Maintained for Historical Purposes

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AwardYear: 1997-98
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I. INTRODUCTION . . . . . 1
1997-98 Major Delivery System Changes . . . . . 1
FAFSA Express . . . . . 1
Certifications . . . . . 1
Redesigned..SAR . . . . . 2
New Reject for Invalid Date of Birth . . . . . 2
Social Security Administration (SSA) Match . . . . . 2
Assume Citizenship, if Confirmed by SSA . . . . . 2
SSA Re-Match for Corrections . . . . . 2
When SSA and INS Flags Conflict . . . . . 3
SSA Match Results on Correction Transactions . . . . . 3
Edit for Worksheet #3 Income . . . . . 3
New Edits for Earned Income Credit . . . . . 3
NSLDS Financial Aid History . . . . . 4
New NSLDS Match Flag . . . . . 4
NSLDS Results .Flag . . . . . 4
NSLDS Transaction .Number . . . . . 5
Transaction Receipt Date . . . . . 5
Reprocessing Reason Code . . . . . 5
Processing. Flow . . . . . 6
Flow Chart of 1997-98 Federal
Application Processing System . . . . . 7
Transactions . . . . . 8
Two-Part SARs . . . . . 8
Highlights and Assumptions . . . . . 9

II. INFORMATION SUMMARIES ON SARs AND ISIRs . . . . . 11
Page One of the SAR and SAR
Information Acknowledgement--Front . . . . . 11
Comments . . . . . 14
Page One--Back . . . . . 14
Information Summaries on ISIRs . . . . . 15
FAA INFORMATION . . . . . 15
Agency Source . . . . . 16
MDE Record Type . . . . . 16
Record Type . . . . . 16
Verification Type . . . . . 16
Verification Flag . . . . . 16
Pell Digit . . . . . 16
Model . . . . . 17
Duplicate Copy . . . . . 17
SysGen . . . . . 17
Dependency Override . . . . . 17
Special Handling . . . . . 17
*Reprocessing Code (new for 1997-98) . . . . . 17
FAA Adjustment Flag . . . . . 17
Reject Reasons . . . . . 18
Application Receipt Date . . . . . 18
*Transaction Receipt Date (new for 1997-98) . . . . . 18
Subsequent Application Flag . . . . . 18
Early Analysis Flag . . . . . 18
Auto Zero EFC Flag . . . . . 19
SNT Flag . . . . . 19
Pell Eligible Flag . . . . . 19
Match Flags . . . . . 19
*NSLDS Transaction Number (New for 1997-98) . . . . . 19
ISIR FAA Information . . . . . 19
SAR Information Acknowledgement FAA Information . . . . . 21
Primary and Secondary EFCs/Alternate EFCs . . . . . 21
Intermediate Compute Values . . . . . 22
Comment Codes . . . . . 22

III. CORRECTIONS AND UPDATES . . . . . 23
Information Review Form (IRVF) . . . . . 24
Information Request Form (IRQF) . . . . . 25
Parent Information for Independent Students . . . . . 25
Signatures for SAR Corrections . . . . . 26
Reject 16 --Signatures and Certifications . . . . . 26
SAR Part 2 General Information . . . . . 26
School Use Only Box . . . . . 26
Dependency Status Changes in the Electronic System . . . . . 27

APPENDIX A--REJECT CODES AND REJECT REASONS
APPENDIX B--DATA BASE MATCHES AND MATCH FLAGS
APPENDIX C--NSLDS FINANCIAL AID HISTORY/NSLDS
MATCH FLAGS
NSLDS Financial Aid History Page C-5
Loan Status Codes and Eligibility Chart C-6--8
Direct Loan Servicer Codes C-9
FFELP Servicer Codes C-10
FFELP Guaranty Agency Codes C-11
Selected FFELP Lender Codes C-12--16
Contact Information C-17
APPENDIX D--1997-98 SAR COMMENT CODES AND TEXT
APPENDIX E--PROCESSOR ADDRESSES
APPENDIX F--SAMPLE SAR and SAR INFORMATION
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
APPENDIX G--SAMPLE ISIR (hardcopy)




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