Posted Date: October 25, 2010

Subject: 2011-2012 EDE Technical Reference (Final)

We are pleased to announce the posting of the final version of the 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 Federal Student Aid's application processing system.

The final version adds 2011-2012 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 2010, are also included in this posting.

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 (Final) in PDF Format, 2.60MB, 274 Pages

Cover Page in PDF Format, 82KB, 1 Page

Table of Contents in PDF Format, 26KB, 3 Pages

Section 1: Overview in PDF Format, 122KB, 16 Pages

Section 2: EDE Processing in PDF Format, 141KB, 19 Pages

Section 3: Record Layouts in PDF Format, 1.13MB, 123 Pages

Section 4: Processing Codes in PDF Format, 2.43MB, 98 Pages

Section 5: Printing in PDF Format, 124KB, 14 Pages


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