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Summary: Updated National SMART Grant Major/CIP Codes for 2007-2008 Award Year in COD System

Publication Date: September 26, 2007

Author: William Leith, Acting General Manager, Application, Operations and Delivery Services, Federal Student Aid

Summary: Updated National SMART Grant Major/CIP Codes for 2007-2008 Award Year in COD System

Posted on 09-26-2007

As explained in Dear Colleague Letter GEN-07-06, the Department of Education (the Department) has added new eligible academic majors under the National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant) Program for the 2007-2008 Award Year. The list of the new eligible academic majors for the 2007-2008 Award Year and a complete list of all eligible academic majors for the 2007-2008 Award Year are attached to Dear Colleague Letter GEN-07-06.

In accordance with the addition of the new eligible academic majors for the 2007-2008 Award Year, we have updated the Major/Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) codes for 2007-2008 National SMART Grant awards in the Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) System. The COD System will accept a 2007-2008 National SMART Grant award that includes one of the newly added eligible academic majors in the Major/CIP Code field of the Common Record document submitted via batch processing or provided online via the COD Web site.

We plan to update the Major/CIP Code information in the 2007-2008 COD Technical Reference by the end of September 2007.

Note to EDExpress Users: The addition of eligible academic majors for the 2007-2008 Award Year does not impact any of the EDExpress modules.

Contact Information

If you have questions about the processing of National SMART Grant awards by the COD System, contact the COD School Relations Center at 800/4PGRANT (800/474-7268) for ACG, National SMART Grant, and Pell Grant. You may also e-mail CODSupport@acs-inc.com.

Last Modified: 09/25/2007