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Summary: Availability of 2002-2003 Direct Loan Technical Reference (November 2001 draft)

Publication Date: November 29, 2001

Author: General Manager: SFA Student Channel

Summary: Availability of 2002-2003 Direct Loan Technical Reference (November 2001 draft)

Posted on November 29, 2001

TO: All Direct Loan Participants
FROM: U.S. Department of Education
RE: Availability of 2002-2003 Direct Loan Technical Reference (November 2001 draft)

The Department is pleased to announce the November 2001 posting of the 2002-2003 Direct Loan Technical Reference on the SFAdownload Web site (FSAdownload.ed.gov).

The Direct Loan Technical Reference provides programmer specifications and record layouts for postsecondary institutions participating in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program that need to design software systems to interface with ED’s software for Direct Loan data.

The document is provided in both PDF and Word formats. Follow the instructions below to download the document from the SFAdownload Web site:

To download this document:

1) Go to FSAdownload.ed.gov.

2) Click on the "References and Documents" link.

3) Click on the "2002-2003 Direct Loan Technical Reference" link; you can select Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat format.

4) Click on "Save as" (Acrobat) or "Save it to disk" (Word), designate a target directory for the document file, and click OK to save.

5) Open the saved file in the appropriate program (Acrobat or Word) to view and print the draft document.

If you have any questions regarding the information contained in this document, please contact CPS/WAN Technical Support at 800/330-5947 or via e-mail at CPSWAN@NCS.COM.

Last Modified: 11/28/2001