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(Application Processing) Subject: 2012-2013 SAR Comment Codes and Text Guide (December 2011 Update)

Posted Date:December 8, 2011

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

Subject: 2012-2013 SAR Comment Codes and Text Guide (December 2011 Update)

We are pleased to announce the posting of the updated 2012-2013 SAR Comment Codes and Text reference guide. The reference guide is designed as a stand-alone guide as well as a companion to the 2012-2013 EDE Technical Reference. The guide includes a description of changes to the SAR comments for 2012-2013, and also provides the complete text for all 2012-2013 comments.

The December 2011 update revises the phone number in comment 303 to 1-800-835-4611. For more information and changes, consult the tracking log of changes posted with the reference and in the Appendix.

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: 12/07/2011