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The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, commonly known as "E-Rate," is administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) under the direction of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The program is intended to ensure that schools and libraries have access to affordable telecommunications and information services.

Applicant Process Flowchart

Details for Each Step in the Process

Guides and help videos for the new E-Rate Productivity Center (EPC)


School and Libraries Program

Current information, forms and for filing E-rate applications

State of Texas Contacts

TEA E-rate Contact