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Summary: Availability of 2007-2008 EDE Technical Reference, Section 5 (Printing)

Publication Date: December 1, 2006

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

Summary: Availability of 2007-2008 EDE Technical Reference, Section 5 (Printing)

Posted on 12-01-2006

Federal Student Aid is pleased to announce the posting of Section 5 (Printing) of the 2007-2008 Electronic Data Exchange (EDE) Technical Reference. The EDE Technical Reference provides record layouts for schools or other organizations that need to design software systems to interface with the U.S. Department of Education's application processing system to process student financial aid applications. Section 5 includes a sample 2007-2008 ISIR and other print-specific guidance.

The 2007-2008 EDE Technical Reference, including Section 5 and an updated Table of Contents, is 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, Section 5 is provided as an attachment to this message. Otherwise, to view, print, or download the document from IFAP, go to and click on "Application Processing Materials" from the right side of the home page.

Section 5 and the updated Table of Contents 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 regarding this message, contact CPS/SAIG Technical Support at 800/330-5947 (TDD/TTY 800/511-5806) or by e-mail at


Last Modified: 11/30/2006