Posted Date: July 26, 2019

Subject: Final FISAP Form, Instructions, and Desk Reference for FISAP due by October 1, 2019

NOTE: On August 7, 2019 we replaced the 2020–21 FISAP Form document to correct reporting year references in Part V at the top of page 10.

We are pleased to announce that the Fiscal Operations Report for 2018–19 and Application to Participate for 2020–21 (FISAP) has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The attachments to this announcement include the FISAP Form, Instructions, and Desk Reference. The FISAP will be made available on the Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) Web Site by August 1, 2019.

As announced in the Federal Register Notice “2019-2020 Award Year Deadline Dates for Campus-Based Programs,” the date by which a school must submit its 2019–20 FISAP electronically and mail in the required signature page is Monday, October 1, 2019.

Contact Information

For additional information about the FISAP Form, Instructions, and Desk Reference, contact the COD School Relations Center at 1-800-848-0978. You may also email


2020–21 FISAP Form in PDF Format, 422KB, 13 Pages

2020–21 FISAP Form in PDF Format 2020–21 FISAP Instructions in PDF Format, 1.19MB, 85 Pages

2020–21 FISAP Desk Reference in PDF Format, 338KB, 19 Pages


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