Posted Date: September 8, 2011

Author:  William Leith, Service Director, Program Management, Federal Student Aid

Subject: EDExpress for Windows 2012-2013 Packaging Technical Reference Available on FSAdownload Web Site

We are pleased to announce the posting of the 2012-2013 EDExpress for Windows Packaging Technical Reference in PDF format on the Federal Student Aid Download (FSAdownload) Web site.

The Packaging Technical Reference provides instructions and record layouts for schools and other organizations that need to integrate their software or systems with the EDExpress 2012-2013 Packaging module (available January 2012). Record layouts are included for all imports from external systems, such as Packaging Import External Add, Packaging Import External Change, and Packaging Import Add Funds. Packaging module setup guidance and setup worksheets are also provided.

The Packaging Technical Reference is available in the “Technical References and Guides” section of the FSAdownload Web site.

If you have any questions regarding this message, contact CPS/SAIG Technical Support at 800/330-5947 (TDD/TTY 800/511-5806) or by e-mail at


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