Posted Date: April 29, 2008

Subject: 2008-2009 EDE Technical Reference (April 2008 Update)

Federal Student Aid is pleased to announce the posting of the April 2008 version of the 2008-2009 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.

For information regarding April 2008 updates to the 2008-2009 EDE Technical Reference, consult the tracking log of changes posted with the reference.

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


2008-2009 EDE Technical Reference Master File in PDF Format, 1.34MB, 257 pages

1- Overview in PDF Format, 105KB, 17 pages

3- Record Layouts in PDF Format, 304KB, 108 pages

4- Processing Codes in PDF Format, 329KB, 91 pages

5- Printing in PDF Format, 98KB, 14 pages

Appendix in PDF Format, 28KB, 3 pages

Table of Contents in PDF Format, 31KB, 3 pages

April 2008 Change Page Tracking Log in PDF Format, 24KB, 1 page


End of Page