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(ANN-07-08) This letter announces ADDITIONAL SESSIONS AVAILABLE for the Federal Student Aid's 2007-08 online, instructor-led training sessions on COD Basics: Resolving Issues with Title IV Grants. The additional sessions will be available the afternoon o

Publication Date: May 3, 2007

DCL ID: ANN-07-08

This letter announces ADDITIONAL SESSIONS AVAILABLE for the Federal Student Aid's 2007-08 online, instructor-led training sessions on COD Basics: Resolving Issues with Title IV Grants. The additional sessions will be available the afternoon of May 16 and May 17, 2007. All sessions will be conducted live through the Internet, which will allow you to participate without leaving your desk.

Posted on 05-03-2007

Dear Partner:

We are pleased to announce additional sessions available for our 2007-08 instructor-led, online training on COD Basics: Resolving Issues with Title IV Grants. These additional one hour and thirty minute sessions will begin at 12 P.M. Pacific Daylight Savings Time on May 16 and 17, 2007. Registration is required for these sessions. Please click on the following link to choose the class that best fits your schedule: ( <http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/training/index.html> )

All classes will be conducted using Federal Student Aid's distance education software, which allows you to participate without leaving your desk. You will be provided with a link to the session when you register. The COD Basics: Resolving Issues with Title IV Grants class is for beginner level users of Federal Student Aid's COD System. Aimed specifically toward resolving issues with Pell Grant, ACG, and National SMART Grant awards, this class will provide practical step-by-step guidance on how to research issues via the COD Web site . The topics that will be covered include: Obtaining online access;

  • Searching batches by date range or SSN;
  • Resolving data warning/reject issues;
  • Making corrections;
  • Performing grant data requests;
  • Working with Multiple Reporting Record (MRR) and Potential Overaward Process (POP) reports;
  • Requesting reports; and
  • Finding/maintaining school contact information.

Each training session will be conducted by two Federal Student Aid trainers. Because this is an online session, you will need to have a computer with an Internet connection and a separate phone line to access the audio portion of the training. Please click on the links below to determine if your system meets the requirements to access the session.

This link provides system requirements: Click Here

This link allows schools to perform a browser check to ensure they can use all features of our Distance Education software: Click Here

The slides will be available for download prior to the session. The download link will be provided in the registration confirmation.

Sincerely,



William Leith
Acting General Manager, Application, Operations and Delivery Services

Last Modified: 04/30/2007