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(COD System) Subject: 2014-2015 COD Technical Reference (October 2014 Update)

Posted Date:October 16, 2014

Author: Sue O'Flaherty, Service Director, Program Management, Federal Student Aid

Subject: 2014-2015 COD Technical Reference (October 2014 Update)

We are pleased to announce the posting of the updated 2014-2015 Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) Technical Reference.

The 2014-2015 COD Technical Reference contains development information for the 2014-2015 Award Year. For a complete list of updates, refer to the “October 2014 Change Tracking Log.”

Note: The Common Record Layout section has changed from the 2013-2014 posting. As a reminder, it is important that a school or third-party software provider carefully review the COD Common Record XML Schema 4.0a in conjunction with the Common Record Layout.

Contact Information

If you have questions about this material, contact the COD School Relations Center at 800/474-7268 for Grants or 800/848-0978 for Direct Loans. You may also e-mail

Last Modified: 10/15/2014