ADS Advanced Data Services, Inc.

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E-Rate Application Process

Form or Event Deadline or Dates
Funding Year July 1 through the following June 30 (non-recurring services through the following September 30)
Form 470 Posted at least 28 days before the filing of the Form 471, keeping in mind (1) the time frame for compliance with all competitive bidding requirements and (2) the Form 471 application filing window opening and closing dates
Form 471 window Early January to mid-March preceding the start of the funding year (exact dates for each funding year will be posted on the web site)
Form 471 Received or postmarked no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the close of the Form 471 application filing window (exact date will be posted on the web site)
Form 486 Received or postmarked no later than 120 days after the date of the Funding Commitment Decision Letter or 120 days after the Service Start Date, whichever is later
Form 472 / Form 474 Received or postmarked no later than 120 days after the date of the Form 486 Notification Letter or 120 days after the last date to receive service, whichever is later
Appeals Received no later than 60 days after the date of the SLD decision letter

Please note the USACs simplified Application Process Workflow.