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1996-97 FAFSA Processing - Announcement #34

PublicationDate: 4/16/96
Summary: 1996-97 FAFSA Processing - Announcement #34
Author: ODAS - Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary - SFA


Announcement # 34, April 16, 1996

This is announcement number 34 in our series of daily FAFSA
updates for financial aid administrators. For information on the
status of individual applications, parents and students should
contact 319-337-5665.

96-97 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Processing Status Report

A. Status of Applications as of April 15, 1996

No./Percent. Expected
FAFSA No. of Paper of Paper Apps. Date to
Receipt Date Apps. Rec'd. Processed Complete
===============================================
Jan 1 - Jan 31 438,509 438,509 (100%) Completed
Feb 1 - Feb 15 698,030 698,030 (100%) Completed
Feb 16 - Feb 29 880,833 880,833 (100%) Completed
SUBTOTAL: 2,017,372 2,017,372 (100%) Completed

Mar 1 - Mar 15 981,829 867,603 (88%) Apr 22
Mar 16 - Mar 31 550,673 516,220 (94%) Apr 22
SUBTOTAL: 3,549,874 3,401,195 (96%) Apr 22
(Jan-Mar)

April 1- April 15 559,343 112,858 (20%) 14 days from receipt
TOTAL: 4,109,217 3,514,053 (86%)


Note: "Expected Date to Complete" reflects the date that the
Department expects all paper applications with these receipt dates
to have been entered and processed by the Central Processing
System (CPS).

B. Processing Information

We have processed 1,383,823 (or more than 90%) of the 1,532,502
applications received in March. Of the 148,679 March applications
not yet processed, 17,136 have been transmitted to the CPS. Of the
131,543 applications not yet transmitted to CPS, we anticipate
processing the majority by Friday, April 19. However, there will be
a small number that will not be processed until April 22. We
understand your need for this application data and appreciate your
patience while we continue to process these remaining March
records..

C. Central Processing System Compute information

As you know, last week we were unable to compute application data
on Friday because of a technical problem with the National Student
Loan Data System match. We did complete this compute Saturday,
April 13. You should have been able to draw down these
Institutional Student Information Records (ISIRs) anytime after late
Sunday, April 14. This week's first compute (for Monday) was also
delayed; you will receive ISIRs from today's compute on
Wednesday and, when you do, the number that you receive on that
day may be very large.

Thank you for your continued support.

Last Modified: 08/16/1999