginning with the 2008-09 IPEDS data collection.

October 25, 2007 - Changes to Race/Ethnicity Reporting to IPEDS

On October 19, 2007, the U.S. Department of Education posted to the Federal Register the "Final Guidance on Maintaining, Collecting and Reporting Data on Race and Ethnicity (R/E) to the U.S. Department of Education."

September 5, 2007 - IPEDS Fall 2007 data collection is now open

The Fall 2007 web-based data collection is now open. The IPEDS Help Desk is available to answer questions about data submissions at 1-877-225-2568 or

August 17, 2007 - IPEDS Announces Changes to IPEDS Data Collection, 2007-08

List of OMB-approved changes to the IPEDS 2007-08 Data Collection

October 31, 2006 - NCES Announces Final Plan for New Categories and Definitions for Classification of First-professional Degree Reporting in IPEDS

On July 20, 2006, NCES sought final comments from the higher education community on its proposal to implement new categories and definitions for classification of first-professional degree reporting in IPEDS.

May 10, 2006 - IPEDS announces 2006-07 Survey Collection Schedule

Schedule for IPEDS 2006-07 Web Collection

April 21, 2006 - IPEDS Finance Survey Tips - Scholarships, Grants, Discounts, and Allowances

The information will help keyholders and data users understand finance concepts that will make reporting and using IPEDS data clearer and easier

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