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Subject: 2016-2017 Summary of Changes for the Application Processing System Guide

Posted Date:December 3, 2015

Subject: 2016-2017 Summary of Changes for the Application Processing System Guide

We are pleased to announce the posting of the 2016-2017 Summary of Changes for the Application Processing System guide. This guide provides information about changes and enhancements made to the application processing system for 2016-2017, including the following topics:

  • Major changes to the 2016-2017 application processing system
  • Application processing system schedule for 2016-2017
  • The 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA&reg), including information about ordering and distribution of FAFSA on the Web Worksheets
  • 2016-2017 FAFSA on the Web
  • 2016-2017 FAA Access to CPS Online
  • 2016-2017 Central Processing System (CPS), including database matches, edits, need analysis, communications sent to students, and other notable changes

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: 12/02/2015