Posted Date: July 31, 2014

Author:  Lisa DiCarlo, Director, Student Experience Group, Federal Student Aid

Subject: 2015-2016 Application Processing System Specifications for Software Developers (August 2014 Draft)

Federal Student Aid is pleased to announce the posting of the draft Application Processing System Specifications for Software Developers for the 2015-2016 cycle.

Please note the following:

  • Testing of these specifications will not be complete until January 2015. Software developers should be prepared to receive updates to the specifications until that time.

  • Draft 2015-2016 Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR) layouts will be included in the draft 2015-2016 EDE Technical Reference, which will be available on the Federal Student Aid Download (FSAdownload) Web site in late July 2014.

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

If you have 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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