Publication Date: 01-2002
Author: General Manager: SFA Student Channel
Summary: CPS Test System remains available only until January 31
Posted on January 25, 2002
TO: All Destination Points
FROM: CPS/WAN Technical Support
RE: CPS Test System remains available only until January 31
MAINFRAME TEST SYSTEM
CPS/WAN Technical Support wants to remind you that the Mainframe portion of the CPS Test System will continue to be available only until January 31, 2002. The mainframe portion of the CPS Test System is designed to test CPS processing of application and correction data from your system outside the production environment. The system is used primarily by schools with custom processing systems and by software development companies that create systems to exchange data with the CPS.
The Web Demonstration portion of the CPS Test System will continue to be available until December 2002. This portion of the CPS Test System is a demo version of the FAFSA on the Web site. The demo site allows you to complete and submit sample FAFSA on the Web applications in English or Spanish, Renewal FAFSA on the Web applications, as well as make corrections using Corrections on the Web. You can also demonstrate all of the features of the production versions of these sites, including application status checking and electronic signatures.
You can use the Web Demonstration site to demonstrate these electronic applications to parents and students or use it as an aid in training financial aid administrators, so they are better able to help students successfully complete electronic applications.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Documentation for the CPS Test System is available from the following URL: extranet.sfa.ed.gov/cio/it_services/initiatives/documentation/.
If you have questions concerning the CPS Test System, please contact CPS/WAN Technical Support at (800) 330-5947, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have technical questions about our SFA systems and software, you may want to subscribe to our e-mail listserv, SFATECH. For more information about SFATECH, including how to subscribe, visit the SFA Technical Support Web site at http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/sfatech/.