Posted Date: December 15, 2008
Author: William Leith, Service Director, Program Management, Federal Student Aid
Subject: 2009-2010 CPS Web Demonstration Site Now Available
Federal Student Aid is pleased to announce the availability of the 2009-2010 Central Processing System (CPS) Web Demonstration (demo) site, located at http://fafsademo.test.ed.gov. Most of the features of the production versions of FAFSA on the Web and FAA Access to CPS Online (including Return of Title IV Funds) are available on the demo site, which is preloaded with test data for your use.
The demo site can be used to demonstrate electronic applications to parents and students or as an aid in training financial aid administrators to help students complete electronic applications. Financial aid administrators can also use the Web site to become familiar with FAA Access to CPS Online and train their staff to use the system.
Note: The demo version of the 2009-2010 ISIR Analysis Tool will be available beginning in April 2009, simultaneously with the release of the 2009-2010 production version of the ISIR Analysis Tool.
You can access the demo site using the following user name and password:
- User Name: eddemo
- Password: fafsatest
The user name and password fields are case-sensitive.
Information regarding the CPS Web demo site can be found in the 2009-2010 CPS Test System User Guide, available in PDF format on the Federal Student Aid Download (FSAdownload) Web site, located at https://www.fsadownload.ed.gov, under "Technical References and Guides."
If You Have Questions
Please be aware that we are still testing the 2009-2010 FAFSA on the Web and FAA Access to CPS Online Web sites. Until testing is fully completed you may encounter issues when using the demo versions of these products.
If you encounter any issues or have questions regarding the FAFSA on the Web demo site, contact the Federal Student Aid Information Center at 800/4-FEDAID (800/433-3243) or by e-mail at FederalStudentAidCustomerService@ed.gov. TDD/TTY service is also available at 800/730-8913.
If you encounter any issues or have questions regarding the FAA Access to CPS Online demo site, contact CPS/SAIG Technical Support at 800/330-5947 (TDD/TTY 800/511-5806), or by e-mail at CPSSAIG@ed.gov.