20 U.S. Code § 1102b. Authorized activities
Grants awarded under this part shall be used for one or more of the following activities:
Purchase, rental, or lease of scientific or laboratory equipment for educational purposes, including instructional and research purposes.
Construction, maintenance, renovation, and improvement of classrooms, libraries, laboratories, and other instructional facilities, including purchase or rental of telecommunications technology equipment or services.
Purchase of library books, periodicals, technical and other scientific journals, microfilm, microfiche, and other educational materials, including telecommunications program materials.
Support of faculty exchanges, faculty development, faculty research, curriculum development, and academic instruction.
Creating or improving facilities for Internet or other distance education technologies, including purchase or rental of telecommunications technology equipment or services.
Collaboration with other institutions of higher education to expand postbaccalaureate certificate and postbaccalaureate degree offerings.
(8) Other activities proposed in the application submitted pursuant to section 1102c of this title that—
are approved by the Secretary as part of the review and acceptance of such application.
A prior section 1102b, Pub. L. 89–329, title V, § 503, as added Pub. L. 102–325, title V, § 501(a), July 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 658, related to local applications and use of funds, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 105–244.