Author: G. Kay Jacks,
General Manager, Application, Operations and Delivery Services, Federal
Summary: HERA Operational
Implementation Guidance (CPS, COD System, EDExpress Suite) -- Availability
of July 2006 Update to 2006-2007 ISIR Guide
Posted on 07-24-2006
Federal Student Aid
is pleased to announce the availability of the July 2006 version of the
2006-2007 ISIR Guide. This version includes changes as a result of the
Higher Education Reconciliation Act of 2005 (the HERA), Pub. L. 109-171.
More information on the HERA is described in Dear
Colleague Letter GEN-06-05 (http://www.ifap.ed.gov/dpcletters/GEN0605.html).
Additional changes to the guide have also been made that further clarify
data or update inaccuracies.
The ISIR Guide assists financial aid administrators with interpreting
the information contained in electronic Institutional Student Information
Records (ISIRs) returned to schools by the Central Processing System (CPS).
The term "ISIR" refers to all processed student information
records that the CPS sends to institutions electronically.
The updated 2006-2007 ISIR Guide is available in PDF format on the Information
for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site, located at http://ifap.ed.gov.
For readers who are viewing this message electronically on IFAP, the document
is provided as an attachment to this message. Otherwise, to view, print,
or download the document from IFAP, go to http://ifap.ed.gov
and click on "Application Processing Materials" or "Higher
Education Reconciliation Act of 2005 (HERA) Information" from the
right side of the home page.
The guide will also be available in the next several days from the Federal
Student Aid Download (FSAdownload) Web site, located at http://fsadownload.ed.gov,
under "Technical References and Guides."
If you have any questions regarding the information contained in this
document, contact CPS/SAIG Technical Support at 800/330-5947 (TDD/TTY
800/511-5806), or by e-mail at CPSSAIG@ed.gov.
ISIR Guide Change Tracking Log in PDF Format, 17KB, 2 pages
ISIR Guide - July 2006 in PDF Format, 956KB, 154 pages