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FAFSA on the Web (

PublicationDate: 3/4/98
Summary: FAFSA on the Web (
Author: CPS - Central Processing System (CPS)

Posted March 4, 1998

TO: The Financial Aid Community
FROM: U.S. Department of Education
RE: FAFSA on the Web (

The U.S. Department of Education is pleased to announce that a new version of FAFSA
on the Web will be available as of March 5. This new version will allow applicants to
access the site and apply for aid using 40-bit, 56-bit, or 128-bit encryption. In addition,
Netscape Navigator 4.04 has been certified for use with this site.

The browsers that FAFSA on the Web will support in this version are:

Netscape Navigator 3.0 - 3.04
(Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows NT, or Macintosh)

Netscape Navigator 4.0 - 4.04
(Windows 3.1, Windows 95, or Windows NT)

Internet Explorer 4.0
(Windows 95 or Windows NT)

If you need any further assistance, please contact FAFSA on the Web customer service
at 800-801-0576.

Last Modified: 08/16/1999