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Grant and Direct Loan (COD) Processing Information

Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP)

The Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) System is the system through which Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant, Federal Pell Grant (Pell Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) awards are processed. The COD System is also used by schools to complete Campus-Based processes.

Operational communications and guidance, technical documents, and related information specific to grant and Direct Loan processing through the COD System are categorized under the four basic areas - COD System, EDESuite, Grants, and Direct Loans. To access each area, click on the applicable box below. In addition, related resource information is provided on the right side of this page.

For Campus-Based Processing Information, click here.

COD Technical Reference

COD Technical Reference

Techical reference for the COD System

COD XML Schema

COD XML Schema

COD Common Record XML schema versions

Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Codes

Computer-Based Training

Computer-Based Training

Link to COD System computer-based training

COD Processing Links

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