Posted Date: September 24, 2010

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

Subject: Federal Student Aid Web Site Outages October 2-3, 2010

During the period October 2-3, 2010, we plan to execute extended Web site maintenance and operating system upgrades in addition to our routine Web site maintenance that occurs each weekend.

This announcement provides information about the Web sites that will be affected during the extended maintenance period. Please review the information in this announcement and evaluate the impact on your school or organization during the period when the affected Web sites will be unavailable.

Web Site Impact from 6:00 PM Saturday through 11:00 AM Sunday

From 6:00 P.M. (ET) on Saturday, October 2, 2010 until 11:00 A.M. (ET) on Sunday, October 3, 2010, users will be unable to access many of our Web sites. Users attempting to access an impacted Web site during this period will receive an error message informing them that the page cannot be found.

• Coalition of Federal Ombudsmen

• college.gov

• CPS Web Applications Demo System (FAA Access to CPS Online Demo and FAFSA Demo)

• Default Management

• Direct Loan Consolidation

• Direct Loan Servicing Online

• eCampus-Based

• EDExpress Online Training

• Electronic Cohort Default Rate Appeals (eCDR Appeals)

• Experimental Sites

• eZ-Audit

• FAA Access to CPS Online (including ISIR Analysis Tool and R2T4 on the Web)

• FAFSA4caster

• FAFSA on the Web

• Federal Student Aid Acquisition Information

• Federal Student Aid Conferences

• Federal Student Aid for Counselors

• Federal Student Aid Ombudsman

• Federal Student Aid PIN

• Financial Partners Datamart

• Financial Partners Portal

• FISAP Web-Based Tutorial

• Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP)

• National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) Professional Access

• National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) Professional Access Training

• National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) Student Access

• SAIG Enrollment

• Student Aid on the Web

• StudentLoans.gov

• students.gov

• TEACH Grant

• Teacher Cancellation Low Income Directory

• XML Registry and Repository for Education Community

We apologize for the inconvenience these outages may cause and appreciate your patience as we complete these important upgrades.

   

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