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Wisconsin E-rate Bulletin

Timeline: 2018 - 2019 (tentative dates per USAC)

Key dates:

  • File Form 470: July 1, 2018 - February 20, 2019

  • Update Lunch Data: October 1, 2018 - January 7, 2019

  • File form 471: January 10, 2018 - March 20, 2019

Detailed Timeline

USAC Timeline in chart form

E-rate Call-in Sessions, 2018-2019

Monday, October 8, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: E-rate Bidding Rules and Requirements
Every year, there are districts whose applications are denied on the basis of a bidding violation.  The presentation will cover program bidding rules, and potential pitfalls.

  • Call in at 1-877-820-7831, passcode 647831

Thursday, October 25, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Filing the Form 470
The Form 470 does not take long to file, but there are potential pitfalls.  We will cover how to describe equipment and services sought, how to choose the correct service type, and how to select the correct drop-down for internet access and transport.

  • Call in at 1-877-820-7831, passcode 647831
For questions about this information, contact Bill Herman (608) 267-2346