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(Application Processing) Subject: 2017-2018 SAR Comment Codes and Text Guide

Posted Date:August 10, 2016

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

Subject: 2017-2018 SAR Comment Codes and Text Guide

We are pleased to announce the posting of the 2017-2018 SAR Comment Codes and Text reference guide. The reference guide is designed as a stand-alone guide as well as a companion to the 2017-2018 EDE Technical Reference. The guide includes a description of changes to the SAR comments for 2017-2018, and also provides the complete text for all 2017-2018 comments.

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: 08/09/2016