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COD System

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.

Operational communications and guidance, technical documents, and related information specific to the COD System are provided on this page. Electronic Announcements about the COD System are available below. Related resource information is available on the right side of this page.

To access the Grants page, click here.
To access the Direct Loans page, click here.
To access the EDESuite page, click here.

Electronic Announcements

The 15 most current Electronic Announcements specific to the COD System are listed below. To view more Electronic Announcements about the COD System, click here.
  • 03/16/2018 - (COD System) Subject: COD Processing Update
  • 03/14/2018 - (General) Subject: REMINDER–Annual DUNS Number Registration Renewal with System for Award Management Database
  • 03/13/2018 - (COD System) Subject: COD System Implementation for 2018–19 Award Year
  • 03/09/2018 - (COD System) Subject: COD Processing Update
  • 03/08/2018 - (General) Subject: Upcoming Federal Student Aid System Access Changes for Professional Users
  • 03/02/2018 - (Grants) Subject: First Pell Grant Administrative Cost Allowance Payments for 2017–18 Award Year
  • 03/02/2018 - (Campus-Based) Subject: eCampus-Based Transition #4 – Campus-Based Contact Information and Website Changes Effective March 26, 2018
  • 02/16/2018 - (COD System) Subject: COD Processing Update
  • 02/15/2018 - (Campus-Based) Subject: eCampus-Based Transition #3 - Campus-Based User Access and User Roles in the COD System
  • 02/12/2018 - (Direct Loans) Subject: Direct Loan Closeout Information for 2016–17 Program Year
  • 02/08/2018 - (General) Subject: Potential Government Closure - Federal Student Aid Processing and Customer Service Guidance
  • 02/07/2018 - (General) Subject: OUTAGE ALERT – FSA Feedback System Outage Scheduled for February 9-11, 2018 for System Upgrades
  • 02/07/2018 - (General) Subject: Washington's Birthday Federal Holiday Processing and Customer Service Hours (February 15, 2018)
  • 02/02/2018 - (COD System) Subject: COD Processing Update
  • 01/26/2018 - (COD System) Subject: COD Processing Update

COD Technical Reference

COD Technical Reference

Technical 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

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