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2020 Electronic Announcements

  • - (COD System) Subject: 2021–2022 COD Technical Reference
  • - (COD System) Subject: COD Common Record XML Schema Version 4.0e Now Available
  • - (General) Subject: Federal Student Aid Posts New Reports to FSA Data Center
  • - (General) Subject: Volume 6 – The Campus-Based Programs [2020-2021 Federal Student Aid Handbook]
  • - (Verification) Subject: 2021-2022 FAFSA Verification-Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Tax Return Transcript Matrix
  • - (General) Subject: Title IV Aid Disbursement Reporting, Excess Cash, and Reconciliation Requirements
  • - (General) Subject: Reminder: Active Confirmation of TG Numbers (SAIG Mailboxes) and Electronic Services User Accounts Required by Dec. 11, 2020 to Maintain Access to Federal Student Aid Systems
  • - (Application Processing) Subject: 2021–2022 Application Processing System Specifications for Software Developers (November 2020 Final)
  • - (General) Subject: Next Gen FSA – StudentAid.gov Website Enhancements Starting November 2020
  • - (General) Subject: Reminder: Register Now for the 2020 Virtual Federal Student Aid Training Conference, Dec. 1–4, 2020
  • - (Campus-Based) Subject: Federal Perkins Loan Program Cash on Hand Update due Dec. 15, 2020
  • - (Campus-Based) Subject: FISAP Corrections due Dec. 15, 2020
  • - (General) Subject: Availability of Updated NSLDS Enrollment Reporting Guide (November 2020) and NSLDS Enrollment Submittal Template
  • - (OPE Announcements) Subject: 2021-2022 College Financing Plan
  • - (General) Subject: Thanksgiving Day Federal Holiday Processing and Customer Service Hours
  • - (Application Processing) Subject: 2021–22 FAFSA Feature of the myStudentAid Mobile App Preview Presentation (Updated Nov. 13, 2020)
  • - (COD System) Subject: COD System Implementation Information for Additional COD System Changes to Support the CARES Act – Supplemental Phase
  • - (Application Processing) Subject: 2021–22 Federal School Code List of Participating Schools (November 2020)
  • - (General) Subject: Mandatory Software Upgrade by Feb. 6, 2021 to Maintain Access to the SAIG
  • - (General) Subject: Veterans Day Federal Holiday Processing and Customer Service Hours
  • - (Direct Loans) Subject: Changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program and New, Single PSLF Form
  • - (Application Processing) Subject: 2021–22 FAFSA® Fall Campaign
  • - (Loans) Subject: HEAL Program Information - Maximum HEAL Program Interest Rates for Quarter Ending Dec. 31, 2020
  • - (Campus-Based) Subject: Perkins Loan Program – Federal Perkins Loan Revolving Fund Distribution of Assets Timeline for 2020–21 and Reimbursement for Perkins Loan Service Cancellations
  • - (General) Subject: Active Confirmation of TG Numbers (SAIG Mailboxes) and Electronic Services User Accounts Required by Dec. 11, 2020 to Maintain Access to Federal Student Aid Systems
  • - (General) Subject: OUTAGE ALERT – IRS DRT Outage on Oct. 23, 2020
  • - (General) Subject: Rescission of and Replacement for the 2016 Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting
  • - (OPE Announcements) Subject: COVID-19 Title IV Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Website Update
  • - (General) Subject: Registration Now Open for the 2020 Virtual Federal Student Aid Training Conference, Dec. 1–4, 2020
  • - (General) Subject: Availability of Guide for Financial Statement Audits and Compliance Attestation Engagements of Lender Servicers Administering Federal Family Education Loan Program Loans
  • - (General) Subject: Availability of Guide for Compliance Attestation Engagements of Lenders Holding Federal Family Education Loan Program Loans
  • - (General) Subject: Columbus Day Federal Holiday Processing and Customer Service Hours
  • - (Application Processing) Subject: The 2021–22 FAFSA® Form is Here!
  • - (COD System) Subject: 2020–2021 COD Technical Reference (September 2020 Update)
  • - (Loans) Subject: National Default Rate Briefing for FY 2017 Official Cohort Default Rates
  • - (Campus-Based) Subject: Information Related to the 2020–21 Supplemental Campus-Based Funds and Hurricane Laura
  • - (Application Processing) Subject: Availability of 2021–22 CPS Web Applications Demonstration (Web Demo) System and 2021–22 CPS Mainframe Test System
  • - (Application Processing) Subject: 2021–22 SAR and SAR Acknowledgement Mock-Ups
  • - (Loans) Subject: FY 2017 Official Cohort Default Rates Distributed Sept. 28, 2020
  • - (Verification) Subject: 2021-2022 Verification Suggested Text Package
  • - (EDESuite) Subject: Availability of EDExpress for Windows 2021–2022, Release 1.0
  • - (Campus-Based) Subject: Reminder – FISAP due Nov. 2, 2020
  • - (Loans) Subject: Email Reminder About COVID-19 Relief Measures to In-School Borrowers September 24–28, 2020
  • - (General) Subject: Feedback Requested: Draft Fiscal Year 2020–24 Strategic Plan is Now Available (Updated Oct. 13, 2020)
  • - (COD System) Subject: COD System Implementation Information for Additional COD System Changes to Support the CARES Act – Phase Two
  • - (General) Subject: Federal Student Aid Posts New Reports to FSA Data Center
  • - (Application Processing) Subject: 2021–22 Application and ISIR Test Files and 2021–22 Comment Code Text
  • - (Application Processing) Subject: 2021-22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®), FAFSA on the Web Worksheet, and the Student Aid Eligibility Worksheet for Question 23
  • - (Grants) Subject: Pell Grant and Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant 2019–20 Award Year Processing Deadline
  • - (General) Subject: OUTAGE ALERT – Federal Student Aid Website and System Outages Sept. 13 and Sept. 19–20, 2020
  • - (General) Subject: End of Federal Fiscal Year 2020 – Impact on Funds Availability for Pell Grant, Campus-Based, Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant, TEACH Grant, and Direct Loan Programs (G5 and COD System)
  • - (Grants) Subject: Additional TEACH Grant Closeout Information for 2019–20 Award Year
  • - (General) Subject: TECHNOLOGY SECURITY ALERT – Active Ransomware Campaign Targeting Education Institutions
  • - (Campus-Based) Subject: 2020–21 Supplemental Campus-Based Funds
  • - (General) Subject: 2020 Virtual Federal Student Aid Training Conference: Request for Return of Title IV Funds (R2T4) Questions
  • - (EDESuite) Subject: Updated EDESuite Operating System Requirements Begin with EDExpress 2021–2022, DL Tools Release 21.0
  • - (General) Subject: Volume 4 – Processing Aid and Managing FSA Funds [2020-2021 Federal Student Aid Handbook]
  • - (Application Processing) Subject: 2021–22 fafsa.gov Preview Presentation
  • - (General) Subject: Labor Day Federal Holiday Processing and Customer Service Hours
  • - (Grants) Subject: Third and Final Pell Grant Administrative Cost Allowance Payments for 2018–19 Award Year
  • - (Grants) Subject: Second Pell Grant Administrative Cost Allowance Payments for 2019–20 Award Year
  • - (General) Subject: Updated deadlines for flexibilities related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • - (General) Subject: Fraud in Postsecondary Distance Education Programs (fraud rings) Reporting Change
  • - (EDESuite) Subject: EDExpress for Windows 2021–2022 Packaging Technical Reference
  • - (General) Subject: New Document Center for Program Compliance Documents
  • - (Application Processing) Subject: 2021-2022 Summary of Changes for the Application Processing System Guide
  • - (Application Processing) Subject: 2021-2022 Expected Family Contribution (EFC) Formula Guide
  • - (Campus-Based) Subject: Fiscal Operations Report for 2019–20 and Application to Participate for 2021–22 (FISAP) Reporting Instructions and Additional Flexibilities Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)
  • - (COD System) Subject: Additional COD System Implementation Information for COD System Changes to Support the CARES Act (Updated Oct. 6, 2020)
  • - (General) Subject: OUTAGE ALERT – SAIG Outage July 31–Aug. 1, 2020
  • - (Application Processing) Subject: 2020–2021 Federal School Code List of Participating Schools (August 2020)
  • - (Application Processing) Subject: 2021-2022 EDE Technical Reference (July 2020 Update)
  • - (Grants) Subject: 2019–20 Verification Reporting and Verification Status Code "W" Warning Message
  • - (General) Subject: Volume 5 - Withdrawals and the Return of Title IV Funds [2020-2021 Federal Student Aid Handbook]
  • - (Loans) Subject: Email Reminder About COVID-19 Relief Measures to In-School Borrowers July 27–31, 2020
  • - (General) Subject: Volume 1 – Student Eligibility [2020-2021 Federal Student Aid Handbook]
  • - (Application Processing) Subject: 2021–2022 SAR Comment Codes and Text Guide
  • - (General) Subject: OMB Approval of the Loan Rehabilitation Income and Expense Information Form, 1845-0120
  • - (General) Subject: Electronic Submission of Financial Statements and Compliance Audits for All Schools and Other Entities
  • - (Loans) Subject: HEAL Program Information – Maximum HEAL Program Interest Rates for Quarter Ending Sept. 30, 2020
  • - (General) Subject: OUTAGE ALERT – Possible Intermittent COD Website Outages on July 16 and July 21, 2020
  • - (Application Processing) Subject: 2021-2022 ISIR Guide
  • - (General) Subject: The Federal Student Aid Training Conference for Financial Aid Professionals in 2020 is Going Virtual! Dec. 1-4, 2020
  • - (OPE Announcements) Subject: ADDITIONAL regulatory flexibilities related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • - (OPE Announcements) Subject: Update on Required CARES Act Quarterly Reporting
  • - (OPE Announcements) Subject: Reminder of Alternative Acceptable Documentation to Complete for IRS Verification of Non-Filing (VNF) and Form W-2; Increase in Professional Judgments due to COVID-19
  • - (Campus-Based) Subject: Information about the Reallocation Process, the 2019–20 Campus-Based Reallocation Form, and the Process to Request Supplemental Federal Work-Study Funds for 2020–21
  • - (Application Processing) Subject: Availability of the MyStudentData Download Guide for the 2021–22 FAFSA form
  • - (Direct Loans) Subject: Additional 2018–19 Direct Loan Program Year Closeout Information
  • - (General) Subject: Employment Opportunity - Management and Program Analyst (Policy) (GS-0301-14)