Posted Date: October 8, 2019

Subject: 2020-2021 Summary of Changes for the Application Processing System Guide

We are pleased to announce the posting of the 2020-2021 Summary of Changes for the Application Processing System guide. This guide provides information about changes and enhancements made to the application processing system for 2020–21, including the following topics:

  • Major changes to the 2020–21 application processing system
  • Application processing system schedule for 2020–21
  • 2020–21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form, including information about ordering and distribution of FAFSA on the Web Worksheets
  • 2020–21 fafsa.gov
  • 2020–21 FAA Access to CPS Online
  • 2020–21 Central Processing System (CPS), including database matches, edits, need analysis, communications sent to students, and other notable changes

If you have questions, contact CPS/SAIG Technical Support at 1-800-330-5947 or by e-mail at CPSSAIG@ed.gov.

Attachments/Enclosures:

2020-2021 Summary of Changes for the Application Processing System Guide in PDF Format, 1.3MB, 46 Pages

   

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