applicants can begin preparing now for successful filing of your FY2017
application by taking the following steps:
- Log-in or create your account in the E-rate Productivity Center (EPC)
and then review, update or assign user rights for anyone who will need
access for FY2017. Please note, Google Chrome is the preferred browser for
EPC. No matter what browser you use, be sure the latest version is
installed on your computer.
- Review your profile and confirm all of
your information is accurate including your organization’s name, address
and entities.Your profile is now
unlocked and available for you to insert any further updates but will be
locked again on February
26, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST.
School districts should take extra care to be sure they have inserted the
latest National School Lunch Program (NSLP) student counts (or alternative
discount mechanisms) as well as included new construction,
non-instructional facilities and Adult Education and Head Start programs.
Libraries should confirm their square footage, main branch, and public
school district of the main branch information is correct and that any bookmobiles
or kiosks are included.
- If you have not started the
competitive bidding process please begin now. There is no need to wait for
the window to open. The USAC website
provides step-by-step instructions.
always, representatives at our Client Service Bureau (CSB) are
available to help you at 888-203-8100 or simply open a customer service case in
Vice President, Schools and Libraries Division