Grant and Direct Loan (COD) Processing Information

The Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) System is the system through which Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant, Federal Pell Grant (Pell Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) awards are processed. The COD System is also used by schools to complete Campus-Based processes.

Operational communications and guidance, technical documents, and related information specific to grant and Direct Loan processing through the COD System are categorized under the four basic areas - COD System, EDESuite, Grants, and Direct Loans. To access each area, click on the applicable link below. In addition, related resource information is provided on the right side of this page.

For Campus-Based Processing Information, click here.

Click on this link to access operational guidance about the COD System.

Click on this link to access technical information and operational guidance for EDESuite software products.

Click on this link to access operational guidance related to Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant, Pell Grant, and TEACH Grant Awards.

Click on this link to access operational guidance related to Direct Loan awards.

Published: 03/28/2021