Posted Date: October 22, 2008

Subject: 2009-2010 EDE Technical Reference (Final Draft)

Federal Student Aid is pleased to announce the posting of the final draft of the 2009-2010 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 Federal Student Aid's application processing system.

The final draft adds 2009-2010 versions of the Overview, EDE Processing, Processing Codes, and Printing sections. Updated versions of the Record Layouts section and the ISIR Cross Reference table (now part of the Processing Codes section), which have been modified from the drafts posted in August 2008, are also included in this posting.

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


2009-2010 EDE Technical Reference Master File in PDF Format, 3.6MB, 275 pages

Cover Page in PDF Format, 82KB, 1 page

Table of Contents in PDF Format, 21KB, 3 pages

1 - Overview in PDF Format, 100KB, 18 pages

2 - EDE Processing in PDF Format, 115KB, 19 pages

3 - Record Layouts in PDF Format, 1.08MB, 116 pages

4 - Processing Codes in PDF Format 115KB, 104 pages

5 - Printing in PDF Format 110KB, 14 pages


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