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Fall 2017 E-Rate Orientation Material

PDF DocumentE-Rate Orientation Presentation 


Fall 2016 E-Rate Training Material


Morning Session - E-Rate BasicsEPC Introduction  | Acronym Handout

Afternoon Session - E-Rate in FY2017 and Resources for Success

Consortia in EPC

New USAC Inventory Tracking Sheet 


Survey Link


2016 e-rate Training


  • October 31, 2016, Kent ISD
  • November 1, 2016 (Video Conferencing Available), Winding Brook Conference Center
  • November 2, 2016, Genesee ISD

The day will be broken into two parts:  

8:30 am - 11:30 am E-Rate Overview for Beginners
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm E-Rate Update for FY 17 and Q&A

Registration is available here:


FY15 EPC Form 471 Video Series


USAC has posted a series of videos regarding the FCC Form 471 in EPC. See their website series here (six videos in total).

USAC Webinar Recordings 


FY15 EPC Technical Assistance Webinars 


The TRIG E-Rate Activity will be hosting technical assistance webinars after the Form 471 window opens. Webinars are scheduled for:

2/12/2016 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (new date)
2/16/2016 – 1:30 p.m. -3:30 p.m.
3/2/2016 – 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. * this will be a repeat of the previous two webinars
3/18/2016 – 10:00 a.m. – noon

Connect to and dial in to 1-888-398-2342 access code 355 0170. For more information on EPC access and Account Administration see E-Rate Important Information.

Complete Guidance on Form 471


USAC has published a 99 page guide for step-by-step instructions on filing the Form 471 in EPC. Access the document here.

Purchasing Guidance


Guidance from the Michigan School Business Officials (MSBO) on purchasing is located in webinar format here (Blackboard Collaborate extension installation required for viewing). This information will be updated annually in December (next update 12/2016). 

Fall 2015 E-Rate Applicant Training


Fall 2015 E-Rate Applicant Trainings have concluded. The training materials are posted on the Documents page here.