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Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant, Federal Pell Grant (Pell Grant) and Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant awards are processed through the Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) System.

Operational communications and guidance, technical documents, and related information specific to the grant programs and the processing of grant awards through the COD System are provided on this page. Electronic Announcements about Grants 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 Direct Loans page, click here.
To access the EDESuite page, click here.
To access the Campus-Based page, click here.

Electronic Announcements

The 15 most current Electronic Announcements specific to the grant programs are listed below. To view more Electronic Announcements about the grant programs, click here.
  • 06/17/2019 - (COD System) Subject: 2019–2020 COD Technical Reference (June 2019 Update)
  • 06/17/2019 - (General) Subject: Reminder: Federal Student Aid System Access Changes for Professional Users
  • 06/07/2019 - (Grants) Subject: TEACH Grant Closeout Information for 2018–19 Award Year
  • 05/17/2019 - (General) Subject: Upcoming Federal Student Aid System Access Changes for Professional Users
  • 05/16/2019 - (General) Subject: Additional Enhancements to the FSA ID
  • 05/16/2019 - (General) Subject: Memorial Day Federal Holiday Processing and Customer Service Hours
  • 04/12/2019 - (Grants) Subject: 2018–19 Verification Reporting and Verification Status Code “W” Warning Message
  • 04/10/2019 - (General) Subject: OUTAGE ALERT—G5 System Outage April 24-29, 2019 – Impact to Federal Student Aid Processing and on Funds Availability for Title IV Programs
  • 03/29/2019 - (EDESuite) Subject: Availability of EDExpress for Windows 2019-2020, Release 2.0
  • 03/29/2019 - (EDESuite) Subject: Program File Available for EDExpress 2018-2019, Release 3.0 to Resolve Pell Grant YTD Import Issue
  • 03/28/2019 - (General) Subject: IFAP Update – Upcoming Transition of FSAdownload Content and Financial Partners Portal to IFAP Website (Updated May 17, 2019)
  • 03/20/2019 - (General) Subject: Upcoming Enhancements to the FSA ID (Updated March 29, 2019)
  • 03/18/2019 - (General) Subject: REMINDER–Annual DUNS Number Registration Renewal with System for Award Management Database
  • 03/14/2019 - (COD System) Subject: COD System Implementation for 2019–20 Award Year
  • 03/01/2019 - (Grants) Subject: First Pell Grant Administrative Cost Allowance Payments for 2018–19 Award Year

Pell Grant Payment and Disbursement Schedules

Pell Grant Payment and Disbursement Schedules

Link to payment and disbursement schedules for Pell Grant awards

Computer-Based Training

Computer-Based Training

Link to COD System computer-based training

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