Posted Date: January 24, 2011

Subject: 2011-2012 EDE Technical Reference (January 2011 Update)

We are pleased to announce the posting of the updated 2011-2012 Electronic Data Exchange (EDE) Technical Reference. The EDE Technical Reference provides programmer specifications, record layouts, and other detailed information for schools or other organizations that need to design software systems to interface with the U.S. Department of Education's application processing system.

The January 2011 update contains minor revisions to the ISIR and Correction Export record layouts in the Record Layouts section, as well as corrections to text and several field positions in the cross-reference tables in the Processing Codes section. For more information, consult the tracking log of changes posted with the reference as an appendix.

If you have questions, contact CPS/SAIG Technical Support at 800/330-5947 (TDD/TTY 800/511-5806) or by e-mail at


2011-2012 EDE Technical Reference (January 2011 Update) in PDF Format, 6.58MB, 277 Pages

January 2011 Change Page Tracking Log in PDF Format, 17KB, 1 Page

Table of Contents in PDF Format, 24KB, 4 Pages

Section 3: Record Layouts in PDF Format, 1.14MB, 123 Pages

Section 4: Processing Codes in PDF Format, 1.05MB, 98 Pages

Appendix in PDF Format, 28KB, 2 Pages


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