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(Application Processing) Subject: 2010-2011 School Electronic Process Guide

Posted Date:November 12, 2009

Author: William Leith, Service Director, Program Management, Federal Student Aid

Subject: 2010-2011 School Electronic Process Guide

Federal Student Aid is pleased to announce the posting of the 2010-2011 School Electronic Process Guide. This guide, which describes changes to Web and software products used by schools participating in the federal student aid programs, is designed to meet the reference needs of financial aid administrators (FAAs), programmers, and data processing staff.

In this guide, we describe the following topics and products, including updates and enhancements for the 2010-2011 processing cycle:

  • Product Release Schedules
  • FAA Access to CPS Online
  • Return of Title IV Funds (R2T4) on the Web
  • ISIR Analysis Tool on the Web
  • Web Demonstration (Demo) Sites
  • EDExpress for Windows, Release 1.0 - Global functionality and Application Processing (App Express) and Packaging modules
  • EDExpress for Windows, Release 2.0 – Federal Pell Grant (including Academic Competitiveness Grant, or ACG, and National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant, or National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant, or TEACH Grant, and William D. Ford Direct Loan (Direct Loan) modules
  • Direct Loan (DL) Tools for Windows
  • Student Status Confirmation Report (SSCR) for Windows

In addition to its current availability on the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site, the guide will also be available in the next several days from the Federal Student Aid Download (FSAdownload) Web site, located at

If you have questions, contact CPS/SAIG Technical Support at 800/330-5947 (TDD/TTY 800/511-5806) or by e-mail at

Last Modified: 11/11/2009