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(ANN-08-06) Webinar Recording -- 2008-09 Online, Instructor-Training
Sessions on Improving Direct Loan Processing

Publication Date: May 19, 2008

DCL ID: ANN-08-06

Subject: Webinar Recording -- 2008-09 Online, Instructor-Training Sessions on Improving Direct Loan Processing

Summary: This letter announces the availability of the recorded version for Federal Student Aid's 2008-09 online, instructor-led training session on Improving Direct Loan Processing. The focus of this intermediate level training session is on improving processing and resolving issues with Direct Loans by using Federal Student Aid's Web sites.

Posted on 05-19-2008

Dear Colleague:

We are pleased to announce the availability of the recorded version of our 2008-09 online, instructor-led training on Improving Direct Loan Processing. This one hour and thirty minute session was offered on Tuesday, April 15, 2008.

The Improving Direct Loan Processing training session is for participants in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program who are intermediate level users of Federal Student Aid's Web sites. The session will focus on improving processing and resolving issues with Direct Loans using Federal Student Aid's Direct Loan Electronic Master Promissory Note (MPN) https://dlenote.ed.gov/empn/index.jsp, Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) http://www.cod.ed.gov/, and Direct Loan Servicing Online http://www.dlservicer.ed.gov/ Web sites. In addition, we will provide a brief overview of the Direct Loan (DL) Tools software. The information presented in the session will assist a school in successfully participating in the Direct Loan Program.

The topics that will be covered in the Improving Direct Loan Processing training session are as follows:

* Processing with the Direct Loan Electronic MPN
* Researching credit checks
* Resolving student record issues using batch searches
* Managing your school's financial information
* Choosing Direct Loan and School Account Statement (SAS)options
* Working with DL Tools
* Retrieving reports from the COD and Direct Loan Servicing Online Web sites
* Obtaining assistance with Direct Loans

Please click on the following link to view the recorded event:

https://www302.livemeeting.com/cc/fsatraining/view?id=44RN9Q-1

The PowerPoint slides, accompanying training documents and transcript may be obtained by clicking on the following link:

http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/training/distanceed/downloads.html

No registration is required to view this recorded briefing. Thank you for your continued interest and support of our training efforts.

Sincerely,

Claire M. Roemer
General Manager
School Services and Training Channel
Federal Student Aid

Last Modified: 05/18/2008