Publication Date: November 4, 2010

DCL ID:  ANN-10-40

Subject: Webinar Recordings - Direct Loan Webinar Training Suite

Summary: This letter announces the availability of Federal Student Aid’s recording of a suite of webinars designed to familiarize staff with key aspects of Direct Loan processing.

Dear Colleague:

We are pleased to announce the availability of the recorded versions of our online, instructor-led training sessions on the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program. This suite of webinars is intended for financial aid office, business office, and technical support staff who are involved in Direct Loan processing.

Federal Student Aid staff presented this information in six 90-minute sessions during June, July, August, and September 2010. For a complete description of these webinars, refer to Dear Colleague Letter ANN-10-23.

Note: We announced the availability of the first recording of the training suite, “Direct Loan Reconciliation,” in Dear Colleague Letter ANN-10-37, posted to the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site on October 26, 2010.

No registration is required to view the recorded training sessions.

To view the “Direct Loan Processing in COD for New Participants session, click on this link:

To view the “Direct Loan Programmatic Primer session, click on this link:

To view the “Direct Loan Systems Primer session, click on this link:

To view the “Direct Loan Tools session, click on this link:

To view the “Direct Loan Reports session, click on this link:

Note: A recording key is not required to view the session.

To view the transcript and handout for each recorded training session, click on the following link:

Thank you for your continued interest in and support of our training efforts. If you have questions about this training opportunity, please contact Craig Rorie at


Jana Hernandes
Service Director, Operations
Federal Student Aid


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