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Publication Date: November 18, 2005

Author: G. Kay Jacks, General Manager, FSA Application, School Eligibility and Delivery Services

Summary: Posting of 2006-2007 School Electronic Process Guide

Posted on 11-18-2005

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) is pleased to announce the availability of the 2006-2007 School Electronic Process Guide. This guide is designed to meet the reference needs of financial aid administrators (FAAs), programmers, and data processing staff. You can download this guide from ED's Federal Student Aid Download (FSAdownload) Web site, located at http://fsadownload.ed.gov, and from the Department's Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site, located at http://ifap.ed.gov.

The following updates and enhancements for the 2006-2007 processing cycle are described in the guide:

- 2006-2007 Message Classes
- What's New for FAA Access to CPS Online
- What's New for EDESuite for Windows PC Software: EDExpress for Windows Release 1.0 (Global functionality, Application Processing, and Packaging modules), and EDExpress for Windows Release 2.0 (Pell and Direct Loan modules)
- Direct Loan (DL) Tools for Windows
- Student Status Confirmation Report (SSCR) for Windows
- Return of Title IV Funds (R2T4) on the Web
- ISIR Analysis Tool (Web)
- Software and Hardware Requirements

We recommend you review all of the information provided in this guide related to the products and services you use, as some enhancements may require you to modify your office procedures and systems operations. Please refer to the release schedule contained in this guide for the anticipated availability of each product.

To view, print, or download the 2006-2007 School Electronic Process Guide from FSAdownload:

1) Go to http://fsadownload.ed.gov.
2) Click the "Technical References and Guides" link.
3) Scroll down to "School Electronic Process Guide" and click the "2006-2007" link.
4) To view or print the document, click the "PDF Format" link.
5) To save the document, click with your right mouse button on the "PDF Format" link and a pop-up menu appears. Select "Save Target As" or "Save Link As" from the menu, and then browse to the folder where you want to save the file.
6) Once you have saved the file, use Adobe Acrobat Reader to view or print the document.

To view, print, or download the 2006-2007 School Electronic Process Guide from IFAP:

1) Go to http://ifap.ed.gov.
2) Under "On-Line References" on the right side of the home page, click the "Application Processing Materials" link.
3) Click the "2006-2007 Award Year" link.
4) On the following page, click on "2006-2007 School Electronic Process Guide."
5) To view or print the document, click the "PDF Format" link.
6) To save the document, click with your right mouse button on the "PDF Format" link and a pop-up menu appears. Select "Save Target As" or "Save Link As" from the menu, and then browse to the folder where you want to save the file.
7) Once you have saved the file, use Adobe Acrobat Reader to view or print the document.

If you have any questions regarding the information contained in this document, please contact CPS/SAIG Technical Support at 800/330-5947 (TDD/TYY 800/511-5806), or by e-mail at CPSSAIG@ed.gov.