Eligible Services

The FY22 Eligible Services list has  been released. The FY22 ESL is an appendix at the end of the issuing Order Da-21-1602, Appendix B. https://www.usac.org/e-rate/applicant-process/before-you-begin/eligible-services-list/ Category 1 Services Internet Access Digital Transmission Services (Circuits/Transport/Point-to-point connections) Category 2 Services  (NEW C2 budget starts in FY21!!) Internal Connections Basic Maintenance of Internal Connections Managed Broadband Service

Application Flowchart

E-rate Process – Dates to Remember  E-rate funding years are named for the year in which they START.  For example, the funding year which covers bills incurred between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022 is called FY2021. application-process-flow-chart The E-rate program consists of 3 main forms that must be done for any successful funding. […]

The E-rate Productivity Center

The E-rate Productivity Center (EPC) is the online portal where all applications must now be made.  That portal can be found at:  https://forms.universalservice.org/portal/loginAll applicants will need a user name (an e-mail address) and a password to access the EPC portal. The Account Administrator for your school district or library will have to first add a user […]

CIPA …..What exactly does it require?

CIPA requirements include the following:  An Internet Safety Policy that addresses the following: Access by minors to inappropriate matter on the Internet and World Wide Web The safety and security of minors when using electronic mail, chat rooms, and other forms of direct electronic communications Unauthorized access including “hacking” and other unlawful activities by minors […]