Posted Date: September 26, 2019

Author:  Federal Student Aid

Subject: OUTAGE ALERT – IRS DRT Outage on October 6, 2019

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) will be unavailable on Sunday, October 6, 2019, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time (ET) as the IRS completes critical system upgrades. During this outage period, users may access, the myStudentAid mobile app, and However, if an action requires entry of federal tax information, the tax information will need to be provided manually. Applicants may wish to complete the application after the outage is over.

We apologize for the inconvenience this outage may cause and appreciate your patience as the IRS completes these important upgrades.


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