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Summary: Availability of October 2006 Update to 2006-2007 SAR Comment Codes and Text Guide

Publication Date: October 19, 2006

Author: G. Kay Jacks, General Manager, Application, Operations and Delivery Services, Federal Student Aid

Summary: Availability of October 2006 Update to 2006-2007 SAR Comment Codes and Text Guide

Posted on 10-19-2006

Federal Student Aid is pleased to announce the posting of the October 2006 version of the 2006-2007 SAR Comment Codes and Text reference guide. This version includes revisions to Student Aid Report (SAR) comment codes 41 to 43, 65 to 67, 100 to 102, and 251 to 253 to update the mailing address for the U.S. Department of Education’s Collections unit from an Iowa City, IA address to a Greenville, TX address.

The reference guide is designed as a stand-alone guide as well as a companion to the 2006-2007 EDE Technical Reference. It includes the 2006-2007 SAR comment text and the 2006-2007 SAR Acknowledgement comment text.

The updated 2006-2007 SAR Comment Codes and Text guide and a tracking log of changes are available in PDF format on the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site, located at For readers who are viewing this message electronically on IFAP, the updated guide and tracking log are provided as attachments to this message. Otherwise, to view, print, or download the documents from IFAP, go to http://ifap.ed.govand click on Application Processing Materials from the right side of the home page.>

The guide will also be available in the next several days from the Federal Student Aid Download (FSAdownload) Web site, located at, under “Technical References and Guides.”

If you have any questions, contact CPS/SAIG Technical Support at 800/330-5947 (TDD/TTY 800/511-5806) or by e-mail at


Last Modified: 10/18/2006