Gainful Employment

The disclosure requirements in the GE regulations that were published on October 31, 2014 do not take effect until January 1, 2017. Until then, institutions must continue to comply with the current disclosure requirements by updating their disclosures each year in accordance with 34 CFR 668.6(b), using the Department’s GE Disclosure Template. All other provisions of the GE regulations published on October 31, 2014 will become effective on July 1, 2015. 

Diamond SIS Compliance Updates

New! Gainful Employment Electronic Announcement #86 - Upcoming October 1, 2016 GE Reporting Deadline for the 2015-2016 Award Year

Gainful Employment Reporting Guide

New! NSLDS Gainful Employment User Guide (June 2016)

Here are some links to files and websites related to Gainful Employment.

Diamond SIS has prepared the following document for our clients:

Users must request access to NSLDS through

To access NSLDS please visit:

For further information relating to final Gainful Employment regulations we recommend the following links to the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) website*:

US Department of Education FSA Download - Software & Manuals website*: 

 For further information related to Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP)* please visit: 

* Please note: Diamond SIS provides these materials for your reference only and is not responsible for the accuracy of the content therein.  

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