Posted Date: June 20, 2011

Subject: Technical Reference for FISAP Due by September 30, 2011 (Updated August 1, 2011)

Note: On August 1, 2011, we updated this announcement by replacing the 2012-2013 FISAP Technical Reference attachment. The new attachment includes a list of record layout updates in the “2012-2013 Modifications at a Glance” section.

The Technical Reference for the Fiscal Operations Report for 2010-2011 and the Application to Participate for 2012-2013 (FISAP), used in administering the Federal Perkins Loan (Perkins Loan), Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and Federal Work Study (FWS) programs is attached.

This document provides programmer specifications and record layouts for schools or other organizations that wish to design custom software systems to interface with the U.S. Department of Education’s FISAP on the Web process. The technical reference includes the system modifications for processing the FISAP that schools must submit by September 30, 2011.

Contact Information

For additional information about this document, please contact the Campus-Based Call Center at 877/801-7168. Customer service representatives are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. until 8:00 P.M. (ET). You may also e-mail


2012-2013 FISAP Technical Reference in PDF Format, 935KB, 102 Pages


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