Schools and Libraries (E-Rate)

FY2019 Application Filing Window Closes at 11:59 PM EDT March 27






Trainings & Outreach


Join USAC for our live training webinars provided throughout the year for Schools and Libraries (E-rate) Program participants. We will share program updates and essential guidance to help participants learn about and successfully navigate the program.

During each webinar, the audience will have the opportunity to take part in a live question and answer session with members of the E-rate Program team when we will answer questions on the webinar topic.


The webinar schedule includes the date and time, the recommended audience and E-rate experience level. Select a webinar below to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about the event. You can add a calendar reminder from the registration confirmation page or event confirmation email by clicking "Add to Calendar."


E-rate Office Hour: FCC Form 470 and Competitive Bidding – Register/Join
July 17, 2019 | 3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT

This office hour webinar will focus on our online E-rate Program Training Series module, "Competitive Bidding” and our FCC Form 470 video series. During the webinar, we will provide a short summary of the materials you should have reviewed, and then open the floor for questions.

If you are interested in attending, register for the webinar and watch the training materials listed below to prepare your questions.

Prerequisites: Competitive Bidding (20:26 minutes), and the FCC Form 470 video series


The E-rate Invoicing Process – Register/Join
August 21, 2019 | 3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT

This webinar is designed to help E-rate Program applicants and service providers understand the invoicing process. In this webinar, you will learn more about filing FCC Forms 472 (BEAR), FCC Forms 474 (SPI), electronic invoicing for service providers, invoice deadlines and more.

Equipment and Set-Up

To participate, you'll need:

  • To meet the system requirements for attendees,
      • Click the "check system requirements" link to determine whether your computer meets the requirements to see and hear the webinar.
  • A computer or mobile device with an internet connection.
  • You can listen the webinar audio using your computer speakers or headset, or by calling in using the number provided in your confirmation email.


If you have any questions about the webinar, please contact the Client Service Bureau (CSB) at 888-203-8100.