Posted Date: April 14, 2017

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

Subject: Availability of EDExpress for Windows 2017-2018, Release 2.0

We are pleased to announce the posting of EDExpress for Windows 2017-2018, Release 2.0, on the Department’s Federal Student Aid Download (FSAdownload) website, located at https://www.fsadownload.ed.gov.

Release 2.0 adds full Federal Pell Grant (Pell Grant), William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan), and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant functionality for the 2017-2018 award cycle.

In addition to the Release 2.0 software, the following EDExpress 2017-2018 documents are now available on the FSAdownload website:

  • The EDExpress for Windows 2017-2018, Release 2.0 Cover Letter (provides critical information regarding enhancements and other updates in Release 2.0)

  • The EDExpress for Windows 2017-2018, Release 2.0 Desk Reference (includes step-by-step guidance regarding EDExpress Pell Grant and Direct Loan functionality in Release 2.0)

The EDExpress for Windows 2017-2018 Installation Guide, available on the FSAdownload website, also contains important technical information and guidance regarding EDExpress 2017-2018 that you should review.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding downloading, installing, or using EDExpress 2017-2018, Release 2.0, contact CPS/SAIG Technical Support at 800/330-5947 (TDD/TTY 800/511-5806) or by email at CPSSAIG@ed.gov.

You can also post questions regarding EDExpress on FSATech. FSATech is an electronic mailing list for technical questions about Federal Student Aid systems, software, and mainframe products. For more information on subscribing to FSATech, go to http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/services/fsatechsubscribe.html.

If you have any questions about the COD System, contact the COD School Relations Center at 800/474-7268 for Grants or 800/848-0978 for Direct Loans. You may also email CODSupport@ed.gov.

   

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