Posted Date: February 12, 2009

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

Subject: 2009-2010 EDE Technical Reference (February 2009 Update)

Federal Student Aid is pleased to announce the posting of the updated 2009-2010 Electronic Data Exchange (EDE) Technical Reference. The EDE Technical Reference provides programmer specifications, record layouts, and other detailed information for schools or other organizations that need to design software systems to interface with the U.S. Department of Education's application processing system.

The February 2009 update includes revisions to field numbers 044 and 045 in the Correction Data Entry Specifications table in the Processing Codes section. The field name and valid content for these field has been updated. For more information, consult the tracking log of changes posted with the reference.

In addition to its current availability on the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site, the reference will also be available in the next several days from the Federal Student Aid Download (FSAdownload) Web site, located at https://www.fsadownload.ed.gov.

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

   

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