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PublicationDate: 3/28/2000
Summary: EDE Federal Pell Grant Technical References 1999-2000 and 2000-2001.
Author: General Manager: SFA School Channel


Posted on March 28, 2000

TO: All Destination Points
FROM: Pell Grant Processing
SUBJECT: EDE Federal Pell Grant Technical References 1999-2000 and 2000-2001.

This Message - Announces the Availability of the EDE Federal Pell Grant Technical Reference for the 1999-2000 processing year. The EDE Federal Pell Grant Technical Reference for the 2000-2001 processing year will be available in early May 2000.

The 1999-2000 EDE Pell Grant Technical Reference can be found at
http://ifap.ed.gov
under the Current SFA Publications under Pell Grant (RFMS) Processing and on the SFA
Download site at
http://fsadownload.ed.gov/index.htm/ under the 1999-2000 References
and Documentation section.

This technical reference is provided to postsecondary institutions
participating in the U. S. Department of Education Pell Grant Program.
It contains technical system information that allows you to:
- Build your own system;
- Use a system provided by another organization (for example, a vendor
or third-party servicer);
- Use EDExpress (the software package provided by the U.S. Department
of Education) in combination with your own system or vendor provided software.

This document is divided into four sections:
- An overview containing important phone numbers to call for assistance,
as well as information to help you choose how you want to participate
electronically in the program;
- An introduction;
- A section on custom systems that provides you with essential record layouts
pertinent to building your own system; and
- A section on combination systems which provides you with essential records
layouts pertinent to using a combination of systems.

For further questions please contact Pell Grant Customer Service at
1-(800)-4PGRANT, or write to #pell_systems@ed.gov.