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(Application Processing) Subject: 2017-2018 Application Processing System Specifications for Software Developers (June 2016 Draft)

Posted Date:June 21, 2016

Author: Lisa DiCarlo, Director, Student Experience Group, Federal Student Aid

Subject: 2017-2018 Application Processing System Specifications for Software Developers (June 2016 Draft)

Federal Student Aid is pleased to announce the posting of the draft Application Processing System Specifications for Software Developers for the 2017-2018 cycle.

Please note the following:

  • Testing of these specifications will not be complete until October 2016. Software developers should be prepared to receive updates to the specifications until that time.

  • Draft 2017-2018 Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR) layouts are included in the draft 2017-2018 EDE Technical Reference, which is available now on the Federal Student Aid Download (FSAdownload) Web site.

In addition to its current availability on the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site, the specifications will also be available in the next several days from the FSAdownload Web site, located at https://www.fsadownload.ed.gov.

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

Last Modified: 06/20/2016