Federal Student Aid - IFAP

Publication Date: August 25, 2006

Author: G. Kay Jacks, General Manager, Application, Operations and Delivery Services, Federal Student Aid

Summary: 2006-2007 COD Technical Reference Second August 2006 Updates Now Available

Posted on 08-25-2006

We have updated the 2006-2007 Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) Technical Reference for a second time in August 2006. This posting supplements the first set of August 2006 updates by providing updates to sections 1, 3, and 4 of Volume III, "Pell, ACG, National SMART Grant & Direct Loan Combination System Supplement." These sections provide technical guidance for schools with Pell Grant or Direct Loan systems used in combination with EDExpress.

For a complete list of all updates made in August 2006, refer to the "06-07 COD Technical Reference August 2006 Change Tracking Log."

Note: The August 2006 updates include some final updates related to the Higher Education Reconciliation Act of 2005 (the HERA), Pub. L. 109-171.

If you have any questions about this material, contact the COD School Relations Center at 800/4PGRANT for ACG, National SMART Grant, and Pell Grant or 800/848-0978 for Direct Loan. You may also e mail CODSupport@acs-inc.com.