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() Summary: Direct Loan Rebuild

Publication Date: August 2003

Bulletin ID: DLB-03-31

Summary: Direct Loan Rebuild

Posted on 08-08-2003

August 2003


Subject: Direct Loan Rebuild

Dear Partner:

Beginning August 11, 2003, we will have the Direct Loan Rebuild file available to assist you with data recovery. You can request the Direct Loan Rebuild via the COD Website,, or by contacting your customer service representative. Within 24 hours, the requested file will be in your school's SAIG mailbox.

Who can request a Direct Loan Rebuild through the COD Website?

For security reasons, COD Website users with the following access levels may make requests:

  • School Users 3, 4, and Administrators
  • Third Party Users 3, 4, and Administrators

How do I request a Direct Loan Rebuild for my school?

Once you log onto the COD Website, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the "Batch" tab.
  2. Click on the "Direct Loan Rebuild" link found on the left-hand side of the screen.
  3. Click on the "New Request" button.
  4. Enter the Entity ID for your school.
  5. Select the Request Type:
    §Award Year- provides all loan/disbursement information for the entire award year§Date Range- provides loan/disbursement information within a range of dates for a particular award year (new in 2002-2003, not available for prior award years).§Borrower/Student- provides loan(s)/disbursement(s) information for one particular borrower/student by SSN#.§Award ID-provides loan/disbursement information for a specific Award ID.
  6. Enter the Award Year applicable to the search.
  7. Click on the "Submit" button.

You will receive the requested information in your SAIG mailbox. The message class is CODRBFOP. You will need to import the file into your system using DL Tools version 3.0 to display a report and/or to rebuild an EDExpress database or specific loan(s)/disbursement(s). Information and documentation concerning DL Tools software download and installation is available on the US Department of Education's Federal Student Aid Download (FSAdownload) Web site (located at

How Do I Search for a Previously Requested Report? Once you have logged into the COD Website:

  1. Click on the "Batch"tab.
  2. Click on the "Direct Loan Rebuild" link on the left-hand side of the screen.
  3. Fill out the appropriate fields by selecting from the pull-down boxes.
  4. Click on "Search".

You will see all previously produced reports for the requested criteria.

If you do not have a User ID and Password for the COD Website and would like to receive one, refer to the posting on IFAP:

If you have questions about the Direct Loan Rebuild, please contact the COD School Relations Center at 800/848-0978, or by email at Thank you for your ongoing partnership in the Direct Loan Program.



Jane Holman
Acting Director, Title IV DeliverySchools Channel