Posted Date: April 29, 2016

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

Subject: Availability of EDExpress for Windows 2016-2017, Release 2.0

We are pleased to announce the posting of EDExpress for Windows 2016-2017, Release 2.0, on the Department’s Federal Student Aid Download (FSAdownload) Web site, 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 2016-2017 award cycle.

In addition to the Release 2.0 software, the following EDExpress 2016-2017 documents are now available on the FSAdownload Web site:

  • The EDExpress for Windows 2016-2017, Release 2.0 Cover Letter (provides critical information regarding enhancements and other updates in Release 2.0)

  • The EDExpress for Windows 2016-2017, 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 2016-2017 Installation Guide, available on the FSAdownload Web site, also contains important technical information and guidance regarding EDExpress 2016-2017 that you should review.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding downloading, installing, or using EDExpress 2016-2017, Release 2.0, contact CPS/SAIG Technical Support at 800/330-5947 (TDD/TTY 800/511-5806) or by e-mail 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 e-mail CODSupport@ed.gov.

   

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