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Direct Loans


William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program awards are processed through the Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) System.

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


To access the COD System page, click here.
To access the Grants page, click here.
To access the EDESuite page, click here.

Electronic Announcements

The 15 most current Electronic Announcements specific to the Direct Loan Program are listed below.

To view past Direct Loan Bulletins, click here.

To view more Electronic Announcements about the Direct Loan Program, click here.
  • 02/16/2018 - (COD System) Subject: COD Processing Update
  • 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
  • 01/19/2018 - (COD System) Subject: COD Processing Update
  • 01/19/2018 - (Loans) Subject: Loan Servicing Information - Reporting Student Loan Interest Payments for 2017
  • 01/19/2018 - (General) Subject: Potential Government Closure - Federal Student Aid Processing and Customer Service Guidance
  • 01/11/2018 - (COD System) Subject: COD Processing Update
  • 01/05/2018 - (COD System) Subject: COD Processing Update
  • 01/04/2018 - (General) Subject: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday Processing and Customer Service Hours
  • 01/04/2018 - (Loans) Subject: Loan Servicing Information - Temporary Closures of Federal Loan Servicing Centers Due to Hazardous Weather Conditions
  • 12/27/2017 - (General) Subject: Access Removed for Unconfirmed TG Numbers (SAIG Mailboxes) and Electronic Services User Accounts

Direct Loan Processing Information

Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Codes

New Direct Loan Schools

New Direct Loan Schools

Links to information for potential and new Direct Loan schools

Sample MPNs and Communications

Foreign Schools

Foreign Schools

Links to information for foreign schools

Default Prevention

Default Prevention

Links to information for default prevention

Computer-Based Training

Computer-Based Training

Links to COD System computer-based training

 
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