Posted Date: August 9, 2011

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

Subject: 2012-2013 Application Processing System Specifications for Software Developers (August 2011 Draft)

Federal Student Aid is pleased to announce the posting of the draft Application Processing System Specifications for Software Developers for the 2012-2013 cycle.

Please note the following:

  • Testing of these specifications will not be complete until January 2012. Software developers should be prepared to receive updates to the specifications until that time.

  • Draft 2012-2013 Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR) layouts are included in the draft 2012-2013 EDE Technical Reference, which is now available on the Federal Student Aid Download (FSAdownload) Web site.

In addition to its current availability on the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site, the specifications will also be available in the next several days from the FSAdownload Web site, located at https://www.fsadownload.ed.gov.

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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