Posted Date: January 20, 2011

Author:  William Leith, Service Director, Program Management, Federal Student Aid

Subject: 2011-2012 Application Processing System Specifications for Software Developers (January 2011 Update)

We are pleased to announce the posting of an update to the 2011-2012 Application Processing System Specification for Software Developers.

In this version, we revised the Complete Reject Edits section to correct the priority order for rejects 14 and 15.

In addition to its current availability on the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site, the specifications will also be available in the next several days from the Federal Student Aid Download (FSAdownload) Web site, located at

If you have questions, contact CPS/SAIG Technical Support at 800/330-5947 (TDD/TTY 800/511-5806) or by e-mail at


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