Federal Student Aid - IFAP

Publication Date: October 2004

DCL ID: ANN-04-10

Please join us for FSA's videoconference The Application and Delivery System: What's New for 2005-2006 on November 18, 2004

Posted on 10-28-2004

October 2004


SUMMARY: Please join us for FSA's videoconference The Application and Delivery System: What's New for 2005-2006 on November 18, 2004.

Dear Partner:

Federal Student Aid (FSA) is pleased to invite you to participate in our annual application processing videoconference: The Application and Delivery System: What's New for 2005-2006. The videoconference will take place on November 18, 2004, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

What will it cover?

Audience members will receive a comprehensive overview of the major changes and enhancements to the 2005-2006 application processing system. Topics include:

  • Getting Ready for the 2005-2006 Processing Year
    • Important 2005-2006 dates, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) ordering information, system start up information and more.
  • What's New for the Paper FAFSA, FAFSA on the Web, and the PIN Web Site
    • FAFSA design changes, the Renewal FAFSA process, and exciting enhancements to our online applications for students.
  • Enhancements to FAA Access to CPS Online
    • User-friendly changes to the Web site that make application and correction entry easier than ever before.
  • 2005-2006 EDExpress and Other Electronic Tools
    • Enhancements to application processing functionality, including the link to FAA Access to CPS Online, as well as the new Return of Title IV Funds and ISIR Analysis Tool Web sites.
  • Changes to the Central Processing System (CPS)
    • Details on database matches, edits, and rejects; new message classes; and changes to the Student Aid Report (SAR) and Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR).

During the videoconference, you will be able to call in via a toll-free number, or you can fax or e-mail questions to our panel of subject-matter experts. Correctly answer one of our bonus questions and you may receive a prize!

How do I register?

Click here to register.

You will find the satellite coordinates and instructions on how to register your school as a host site, as well as how to participate at a host site in your area.

What other viewing options are available?

You may also view a webcast of the videoconference. Click here for details about this convenient online viewing option.

You may also borrow a videotape of the videoconference. Videotapes will be available after December 9, 2004. To borrow a copy, click here and search for "delivery system" or "videoconference" or call 1-877-4EDPUBS (1-877-433-7827). If you borrow a copy, we ask that you return it to us within three weeks so that we may lend it to others.

Please join us for this important update on the 2005-2006 application processing system! We look forward to discussing the upcoming processing year with you.


Kay Jacks
General Manager
FSA Application, School Eligibility and Delivery Services