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Temporary Shutdown of the 1998-99 Award Year Federal Pell Grant System

PublicationDate: 9/17/98
Summary: Temporary Shutdown of the 1998-99 Award Year Federal Pell Grant System
Author: PSS - Program Systems Service


Posted September 17, 1998

To: All EDE Destination Points
From: U.S. Department of Education
Re: Temporary Shutdown of the 1998-99 Award Year Federal Pell
Grant System to install Year 2000 Compliant Software


As a result of Year 2000 renovation activities, the 1998-99 Pell
Grant Recipient and Financial Management System (PGRFMS) will be
temporarily unavailable starting Thursday night, September 17 and
all day, Friday, September 18. Full service for the 1998-99 cycle
will be restored on Monday, September 21. Data submitted by
institutions for the 1997-98 Award Year will not be affected by this
shutdown.

If you need additional assistance on this matter, please contact
the Pell Grant Hotline at 1-800-4PGRANT (1-800-474-7268) available
8:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday or by E-mail at
#Pell_Systems@ed.gov.

Last Modified: 08/16/1999