Posted Date: November 2, 2011

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

Subject: Reminder - Active Confirmation of TG Numbers (SAIG Mailboxes) Required by December 16, 2011 to Maintain Access to Federal Student Aid Systems

As a reminder, every organization enrolled for a Student Aid Internet Gateway (SAIG) account is required to review and validate its assigned TG numbers by December 16, 2011. We notified the community of this requirement in an electronic announcement posted to the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site on October 12, 2011. Currently, approximately 67 percent of SAIG Mailbox accounts and 77 percent of FAA Access accounts still require validation.

Failure to complete this process by December 16, 2011 will result in loss of access to Federal Student Aid data systems, including services such as Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR) deliveries, ISIR requests, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) corrections, and National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) enrollment reporting and updates.

Accounts that must be validated include TG numbers with access to the NSLDS Professional Access Web site, the eCampus-Based (eCB) Web site, and all FAA Access to CPS Online user accounts. It also includes TG numbers enrolled for SAIG batch services for NSLDS, the Central Processing System (CPS), the Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) System, the Direct Loan Servicing System, and the Financial Management System (FMS). Each organization must provide active confirmation that enrolled staff still require the access they have or delete the users that no longer need accounts.

To perform the account validation process, each organization’s Primary Destination Point Administrator (DPA) must follow the steps outlined below for both the organization's SAIG Mailbox accounts and FAA Access accounts.

Note: The Primary DPA must have an FSA User ID to complete the process described below. To obtain an FSA User ID, go to https://fsawebenroll.ed.gov/PMEnroll/PMAccountServlet.jrun, provide identifying information, and follow the remaining registration steps. Once the registration process is complete, including establishing a password, the FSA User ID will be e-mailed to the Primary DPA.

How to Validate or Delete Your SAIG Accounts

1)   

Go to the SAIG Enrollment Web site (https://fsawebenroll.ed.gov) and click the “Primary Destination Point Administrator Access” link.

2)   

Enter your FSA User ID and password.

3)   

From the Primary DPA page, click the “Validate Your Organization’s SAIG Mailboxes” link.

4)   

Enter your organization’s Primary TG number. Click “Next.”

5)   

From the list of available TG numbers, click the TG number you want to review.

6)   

Review the services that are associated with the TG number that you want to validate. Click “Validate” or “Delete” and then click “OK.” You will be returned to the list of the remaining TG numbers to be reviewed.

7)   

Repeat steps 5 and 6 for each remaining TG number. You must validate each TG number on file for your organization. Unused TG numbers must be deleted.

8)   

The process is complete when all TG numbers have been removed from the list.

How to Validate or Delete Your FAA Access Users

1)   

Go to the SAIG Enrollment Web site (https://fsawebenroll.ed.gov) and click the “Primary Destination Point Administrator Access” link.

2)   

Enter your FSA User ID and password.

3)   

From the Primary DPA page, click the “Manage FAA Access to CPS Online User Accounts” link.

4)   

Enter the TG number that is currently enrolled to send and receive CPS data for your organization. Click "Next."

5)   

Select "Validate Existing FAA Users" from the menu. The FAA User page displays the employees at your organization who are currently enrolled for online access.

6)   

Click the name of the FAA User you want to review.

7)   

Click either "Validate" or "Delete" and then click "OK." You will be returned to the list of remaining FAA Users to be reviewed.

8)   

Repeat steps 6 and 7 for each remaining FAA User. You must validate each FAA User on file for your organization. FAA Users who no longer need online access must be deleted.

Contact Information

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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