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Subject: Technical Reference for FISAP Due by October 1, 2009

Posted Date:June 30, 2009

Subject: Technical Reference for FISAP Due by October 1, 2009

Federal Student Aid is pleased to announce posting of the Technical Reference for the Fiscal Operations Report for 2008-2009 and the Application to Participate for 2010-2011 (FISAP), used in administering the Federal Perkins Loan (Perkins Loan), Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and Federal Work-Study (FWS) programs.

This document provides programmer specifications and record layouts for schools or other organizations that wish to design custom software systems to interface with the U.S. Department of Education’s FISAP on the Web process. The technical reference includes the system modifications for processing the FISAP that schools must submit by October 1, 2009.

Contact Information

If you have questions regarding the information contained in this document, contact the Campus-Based Call Center at 877/801-7168. Customer service representatives are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. until 8:00 P.M. (ET). You may also e-mail

Last Modified: 06/29/2009