Publication Date: May 14, 2014

DCL ID:  ANN-14-10

Subject: Live Internet Webinar - Software Developers June 2014 Webinar

Summary: This letter announces the latest instructor-led, online training session from Federal Student Aid that provides operational updates for software developers. This session is scheduled for June 5, 2014 and will include information on the COD System, NSLDS, and the CPS.

Dear Colleague:

We are pleased to announce an instructor-led, online training session for software developers that will provide operational updates on Federal Student Aid systems, including the Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) System, the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS), and the Central Processing System (CPS). We will also discuss updates to the EDExpress for Windows software. This training is intended for software developers that design software to support Title IV federal student aid processing.

We will present this information on Thursday, June 5, 2014 from 1:00 to 5:00 P.M. (ET).

Note: There may be a difference between a trainee’s local time and Eastern Time. To determine local time and its Eastern Time zone equivalent, click on this link:

Advance registration is required for this training and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. To register for the webinar, click on this link:

Once registered, we will send an e-mail confirmation to the trainee. The trainee should retain this confirmation, as it contains important information, including linking and log in information for the Web site, system test links, and cancellation information. If unable to attend, we request that the trainee cancel his or her registration so that individuals who wish to attend may do so.

PowerPoint slides will be available for each trainee to download after he or she signs in to the webinar. During the webinar, trainees will be able to ask questions electronically using their computers. 

We look forward to your participation in this instructor-led, online training opportunity. If you have questions about this training opportunity, please contact Michelle Saigh at


Jana Hernandes
Service Director, Operations
Federal Student Aid


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