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Student SSN

Student First Name

Student DOB (CCYYMMDD)

Discharge Date of Separate Amount (up Loan Type Guaranty Loan Discharge Type OPEID (8 to 5 Discharge Date Code (CCYYMMDD) Indicator Code numerics) numerics) (CCYYMMDD)

K DCH-01 Underlying Discharge OPEID (8 numerics)

Upload File worksheet example for Loan Discharges:

Loan Discharge Input- Batch Upload File Worksheet: The first row of the worksheet will be reserved for identification and should not be modified (Cell K-1). Row 2 displays column titles. The next 50 rows should be used to enter Loan Discharge records. Each row consists of 10 columns (A-J) of required data and one column optional data (column K). Column descriptions and data entry formats are as follows: Column A: Column B: Column C: Column D: Student SSN— Nine-digit student Social Security Number, include lead zeros with no dashes. Student First Name— Student’s first name (up to 12 characters). Student Date of Birth (DOB)— Student's DOB in CCYYMMDD format. Loan Type Code— The loan type code indicating type of aid being discharged: CL = FFEL Consolidation PL = FFEL PLUS RF = FFEL Refinanced SF = FFEL Stafford Subsidized SL = Supplemental Loan (SLS) SU = FFEL Stafford Unsubsidized GB = FFEL PLUS Graduate/Professional Date of Guaranty— Date when the FFELP loan was guaranteed, in CCYYMMDD format Separate Loan Indicator— An indicator used to differentiate multiple loans of the same type that have the same guaranty date for the same student attending the same school (1 character). Discharge Code— The NSLDS assigned discharge code used to designate the type of discharge being reported (4 characters). Note: For a more up-to-date list visit www.ifap.ed.gov, NSLDS Reference Materials | GA Techncial Updates BR01 = Borrower Payment Returns CB01 = Co-Borrower HC01 = Hurricanes Rita & Katrina ID01 = ID Theft SC11 = 9-11/Limited Special Circumstances UR01 = Unpaid Refunds OPEID— The identifying original school (OPEID) code at which the student was enrolled or accepted for enrollment when the loan was made (8 digit numeric, included lead zeroes; for CL loan type code report as 88888800). Discharge Amount— The amount discharged (up to 5 numerics) reported in whole dollars no cents (for example, report $2,500.25 as ‘2500’). Discharge Date— The date the amount is discharged in CCYYMMDD format. Underlying Discharge OPEID— The identifying underlying OPEID school code from a Consolidation Loan discharge (Populate and use only when loan type code is ‘CL’; 8 digit numeric, use lead zeroes).

Column E: Column F: Column G:

Column H:

Column I: Column J: Column K:

The following steps outline the MS Excel™ spreadsheet upload process: (1) Download the NSLDS Loan Discharge Submittal Template spreadsheet from www.fsadownload.ed.gov, open with MS-Excel and enable macros if prompted. (2) Add records to the Upload File worksheet with no more than 50 records at a time. (3) Save the NSLDS Loan Discharge Submittal Template spreadsheet which contains the Loan Discharge information. (4) From the NSLDSFAP web site, click the Loan Discharge Submittal link and enter your File Name location of the NSLDS Loan Discharge Submittal Template spreadsheet from the previous step. (5) Click the Submit button to upload/transfer your Loan Dishcarge data from the spreadsheet to the Loan Discharge Add page.
Notes: - The MS Excel spreadsheet/workbook must be unprotected and not read-only. - When copying data from another source or spreadsheet, do "Paste Special" then paste "Values" to preserve each cell's format properties. - All cells in the Upload File worksheet are formated as "text" except the Discharge Amount which is "general".

Instructions Worksheet