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Summary: Availability of 2007-2008 Summary of Changes for the Application Processing System Guide

Publication Date: October 31, 2006

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

Summary: Availability of 2007-2008 Summary of Changes for the Application Processing System Guide

Posted on 10-31-2006

Federal Student Aid is pleased to announce the posting of the 2007-2008 Summary of Changes for the Application Processing System guide. This guide provides information about changes and enhancements made to the application processing system for 2007-2008, including the following sections:

  • Schedule for the 2007-2008 Application Processing System
  • Summary of Changes to the 2007-2008 FAFSA, including information about ordering and distribution of paper FAFSAs and FAFSA on the Web Worksheets
  • Summary of Changes to the 2007-2008 Renewal FAFSA Process
  • Summary of Changes to the 2007-2008 Central Processing System (CPS), including database matches, edits, need analysis, application output sent to students, Institutional Student Information Records (ISIRs), and other notable changes.

The 2007-2008 Summary of Changes for the Application Processing System guide is available in PDF format on the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site, located at http://ifap.ed.gov. For readers who are viewing this message electronically on IFAP, the guide is provided as an attachment to this message. Otherwise, to view, print, or download the document from IFAP, go to http://ifap.ed.gov and 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 http://fsadownload.ed.gov, 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 CPSSAIG@ed.gov.

Last Modified: 10/30/2006