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Volume II – Common Record Full Participant Technical Reference Volume II: Table of Contents Updated the page numbers for Volume II, Section 2 and Volume II, Section 3 Volume II, Section 2 – Full Added a note to indicate that the message classes for Participant Message Classes ACG and National SMART will be available for use after December 16, 2006 Volume II, Section 2 – Full Added a note for the Non-Program Specific, Non-Award Participant Message Classes Year Specific, AND Non-Program Specific, Award Year Specific Message Classes that these are applicable for ACG and National SMART after December 16, 2006. Volume II, Section 2 – Full Added Program Specific, Award Specific Message Participant Message Classes Classes for ACG and National SMART. Note: These message classes are available after December 16, 2006 Added a note for the Negative Disbursement System Generated Response that it is applicable for ACG and National SMART after April 14, 2007. For the two Receipt Message Classes, added the ACG and National SMART incoming message classes to the Data Description field. Added a note for the Pell SSN/Name/Date of Birth Change Report that it will contain ACG and National SMART data after April 14, 2007. Added a new section entitled “Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG) Full Participant Report Message Classes”. This section includes information for the new ACG reports which will be available after April 14, 2007, except for the ACG ESOA, which will be available after July 29, 2006. • ACG Data Requests • ACG Data Request Response • ACG Multiple Reporting Recording (MRR) • ACG Reconciliation Report • ACG Year-to-Date Report • ACG Text File • ACG Pending Disbursement Report Added a new section entitled “National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent (SMART) Grant (ACG) Full Participant Report Message Classes”. This section includes information for the new National SMART reports which will be available after April 14, COD Technical Reference June Change Tracking Log

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2006 – 2007 COD Technical Reference June 2006 Change Tracking Log Section Updates to COD Technical Reference Change(s) Made
2007, except for the National SMART ESOA, which will be available after July 29, 2006. • National SMART Data Requests • National SMART Data Request Response • National SMART Multiple Reporting Recording (MRR) • National SMART Reconciliation Report • National SMART Year-to-Date Report • National SMART Text File • National SMART Pending Disbursement Report Added the following note regarding Direct Loan Reports: Graduate PLUS data will be incorporated into the reports beginning August 12, 2006. The information will not be presented as a separate line item. Instead, Grad PLUS and Parent PLUS information will be presented together. Added the following business processes: • Establish Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG) • Establish National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent (SMART) Grant Updated the paragraph discussing the current schema version. After December 16, 2006, the COD System will begin using Version 2.0e (no longer 2.0d) for the 20062007 Award Year and forward. Added the following note regarding the DL Graduate Block: The Common Record XML Schema Version 2.0e includes a DL Graduate PLUS Block. This block is reserved for future use and will not be used for either 2006-2007 or 2007-2008 award year processing. As such, schools should not use the DL Graduate PLUS Block for 20062007 and 2007-2008 Direct PLUS Loans made to eligible graduate and professional students. Updated the columns under the “Element Requirements for Various Business Processes” heading to include the new business processes • A = Establish ACG • S = Establish National SMART Updated Field #1 to indicate a change in the XML Schema Version from 2.0d to 2.0e. Updated Field #42 <CitizenshipStatusCode>, stated for COD Technical Reference June Change Tracking Log

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ACG and National SMART, the value must be 1 Updated Field #49 <StudentLevelCode>, stated for ACG, the value must be 0, 1, or 2; and for National SMART, the value must be 3 or 4. This tag is also required when establishing an ACG and National SMART grant. In Field #54, added the following Complex Elements: • <AcademicCompetitivenessGrant> • <NationalSMARTGrant> • <DLGraduatePLUS> -- although this tag is not used in COD processing for the 2006-2007 Award Year. Updated Field #57 <FinancialAwardAmount>, added the maximum award amounts for ACG and National SMART based on grade level. Updated Field #62 <FinancialAwardID>, added the format and valid field values for ACG and National SMART. Added new Field #81 <EligibilityPaymentReason> Added new Field #82 <RigorousHighSchoolProgramCode> Added new Field #83 <ProgramCIPCode> Added new Field #84 <AdditionalUnsubsidizedEligibilityIndicator> Added new Field #85 <PreprofessionalCourseworkIndicator> Added new Field #141 <MPNExpirationDate>

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