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Summary: Web Site Outages Planned for November 8, 15, and 23, 2008

Publication Date: November 06, 2008

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

Summary: Web Site Outages Planned for November 8, 15, and 23, 2008


Posted on 11-06-2008


On November 8, 15, and 23, 2008, we need to execute extended Web site maintenance activities in addition to our routine Web site maintenance that occurs each weekend.

This announcement provides information about the Web sites that will be affected during each extended maintenance period. We present this information in the following order:

  • Web Sites Unavailable 12:01 A.M. - 8:00 A.M. (ET) Saturday, November 8, 2008
  • Web Sites Unavailable 12:01 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (ET) Saturday, November 8, 2008
  • Web Sites Unavailable 12:01 A.M. - 8:00 A.M. (ET) Saturday, November 15, 2008
  • Web Sites Unavailable 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (ET) Saturday, November 15, 2008
  • Web Sites Unavailable 12:01 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. (ET) Sunday, November 23, 2008
Note: Routine Web site maintenance that occurs each weekend will also be completed as scheduled and announced through other communication methods.

Please review all of the information and evaluate impact on your school or organization during the periods when the affected Web sites will be unavailable. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we complete the required activities.

Web Sites Unavailable 12:01 A.M. - 8:00 A.M. (ET) Saturday, November 8, 2008

From 12:01 A.M. until 8:00 A.M. (ET) on Saturday, November 8, 2008, users will be unable to access the following Web sites:

  • CPS Web Applications Demo System (FAA Access to CPS Online Demo and FAFSA Demo)
  • Direct Loan Electronic Master Promissory Note (MPN) Web Site
  • Electronic Cohort Default Rate Appeals (eCDR Appeals)
  • Financial Partners Datamart
  • NSLDS Professional Access
  • NSLDS Professional Access Training
  • NSLDS Student Access
  • TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve (ATS)
Web Sites Unavailable 12:01 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (ET) Saturday, November 8, 2008

From 12:01 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. (ET) on Saturday, November 8, 2008, users will be unable to access the following Web sites:

  • eCampus-Based (eCB)
  • Experimental Sites
  • eZ-Audit
  • Federal Student Aid Ombudsman
  • Financial Aid Professionals Portal
  • Financial Partners Portal
  • Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP)
  • ISIR Analysis Tool (all other FAA Access to CPS Online functionality will be available)
  • Student Aid on the Web
  • students.gov
  • XML Registry and Repository for Education Community Web Site
Web Sites Unavailable 12:01 A.M. - 8:00 A.M. (ET) Saturday, November 15, 2008

From 12:01 A.M. until 8:00 A.M. (ET) on Saturday, November 15, 2008, users will be unable to access the following Web sites:

  • CPS Web Applications Demo System (FAA Access to CPS Online Demo and FAFSA Demo)
  • Electronic Cohort Default Rate Appeals (eCDR Appeals)
  • Financial Partners Datamart
  • NSLDS Professional Access
  • NSLDS Professional Access Training
  • NSLDS Student Access
Web Sites Unavailable 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (ET) Saturday, November 15, 2008

From 10:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. (ET) on Saturday, November 15, 2008, users will be unable to access the following Web sites:

  • Direct Loan MPN Web Site
  • TEACH Grant ATS
Web Sites Unavailable 12:01 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. (ET) Sunday, November 23, 2008

From 12:01 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. (ET) on Sunday, November 23, 2008, users will be unable to access the following Web sites:

  • FAA Access to CPS Online (all functionality will be unavailable)
  • FAFSA4caster
  • FAFSA on the Web
  • Federal Student Aid PIN
We appreciate your patience and understanding as we complete the required activities during the upcoming periods.

Last Modified: 11/05/2008