Posted Date:November 26, 2013
|Author:||Sue O’Flaherty, Service Director, Program Management, Federal Student Aid|
Subject: Additional COD System Implementation for 2013-2014 Award Year
As explained in a March 15, 2013 Electronic Announcement on the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site, we implemented Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) System functionality to support 2013-2014 Award Year Processing. During the period December 14-15, 2013, we plan to implement additional COD System functionality for the 2013-2014 Award Year.
In this announcement, we provide the following important information related to the implementation:
- COD Batch Processing Suspension and Web Site Outage Information
- COD System Processing Function Enhancements and Modifications Effective December 15, 2013
- Contact Information
We appreciate your patience and understanding as we complete this important activity.
COD Batch Processing Suspension and Web Site Outage Information
To install the additional COD System functionality, we will suspend COD batch processing beginning at 5:00 A.M. (ET) on Saturday, December 14, 2013. Records submitted after this time will be held and processed after 10:00 P.M. (ET) on Sunday, December 15, 2013.
In addition, between 5:00 A.M. (ET) on Saturday, December 14, 2013 and 10:00 P.M. (ET) on Sunday, December 15, 2013—
Users will not be able to submit or retrieve data via the COD Web site
Users will not be able to access the COD Reports area of the COD Web site.
An individual will not be able to complete any actions or view loan correspondence via the StudentLoans.gov Web site.
An individual will not be able to complete any actions via the TEACH Grant Web site.
COD System Processing Function Enhancements and Modifications Effective December 15, 2013
In the attachment titled “Additional COD System Processing Function Enhancements and Modifications for 2013-2014,” we highlight the processing function enhancements and modifications we will implement during the December 14-15, 2013 period.
If you have questions about this announcement or its attachment, contact the COD School Relations Center at 800/474-7268 for Grants or 800/848-0978 for Direct Loans. You may also e-mail CODSupport@ed.gov.