Posted Date: April 8, 2011

Subject: 2011-2012 SAR Comment Codes and Text Guide (April 2011 Update)

We are pleased to announce the posting of an update to the 2011-2012 SAR Comment Codes and Text reference guide. The reference guide is designed as a stand-alone guide as well as a companion to the 2011-2012 EDE Technical Reference. The guide includes a description of changes to the SAR comments for 2011-2012, and also provides the complete text for all 2011-2012 comments.

The April 2011 update adds comment codes 901 and 902 and revises the Action Needed text for existing comment codes 259 and 272. For more information on the revisions, consult the tracking log of changes posted with the guide or the appendix in the updated guide.

For more information regarding the Central Processing System (CPS) issue resolution that resulted in comment codes 901 and 902, see the April 7, 2011 electronic announcement posted to the Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site.

If you have questions, contact CPS/SAIG Technical Support at 800/330-5947 (TDD/TTY 800/511-5806) or by e-mail at


2011-2012 SAR Comment Codes and Text Guide (April 2011 Update) in PDF Format, 733KB, 122 Pages

April 2011 Change Page Tracking Log in PDF Format, 26KB, 2 Pages


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