Posted Date: February 12, 2009

Author: Pamela Eliadis, Service Director, System Operations & Aid Delivery Management, Federal Student Aid

Subject: Web Site Outages Planned for February 13, 14, and 16, 2009

On February 13, 14, and 16, 2009, we need to execute Web site maintenance activities. These activities will be in addition to our routine Web site maintenance that occurs each weekend. We apologize for the short notice about these additional outages; however, it is important that we complete the work over the upcoming weekend.

This announcement provides information about the Web sites that will be affected during each outage period. We present this information in the following order:

  • Web Sites Unavailable 4:00 A.M. - 8:00 A.M. (ET) Friday, February 13, 2009

  • Web Sites Unavailable 4:00 A.M. - 8:00 A.M. (ET) Saturday, February 14, 2009

  • Web Sites Unavailable 4:00 A.M. - 8:00 A.M. (ET) Monday, February 16, 2009

Note: Routine Web site maintenance that occurs each weekend will also be completed as scheduled and announced through other communications methods. In addition, we provided information about processing and customer service hours on the Washington’s Birthday Federal holiday (Monday, February 16, 2009) in a February 6, 2009 Electronic Announcement posted on the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site.

Please review all of the information and evaluate impact on your school or organization during the periods when the affected Web sites will be unavailable.

Web Sites Unavailable 4:00 A.M. - 8:00 A.M. (ET) Friday, February 13, 2009 

From 4:00 A.M. until 8:00 A.M. (ET) on Friday, February 13, 2009, users will be unable to access the following Web sites:

  • CPS Web Applications Demo System (FAA Access to CPS Online Demo and FAFSA Demo)

  • Direct Consolidation Loans

  • Direct Loan Electronic Master Promissory Note (MPN)

  • Direct Loan Servicing Online (for borrowers)

  • FAA Access to CPS Online (all functionality will be unavailable)

  • FAFSA4caster

  • FAFSA on the Web

  • Federal Student Aid PIN

  • Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP)

  • National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) Student Access

  • TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve (ATS)

Web Sites Unavailable 4:00 A.M. - 8:00 A.M. (ET) Saturday, February 14, 2009

From 4:00 A.M. until 8:00 A.M. (ET) on Saturday, February 14, 2009, users will be unable to access the following Web sites:

  • Coalition of Federal Ombudsmen

  • Direct Loan Consolidation

  • Direct Loan Electronic Master Promissory Note (MPN)

  • eCampus-Based (eCB)

  • Electronic Cohort Default Rate Appeals (eCDR Appeals)

  • Experimental Sites

  • eZ-Audit

  • Federal Student Aid Acquisition Information

  • Financial Partners Datamart

  • Financial Partners Portal

  • National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) Student Access

  • students.gov

  • TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve (ATS)

  • XML Registry and Repository for Education Community

Web Sites Unavailable 4:00 A.M. - 8:00 A.M. (ET) Monday, February 16, 2009

From 4:00 A.M. until 8:00 A.M. (ET) on Monday, February 16, 2009, users will be unable to access the following Web sites:

  • Coalition of Federal Ombudsmen Web Site

  • CPS Web Applications Demo System (FAA Access to CPS Online Demo and FAFSA Demo)

  • Direct Loan Consolidation

  • Direct Loan Electronic Master Promissory Note (MPN)

  • Direct Loan Servicing Online (for borrowers)

  • eCampus-Based (eCB)

  • Electronic Cohort Default Rate Appeals (eCDR Appeals)

  • Experimental Sites

  • eZ-Audit

  • FAA Access to CPS Online (all functionality will be unavailable)

  • FAFSA4caster

  • FAFSA on the Web

  • Federal Student Aid Acquisition Information

  • Federal Student Aid PIN

  • Financial Partners Datamart

  • Financial Partners Portal

  • Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP)

  • NSLDS Student Access

  • students.gov

  • TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve (ATS)

  • XML Registry and Repository for Education Community

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we complete the required activities during the upcoming periods.

   

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